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Russia to use mobile phones to track people at risk of coronavirus

Russian PM Mikhail Mishustin on Monday gave the authorities five days to develop a system to track people who have come into contact with anyone with coronavirus by using mobile ph...


India lays out $6 billion roadmap to boost electronics manufacturing

India’s cabinet has approved a 480 billion rupees (approximately $6.37 billion) plan to boost electronics manufacturing and woo large investment to a country which, following...

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European mobile operators share data for coronavirus fight

Mobile carriers are sharing data with the health authorities in Italy, Germany and Austria, helping to fight coronavirus by monitoring whether people are complying with curbs on mo...


Supreme Court in India lashes out at telecoms firms, says no re-evaluation of dues allowed

India’s Supreme Court on Wednesday lashed out at mobile phone operators for self-assessing their outstanding telecoms dues, saying it amounted to a violation of court orders....

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EU privacy rules no obstacle to coronavirus fight; smartphone tracking a no-no

Europe’s privacy rule book does not create obstacles to taking action to curb the coronavirus epidemic but mass tracking of people’s movements and contacts using smartp...


Timeline of Nokia

As we reported earlier, Pekka Lundmark will take over as the Nokia CEO in September to lead the former handset giant in its battle for the fast-growing 5G networks business. 

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Some fast facts about Nokia’s new Chief Executive

Nokia Oyj has appointed Fortum Chief Executive Pekka Lundmark as CEO. He will lead the Finnish mobile communications equipment maker in the race to deliver 5G telecoms networks to ...

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