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Facial-recognition technology is spreading in China.

China now requires face scans for all new mobile phone accounts

China on Sunday put into effect new regulations that require Chinese telecom carriers to scan the faces of users registering new mobile phone services, a move the government says is aimed at cracking down on fraud.
ZTE has become the first phone manufacturer to release a 5G handset in China with the launch of the Axon 10 Pro 5G today, reports state-run news agency Xinhau.

ZTE releases first 5G smartphone

ZTE has become the first phone manufacturer to release a 5G handset in China with the launch of the Axon 10 Pro 5G today, reports state-run news agency Xinhau.
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China plans to open 5G marketing in October

China is planning to launch the commercial use of the 5G service on October 1, on occasion of the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic, local press reported on Friday, quoting official sources.
The Finnish data protection watchdog has confirmed it’s investigating HMD Global’s Nokia-branded phones over reports they were found to be sending unencrypted data to a Chinese server.

Finnish authorities to investigate Nokia-branded phones sending data to China

The Finnish data protection watchdog has confirmed it’s investigating HMD Global’s Nokia-branded phones over reports they were found to be sending unencrypted data to a Chinese server.

Nigerian ISP’s configuration error disrupted Google services

A Nigerian internet service provider said on Tuesday that a configuration error it made during a network upgrade caused a disruption of key Google services, routing traffic to China and Russia.

Philippines’s Duterte offers third telecom slot to China

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has offered China Telecom a slot to be the country's third telecom provider to break up the dominance of two local firms, his spokesman said Tuesday.

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NDDC to pay scholars stranded abroad by the end of the week

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says it will pay the fees and stipends of scholars stranded abroad by the end of this week.

MOMAN: Nigeria heading towards full deregulation of petrol

The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) says Nigeria is gradually heading towards full deregulation of the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) which will enable pump price to be determined by market forces.

#RevolutionNow: Police take over venue of Lagos rally, arrest two

The protest which was initially supposed to hold at Allen Junction in Lagos was taken to Computer Village area, Ikeja.

#RevolutionNow: DSS arrests protesters in Osogbo

The Department of State Services on Wednesday morning has arrested Olawale Bakare and six other #Revolutionnow protesters wearing orange colour cap around Olaiya Area of Osogbo, Osun State capital.
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Manchester City agree personal terms with Bournemouth’s Nathan Ake

Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake has agreed personal terms with Manchester City, ahead of a £41 million transfer to the Etihad Stadium, according to reports.