“Expect 6G in 2028, enabling mobile holograms and digital twins”.
There is a new lithium battery that “charges faster” and is less explody:
Here is a post about the “electric crypto Balkan acid test”
Reports are in that “the JEDEC Solid State Technology Association is releasing the final specification for its next mainstream memory standard, DDR5 SDRAM.”
Here is news of “a European rival to workplace messaging app Slack” that has won a contract for “supplying half a million licences to help communication in the German education system.”
The government in India has asked “59 banned Chinese apps to answer 77 questions over content, practices”
If there is no reply within 3 weeks apparently “unspecified follow-up action would be taken”
Fans of Red Dead Online “are dressing up as clowns to protest Rockstar” because reasons:
According to this report “A leading Catalan pro-independence politician has accused the Spanish government of spying on his mobile phone.”
This may not end well.
If you have ever wondered what it is like to be a cell tower repairman in rural Mexico, there is a web page for that.
Spoiler alert: “There is a sense of powerlessness”.
The Minnesota Attorney General’s Office started an investigation int customer service problems at Frontier communications and now Frontier Communications has agreed to “pay restitution of $750,000 and spend $10 million to upgrade its broadband network” ow.ly/arUj30qYCYP
Reports are in that “Amazon has told staff who can work from home to do so until Jan. 8.” If only those workers had a way to get supplies delivered while working from home. ow.ly/eoxY30qYCZN
Attention forex traders and brokers:
If you have ever wondered where you can “download 11,710 free-to-use photos of roadside Americana” there is a web page for that:
Here is the story of a guy who “is crossing the country in Google Street View, one click at a time” because why the heck not:
Soon there will be no need to download the Zoom app to your work tablet, they will be selling “a $599 touchscreen device for remote workers” with the Zoom app pre-installed.
NOW HEAR THIS:
“Amazon warns Alexa Echo Buds earphones pose overheating safety risk”
Today’s data breach news includes this story about a “hack of 251 law enforcement websites that exposes the personal data of 700,000 cops”
Reports are in that NBCUniversal has launched a new streaming service “for $4.99 a month and an ad-free premium membership for $9.99 a month” because what the world really, really needs now is more paid streaming services.
Yesterdays news: 5 Ghz for home Wi-Fi networks.
Today’s topic: A “laser-based underwater Wi-Fi system for sub-sea data networks”
Apple’s China App Store is reportedly now 2,500 times less gamey than in was in June.
If you frequently encounter ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics and are frustrated trying to understand their meaning, Google’s new “hieroglyphics translator powered by AI” has you covered.
Here is a post about “how WeChat (the most popular social app in China) conducts surveillance of images and files shared on the platform and uses the monitored content to train censorship algorithms.”
Reuters has released an “illustrated guide on what deepfakes are — and how to spot them.”
…or have they?
If you have been noticing lately that your Microsoft Outlook is crashing “with 0xc0000005 errors” you are not alone.
Bonus content: “how to fix”
If you received a message on Twitter today from Elon Musk, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Jeff Bezos, or Bill Gates asking you to send them Bitcoin, just don’t do it.