UK 5G speeds slower than rest of world5G in the UK: everything you need to knowOperators reach £1bn shared rural network deal5G awareness According to research conducted by Global Wireless Solutions (GWS), awareness among businesses is strong but 5G is not a priority. More than half (56 per cent) say 5G is already important to their organisation and 27 per cent believe it will be so in the future. However just fifth are treating it with urgency over the next 12 months with coverage issues and call quality bigger issues. … [Read more...] about UK business and consumers ‘confused’ about benefits of 5G
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Ultimately though, is all this brouhaha over India's contact tracing app more noise than substance since it ended up being open source and optional? Maybe. But consider these facts. Narendra Modi was Chief Minister of the state of Gujarat when over 2,100 Muslims were slaughtered in an orchestrated pogrom. For someone like Modi who has tight control over practically every organ of his administration, it would have been laughably impossible for him -- and his police force -- to not be aware of the bloodletting that took place over a span of many days all across the state. … [Read more...] about India’s contact tracing app made open source, but will this thwart a surveillance state?
Magic Leap has so far raised about $3 billion dollars over the last decade, though it has only released one product, the Magic Leap 1 headset. The company raised $350 million of that funding just earlier this month, after laying off about 1,000 employees back in April and ditching its consumer business to focus on selling enterprise-grade devices to companies. … [Read more...] about Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz to step down
Can HBO Max take on Netflix?This programming plan is so busy it resembles Netflix's own weekly schedules of content drops, and that feels like the point. Not only do you get HBO's acclaimed dramas, miniseries and comedies, you also get a whole load of originals specifically made for the HBO Max streaming platform. And that's on top of lots of movies and shows you already know and enjoy. … [Read more...] about How will HBO Max beat Netflix? With all of these new TV shows