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Is radiation from 5G technology bad for your health?

The fifth generation of mobile internet, 5G, which has recently started operating in some cities in the UK, has raised several questions about possible risks of radiation to health. The new technology – which has been running since April in South Koreaand parts of the United States – is still under testing in …

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Amazon officials make protests and strikes in several countries

Thousands of Amazon officials organized a coordinated protest movement on Monday in Europe and the United States, including strikes, to demand better working conditions coinciding with Amazon Prime Day’s overpowering days. In Germany, the strike against “promotions over wages” mobilized “more than two thousand” employees at seven of the company’s …

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US senators say they do not trust Facebook’s plan to launch a criptomoeda

Facebook vice president David Marcus, who coordinated the launch of the pound, the crypto-social network, testified on Tuesday to the US Senate. He will also be heard on the Financial Services Committee of the House of Representatives on Wednesday (17). Marcus answered questions from senators skeptical and concerned about the intentions of the …

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Waymo tests free wi-fi in stand-alone taxis in the USA

The Waymo , company that also belongs to the owner of Google is testing free wi-fi in their autonomous taxis running since last December in Phoenix, USA. In late April, she also launched music streaming without ads for passengers, via Google Play. Waymo also seeks to attract families with non-technological advantages: it has installed a child …

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IBM Completes Red Hat Purchase of $ 34 Billion

The IBM completed on Tuesday (9) the acquisition of open source software maker Red Hat in the cloud for $ 34 billion, which is the largest operation of the company’s history. In the acquisition operation, IBM paid $ 190 for each Red Hat share. The company said that Red Hat will now be integrated …

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Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google will testify at the US Congress in antitrust hearing

Business and finance executives of giants Amazon , Apple , Facebookand Alphabet, the company that owns Google , will testify before a congressional committee of the US House of Representatives next Tuesday (16), in a hearing for discuss the enormous market power exercised by online platforms. In a statement on Tuesday (9), the House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust …

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