News of Note—Cisco calls for GDPR rules in U.S.; Ericsson sells majority stake in media business

News of note
Cisco joined Apple in calling for the United States to adopt rules similar to the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (Pixabay)

Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> Cisco joined Apple in calling for the United States to adopt rules similar to the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Financial Times article

> Ericsson sold a majority stake in MediaKind, its underperforming media business, to private equity firm One Equity Partners. Release

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.

> A security company discovered several malicious camera apps on Google Play Store that were downloaded millions of times. Mobile World Live article