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communicationsSpaceX Fundraising Exactly Covers 800 Satellites for an Operational Starlink Service

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SpaceX is raising $500 million at a $30.5 billion valuation to get the Starlink Satellite network deployed. SpaceX will get money from existing SpaceX investors and new investor Baillie Gifford and Co, who is also the third-largest shareholder in Musk-led …

communicationsMy Gigabit Fiber Notification Will Arrive Via SnailMail From Ma Bell

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I will now tell you a true story of technology in the San Francisco Bay Area. It applies to most places in the United States. I know that I will soon be allowed to buy gigabit fiber. I know this …

communicationsHigher terahertz frequencies are usable for data transmission which will boost data 100 times over microwaves

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An off-the-wall new study by Brown University researchers shows that terahertz frequency data links can bounce around a room without dropping too much data. The results are good news for the feasibility of future terahertz wireless data networks, which have …

5gIntel Introduces Portfolio of Commercial 5G New Radio Modems with Intel® XMMTM 7660 Modem

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Intel today announced substantial advances in its wireless product roadmap to accelerate the adoption of 5G. Highlights include the introduction of the Intel® XMMTM 8000 series, Intel’s first family of 5G new radio (5G NR) multi-mode commercial modems, and Intel’s …

communicationsLED and Laser Wifi replacement can boost speeds to 100 gigabits per second without interference

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Mainstream adoption of LiFi will be available within LED light bars which will replace the most widely utilized light source in the world – fluorescent tubes. The introduction of the first LED “light bar” is forecasted to replace the most …

communicationsLow-cost parasailing sensor could be towed behind swarms of drone speedboats

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DARPA’s Towed Airborne Lift of Naval Systems (TALONS) research effort recently demonstrated its prototype of a low-cost, elevated sensor mast aboard a commissioned U.S. Navy vessel for the first time. The crew of USS Zephyr, a 174-foot (53-meter) Cyclone-class patrol …

5gNIST forms 5G alliance of 130 companies

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NIST launched the 5G mmWave Channel Model Alliance to accelerate the development and use of accurate measurements and models for next-generation communications technology. By bringing together researchers from multiple stakeholders—including communications technology companies, academia and government—NIST is accelerating 5G innovation. …

communicationsIsrael will equip all Merkava 4 tanks and Namer Heavy APCs with Trophy Active Protection Systems

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Israel’s Ministry of Defense (IMOD) plans to continue the acquisition of Trophy active protection systems (APS), to equip every new Merkava 4 tank and Namer Heavy Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) with active protection, providing significant additional protection for every tank …

asiaEntering the field of zeptosecond measurement

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When light strikes electrons in atoms, their state can change unimaginably quickly. Laser physicists in Munich have measured such a phenomenon – namely that of photoionization, in which an electron exits a helium atom after excitation by light – for …

5gSide Effects of Antiaging drug Rapamycin can be managed with lower doses and appears to improve the immune system, restore vitality and delay heart disease and dementia

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Nearly a decade of research showing that Rapamycin makes mice live up to 60% longer, scientists are trying it out as an anti-aging drug in dogs and humans. Researchers at the University of Washington’s Dog Aging Project gave rapamycin to …