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Move Over SpaceX. Amazon Wants To Launch Thousands of Internet Satellites Too

Back in April 2019 Amazon signaled its intention to get into the internet satellite business. Following in the footsteps of SpaceX and their Starlink satellite system, Amazon intends to launch thousands of internet satellites in the coming years. Now that they’ve filed their application with the FCC, we have more details of their plan. Amazon is calling their system Project Kuiper, and they ... Read More »

Putin Wants His Own Internet

 When anti-government protests erupted on Russia’s side of the Caucasus Mountains in October, authorities did something they’d never done before: cut mobile internet service to an entire geographical area. For almost two weeks, tens of thousands of mainly Muslim Russians were prevented from accessing social media sites and sharing videos through their smartphones. Unlike China, where control of the internet ... Read More »

ZTE wants to do display holes for the earpiece now

The hate for notches and the push for higher screen-to-body ratios are about to create the latest craze of punch holes in the displays. There aren’t smartphones with camera holes in their front panels yet Samsung, Lenovo and Huawei are about to launch a trio of those next month. And now we learn ZTE is looking into holes in the ... Read More »

Love Jawa motorcycles? Anand Mahindra wants you to come to ‘Jawa Day’: Details

Every automobile enthusiast in India is pretty excited about the comeback of the Jawa brand. The Chairman of Mahindra & Mahindra, Anand Mahindra is also excited about the re-launch of the brand and keeps tweeting about Jawa on Twitter. After commenting that the Jawa bikes will be launched later this year in the Indian market, Anand Mahindra has asked Jawa ... Read More »

Microsoft Wants To Bring High-Speed Internet To Millions Of Americans In Rural Areas

Microsoft reportedly plans to announce a proposal to tap the unused spaces between television broadcasts to deliver high-speed broadband internet to more than 2 million Americans. The unused channels between TV broadcasts are called white spaces and they’re typically set aside for television channels, but they can also send internet data. Microsoft wants to use these white spaces to enhance broadband access in rural ... Read More »

Jorge Lorenzo wants Ducati to develop MotoGP bike like Yamaha

Jorge Lorenzo has called on Ducati to adopt a more Yamaha-like philosophy when it comes to developing its MotoGP bike, with more focus on chassis improvements. The three-time premier class champion has endured a tough start to his Ducati career since switching from Yamaha, with his ninth-place finish at Austin his top result so far. It puts him 13th in ... Read More »

Tokyo wants to make Olympic medals from old smartphones

Japan will kick off a drive this week to collect old smartphones and other portable gadgets so that they can be turned into medals for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics. The project will be launched on Thursday by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government with a goal of collecting up to 2 million used devices to recycle. Gadgets like smartphones contain small ... Read More »

Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung resigns, wants to get back into academics

The 65-year-old former bureaucrat will be going back to his “first love, which is academics”, said the press release issued by Jung’s office In picture, Former Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung (File Photo) RELATED STORIES Democratic decision making process cannot be threatened: IIT-Kharagpur Teacher booked under IPC section 323 and 341 for injuring student: Bihar NEET-UG in 6 additional languages ... Read More »

Intel wants to make its Internet of Things chips see, think, and act

Rolling out the internet of things means using devices as our eyes and ears and even asking them to make decisions for us. The chips at the heart of those devices play critical roles, and on Tuesday some of them got better at their jobs. While ARM introduced two minuscule processor architectures with security features borrowed from larger chips, Intel ... Read More »

This private equity giant wants to give landlords millions — here’s how

Brian Russo has been a real estate investor in Florida for two decades. During the housing crisis, he bought dozens of distressed homes, which he turned into rentals. He paid cash for all of them. In today’s market, cash is still king among investors because loans on investment properties are extremely expensive. Interest rates can be in the double digits, ... Read More »