News of Note—ZTE’s status, Ericsson on IoT security and more

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A federal judge will only need a short time Tuesday to make an AT&T-Time Warner deal official. (Pixabay)

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> The U.S government will “shut down” Chinese vendor ZTE in the United States if it engages in one more violation of U.S. trade rules, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro told U.S press on Sunday. RCR Wireless News article

> A federal judge will only need a short time Tuesday to make an AT&T-Time Warner deal official or—if government antitrust enforcers prevail—block the deal, sending both companies back to the drawing board. The Wall Street Journal article

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> Bodil Josefsson, Ericsson’s head of IoT security, said it will be impossible to protect IoT networks spanning “20 billion devices” in a fast and efficient manner without automation, she but acknowledged there are challenges with this. Mobile World Live article

> Asus is releasing its newest smartphone, the ZenFone 5Q, in black or white for $299. The Verge article

> Snap announced a new feature for its flagship Snapchat app, one that allows users to manually delete messages for everyone in individual or group chats. VentureBeat article


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