5G for the Mi MIX 3: Xiaomi beats Huawei and Samsung to it

The world’s first smartphone with 5G connectivity will not be a Huawei network specialist, nor will it be anything at the top the Samsung smartphone line. It will be Xiaomi, with its Mi MIX 3, that launches the first smartphone equipped with this type of connectivity of the new generation.

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Javid: tech firms not taking online child sexual abuse seriously

Home secretary ‘not afraid to take action’ as he pledges extra £21.5m to catch offenders

Some technology firms are refusing to take online child sexual abuse seriously enough, the home secretary has said while announcing an extra £21.5m to help investigators track down offenders.

Sajid Javid said he didn’t want to “name and shame” the companies because he wanted to give them a chance to respond, but if they did not he would “not be afraid to take action” against them.

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What was the most impressive brand at IFA this year?

We’ve been at IFA this year since day one, bringing you news of all the most interesting announcements and getting hands-on with the coolest new gadgets. Now that the Berlin tech fair is starting to wind down, we want to know which brand impressed you most.

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Google won’t fix security flaw in pre-Pie Android versions

In today’s connected world, one has to be more security conscious than ever. A new security flaw discovered in all versions of Android will finally be fixed in the new version – Android 9.0 Pie. The bad news? Most users will probably never get the new version, so will have to protect themselves. Here’s what you can do.

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