News of Note—SKT omits Huawei from 5G vendor list; Overheating plagues Apple’s AirPower

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Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> SK Telecom, the largest mobile operator in South Korea, selected Samsung, Ericsson and Nokia as its 5G network equipment suppliers, leaving China-based Huawei off the list, Yonhap News Agency reported. Mobile World Live article

> Overheating, communication and interference issues are still plaguing the development of Apple’s AirPower wireless charging pad, according to a pair of reports. The Verge article

> Following another big Android release, another big review to go along with it. Ars Technica article

> One of the nation's biggest unions continues to work against the proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile. MWC article

> A security researcher has discovered a vulnerability in the WebKit rendering engine used by Safari that crashes and restarts the iOS operating system used by iPhones and iPads. ZDNet article

> Quantenna Communications and Plume Design integrated Quantenna’s Wi-Fi chipset portfolio with Plume’s Adaptive WiFi AI driven mesh solution to deliver the next generation of whole-home mesh networking. Release

> President Trump's tariffs on Chinese imports could affect sales of Apple's new devices. WSJ article

> In a surprising move, Linus Torvalds, Linux's creator, is taking a break from his Linux kernel work to work on his behavior toward other developers. ZDNet article