News of Note—Apple iPhone chips; Netflix feature for Android and more

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Ericsson Media Solutions will now be known as MediaKind. (Pixabay)

Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> It appears that Apple may still use Intel’s 5G cellular modems in future iPhones and other gadgets—just not its Wi-Fi and Bluetooth offering. The Register article

> Nokia and China Mobile have signed a one-year frame agreement to support the Chinese mobile operator's transition to a future-oriented network infrastructure. Release

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> Netflix is adding a new “Smart Downloads” feature for Android devices that automatically deletes an episode of a TV series you’ve finished watching and fetches the next one. Variety article

> Ericsson Media Solutions will now be known as MediaKind as the Swedish vendor looks to revamp the unit following recent uncertainty. Mobile World Live article

> LA-RICS is transferring public-safety LTE network assets to AT&T for its FirstNet deployment. Urgent Communications tweet

 

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