EU agrees 5G development pact with Brazil; UN recommends ban on lithium battery shipments

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> The European Union (EU) penned a 5G development deal with Brazil's government. EU announcement

> Saudi Telecom Company (STC) picked Ericsson to deploy new OSS and BSS systems. Ericsson announcement

> The UN's International Civil Aviation Organisation recommended banning shipments of lithium batteries in passenger planes. BBC News report

> BlackBerry acquired Encription, a UK-headquartered consultancy company focussed on cyber security. Reuters report

> Vkansee, a Chinese biometric scanner manufacturer, said many smartphone fingerprint sensors can be fooled by a piece of clay. BBC News report

And finally…Sharks are heavy social network users. Telegraph article