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Broadband customers to get automatic compensation

Image copyright Getty Images Many customers who experience fixed broadband or landline loss will soon automatically receive compensation. The £8-per-day deal follows a new agreement between Openreach and five of the UK’s internet service providers. It will apply only when the fault takes longer than two days to fix. If ...

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‘Outdated’ IT and old computers found in Welsh schools

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWe spoke to teenagers Brengain and Gruff near Pontypridd about what technology means to them. Technologies such as smartphones are not reflected in “outdated” IT qualifications being taught in schools and colleges, says a watchdog. A review by Qualifications Wales found students ...

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America's growing impatience with China

As President Trump negotiated a trade truce with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Buenos Aires last weekend, an arrest 7,000 miles away created another complication between the world’s largest economies. Meng Wanzhou, the CFO of Chinese telecom giant Huawei and the daughter of its founder, was arrested in Vancouver on ...

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The nation-state of the internet – TechCrunch

The internet is a community, but can it be a nation-state? It’s a question that I have been pondering on and off this year, what with the rise of digital nomads and the deeply libertarian ethos baked into parts of the blockchain community. It’s clearly on a lot of other ...

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Huawei: Meng Wanzhou faces Iran fraud charges, court hears

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A court sketch shows Meng Wanzhou during her bail hearing at the Supreme Court of British Columbia The chief financial officer of the Chinese telecoms giant Huawei faces fraud charges in the United States, a Canadian court hearing has revealed. Meng Wanzhou, daughter of Huawei’s ...

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What’s going on with Huawei?

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Huawei is now the second biggest smartphone-maker after Samsung Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has been the focus of international scrutiny, with several countries raising security concerns about its products. Then on 1 December, the company’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, was arrested in Canada. At ...

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