Real 5G probably not until 2022 or later but things called 4.5G and 5G will be deployed sooner

The actual benefit of going from 3G to 4G mobile have been disappointing. Michael Peeters, wireless CTO at Alcatel-Lucent, is therefore frustrated with the industry’s approach to 5G technology. Companies are throwing into 5G pretty much everything that was not included in earlier technology evolutions, with examples including massive MIMO, machine-to-machine (M2M) and millimeter-wave technologies. …

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Nextbigfuture reported correct rumors 6 days ago about the Tesla Motor Model D car with dual engines and autopilot

Tesla Motors revealed the Tesla Model D. The rumors that Nextbigfuture reported six days ago were correct. the Model D is a dual electric motor car with all wheel drive and an autopilot for driver assistance. The All-wheel drive will be an available option on all Model S trim levels and the new top-end P85D …

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Rethinking China’s Growth Model and a look at different factors in China’s Economic Rise

The South China Morning Post has Zhang Jun,professor of economics and director of the China Centre for Economic Studies at Fudan University, Shanghai, look at the role of efficiency in China’s growth model He identifies as a primary consideration is what drove historical total factor productivity gains, but he does not provide an answer. He …

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Star Trek – the Starship Enterprise still had two more years in its five year mission

The Star Trek Enterprise still had two more years left in its five year mission when the series was originally cancelled. Now there is a new webseries – Star Trek Continues This new series is being brought to you in partnership with Farragut Films and DracoGen Investments – creators of the award-winning web series, Starship …

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Path to getting salamander like regeneration under hospital conditions

Macrophages are a major immune cell type which roam the tissues engulfing invaders like bacteria and fungi. But they’re not just involved in gobbling up debris. They actively determine repair – for example they are important in human muscle repair. When macrophages were removed from salamanders, it had a “devastating effect” on their ability to …

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Mobile speeds would dramatically increase if consumers connected small, public base stations to their home broadband

Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm and some U.S. wireless carriers are investigating an idea that would see small cellular base stations installed in homes to serve passing smartphone users. That approach is believed to be a more efficient way of meeting the rising demand for data and fixing patchy coverage than building more traditional cell-phone towers. Qualcomm …

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What will it take to overcome economic stagnation ?

Robert J Gordon (Northwestern University and the Center for Economic Policy Research) wrote ‘Is US economic growth over? Faltering innovation confronts the six headwinds’ He makes the case that it will be a lot tougher to have economic growth in the future. The US for output per capita, and the UK before it, gradually began …

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