Tech Roundup: Chip shortage delays 5G

Implementation of 5G in major Brazilian cities is likely to take longer than first expected, as companies lack equipment amid semiconductor shortage

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This week. Brazilians have more to fear from cellphone theft in new age of banking apps. Lack of semiconductors to delay start of 5G in Brazilian capitals. Costa Rica declares national emergency after cyberattacks. 

Cell phone theft raises concerns for banking services

A Twitter thread went viral last week about a man in São Paulo who had his cell phone stolen, only to find out that he had lost so much more. Criminals broke into his banking apps, stole the money in his accounts and took out loans in his name, and ordered thousands of Reais in luxury food...

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