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New USB C authentication program could protect you against rogue devices (or unleash a nightmareish walled garden approach to accessories)

Standards. If only they were standard. When USB C first arrived on the market the new standard brought the promise of reversible connectors, interoperable accessories, faster charging and a whole host of other benefits. Unfortunately, the standard didn’t actually include a technology to enforce itself and as such we’ve seen …

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MediaTek looking to boost chip sales with AI move into premium smartphones

Taiwanese chip-maker MediaTek wants to get its AI-powered chipsets into premium smartphones. A report in DigiTimes suggests the firm has been in talks with the likes of Apple, Samsung and Xiaomi about opportunities. MediaTek built a name for itself offering high-end componentry for lower-end devices. Unfortunately, this association kept MediaTek away …

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Google re-affirms commitment to 2 years of software updates for Android One

Google’s commitment to two years of software updates for Android One remains unchanged. This is despite removing the actual commitment from the public-facing Android One website. The original text on the Android One website was unambiguous. “With Android One, your phone will receive at least two years of OS upgrades to the latest …

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