Ericsson opens lab in Canada to test new 5G RAN technologies

On Wednesday, Ericsson said it is opening a lab in Ottawa, Canada, to work with partners and customers on new 5G radio access networks (RAN) technologies. Ericsson said, the technologies would include Open RAN, which would allow mobile operators to build networks that are not tied to a vendor. “This initiative will help to test…

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Google Inc contributes $25M to European Media and Information Fund to fight fake news

In a statement on Wednesday, Alphabet Inc’s Google said it will contribute $25 million towards fighting fake news and will contribute the fund in the newly set up European Media and Information Fund. The development comes midst criticism that tech giants are not doing enough to fight online mis-sinformation. Last week, the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation…

Production at Samsung Electronics Texas chip factory at near normal

On Tuesday, in a statement Samsung Electronics said as of last week, production of chips at its U.S. chip plant at Austin, Texas has returned to near-normal levels. In mid-February, chipmakers in the area, including Samsung had shutdown production facilities due to severe weather. Samsung declined to comment on when production would be fully back…