Here are the editor's top picks for the week.
Analysts consider 5G race more marathon than sprint
Top U.S. carriers and phone-makers spent 2019 racing to deploy 5G mobility services and smartphones, but analysts say the new technology is still years away from achieving its full potential.
State-led activity in TMT antitrust cases will continue, experts say
Increased scrutiny from state regulators has emerged as a consistent theme that will continue to play a larger role in the technology, media and telecommunications industry's antitrust landscape, experts said. The resolution of some high-profile investigations into big tech is also expected in the new year.
5G: The next big step in mobile gaming
Mobile gaming continues to transition into a more connected and service-based industry, and technological advancements offered by the next-generation 5G wireless standard are set to play a major role in this evolution.
Competition, slow growth for exhibitors narrows M&A opportunities for 2020
The U.S. theater industry faces fewer regulatory hurdles than ever for M&A in 2020, yet changing industry trends mean the already mature exhibitor market may see few new buyers next year.
5G will be the star of CES 2020
The Consumer Technology Association's premier conference and expo, CES 2020, will kick off in January. A number of consumer technologies, including internet of things, cloud and edge computing, digital video and advertising, social media, gaming, and virtual reality, will be showcased, with the burgeoning 5G mobile standard binding them all.