News of Note—Google, Samsung and more

news of note

Here are some other stories we're following today:

> Google is reportedly considering folding Nest Labs into its hardware team, reversing a major element of Google’s split two years ago into various businesses under holding company Alphabet. The Wall Street Journal article

> Samsung has filed a patent application for a device that can read the palm of your hand. Engadget article

> Panelists at the World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, China, agreed 5G is already happening, specifically in LTE networks, with China leading the charge and likely to be the first country to create demand for the new radio standard. Mobile World Live article