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Sprint to give US government say on board, remove Chinese hardware

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In a move to get approval of its acquisition of Sprint Nextel Corp., executives of Japanese telecom company SoftBank have agreed to give the US government veto power over the choice for Sprint's director responsible for oversight of national security issues, the Wall Street Journal reports. Government representatives involved...
Sprint to give US government say on board, remove Chinese hardware
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Google TV getting a new $99 set-top box from Hisense

Amazon Is Reportedly Working On A Smartphone, But Cracking The Market Won’t Be Easy

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Amazon’s Kindle Fire has done a remarkable job carving out its own niche in the tablet space, and it seems a sequel is already barreling down the pipeline for a release in the coming months. That new tablet may not be alone though, as rumblings of yet another Amazon hardware...
Amazon Is Reportedly Working On A Smartphone, But Cracking The Market Won’t Be Easy

Chinese mobile OEM ZTE builds a lobbying force to combat political stigma that it could spy on the US

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Chinese hardware firm ZTE is investing in lobbying power in the nation’s capital to fight a negative stigma that has recently been hung around its neck. In October, the House Intelligence Committee released a report that warned private companies in the United States to “consider the long-term security risks associated with doing business with...
Chinese mobile OEM ZTE builds a lobbying force to combat political stigma that it could spy on the US

Android this week: Galaxy Tab 7.7 tested; Sprint’s nabs $99 tablet; Nexus still Nexus

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After spending a full week with the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 I purchased from an importer, I’m thoroughly impressed with the small slate. U.S. consumers will see a version with LTE for Verizon’s LTE network in the near future, but my hope is that the Wi-Fi version I bought follows...
Android this week: Galaxy Tab 7.7 tested; Sprint’s nabs $99 tablet; Nexus still Nexus

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! News: The CEO of powerful Chinese hardware firm Huawei talked to reporters for the first time in 26 years. He says Huawei is not spying on the US. Pegatron, which makes iPhones and iPads for Apple, is staffing up by 40% for the third quarter. Facebook is close...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning
China says U.S. report on Huawei based on "untrue evidence"

3G and 4G USB modems are a security threat, researcher says

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The vast majority of 3G and 4G USB modems handed out by mobile operators to their customers are manufactured by a handful of companies and run insecure software, according to two security researchers from Russia. Researchers Nikita Tarakanov and Oleg Kupreev analyzed the security of 3G/4G USB modems obtained...
3G and 4G USB modems are a security threat, researcher says

Review: The Find 5 is a decent 5" Android smartphone that puts China's Oppo on the international map

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5-inch 1080p Android smartphones are all the rage right now, with HTC, ZTE, Sharp, and Lenovo all jumping into the pool. Chinese Blu-ray player maker Oppo wants a piece of the 5-inch-diameter pie too, and is planning a full-scale international launch for its Find 5 handset. There’s a lot to...
Review: The Find 5 is a decent 5" Android smartphone that puts China's Oppo on the international map
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Feds poo-poo Softbank/Sprint deal over Chinese hardware fears

Amazon reportedly looking to enter the smartphone game

arstechnica.com
Amazon made a splash in the tablet market last year with the Kindle Fire, and now it's reportedly building a smartphone, according to a Bloomberg report published on Friday morning. According to "two people with knowledge of the matter," Amazon is working with Chinese hardware maker Foxconn to build the phone, and has...
Amazon reportedly looking to enter the smartphone game

The devices of MWC: What we know and suspect

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This year’s Mobile World Congress event kicks off this Sunday in Barcelona and you can expect a bevy of wireless developments, news and devices. My colleague Kevin Fitchard is making the trip to Spain, so we’ll have a man on the show floor as it were; Kevin already shared some...
The devices of MWC: What we know and suspect
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