FCC says Huawei and ZTE are national security threats

The FCC wants to make it patently obvious that Huawei and ZTE are personas non grata in American telecom networks. The regulator has formally labeled Huawei and ZTE as “national security threats,” finally barring carriers from using their Universal S...

Jaguar will supply I-Pace EVs for Norway’s new wirelessly-charged taxi service

The world’s first high-powered wireless taxis will roll out in the Norwegian capital of Oslo later this year, with the support of Jaguar Land Rover. The project, named ElectriCity, also involves Nordic taxi firm Cabonline, Norway’s largest charge poi...

T-Mobile asks California to soften 5G, job conditions for Sprint merger

T-Mobile is hoping to ease some of the conditions it agreed to for its merger with Sprint. The carrier has asked California’s Public Utilities Commission to roll back three main requirements. It wants the CPUC to delay 5G coverage and speed targets f...

Google Voice and Google Fi finally work with the same account

Google Voice and Google Fi have effectively been enemies for years — you could have a virtual phone number or aggressively-priced cellphone service, but not both on one account. At last, though, you won’t have to choose one over the other. Google now...

US lets companies work with Huawei on 5G standards

The US is bending its hardline stance on Huawei... if only very slightly. The Commerce Department has instituted a rule allowing American companies to participate in developing standards where Huawei is involved, such as 5G wireless, AI and self-driv...

Apple throws in free AirPods when you buy a Mac for college

We don’t know what the next academic year will look like, but that’s not stopping Apple from discounting back-to-school gear. Its educational pricing and back-to-school promotion is now live in the US. This year, you can get free AirPods (with wired...

Jaybird’s Tarah Bluetooth earbuds drop to $45 at Best Buy

If you’re looking for sporty earbuds to take with you on hikes or workouts this summer, Jaybird's Tarah earbuds are a solid choice. Today, the $100 earbuds are more than half-off at Best Buy. You can get the Bluetooth Tarah earbuds for just $45, a $5...