Huawei Q3 shipments soar, expects to shift 100 million mobes abroad this year

Not just number 1 in China any more

Huawei saw year-on-year smartphone shipments spike 63 per cent in its third quarter.…

European Parliament rejects amendments to net neut rules, waves through law

New legislation kicks in from April next year

MEPs voted against changes to net neutrality rules in the European Union on Tuesday lunchtime.…

Teenage boy bailed until November over TalkTalk incident

No clarification on charges, as of yet

The 15-year-old boy arrested in connection with the investigation into the alleged data theft from the TalkTalk website has been bailed until a date in November.…

TalkTalk attack: UK digi minister recommends security badges for websites

Foolishly suggests kitemark to, er, reassure customers

The UK’s digital minister Ed Vaizey has floated the idea of adding kitemarks to websites that have strong security measures in place, following the attack on TalkTalk’s business last week.…

TalkTalk incident management: A timeline

Let’s waft away the spin and take a hard look

Timeline Contradictory statements issued by TalkTalk regarding the third data breach the company has experienced this year have provided inadequate information to the telco’s customers about their data, while effectively insulating the company from questions regarding its security practices with insubstantive, and at times incoherent, PR emissions.…

Google and cable pals oppose LTE-U’s spectrum grab plan

Signals should not roam across Spectrum, says Google. That’s where our Loon balloons go

America’s National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) has recruited a bunch of high-profile supporters in its attempt to fend off the Federal Communications Commision’s interest in LTE-U.…

Broadcom lowers cone of silence over results

Yes, we made money. No, you can’t know why

Broadcom has pleased investors, turning in Q3 financials that saw its profit rise in the face of falling revenue.…

Web giants, Sir Tim slam Europe’s net neutrality rules on eve of vote

Four loopholes spark alarm

Netflix, Reddit, Tumblr, Kickstarter and other tech companies, as well as the creator of the world wide web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, are urging European politicians not to vote in favor of net neutrality regulations on Tuesday.…

It’s almost time for Australia’s fibre fetishists to give up

1.8Gbps over copper trials show Turnbull’s multi-technology-mix is sensible

Last week, BT and Alcatel Lucent let it be know that their experimental broadband-over-copper technology XG.fast had achieved 1.8 gigabits per second over a 100m copper strand.…