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    Huawei device business earns 11b yuan in H1

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on September 13, 2019

    Huawei Technologies’ device business, comprising mainly smartphones, made a 11 billion yuan ($1.55 billion) profit in the first half of this year — as much...

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    Apple’s new, lower priced iPhone draws tepid response in Asia

    Reuters . Hangzhou | Updated at 12:00am on September 12, 2019

    Apple Inc’s new, lower priced iPhone that comes with a faster processor but lacks 5G technology disappointed Asia, where cheaper and feature-packed handsets from rivals...

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    5G to be great boon to health, transport, power sectors

    M Aminul Islam . back from Chengdu, China | Updated at 12:00am on September 12, 2019

    With 5G becoming a reality across the globe, telecommunication experts expect that the faster internet service would revolutionise services in different sectors including health, transport...

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    BTRC to issue VSAT licences for utilisation of country’s own satellite

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 12, 2019

    The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission has drafted guidelines on granting licences to operate VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) for providing internet connectivity by using satellite,...

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    No mobile internet in Rohingya camps

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:01pm on September 11, 2019

    The government has blocked mobile internet connectivity in Rohingya camps in Tekhnaf and Ukhiya of Cox’s Bazar amid call from rights groups to ensure freedom...

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    Apple, Foxconn say they overly relied on temporary workers in China

    Reuters . Shanghai | Updated at 12:00am on September 10, 2019

    Apple Inc and manufacturing partner Foxconn Technology Co Ltd on Monday rebutted allegations of lapses in people management levelled by a non-profit monitor of worker...

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    Teletalk adds 4 lakh, Robi loses 2 lakh users in July

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 10, 2019

    Robi Axiata, the country’s second largest mobile phone operator, lost two lakh subscribers while state-owned Teletalk added 3.93 lakh subscribers in July this year. A...

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    Qualcomm-Samsung axis brings 5G to the masses

    Reuters . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on September 08, 2019

    Qualcomm Inc promised on Friday to bring 5G mobile phones to the masses with a high-end modem and said its chips would also power mid-price...

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    Apple says Uighurs targeted in iPhone attack but disputes Google findings

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on September 08, 2019

    Apple Inc on Friday confirmed that China’s Uighurs, a mostly Muslim minority group considered a security threat by Beijing, had been the target of attacks...

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    Huawei shows off ‘most powerful’ 5G chipset

    Reuters . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on September 07, 2019

    Huawei Technologies showcased its chipset for a new high-end smartphone on Friday, pressing ahead with plans to launch its Mate 30 range, despite uncertainty about...

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