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Huawei warns bans will increase prices and put US behind in 5G race
Huawei's Eric Xu told CNBC that blocking the company's 5G networking products will increase prices and make it harder for the US to become No. 1 in 5G. However, it has been a huge benefit to the two Scandinavian suppliers: Ericsson and Nokia.
Apple is no longer worth a trillion after tech stocks take a beating
Apple was widely applauded for becoming the first American company to break the trillion dollar barrier. However, its value has slumped to $839bn for a variety of reasons, though other technology stocks have also suffered in a stock market reversal.
Black Friday prices are not necessarily the lowest in the UK, Which? reports
Which? tracked the prices of 94 selected tech products at four major UK retailers for six months before and six months after last year's Black Friday, and found that most were available cheaper at other times of the year. There certainly are Black Friday bargains for careful buyers, but you might get a better deal in the January sales.
American Link flight simulators win Britain's top computer conservation award
Virtual Reality began in Binghamton with Link flight simulators, and the local TechWorks museum has won the Computer Conservation Society's Tony Sale Award for restoring three very different simulators from a bellows-mounted WWII Link to an all-digital Super GAT trainer from the 1980s.
Vivaldi browsers adds synchronisation and speed in the upgrade to version 2.0
The most configurable "power user" web browser just got a lot better with the launch of version 2.0. The main attraction is synchronisation with end-to-end encryption, but long-term users may also enjoy dramatically faster start-up speeds.
Twitter brings back chronological timelines
Some Twitter users have complained about seeing "the best" tweets in a Facebook-style timeline and want to return to the old days when they were in chronological order. Twitter now offers that option, and plans to make it easier to switch between the two views..