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Survey: Asian mobile Internet is the fastest - 06/22/2017

According to the analytical company OpenSignal, which studied data on the mobile Internet in 75 countries, every fifth of the countries already have available 4G-networks with a speed of more than 30 MB/s. LTE (4G) is currently the fastest option for wireless Internet access from mobile devices - the average speed is 16.2 MB/s, while 3G provides only 4.4 MB/s, and mobile Wi-Fi - 8.8 MB/s. The...

Artificial intelligence will bring $ 1.1 trillion to business - 06/20/2017

Research company International Data Corporation (IDC) and American developer Salesforce presented a joint study in which they positively assessed the prospects for the introduction of artificial intelligence, especially in customer information management (CRM) systems. According to experts' forecasts, the new technology will create more than 823.7 thousand jobs and increase business revenue by $...

Hyperloop One goes to Europe - 06/07/2017

Hyperloop One will build tracks for super-fast transport not only in the US, but also in Europe. Nine European routes with a length of 5 thousand km have already been presented. "In our view, we will connect the whole of Europe to our Hyperloop One system one day, uniting the whole continent," said Shervin Pishevar, co-founder and executive chairman of Hyperloop One. According to the company’s...

Biometric banking is flourishing in the Middle East and Asia - 05/30/2017

According to HSBC’s latest report "Trust in Technology", countries of Asia and the Middle East are ahead of the West in the implementation of biometric technologies. India tops the list of countries with the greatest distribution of biometric identification tools. The country’s residents three times more often (9%) used "iris recognition" for identification, compared to residents of any other...

What will the house of tomorrow look like? - 05/30/2017

Although home-building is one of the oldest trades in the world, it bears remarkable energy for innovation. Around the world, research and development labs are working on improving our abodes in all ways, designing homes that will be more affordable, more secure, with better energetic performance. What do the engineers and inventors of the world have in store for us? The concept of regulating...

First-ever 3D-printed rocket launched in New Zealand - 05/26/2017

American company Rocket Lab launched Electron, a light-weight rocket. This launch can be called outstanding thanks to several reasons - Electron is the first 3D-printed rocket, it’s launch is premiere for New Zealand, and it’s been held at a private spaceport. The rocket could not be put into orbit, but Rocket Lab is not giving up, and is going to conduct several more missile launches this year....

Lenovo and HTC to release stand-alone VR helmets - 05/19/2017

At the conference I/O 2017, Google told about a completely autonomous virtual reality helmet for Daydream, developed with the support of Qualcomm. The device does not need a computer or a smartphone; neither it is cable-powered. Google is working with partners to create virtual reality helmets (VRs) that do not require a PC or smartphones to work. They also need no external markers or cameras to...

Creator of Hololens: Smartphones will be dead soon - 05/12/2017

Considering how much modern people has become dependent on smartphones, it's not surprising that this gadget enjoys great popularity. Check the temperature outside the window, read the news, check the email and messages from friends in numerous messengers, laugh at ridiculous pictures on social networks - all this can be done with a single compact device. No one could have dreamed of such a thing...

Flying cars turning future into reality - 04/26/2017

Kitty Hawk project, co-financed by one of Google's founders Larry Page, published the first video of a flying vehicle with vertical take-off. The electric flyer’s creators claim that it does not require a flight license to operate it, and they promise to present serial samples by the end of this year. Kitty Hawk Flyer flying copter is able to handle one person of average weight. Like an ordinary...

Electric luxury at Shanghai motor show - 04/20/2017

The international motor show, started in Shanghai this week, has already surprised its visitors with an abundance of prime electric cars from almost all the companies present at this event. At the same time, the current car dealers have one peculiarity: the richest Chinese middle class wants to buy cars of a luxury cars or SUVs, and Chinese authorities, concerned about the severe environmental...
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