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Xiaomi to launch Clubhouse counterpart for Android and iOS - 03/02/2021

Chinese company Xiaomi is going to relaunch the social network Xiaomi Mi Talk, which will be an alternative to Clubhouse. A special feature of the updated Xiaomi Mi Talk will be that it will be available immediately on Android and iOS, while Clubhouse so far only runs on iOS. Earlier in February, Xiaomi announced closure of its Xiaomi Mi Talk service. Following this, the company's founder and...

Japan to build the country's largest liquefied hydrogen plant - 02/26/2021

Japan's largest liquefied hydrogen plant is to be built by the Japanese company Itochu and France's Air Liquide. The Nikkei newspaper reported about it on 26 February. According to the newspaper, the new plant will be able to produce about 30 tons of liquefied hydrogen per day, which should be enough to fill 42 thousand hydrogen cars.  At present, Japan produces around 44 tonnes of...

Intel and Google Cloud sign 5G partnership - 02/24/2021

US telecoms companies Intel and Google Cloud have agreed to collaborate on 5G, Intel said in a press release. "Intel and Google Cloud today announced a collaboration to develop a telecoms cloud reference architecture and integrated solutions for carriers to accelerate 5G deployment," the release said. Highlights of the collaboration include the launch of a new test environment to help operators...

Clubhouse reports leaked users' conversations - 02/23/2021

Dialogs from some Clubhouse users leaked to a third-party site last weekend, the service has admitted. The company assured that it had blocked the hacker and was taking additional measures. One should not count on the privacy and security of conversations on the social network, experts warned. Online conversation service Clubhouse recorded a hacker attack last weekend, Bloomberg wrote with...

Apple starts hiring engineers for 6G communication networks - 02/19/2021

Apple is starting to work on the development of the 6G mobile communications technology. This is evidenced by several job announcements for engineers who will work with both 5G and 6G. Four of the vacancies relate to the company's San Diego and Silicon Valley offices, where Apple is developing wireless communications technology. "You'll have a rewarding and unique opportunity to make...

Accenture highlights tech trends for business in the coming years - 02/18/2021

Consulting firm Accenture has prepared a new report presenting the key technology trends that will affect business in the coming years. According to the report's authors, leadership in digital adoption has now become particularly important, with the revenues of leaders growing five times faster than that of the laggards, compared with only two times the gap between 2015 and 2018.  In...

All Jaguar cars will become electric by 2025 - 02/16/2021

Jaguar Land Rover announced that by 2025, all vehicles produced under the Jaguar brand will be electric. The first full electric vehicle under another JLR brand, Land Rover, will be released in 2024, and the number of electric models of that brand will grow to six in the next few years. The company has promised that by 2030 all the cars it produces will have an electric version, and by 2039 JLR...

Tesla adds TikTok to its cars for China - 02/15/2021

Tesla has added the TikTok app to its electric car software in China. For now, drivers will only be able to watch videos when they're not driving the car. US company Tesla, founded by billionaire Elon Musk, has included integration of the TikTok app in a software update for electric cars sold in China, Electrec reported, citing a message from Tesla's official account on Chinese social network...

New Windows major update announced - 02/02/2021

The next major update to Windows 10 is scheduled for release in June this year, reports Windows Latest. The journalists found the described release date of the new OS version on the Chromium project website. The announcement from Microsoft reads that the release of the operating system is expected in June.  According to the authors, the Windows 10 21H1 update will not receive major...

Telegram's audience exceeds 500 million monthly active users - 01/13/2021

In the first week of January, Telegram's monthly audience passed the 500 million active users mark. This was announced by the messenger's founder Pavel Durov. At the same time, in the last 72 hours, the audience, according to him, has grown by another 25 million. Earlier on Tuesday, CNBC, citing data from research company Apptopia, reported that the number of Telegram downloads around the world...
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