Intel and Foxconn show off 5G facial recognition
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Pay for your goods with your face

Intel and Foxconn have demonstrated how facial recognition capabilities possible in 5G technology can be used to make payments.

AI might falter due to human shortage
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Market demand for millions

A new report from Chinese tech giant Tencent said that there are only 300,000 “AI researchers and practitioners” worldwide, but the “market demand” is for millions of roles.

Home cable continues to die
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40 percent of US people will cut the cable by 2030

By 2030, as many as 40 percent of Americans will have cut the cord to their cable companies and telephones according to predictions in a new report by market outfit TDG Research.

US does not need court order for backdoors
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Our spies can do what they like

The increasingly autocratic oligarchic junta running the United States has decided it does not need any court order to insist that software companies give its spooks backdoor access to their products.

Google Go might make cheap phones better
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Android might get better on cheaper phones

Google is working on a way of making cheaper Android Phones run better with a cut down version of Android called Go.

5G likely to be C-band
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05 December 2017

5G likely to be C-band

ABI research thinks 5G is all at C

According to new findings from ABI Research, while the use of mmWave is one of the most distinguishing features of 5G, in the near term the C-Band is emerging with the most global consensus for the timely launch of commercial 5G network in 2019.

Apple and Google’s Chinese climbdown
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Supporting the Great FireWall

In Big Brother, before a dissident was executed, they were expected to publicly renounce their own crimes and praise the government. In China Apple and Google have been doing just that.

Ireland starts collecting back tax from Apple
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Sort of

The Fruity Cargo Cult is starting to pay back tax in Ireland, despite the fact it has denied doing anything illegal.

Apple’s comedy programming strikes again
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Novice security flaw patch destroyed by update

Apple’s comedy programming team has struck again and released a software update which undoes an emergency security patch which undid a security flaw which was so basic a toddler on crack would not have written it.

Multi-channel wi-fi antennas are good to go
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For higher density wi-fi networks

Edgewater Wireless Systems has teamed up with  Galtronics to produce what they have called the world's first antenna solution designed specifically for multi-channel wi-fi products.