News of Note—Verizon tops RootMetrics report, Qualcomm chip to power Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 and more

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A new RootMetrics report shows Verizon leads the pack in network performance in Los Angeles and New York City. (Pixabay)

Here are some other stories we’re following:

> Verizon came out on top in nearly every category of network performance in the New York City metropolitan area and Los Angeles in the most recent round of testing by RootMetrics. RCR Wireless story

​> A source says Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 will be powered by Qualcomm's recently announced XR1 platform. Engadget article

> Six former and current employees of Fitbit were ​charged in a federal indictment for possessing trade secrets stolen from rival Jawbone. Reuters story

> Google has released its latest yearly diversity report, and it shows, overall, the company's workforce is still majority white and male. Fast Company article

> Australia is looking at barring Huawei Technologies from taking part in the rollout of 5G. Wall Street Journal article