In the global race for widespread 5G deployment, researchers along with the telecom industry has pushed the limits of lab testing and are ready to create larger test beds for 5G applications including VR and autonomous travel. The National Science Foundation has announced it will invest $100 million over then next seven years to build 5G test bed networks, starting with two U.S. cities, New York and Salt Lake City.
Got rats? There’s an app for that. Victor pest traps and Comcast have teamed up to connect the old-school mouse trap and build a smarter version that cuts down on maintenance, monitoring and tracks data.
Picture it: Neighbors decide to pool their money to invest in the basics their neighborhoods need to survive and thrive. It’s an idea that Cooperative Capital has launched in Detroit to help revitalize abandoned homes, but it’s not exactly a revolutionary idea. It’s taxes; they’ve invented taxes.
In just the latest signal from the Trump administration it’s prepared for a full-scale trade war, FCC Ajit Pai said in a letter to lawmakers he’s planning to “take action” against Chinese telecom companies like Huawai, ZTE, citing concerns over spying on behalf of the Chinese government.
Yesterday Apple launched a new, low-cost iPad during another of its now iconic product launch presentations. What followed was a craven attempt by the most powerful company in the world to co-opt the good will of the American public education system while willfully ignoring the multiple crises our schools and teachers face everyday. Not a good look.
Another day, another Apple hardware issue discovered. It seems that those wireless charging pads have a downside. When you dock your phone on the wireless charging pad, rather than using it exclusively when you need a charge, is bad for the battery.