NTT Docomo becomes first to launch 5G service in Japan

Business Mar 25, 2020

NTT Docomo becomes first to launch 5G service in Japan

NTT Docomo Inc. launched fifth-generation large-capacity ultrahigh-speed mobile phone services Wednesday, becoming the first in Japan to do so. Rivals KDDI Corp. and Softbank Corp. are set to follow suit on Thursday and Friday, respectively. Rakuten Inc. plans to enter the 5G market in June. With ...

Europe eyes smartphone location data to stem coronavirus spread

World Mar 24, 2020

Europe eyes smartphone location data to stem coronavirus spread

Several European nations are evaluating powerful but potentially intrusive tools for fighting the coronavirus pandemic, a move that could put public health at odds with individual privacy. The tools in question are apps that would use real-time phone-location data to track the movements of virus ...