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Samsung Electronics boosts WiFi speed to five times faster

Samsung Electronics boosts WiFi speed to five times faster

Samsung Electronics says it’s developed WiFi technology for the 60GHz spectrum that’s capable of transferring data five times faster than existing consumer equipment.

Data speeds of up to 4.6Gbps have been achieved by Samsung, which is more than a five-fold increase from the current maximum of 866Mbps.

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Over 90,000 private Snapchat photos have been leaked online via third-party site

Images apparently leaked via Snapsaved.com, not from SnapChat

More than 90,000 private photographs sent via the Snapchat picture messaging service have been leaked online.

The images have apparently been obtained by breaching third-party site Snapsaved.com and not from Snapchat itself.

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GSMA Embedded SIM spec looks set to boost M2M adoption

GSMA Embedded SIM spec looks set to boost M2M adoption

The GSMA says several major mobile network operators and SIM manufacturers have launched solutions that comply with its Embedded SIM specification for remote ‘over the air’ provisioning of machine-to-machine (M2M) devices.

Unlike conventional SIM cards, these embedded cards can be reprogrammed remotely to work with different network operators.

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Fairphone ethical smartphone stocked exclusively in the UK by The Phone Co-op

Fairphone ethical smartphone stocked exclusively in the UK by The Phone Co-op

The Phone Co-op - described as the UK’s only telecommunications co-operative - has become the only UK mobile telecom provider to stock the Fairphone ethical smartphone.

It’s offering the handset with no initial charge on ‘pay monthly’ contracts costing from £22 incl. VAT per month.

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Ofcom works with Google and London Zoo to showcase 'white space' wireless trials

Ofcom works with Google and London Zoo to showcase 'white space' wireless trials

Ofcom has announced details of a ‘white space’ wireless technology trial with Google and London Zoo.

White space technology takes advantage of the unused gaps in radio spectrum that has been allocated for TV transmissions. Its power and frequency gives it a greater range than Bluetooth and WiFi connections.

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