News of Note—ZTE in the U.S., Nokia and Tencent on R&D, Project Loon takes off and more

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Here are the stories we’re following this morning:

> ZTE continues to make moves to resume its business with U.S. companies. The Hill article

> Nokia and Tencent in China said they will jointly conduct research and development work “to explore the potential of 5G for the provision of new applications, including those for a variety of vertical markets.” Release

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> The Project Loon effort from Alphabet, the parent company of Google, is poised to take off in Kenya. Mobile World Live article

> T-Mobile’s support for the RCS standard for messaging is giving the technology added support. CCS Insight blog