CommsWire - 15 July 2019


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Huawei planning big staff cuts in US: report
Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies is reportedly planning to lay off a large number of staff from its operations in the US due to its being placed on Washington;'s Entity List which prevents it from using American components unless specific permission is granted.

SmartGate failure at some airports causes delays
SmartGate, the automated passport control system used in Australia's international airports appears to have suffered an outage, leading to a huge build-up of passengers both exiting and entering the country.

Galileo satellite system hit by technical issue
The European Union's satellite navigation system Galileo has been affected by a technical incident related to its ground infrastructure, the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency says in a statement.

Myriota inks agreement with Australian Space Agency
Adelaide-based nanosatellite Internet of Things connectivity vendor Myriota and the Australian Space Agency have signed a statement of strategic intent aimed at expanding Australia’s growing space industry.

myGov site crashes as Aussies pile on to get tax cuts
The Australian Government's myGov website has crashed as taxpayers pile on to file their returns in a bid to get the sum of a little over $500 that will come to some as part of the laws to cut tax passed recently.

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