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2020 tech trends: Electric bicycles and 5G networks - 12/12/2019

Consulting and auditing company Deloitte presented a report by TMT Predictions 2020, dedicated to the main tech and media trends for 2020. The company’s analysts believe that in 2020, we will see the rapid development of satellite Internet, the massive introduction of AI chips into gadgets and the introduction of private 5G networks. Speaking about the development of AI, the company believes that...

World's largest palladium producer to launch platform for digital metal tokens exchange - 12/10/2019

Russian Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel) is testing a platform for trading digital metal tokens. According to co-owner of the company Vladimir Potanin, the official launch of the project can take place in the Western countries or in the Middle East, because the law on digital financial assets has not yet been adopted in Russia, the company’s homeland. Norilsk Nickel, the world's largest producer of...

US Cargo Dragon successfully docked with the ISS - 12/09/2019

Cargo Dragon by SpaceX, the U.S., launched into orbit on Sunday, successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS), the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said. Cargo Dragon docked to the American segment of the station, the Harmony module. Before that, a ship approaching the ISS was captured with the help of the 17-meter Canadarm-2 manipulator arm,...

China will help create international face recognition rules - 12/06/2019

Face recognition technology has been used for years by airports, police and intelligence agencies in dozens of countries. However, this area remains unregulated in any way in many of them. The need to create universally accepted international rules in this area is obvious. China, the EU and the USA are making efforts in this direction, and so far the PRC is confidently leading the race. Last...

Bloomberg switches from Whatsapp to Telegram - 12/05/2019

Bloomberg will close its WhatsApp news channel on December 7th. Instead, the agency’s publications will appear on Telegram. Bloomberg explained the decision by saying that Facebook, owner of WhatsApp, has changed the messaging order. On December 7, Bloomberg will close the news channel in the WhatsApp messenger and start publishing its texts on Telegram instead. The agency wrote about this on...

Bitcoin goes shopping: Crypto ATMs appear in US shopping malls - 11/28/2019

Bitstop company, one of the crypto ATMs of which can be found at the Miami airport, has partnered with US Simon Malls. Bitcoin terminals have appeared at five Simon Malls malls in California, Georgia, and Florida. According to Andrew Barnard, Head of Bitstop crypto-manufacturing company, such devices can introduce a new audience to the field of digital money. “We will allow customers to...

Apple's unexpected presentation: What to expect? - 11/20/2019

On December 2, Apple will hold an extraordinary press presentation. As follows from the invitations sent to reporters, the event will be dedicated to “our favorite applications and games of 2019”. This notification came out of the blue for both analysts and the press. If the company is really going to talk about the most popular games and applications, then earlier Apple issued a regular press...

Apple deletes vape apps from AppStore - 11/19/2019

Apple has announced removal of 181 vaping-related apps from the App Store, CNBC reports. Developers will no longer be able to upload such programs to store. It is known that those applications that are already downloaded and located on users’ smartphones will not be blocked and will continue to work. The motive for such a radical decision was the numerous reports of thousands of cases of...

Adidas to suspend robotic production in USA and Germany - 11/12/2019

Adidas will close production of sneakers at its two robotic "high-speed" plants in Germany and the United States until April next year. Bloomberg called it a step backward for the company, which hoped that these facilities will be the beginning of a new era of production. The German company Adidas announced suspension of production at robotic plants in the USA and Germany until April 2020. The...

China starts working on 6G - 11/08/2019

China has begun work on 6G networks, CNBC reported with reference to the country’s Ministry of Science and Technology. According to Deputy Minister Wang Xi, the 6G project is at an “initial stage,” and it’s not yet clear how to approach its development from a technical point of view. The ministry will create two working groups. One will consist of specialized state ministries, the other - from 37...
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