Huawei to develop 5G with Russian firm MTS

Huawei Technologies has signed an agreement with Russian telecom company MTS to develop next-generation 5G networks. The deal was signed on Wednesday in Moscow, as Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin looked on. Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin in Moscow (Maxim Shipenkov/AP) China has been championing Huawei, the world’s biggest telecoms…

The Digest: Apple ‘failing to protect workers’… and 4 other things people are talking about today

[nextpage title="Next"] Apple 'failing to protect Chinese factory workers' | BBC News "Poor treatment of workers in Chinese factories which make Apple products has been discovered by an undercover BBC Panorama investigation. Filming on an iPhone 6 production line showed Apple's promises to protect workers were routinely broken. It found standards on workers' hours, ID…

The Digest: Ford dumps Microsoft… and 4 other things people are talking about today

[nextpage title="Next"] Ford dumps Microsoft for BlackBerry infotainment system | CNN "Ford is upgrading its infotainment system to make it more like a smartphone or tablet - and it is dumping its longtime software provider Microsoft as part of the change. Instead, Ford will use BlackBerry's QNX operating system for the new Sync 3 infotainment…