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What 5G wireless devices will do that 4G cannot

Video: 5G services could change everything, but just not yet The challenges of making a handheld device receive several simultaneous signals from sub-millimeter wave frequencies, remain extraordinary. They’re as daunting, and perhaps as seemingly insurmountable, as the ones NASA engineers faced in the mid-1960s after the Apollo 1 fire, as …

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Lewis Hamilton cleans up plastic littered beach

Lewis Hamilton has called on people to stop using plastic and polystyrene after cleaning a beach that was covered in rubbish. In a video posted to his Twitter feed, the Formula One world champion called the litter “disgusting” and urged his followers not to buy plastic and polystyrene. A bare-chested …

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June’s second-gen oven starts at $599

All of the good press the June Intelligent Oven got when it launched in late 2016 was overshadowed by one key thing: that ridiculously high price tag. The startup drew comparisons to the now defunct train wreck that was Juicero, with one review going so far as calling it “everything …

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The best tablets for 2018: Our top picks

Image: ipopba, Getty Images/iStockphoto For many people, the tablet era began in 2010 with the launch of the original 9.7-inch iPad. But tablet devices have a much longer history than that. For example, I recall seeing Bill Gates show off the first prototype Windows tablet at Comdex in Las Vegas …

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Carrie Underwoods Comments About Fertility Leave Fans Divided

Carrie Underwood’s fans make up the kind of celeb support system that rallies around the star whenever the news cycle warrants it. Or just because. Basically, they’re ride or die. They’ve supported her new albums. They encouraged her after an accident left her with 40 face stitches. And they can’t seem to …

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Discovery profit misses on Scripps acquisition costs

David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images David Zaslav, president and chief executive officer of Discovery Communications Inc. Discovery missed analyst estimates for quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the owner of Discovery Channel and Animal Planet took on more costs related to integration of the recently acquired Scripps network. …

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Sanchez Energy seeking outside advice

Aug. 7 (UPI) — While its production increased from last year, U.S. shale player Sanchez Energy said Tuesday it was looking for outside advice to improve its performance. CEO Tony Sanchez III said the board of directors was soliciting outside advice to guide it through a review of corporate performance …

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