Now you see it, now you don’t

Biometric authentication looms large in the summer handset line-up of Japan’s NTT Docomo. With Fujitsu, the operator unveiled what it claimed was the world’s first smartphone with iris recognition. And it also paraded three handsets — two from Samsung and …

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Docomo eyeballs new biometric smartphone

Some vendors or operators might rely on users inputting a few digits or using a fingerprint as a passcode but Japan’s NTT Docomo and Fujitsu have unveiled what they claim is the world’s first smartphone with iris recognition technology. Fujitsu’s …

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Alcatel, Fujitsu join AT&T’s cloud-focused network architecture effort

Alcatel-Lucent and the networking communications arm of Fujitsu have joined AT&T’s ‘User-Defined Network Cloud’ programme, the telco’s bid to rearchitect its core network in a move that will make it more elastic, scalable, and capable of handling massive volumes of IP-based traffic.

Sky and TalkTalk partner on FTTP rollout in York

UK fixed line players Sky and TalkTalk have created a joint venture to deliver fibre to the premises across the city of York. The firms have taken equal shares in the JV, along with fibre infrastructure provider CityFibre, to build a nationwide FTTP network promising broadband speeds of up to 1Gbps to businesses and homes in the city.