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The Rebirth of the Digital Divide: How 5G Will Transform Hip Hop “5G will be the most transformational, because not only will it deliver faster and enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB) to consumers, it will enable hyper-connectivity between machines, people and things and boost a range of new technologies and industrial capabilities.” Source: Tech Radar Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles and Sacramento host the world’s first 5G networks built with Verizon...

As AI Takes Over Jobs: Female Workers May Have the Most to Lose, Especially If They Are Hispanic

Women, especially if they are Hispanic, may be at most financial risk from the automation of jobs says a new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. If the automation revolution is as bad as some researchers believe, almost half of all occupations in the U.S. are at risk of replacement by 2026. Truck drivers will be swapped out...

The Momo Challenge Resurfaces And Sparks Fear Within Parents

In 2018 the news of a viral social media game called The Momo Challenge circulated around the internet sparking fear in parents with young children who spend hours tapping away on their tablets and laptops. The origins of Momo varies with reports of the dangerous game starting on WhatsApp, players received deadly tasks from an unknown number after initial...
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Chinese Hospital Are Using Facial Recognition To Crackdown On This

Chinese hospitals are using facial recognition technology as part of a crackdown on people making doctors' appointments and then selling them for a profit. More than 30 hospitals in the capital Beijing are using the technology and have already identified 2,100 people who regularly appear to make appointments, but then sell them on to save customers queuing in line to...
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More Drama: Huawei Allegedly Involved in Stealing Apple Trade Secrets

While the theft of trade secrets is nothing new among technology firms, the new allegations against Huawei represent "a more brazen and elaborate system of seeking out secret information", said the report. Chinese tech giant Huawei has been involved in "a pattern of dubious tactics" to steal technology from its rivals, particularly Apple's China-based suppliers, The Information has claimed. While...
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5G, Foldable Smartphones to Dominate Mobile World Congress 2019

According to Thomas Husson, Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester, a global market research firm, the sessions on 5G and foldable phones are likely to cast a shadow over MWC. The buzz around the first 5G-enabled smartphone and foldable devices will be the talk of the town as the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019 opens in Barcelona next week....
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Tech This Out: Pentagon Thinks AI Could Help Troops Telepathically Control Machines

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is looking to build artificial intelligence into neural interfaces to let humans control machines with their thoughts. The Pentagon’s research office is exploring how artificial intelligence can improve technologies that link troops’ brains and bodies to military systems. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency recently began recruiting teams to research how AI tools could augment...
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Germany Ready To Consult Industry About Blockchain Potential

Germany has opened a consultation process on how to tap into the potential of blockchain technology ahead of presenting a strategy by the summer, government sources said on Monday. Berlin is a hub for startup companies of which around 170 in one way or another look at blockchain, the distributed ledger technology that underpins the bitcoin currency. There is great interest...
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Canon Launches A New Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera

Canon is bringing out a new full-frame mirrorless camera next to its EOS R model. The EOS RP is lighter than the previous model and $1,000  cheaper than the R. It also comes with an RF-mount lens, just like the EOS R. The camera body including battery and memory card, but without the lens, weighs only 485g. The CMOS sensor...
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Hackers Just Stole Over 600 Million Account Details From These Websites

The price appears to be relatively cheap because the information is targeted at spammers and credential stuffers who could use the information to also get access to other sites for which the users use the same usernames and passwords. Hackers have made available on the dark web details of some 617 million accounts stolen from 16 websites including ShareThis, Dubsmash...
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