Where there’s a will, there’s Huawei: US govt already eases trade ban with 90-day reprieve

Temporary General License buys time for Chinese tech giant, customers, suppliers
The US government on Monday gave Huawei temporary permission to obtain technology from American organizations so that the Chinese giant can continue to maintain and repair…

UK mobile companies score £220m cashback from Ofcom over spectrum fee dispute

Court rules regulator should cough for ‘wrongful’ increase
Vodafone, O2, Three and EE have won a case against Ofcom claiming that the UK comms regulator’s increase in spectrum fees was unfair.…

Bloke accused of conning ARIN out of 750,000 IPv4 addresses worth $9m+ to peddle on black market

The failure to shift to IPv6 is now literally a criminal matter
A fella who allegedly conned his way into pocketing 750,000 IPv4 addresses has not only lost them, but now faces a lengthy stretch behind bars in America, if convicted.…

Banhammer Republic: Trump declares national emergency, starts ball rolling to boot Huawei out of ALL US networks

Fail Huawei, fail Huawei, fail Huawei: Executive order targets IT, telelcom systems
President Donald J. Trump today declared yet another national emergency in the US – this one over the threat of unidentified foreign adversaries exploiting vulnerabilit…

C’mon, UK networks! Poor sods have ‘paid’ for their contract phones a few times over… Tell ’em about good deals

You have a year – Ofcom
Bad luck, ISPs and networks – Brit comms regulator Ofcom has made good on its threat to make firms inform punters about better broadband, mobile, pay TV and home phone deals before their contracts expire.…

Cloudflare gives websites their marching orders to hasten page rendering automatically

Adjustments to HTTP/2 Prioritization allow faster delivery of web resources
Cloudflare figures it has fixed the web, at least insofar as speedy page loading on its network is concerned.…

Vodafone hacks dividend as it reports €7.6bn losses for FY19

Shareholders left counting cost of 40% annual payout squeeze. CEO says blance sheet needed some love after 5G spectrum auction overheads
Vodafone investors are crying rivers this morning after the telco slashed a FY19 dividend payout to beef up its bal…

Ex-Arm execs’ upstart Agile Analog palmed $5m to sink into AI-driven chip design

Robot overlords making robot overlords
A Cambridge-based chip design upstart led by former Arm executives has secured $5m (£3.84m) in venture capital to expand its engineering team and generate more sales.…

UK Home Office: If we want Ofcom to break the law, that should be perfectly legal

Department to appeal High Court ruling over ministerial powers
UK Home Office ministers are to appeal against a High Court judgment, handed down a few weeks ago, that prevents them from ordering regulators like Ofcom to stop carrying out their statutor…