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Global 5G deal poses significant threat to weather forecast accuracy, experts warn

A satellite image shows a mid-latitude cyclone swirling in the Gulf of Alaska on Nov. 12. (NOAA) (NOAA/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock) Andrew Freedman Editor focusing on extreme weather, climate change, science and the environment. November 22 A long-awaited international deal governing how the world’s technology companies should roll out 5G technology poses serious risks to weather forecast accuracy, […]

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Facebook disables Russian, Iranian networks, illustrating continued 2020 election threat

The Internet Research Agency is the Kremlin-backed entity that sowed social and political unrest during the 2016 presidential race. Facebook described the network it disabled Monday as a “well-resourced operation,” focused on the U.S., “that took consistent operational security steps to conceal their identity and location.” It operated primarily on Instagram, which belongs to Facebook, […]

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Amazon Prime, Netflix face a new threat of language specific subscriptions from a local streaming player in India

Zee5, one of the biggest streaming players in the Indian market, plans on diversifying its subscription plans based on languages and introduce weekly options. Tarun Katial, CEO of Zee5, believes this will not only meet the demand for regional content for users but also for advertisers who have thus far been unsuccessful in reaching out […]