The next generation of wireless technology is fast-approaching as multiple countries around the world are racing for its development and subsequent wide-scale application. The quicker nation states and their companies are able to successfully establish the prospective technological infrastructure, the quicker they will be able to reap the massive economic assets and advantages. And as of recently, it seems that China is in good shape to cross the finish line first.Specifically known as 5G, or the fifth generation of mobile networks, the technical classification is for now ill-defined standards of advanced wireless systems — (the formulation of criteria is currently an ongoing process for a handful of industry organizations). In general, it means a substantially increased internet capacity, which will inevitably cause a number of positive changes like smoother device-to-device communications, lower energy consumption, and overall more reliable and faster networks. If such … [Read more...] about The Race To 5G Technology: How America Could Lose Out On The Next Biggest Thing
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Careless elites in government and in universities help the Chinese government steal U.S. technology and get taxpayer funding for Chinese research, according to a bipartisan report by the Senate investigations committee. “This report follows an eight-month investigation into how the American taxpayer has, in effect, unwittingly funded research that has contributed to China’s global rise over the past 20 years,” GOP Sen. Rob Portman said November 19. he continued:Our investigation focused on China’s most prominent program called the Thousand Talents Plan. Launched in 2008, China designed the Thousand Talents Plan to recruit 2,000 high-quality overseas experts. By 2017, China dramatically exceeds its recruitment goal, recruiting more than 7,000 ‘high-end professionals.’ Our report also details how the Chinese Communist Party controls and administers these talent recruitment programs. The FBI failed to see the problem for a decade, and universities … [Read more...] about Senate Report: Careless Elites Help China Steal Americans’ Technology
BOSTON (CBS) – Two men who left Massachusetts on Veterans Day for a 500-mile run to Virginia to raise awareness about veteran suicide are on the verge of completing their mission. Josh Milich and Brian Tjersland are expected to arrive at Arlington National Cemetery Friday. They are running 500 miles in 12 days, from the Massachusetts National Cemetery on Cape Cod to Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. They have been averaging more than 40 miles a day, fighting off rain, snow and injuries. (CBS News graphic) Milich and Tjersland are running for Mission 22, an organization that provides treatment to veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). “They go over and put themselves at risk for us and they come back and don’t know how to ask for help and they really need to know there are people out there to support them,” Tjersland told WBZ-TV earlier this month. CBS News caught up with them in Philadelphia this week. “It’s OK to not … [Read more...] about 2 Men Finishing 500 Mile Run From Cape Cod To Virginia To Raise Awareness About Veteran Suicide
More than 1,500 complaints of unwanted sexual approaches, many targeting children, have been made against popular social networking apps in Apple's App Store, in contrast to what Apple prominently markets as a "safe and trusted place," according to a Washington Post investigation. The complaints about popular social media platforms that connect strangers in video conversations, known as "random chat apps," serve as digital cries for help. "A man who is sick in the head and disgusting decided to show some things that shouldn't have been shown," read one review of the app Monkey in September. Another one from last month warned, "This is a lawsuit waiting to happen. Predators are all over this site." Using a machine learning algorithm to identify App Store reviews containing reports of unwanted sexual content, racism and bullying, The Post sifted through more than 130,000 reviews of six random chat apps, all but one of which were ranked in the top 100 for social networking by Apple … [Read more...] about Apple says its App Store is ‘a safe and trusted place.’ We found 1,500 reports of unwanted sexual behavior on six apps, some targeting minors.
(BPT) - When marveling at the ways modern technology has impacted our daily lives, people most frequently cite areas such as communication, transportation, entertainment and health care. But there’s one arena where technology is making huge differences that often gets left out of the discussion — home cooking. At this year’s WestEdge Design Fair, the West Coast's annual premium contemporary design fair, cutting-edge culinary technology was on full display, highlighting the many ways lives of home cooks have been transformed due to recent innovations. Daily demonstrations and samplings at the event’s “Signature Kitchen Suite Culinary Pavilion” revealed the latest state-of-the-art equipment created to make cooking not just easier and more precise, but also healthier and tastier. Among the key innovations showcased at this noteworthy design event were the newest offerings from luxury kitchen appliance brand Signature Kitchen Suite, designed to provide … [Read more...] about How cutting-edge technology is transforming cooking