News of Note—ARM’s IoT acquisition, Nokia 5G services, Apple chargers and more

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ARM has acquired Stream Technologies to provide improved connectivity for IoT devices. (Pixabay)

Here are some other stories we're following today:

> Chip design company ARM has acquired Stream Technologies to provide improved connectivity for IoT devices. Venture Beat article

> Nokia is launching new services to help operators prioritize their 5G investments and bring 5G-based services to market faster. Release

> Apple is redesigning chargers and related interfaces for its next-generation iPhone and iPad devices, and will likely have its 2019 series of iPhones come with USB Type-C support, according to sources at analog IC vendors. Digitimes article

> Sony this week said it is putting its Xperia Home launcher, used on its mobile phones, into maintenance phase. Phone Scoop article

> Soon-to-quit BT CEO Gavin Patterson said he is passing the U.K. telco onto his successor in a "good state" following the 2016 takeover of EE and the development of plans for new network investments. Light Reading article

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