How Huawei impacts rural America’s wireless providers
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says he’s disappointed rural American areas believe limiting the use of Huawei will protect them from any cybersecurity threats, which he sees as flawed. Ross goes on to explain why the U.S. is behind Huawei on the 5G race, saying America doesn’t have a champion behind the efforts yet.
Smartphones just got a little smarter.
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In fact, Huawei’s new phone could even help users screen themselves for the coronavirus with a built-in thermometer.
The Honor Play 4 Pro, which was released Wednesday, includes an infrared temperature sensor near the back camera, according to Ars Technica.
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Though it isn’t the only sign of COVID-19, a fever is one of the most common symptoms of the virus.
The sensor works when someone touches it to a person or object and taps through the app, Ars Technica reported.
According to Forbes, the sensor measures temperatures between -4 degrees Fahrenheit (20 C) and 212 degrees Fahrenheit (100 C).
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But Huawei isn’t the only company offering possible coronavirus screening technology.