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Apple may change your chargers again

According to the Patently Apple website, the US Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday published a pair of Apple patent applications that show the change in the shape of the charging adapter, known as lighting connector. The central idea behind developing this wedge-shaped next-generation connector is to increase water resistance by creating a tight vacuum… Read More »

5G is coming to the US faster than expected

We’re very excited that all the US operators are really taking seriously the path to 5G. Many have announced that they will bring it to market by the end of the year. Some of them have announced pilot cities, but the excitement is there. We believe that there will be commercial deployment by the end… Read More »

Facebook announces new networking partnerships to bring more people

Facebook announced new partner initiatives for its Terragraph wireless system and OpenCellular base station project. The Telecom Infra Project, which aims to advance work in networking infrastructure, has grown to include some 500 companies. Facebook announced new partner projects related to two of its next-generation wireless initiatives Facebook initially announced Terragraph in 2016, as a… Read More »

The Secret Service is warning banks of a new ATM robbery HACK.

At least six attacks have taken place within the last week. They ranged in location from the Pacific Northwest to the Gulf region to New England. Thieves have stolen over $1 million in attacks so far. Similar jackpotting attacks spread through Latin America last year. In recent months, activity around ATM hacking and jackpotting has… Read More »

Amazon reports nearly $2 billion in profit

Its numbers had some people doing a double take, after earnings per share came in at $3.75, more than double the $1.85 that analysts surveyed by Yahoo Finance were estimating. Net income was $1.9 billion for the quarter. For the full 2017 year, it was $3 billion. This was partly due to a tax cut… Read More »

The demise of men?

What’s more, the Y chromosome has degenerated rapidly, leaving females with two perfectly normal X chromosomes, but males with an X and a shriveled Y. If the same rate of degeneration continues, the Y chromosome has just 4.6m years left before it disappears completely. This may sound like a long time, but it isn’t when… Read More »