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Huawei launches HarmonyOS 2 for smartphones

HarmonyOS is an alternative to Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS Shenzhen, China | Xinhua | Chinese telecom giant Huawei on Wednesday officially launched its operating system HarmonyOS 2 for smartphones, providing customers worldwide with a competitive alternative that works on a diverse range of devices. HarmonyOS, or Hongmeng in Chinese, is …

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Huawei to launch HarmonyOS for smartphones

HarmonyOS is an alternative to Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS Shenzhen, China | Xinhua | Chinese telecom giant Huawei will officially launch its new operating system HarmonyOS for smartphones on June 2, the company said Tuesday. HarmonyOS, or Hongmeng in Chinese, is an open-source operating system designed for various devices and …

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Ban of cameras at polling stations is hiding transparency-Muntu

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) party presidential candidate, Gregory Mugisha Muntu has said that the Electoral Commission’s ban on the use of cameras and smartphones at the polling stations is aimed at concealing transparency during voting exercise. Last week, the Electoral Commission announced a …

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Nakasongola district to spend UGX 10.4m on councilors smartphones

Nakasongola , Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nakasongola district council has approved a budget of 10.4 million shillings to buy smartphones for councilors to ease communication. 25 councilors represent 8 sub-counties, five town councils and Special Interest Groups at the district council. Fredrick Lwanga Balaam, the district speaker for Nakasongola …

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Smartphone vs virus, is privacy always going to be the loser?

Paris, France | AFP |  In Europe, officials, doctors and engineers are looking at how smartphones could be enlisted in the war against the spread of the new coronavirus. One obvious attraction for health officials is the possibility of using smartphones to find out with whom someone diagnosed with COVID-19 has …

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The smartphone: a global product

Paris, France | AFP | Smartphones are a product with which China has demonstrated not only its manufacturing prowess, but its ambitions to become a cutting-edge technology developer thanks to the rise of Huawei. The company is not just in the lead in developing equipment for fifth-generation networks, it has also …

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Smartphones raising a mentally fragile generation

San Diego, United States | AFP | San Diego State University psychology professor Jean Twenge sees smartphones and social media as raising an unhappy, compliant “iGen.” QUESTION: What is the iGen? ANSWER: The iGen is the generation born in 1995 and later, and they’re the first generation to spend their …

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