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DARPA is betting on AI to bring the next generation of wireless devices online

In the agency’s latest grand challenge, teams competed for $2 million and a chance to shape the future of communication technology by finding a better way to carve up the radio spectrum. by Karen Hao 2h The context: The vast majority of Facebook’s moderation is now done automatically by the company’s machine-learning systems, reducing the […]

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Three to give customers 5G at no extra cost

Mobile operator Three says it will offer 5G on all its new and existing tariffs at no extra cost, when it launches its next-generation service. Existing customers will be able to use 5G at no extra cost – if they have a compatible handset – while new contracts will include 5G as standard. One analyst […]

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Apple buys Intel’s smartphone modem business

Apple will acquire “the majority” of Intel’s smartphone modem business for $1 billion, the two companies announced today. Around 2,200 Intel employees will join Apple, and Apple will acquire IP and equipment from Intel as well. The transaction is expected to close toward the end of the year. Intel won’t be getting out of the […]

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California’s Renewable Energy Problem

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FIVE EYES MUST LEAD ON 5G

REP. MIKE GALLAGHER AND TOM TUGENDHAT, MP 5G wireless technology is going to change the world. The challenge for policymakers is to ensure that our nations benefit from 5G’s promise while minimizing its risks. Foremost among these risks is information security. Given the deep security and commercial ties that bind the transatlantic community, Western-aligned countries […]

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Is China leading in 5G network, if so why?

In fact, China is leading the way. Communication technology development is the key part of President Xi’s ‘Made in China’ 2025 Plan, which has made the country a leader in a range of industries. According to a report by accounting firm Deloitte published in recent days, China is leading the way ahead of U.S. in […]

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When China and the rest of the world adopt 5G and the US lags behind with 4G?

New technologies that need ultra high-speed data not feasible with 4G will potentially become reality. “The next generation of wireless tech is more than just a boost for your phone. Think self-driving cars, telemedicine and VR reaching their true potential.” Not just speed: 7 incredible things you can do with 5G “The (Chinese) government controls […]

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Digital transformation and the road to 5G in southern Asia-Pacific

Digital transformation in certain Asia-Pacific markets is already heavily underway particularly in terms of internal systems, products, and services. The digitalization of manufacturing and supply chains is lagging but will be substantially accelerated by the launch of 5G. Over the past decade, Asia-Pacific has transitioned from being the world’s factory to a leading developer of […]

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Reliable energy for all

Graduate student Prosper Nyovanie wants to power off-grid communities worldwide with scalable solar electric systems. Fatima Husain | MIT News correspondent During high school, Prosper Nyovanie had to alter his daily and nightly schedules to accommodate the frequent power outages that swept cities across Zimbabwe. “[Power] would go almost every day — it was almost […]

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Google’s Balloon Internet is Coming to Kenya in 2019

It may be hard to imagine a modern day without the internet, but billions of people around the world still lack connectivity. Sure, the internet has its dregs, trolls and garbage content strewn across the web, but it also offers access to more information than all the world’s libraries. In order to bring the internet […]

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