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Tall chip tale? Huawei’s backup plans leave experts unconvinced

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SAN FRANCISCO/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chip experts are calling out Huawei for its claims that it could ensure a steady supply chain without U.S. help, saying the technology the Chinese telecoms network gear maker buys from American companies would be “hard to replace”. FILE PHOTO: Visitors walk past Huawei’s booth during Mobile World Congress in Read More

Corning says it expects no impact from U.S. ban sales to Huawei

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(Reuters) – Corning Inc on Thursday said it does not believe that a U.S. order potentially restricting sales of components to Chinese telecoms gear maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd will have any material impact on its overall financial performance. Corning makes glass that goes into the fiber optic cables and equipment in telecommunications gear. The Read More

UK energy network firms rattled by Labour state ownership plan

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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s opposition Labour Party intends to take energy networks back into state ownership if elected, prompting infrastructure owners to warn of damage to investment, high taxpayer costs and a slower transition to green energy. FILE PHOTO: Workers paint an electricity pylon near Lymm, northern England February 18, 2015.REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo Labour’s shadow Read More

National Grid says state ownership would delay UK’s move to green energy

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(Reuters) – A plan by Britain’s opposition Labour party to take the country’s energy networks back into state ownership would damage investment and delay the move to greener energy sources, National Grid said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Workers paint an electricity pylon near Lymm, northern England February 18, 2015.REUTERS/Phil Noble/File Photo “At a time when Read More

Vodafone presses Germany for more help in broadband rollout: Welt am Sonntag

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BERLIN (Reuters) – Vodafone wants the German government to facilitate the rollout of ultrafast fiber broadband connections to homes and businesses by investing in the “last mile” of networks, the company’s Germany chief was quoted saying. FILE PHOTO: Vodafone Deutschland CEO Hannes Ametsreiter speaks to media at the CeBIT trade fair, the world’s biggest computer Read More

Connecting my bird box camera to the web

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Since my parents retired, they have spent more and more time enjoying the birds that visit their garden. The British Trust for Ornithology estimates that the public spends more than £200m on bird food each year, so my parents are not alone. My dad even got into a battle of wills with a local squirrel, Read More

Electrical fire, lightning, or criminal act? Aviation experts on likely cause of Russian plane crash

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As investigators begin to piece together what happened to the Sukhoi Superjet 100 that crash-landed in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, two aviation experts told RT that certain possibilities can’t be ruled out. Aeroflot Flight SU1492 left Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport on Sunday, bound for Murmansk. However, the plane returned to the airport and crash-landed in a Read More

Assange’s father slams US pursuit of Wikileaks founder as ‘revenge’ for exposing war destruction

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Julian Assange’s father John Shipton has blasted the US for seeking “vindictive revenge” on his son for WikiLeaks exposing the US “destruction” of Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and Syria and the “millions killed” in wars. Assange is being punished for exposing the “grand narrative of every heinous crime of the late 20th century,” Lipton told protesters Read More

Iceland court orders Visa & Mastercard partner Valitor to pay $10mn over WikiLeaks banking block

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Valitor, a partner of Visa and Mastercard, must pay WikiLeaks US$10 million for refusing to lift its 2011 banking blockade against the whistleblowing site despite a court order, local media reports. The District Court of Reykjavik is ordering Valitor to fork over some $10 million (1.2 billion Icelandic krona) to WikiLeaks payment processor DataCell and Read More

BOEM: New OceanReports tool brings ocean data to the masses

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4/22/2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new, web-based interactive tool for ocean mapping and planning created by the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will give everyone from ocean industries to coastal managers, students, as well as the general public, the Read More