Tech Bytes: 5G Mobile Service, Capital One Glitch

January 04, 2018 06:13 AM

In today's Tech Bytes, mobile 5G service coming to a city near you. AT&T says it expects to roll out the next generation capability in a dozen markets this year. That means faster mobile internet speeds, and it could play a role in high-tech advances like driverless cars. If it happens, AT&T would be the first carrier to offer 5G.

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Capital One says customer need to check what's in their wallets. The bank is apologizing for a technical glitch that led to some debit cards being double charged. Capital One says it has all hands on deck fixing the issue. Credits will be issued for the extra charges.

Streaming media company "Roku" says it's taking on Siri, Alexa, and the like by rolling out its own voice assistant. For now, it's officially called "Roku Entertainment Assistant." Folks can expect a much shorter and snappier name by the time it debuts in the fall.


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