News of Note—Bluetooth’s new direction-finding feature; Germany’s 5G auction plans and more

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Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> The Bluetooth Special Interest Group announced a new direction-finding feature that allows devices to determine the direction of a Bluetooth signal. Release

> Germany’s communications regulator confirmed it was processing applications from four companies to take part in its 5G auction, a process scheduled for late March despite ongoing legal action by operators. Mobile World Live article

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> For the fourth year in a row, Google will host its annual I/O developer conference at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California. VentureBeat article

> Shares of Nvidia fell more than 15% after the company lowered its fourth-quarter guidance following weaker-than-expected sales from its gaming and datacenter divisions. Wall Street Journal article

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