“The new 5G satellite NB-IoT technology established a bi-directional link from MediaTek’s satellite-enabled standard NB-IoT device to a commercial GEO satellite, breaking new ground for a truly global IoT coverage. The successful test builds the foundation for hybrid satellite and cellular networks to enable new ubiquitous 5G IoT services at a global scale.”
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Tech That Paved The Way For E-Bike Boom
Millions of people across the world bought bikes during the pandemic. For some, it was a means of transportation and a way to avoid buses and trains. For others, it was a form of recreation. But even in this hot market, e-bikes were an especially bright spot, with U.S. sales alone tripling in 2020. While they are popular, they aren’t new. In fact, e-bikes have a long history. Patents for the earliest models were issued 120 years ago. So what made them so popular now? The answer lies in new technologies that make them faster, safer and longer-lasting.
Ericsson Launched Time-Critical Communication For Real-Time 5G Experiences
In the recent announcement, Ericsson revealed its plans about enhancing its 5G capabilities with the launch of an end-to-end solution that will guarantee the consistent low latency and high reliability demanded by time-critical applications and services for consumers, enterprises, and public sector.
Amazon Prime Video unveiled interactive clip-sharing feature
This first-of-its-kind feature, powered by X-Ray, is currently available for Prime Video users in the U.S. using iOS mobile devices.
Backed by Robust Digital Payments Ecosystem, Democratization of Credit to be Next Big Wave in India: Mastercard
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STUDY HIGHLIGHTING 5G Pacesetters
5G-enabled consumer services can unlock up to USD 3.7 trillion in cumulative revenue opportunities for communications service providers (CSPs) by 2030. This report outlines that 5G pacesetters who can demonstrate an ability to adopt new technologies, influence consumer perception and are prepared to invest and focus on 5G service innovation, are already stepping ahead of competitors in the race to new revenue opportunities. By exploring new 5G-enabed opportunities, more CSPs can become 5G pacesetters and grow their revenues at the same rate. - Jasmeet Singh Sethi Head of Consumer Lab, Ericsson Research
Twitter now available in US, New Zealand; allows subscribers to Undo Tweets, read Ad-Free News
First launched in Australia and Canada earlier this year, Twitter Blue—the subscription service offered by the microblogging platform—is now available in the United States and New Zealand across iOS, Android and web. Twitter Blue is available for a monthly price of US $2.99 / NZ$ 4.49 and with it, Twitter aims to offer subscribers, even more, features, more content, and more ways to participate in the conversation.
SNIPPETS OF ANNOUNCEMENTS MADE AT THE SEVENTH EDITION OF Google for India 2021
At the seventh edition of Google for India, which was held online on November 18th, Google announced a slate of new product features and partnerships in the country aimed at extending the benefits of India’s growing digital economy to more people. Announcements underline Google’s growing focus on product innovations that will help new Internet users in India get easier access to information in Indian languages, create more natural ways for local language speakers to interact with the internet, make the Android experience more helpful, and provide support to India’s small businesses and youth.
Threat Spotlight: Remote code execution vulnerabilities
Anyone with access to an endpoint with a vulnerable version of software can execute arbitrary commands over an HTTP request without the need of an authorization header. The expected response to this request would be a 401 “Unauthorized” response page. However, the user can execute commands with root privileges. These threats were previously seen during the Equifax attack back in 2017.
Zoho Corporation launched a new business division, to offer a collaborative e-learning platform
Zoho Corporation recently announced the launch of a new business division in India named TrainerCentral, designed to provide the growing community of knowledge creators a single platform to host live sessions as well as sell on-demand courses, evaluate students, build an engaged learner community, and manage their business.
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MEET THE COUPLES - Married at First Sight
The Lone Star State gets a little less lonely as Season 13 of the arranged-nuptials sensation heads to Houston. And according to exec producer Montré Burton, the show is “bringing more diversity than ever,” including its first Asian American couple, Bao and Johnny (above), and a cast mostly in their thirties instead of twenties. Here, we introduce the twosomes (matched by Married’s stable of experts) who will permanently altar their future.
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