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

Mobile World Congress 2019

Attend the 2-Day Executive 5G Panel Series

FierceWireless is returning to Barcelona, Spain, during Mobile World Congress 2019 with a two-day Executive 5G Panel Series at the Fira Congress Hotel, conveniently located across the street from the MWC Convention Center. The panel events will take place on Feb. 25-26 and will cover 5G and The Fixed Wireless Access Opportunity, Taking 5G Indoors, and Making 5G Ubiquitous. Attendees will have the opportunity to network and hear from 5G leaders including Verizon, Vodafone, Orange, Sprint, NTT Docomo, Boingo Wireless, Qualcomm, and more over the course of two days.

Secure your spot at the event today! Now is your chance to join fellow industry professionals for networking and education. Registration information and the schedule can be found on the website here.

> 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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