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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 …

baiduBlackberry partners with Baidu on self driving car technology

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BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) and Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIDU) announced today that the two companies will collaborate to accelerate the deployment of connected and autonomous vehicle technology for automotive OEMs and suppliers worldwide. The companies have signed a …

gadgetSee through walls with android smartphone attachment

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There is an $85 android smartphone add-on device that lets you clearly image through up to 4 inches of concrete wall. Walabot is a 3D RF imaging sensor. The 3D imaging is created using radio frequency technology, the same technique …

batteriesSamsung graphene coating for batteries to fully charge in about 15 minutes not 75 minutes

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Samsung has created a graphene ball coating for use inside a regular li-ion battery cells, which will increase the overall capacity by up to 45 percent and speeding up charging by five times. Nature Communications – Graphene balls for lithium …

chinaTencent is first Asian company to top US$500 billion

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Tencent, headed by Pony Ma Huateng, has seen its stock price soar nearly 120 per cent so far this year. The Shenzhen-based company reported third quarter net income rose 69 per cent on year, beating market estimates. Earnings were boosted …

africaUsing 64 watts instead of 10,000 for a solar power cellular base station to connect the last billion people

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The next billion cellular connections will come from rural areas in developing markets. However, building the cellular infrastructure in these regions presents radically different challenges from building networks in urban areas: The power grid in these areas is unreliable, if …

smartphonesZTE Axon M Dual screen foldable smartphone

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ZTE has launched a foldable smartphone with dual screen technology that enables the true power of multitasking. Two identical 5.1 inch displays combine to provide a 6.75 inch display. It also has a 20 megapixel camera. ZTE is ranked by …

businessCasual Gaming surpassing traditional video games

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In 2017, social/casual gaming global revenue will surpass traditional gaming according to PWc and continue to accelerate away at a much higher growth rate for the remainder of the forecast period. Social/casual gaming will surge at 11.9% CAGR and is …

chinaGuangdong economy powered by advanced manufacturing and smartphone technology

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Gross domestic product (GDP) in the first three quarters in South China’s Guangdong province reached 6.48 trillion yuan ($977.5 billion), up 7.6 percent year-on-year, while GDP in East China’s Jiangsu province hit 6.26 trillion yuan, up 7.2 percent, reported China …

facebookWith Smartphones and social media everyone is distracted all the time

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Many younger technologists (some who were involved in creating likes at Facebook) are weaning themselves off their own products, sending their children to elite Silicon Valley schools where iPhones, iPads and even laptops are banned. They appear to be abiding …