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Startups that on hindsight start to make sense, consider Plan A2Z Software

The best startups seem obvious only in retrospect. By the time most of us found out about them, they had already reached a critical mass of users. We never had to ask the question “Will this work?” since we already saw it working. It is possible to create a “good” startup with a “good” idea, […]

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Ericsson launches ‘first mover’ 5G platform and announces milestone

Swedish telco giant Ericsson has announced the launch of a new platform aimed at the ‘first movers’ in 5G, incorporating virtual and augmented reality. The company expects the opportunity for operators on 5G technology to hit $582 billion (£467bn) globally by 2026, or a 34% uptick in revenues, while adding that the manufacturing, energy and […]

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What Happens If Net Neutrality Goes Away?

We’ll likely see new business models and video streaming products from the big ISPs if Trump removes net neutrality rules, and upstart content providers could struggle to compete. The “days are numbered” for the net neutrality rules enacted by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission under Barack Obama, at least if you take President Trump’s newly […]

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GM, Honda team up to develop advanced hydrogen fuel cells

General Motors Co. and Honda Motor Co. took a big step toward putting out vehicles powered by hydrogen fuel cells by forming a joint venture to produce the systems for both companies’ vehicles. The automakers expect to begin production in 2020 at a GM battery-pack facility south of Detroit, creating about 100 new jobs. They’ll […]

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Telecommunications light amplifier could strengthen integrity of transmitted data

Imagine a dim light which is insufficiently bright enough to illuminate a room. An amplifier for such a light would increase the brightness by increasing the number of photons emitted. Photonics researchers have created such a high gain optical amplifier that is compact enough to be placed on a chip. The developed amplifier, when used […]

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Split-second data mapping

            People generally associate graphic processing units (GPUs) with imaging processing. Developed for video games in the 1990s, modern GPUs are specialized circuits with thousands of small, efficient processing units, or “cores,” that work simultaneously to rapidly render graphics on screen. But for the better part of a decade, GPUs […]

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