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China starts working on 6G mobile networks afer 5G rollout

China has officially started researching sixth-generation telecoms technology, state media reported on Thursday (Nov 7), a move it described as aiming to promote the latest wireless innovation. Chinese government ministries and research institutes met this week in a "kick-off" meeting to establish a national 6G technology research and…
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Microsoft Project Silica : Storing Data in Glass

On November 4, the annual Microsoft Ignite conference for developers opened in Orlando, where the software giant made many important announcements. Perhaps the most intriguing among them is Project Silica. This is a very promising conceptual technology for the use of quartz glass for long-term storage. First of all, the idea of using quartz…
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US opens national security investigation into TikTok

Recently TikTok's popularity has exploded worldwide, and so has scrutiny over the app's parent company ByteDance and its relationship to the Chinese government. Now Reuters reports that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has opened a national security review of the company, because it had not sought approval to…
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Google claims to have achieved Quantum Supremacy

In the race against Microsoft, Intel, IBM to be the first to build a quantum computer powerful enough to prove the superiority over conventional computing, Google claims to have crossed an important milestone known as "quantum supremacy," according to the Financial Times (FT). These calculators of a new type are able to perform certain tasks…
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SIM card vulnerability leaves over a billion people at risk

Cybersecurity experts have discovered a critical vulnerability in SIM cards, which allows remote access to a user's mobile device. According to experts, the problem concerns more than a billion people. The discovered vulnerability was called SimJacker. With its help, it is fashionable to intercept calls, messages and location information of…
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Apple Card isn’t 100% Titanium and is prone to damage

Like all Apple products, it's credit card has captured the attention of the tech world, although not in the most positive way. Ironically, one of the most talked about subjects is the construction of the card and its manufacturing materials. Well, Bloomberg sent an Apple Card for review at the University of California. After testing by…
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Bugatti Chiron nearly broke the 500 km/h barrier

And a new record for Bugatti ! The luxury car manufacturer based in Molsheim has announced that a prototype derived from a standard version of its famous Bugatti Chiron has exceeded the 300 mph mark, more than 490 km/h! This modified Bugatti Chiron model was driven by British driver Andy Wallace for the record breaking event. It reached…
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TikTok owner ByteDance launches new search engine in China

ByteDance, which owns the TikTok social network, a leading platform for short videos in China and quickly gaining popularity in other countries, has launched a new search engine in China. Currently, Baidu is dominating the Internet search market in China. According to StatCounter, in 2018 it accounted for 66% of search queries on a PC and…
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