News of Note—Huawei’s troubles in Australia; Sprint Magic Box expansion

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Here are some other stories we’re following:

> Australia reportedly is preparing to ban Huawei Technologies from supplying equipment for its planned 5G network. Reuters article

> Sprint announced that the Sprint Magic Box is slated for deployment in about 100 City of Pittsburgh buildings to provide connectivity for the nation’s first fully integrated Energy Savings as a Service initiative. Release

> Apple has selected former Google executive John Giannandrea to lead a new artificial intelligence and machine learning team. CNBC article

> Ericsson signed an agreement with the Swedish company Transtema Group AB to divest Ericsson Local Services AB, a subsidiary of Ericsson supplying field service operations and maintenance of fixed and mobile networks in Sweden. Release

> Japanese regulators said Apple may have breached antitrust rules by forcing mobile service providers to sell its iPhones cheaply and charge higher monthly fees, denying consumers a fair choice. Reuters article