Heeding an executive order signed by President Donald Trump last week, Google has cut Huawei off from a longtime business relationship that gives the Chinese brand, and other phone makers, access to Android OS updates, Reuters first reported.It'll also largely deprive Huawei of security updates as well as Google services such as Gmail, Google Assistant, the Google Play store, Google Maps and Google Search.Huawei's loss could be Samsung's gain if Android fans turn their backs on Huawei's future phones for not having the tools and apps people rely on every day."For users of our services, Google Play and the security protections from Google Play Protect will continue to function on existing Huawei devices."It isn't clear if Huawei's Honor brand -- which includes the Honor 20 Lite -- will be affected by the executive order."Huawei has made substantial contributions to the development and growth of Android around the world," a Huawei spokeswoman said in an emailed statement.
After reported pushback from government and antitrust officials, new concessions from T-Mobile and Sprint Monday have seemingly given the merger new life.In a blog, T-Mobile CEO John Legere said that the new company, called the New T-Mobile, will "cover 97% of the U.S. population with 5G on low-band spectrum and 75% of the population with 5G on mid-band spectrum" in three years, with an additional focus on using 5G to provide an alternative to traditional home broadband.T-Mobile recently announced it was beginning to trial using its 4G LTE for home broadband while Sprint last week announced that its HTC 5G Hub, a hotspot that aims to replace a traditional modem and router, will be available in its first 5G markets on May 31.In addition to promises for 5G rollout, an area of focus for the Trump administration as the world races to rollout the next generation network, Legere also says that as part of the deal the New T-Mobile will divest Boost Mobile, Sprint's prepaid provider and a rival to T-Mobile's own Metro."We'll work to find a serious, credible, financially capable and independent buyer for all the assets needed to run – and grow – the business," Legere writes."And we'll make sure that buyer has attractive wholesale arrangements."
A US preliminary report into a fatal Tesla crash in March involving its Autopilot self-driving technology has found that the tech was engaged for 10 seconds before the crash.The driver had apparently removed his hands from the wheel about 8 seconds before the crash, according to the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), which is carrying out the investigation.The roof of the Tesla Model X was sheared off and its 50-year-old driver was killed when the vehicle drove under the trailer of a semi truck that was crossing its path in March 2019.The driver was previously named as Jeremy Beren Banner, 50, with the incident having taken place on a highway in Delray Beach, Florida.“Tesla drivers have logged more than one billion miles with Autopilot engaged,” the company said.The March incident has similarities to a May 2016 crash in which a Model S also drove under the trailer of a semi truck crossing its path.
Telecoms.com periodically invites third parties to share their views on the industry’s most pressing issues.This is the first of a two piece series in which Simon Pamplin, EMEA Technical Sales Director for Silver Peak, looks at some of the enterprise benefits of the latest generations of wireless networking technology.At the same time, the enterprise has experienced its own networking revolution.As cloud computing has become the norm, and more applications and services have migrated for enterprise convenience and flexibility, IT departments have realised that traditional wide area network (WAN) architectures – utilising multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) circuits and conventional routers – cannot keep up.As such, to achieve the highest levels of application performance and security, many organisations have turned to software-defined WAN (SD-WAN), the networking technology that connects users directly and securely to applications using any underlying transport, including 4G and broadband internet.SD-WAN enables enterprises to shift to a business-first networking model, where the network enables the business, rather than the business conforming to the constraints of existing WAN approaches.
First the meatless Impossible Burger came to Burger King.Now there's Impossible Sausage at Little Caesars Pizza.Impossible Foods, maker of the Impossible Burger, teamed up with Little Caesars to make an Impossible Supreme Pizza.Starting Monday, the pizza chain will offer the faux meat for $12 a pie at locations in Yakima, Washington; Ft. Meyers, Florida; and Albuquerque, New Mexico."Little Caesars has a long history of innovation aimed at providing our customers with value, quality, and convenience," said Little Caesar President and CEO David Scrivano in a statement Monday."I'm confident that the Impossible Supreme Pizza will go down as one of the most surprising and satisfying menu sensations of 2019."
This white paper is an analysis of the TCO of the new paradigm that’s being studied and adopted by enterprises: the consistent hybrid cloud.The analysis is based on the cost of operations of the Dell Technologies Cloud compared with running workloads natively on a leading public cloud service provider.Dell EMC solutions powered by Intel
For many companies the appeal of the public cloud is very real.For tech startups, the cloud may be their only option, since many don’t have the capital or expertise to build and operate the IT systems their businesses need.Existing companies with established data centers are also looking at public clouds, to increase IT agility while limiting risk.The idea of building-out their production capacity while possibly reducing the costs attached to that infrastructure can be attractive.For most companies the cloud isn’t an “either-or” decision, but an operating model to be evaluated along with on-site infrastructure.And like most infrastructure decisions the question of cost is certainly a consideration.
Companies of all sizes are rethinking inefficient IT processes that impede business growth and make it difficult to compete in a rapidly changing digital world.The result is an increased use of highly automated, software-defined infrastructure that helps eliminate datacenter silos and support a more agile IT environment.One of the technologies supporting such datacentre goals is hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI), which consolidates separate silos of compute, network, and storage down to a single software-defined solution.Today, established enterprises around the world are leveraging highly automated, scale-out HCI solutions to create an environment that supports their need to transform and scale operations rapidly and efficiently.IDC spoke with organizations running various workloads on Dell EMC software-defined hyperconverged appliances, including VxRail and VxRack SDDC (Dell EMC VMware-based HCI).Study participants reported that deployment of Dell EMC VMware-based HCI has provided a cost-effective and high-performing infrastructure foundation on which to run important business applications across their distributed business environments.
Google Maps is filled with useful features that aren't always immediately obvious, such as adding a stop along your route or sharing your trip progress with a friend.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.From seeing how long it takes to get from point A to B to scouting out restaurants and points of interest, it's an invaluable resource for navigating neighborhoods both familiar and new.Change the time to see the most accurate results.To do this, tap the "Depart at" button near the top of the screen located just below where Google lists the available modes of transportation.Keep a list of your favorite places.
Studying prominent brands on Instagram can help merchants generate ideas for their own marketing campaigns.Here is a list of the top brands (excluding celebrities) on Instagram ranked by followers.The brands use behind-the-scenes and do-it-yourself content and inspiring images, as well as stories, contests and giveaways, shoppable images, and lots of videos.It posts compelling images, video clips, and longer IGTV — Instagram TV — videos in categories: Talent, Travel, Beauty, Fluff, ASMR, Sports, Art, Food, and Templates.Videos feature DIY content, popular individuals and events, Meet the Creator posts, and weekly found videos at “IGTV Gold.” Instagram’s official account has 300 million followers.Videos feature behind-the-scenes footage from the “Hostile Planet” show and creatures up-close in the Under the Lights series.
We had everyone on the Insider Picks team who wears glasses daily test them out to see how well they work at blocking blue light and keeping our eyes from fatiguing.Turns out there's a reason everyone loves them so much.A few years ago, Insider Picks wrote about Felix Gray's reflective computer glasses that keep blue light from harming your eyes or causing screen-induced headaches.Thankfully for our sake, after receiving loads of customer feedback, the company has finally made prescription lenses available for their computer glasses.Three of us on the Insider Picks team wear prescription glasses every day, so we we've been really excited about this new launch.Felix Gray sent over some glasses in each of our prescriptions, and we've been wearing them at the office where each of us spend pretty much the entire day (about eight hours) staring at a computer screen.
This is not just a cliché, either: A 2016 survey revealed that a whopping 85% of jobs are filled via networking.If you want to get a job, particularly in a communications-heavy field like advertising, there’s practically no option but to network when you’re searching for a job.When you’re trying to network, one of the most natural pools of professional resources to tap into is a college alumni network.With a common thread between you and fellow alumni, you have an opening line to start a conversation with them, and they have a reason to feel more inclined to respond to you.Be reasonable in your requestsIf a working professional is helping you out, they’re taking the time out of a likely busy day to do so.
Thank goodness we have elevated the status and stature of human resources again after years of relegating the practice to second class citizenship.Today’s chief talent officers are savvy about hiring.They are more focused on development, nurturing, mentoring, championing and, ergo, retaining talent.For those seeking employment, transitional moves or internal shifts, it is equally important to know what today’s talent leads are challenged to deliver.You, prospective talent, must be better prepared to help.Please note, there are varying level of preparedness.
Your resume rules, your cover letter is flawless and you’ve impressed a hiring manager enough to get invited in to meet with them in person.“One of the things we’re looking for when we interview people is how well you are going to present to clients,” Ramp said.Patti Wood, a body language expert who has written seven books on the subject and lectures around the country, walked Adweek through some tips on how to perfect the art of the job interview.Wood, who works with hiring managers and job seekers alike, recommends conducting a few mock interviews with a friend, in person or over a video call, and practicing your handshake, which should be firm and palm to palm with the other person’s hand.Arm yourself with answers to commonly asked questions.Preparation like this will help the interviewee appear more confident and natural, especially if the candidate is leaning forward, listening and remaining engaged with the interviewer over the course of the conversation, Wood said.
From Roseanne (now The Conners) to Murphy Brown (now canceled), media networks continue to return to the well of old TV shows as they seek new hits.This Wednesday on ABC, Jimmy Kimmel and Norman Lear are producing a 90-minute special which brings together ’70s sitcoms All in the Family and The Jeffersons in front of a live audience.Woody Harrelson plays Archie Bunker, while Jamie Foxx plays George Jefferson.Classic game shows like Pyramid, Match Game and Card Sharks are also getting new life on prime-time TV.So, what other reboots would be entertaining for viewers and a fit for advertisers?In this video, we ask stars from NBC, ABC and The CW for their picks.
The hardest part of breaking in to the brand marketing ecosystem is knowing which of your talents your boss will notice most.In this video, we continue our Grad Guide 2019 series with advice from agency and brand veterans who’ve been there and done that.
Arguably one of the best options for workers seeking autonomy, a flexible schedule and the freedom to wear sweatpants to the office, the field has swallowed a sizable chunk of the American workforce—56.7 million citizens, to be exact, according to a 2018 study commissioned by the freelancing platform Upwork.“You know, when people used to say they were freelancing, it was sort of a euphemism for ‘I’m unemployed right now,’” said Caitlin Pearce, the executive director of the Freelancers Union, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advocating for freelancers.But this installment in Adweek’s annual Grad Guide is here to walk you through how to nab that first freelance assignment, from finding that job to filing those pesky taxes.Before you wade into the job-hunting pool, you’ll need to do a bit of self-promotion, according to Pearce.Typically, this means having a website with some kind of a portfolio of your past work, either creative ads, SEO or ad campaigns.Graphic designers and web developers; copy and content writers; and ad managers will all have different examples of what their past work looks like.
But since it’s easier to type that than practice it, David Lee, CCO of Squarespace and Cindy Lewis, growth marketing lead for Square eCommerce (formerly Weebly), explain what makes a professional website look great.The basics for look and feelBefore getting into the nitty-gritty elements, Lewis said the three basic elements a website should contain are easy navigation, clear and direct headlines and attention-capturing images.When it comes to the actual content of the website, Lewis recommends including a resume or portfolio, as well as contact information and a bio.For contact information, Lewis said it’s best to provide a few ways of getting in touch, whether it’s a contact form, your email address or social handles.Lee doesn’t think there’s any “real formula” on picking the right fonts or colors for a website.
Graduation season is upon us and it’s an important time of the year to pause and celebrate those coming to the end of an academic chapter.Whether you’re a new graduate or simply looking to explore a change, below are a few tips to consider as you contemplate your next step, whatever that may be.Apply even if you didn’t go to ad schoolMany ad schools and programs are still super focused on art direction, copywriting or design.We’re seeing an increase in talent with less linear career trajectories and candidates that understand design and development but also know how to play with technology in an interesting way.They don’t see that they have a pulse on the agency and the industry, know who will be a cultural fit, know what is important to our hiring managers and that they can be the candidate’s advocate as much as they are for the agency advocate.
You’ve traded in your cap and gown for a button-up and a cubicle, and now you’ve found yourself surrounded by confident industry experts who take their coffee black and throw around acronyms like confetti.As a recent graduate, you may find that you’re the youngest person in your workplace, which can be intimidating, if not downright terrifying.Adweek talked to Huge’s senior recruiter Kelly Conforti and senior creative recruiter Melody Benjamin to learn how to make a name for yourself as the youngest person in your workplace.Taking it a step further, we also did a poll on Twitter to get opinions from recent graduate peers in the industry.Here are five takeaways to help you navigate your early career:Keep imposter syndrome in check