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Nokia CEO says 6G will arrive by 2030 and AR glasses will overtake phone

Mehdi Bennis is an associate professor at the University of Oulu in Finland researching 6G. Elizabeth Schulze | CNBC Nokia CEO Pekka Lundmark expects 6G mobile networks to be in operation by the end of the decade but he doesn’t think the smartphone will be the most “common interface” by then. Speaking on a panel …

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Electronics set to rise as chip giants like TSMC, Samsung hike prices

A man walks past TSMC’s logo at the company’s headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Sam Yeh | AFP | Getty Images Products that rely on semiconductors are set to get even more expensive as chip foundries prepare to increase their prices, according to analysts. The world’s biggest foundries — including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Samsung and …

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Davos: IMF warns global economy faces ‘biggest test’ since WWII

As the first World Economic Forum to be held in person since 2020 opened in Davos, Switzerland on Monday, the International Monetary Fund said the economy faces “perhaps its biggest test since the Second World War.” “We face a potential confluence of calamities,” IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said in a statement. She warned that …

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Tom Still: Business plan contest finalists capture range of ideas in Wisconsin | Business News

From three plans for cleaning large amounts of water to a nutraceutical to keep your dog from itching, and from medical science breakthroughs to novel ways to employ intelligence, virtual reality and software, the “Diligent Dozen” in the 2022 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest represent a cross-section of tech innovation in Wisconsin. Make that the …

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EA Was Deep In Merger Talks With NBCUniversal

photo: Christian Petersen (Getty Images) The video game market is consolidating like never before, and Electronic Arts is scrambling like everyone else. the battlefield and Fifa maker recently pursued a merger with NBCUniversal, and also held potential acquisition talks with Disney, Apple, and other companies, according to a new report by puck. While a deal …

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EU plans renewables expansion, says coal needed a little while longer

A wind turbine and coal in Lower Saxony, Germany. The EU’s desire to wean itself off Russian hydrocarbons means it will need to find fossil fuels from other parts of the world to plug supply gaps. Mia Bucher | Picture Alliance | Getty Images The European Commission has fleshed out details of a plan to …

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Oceans reached record heat, acidity in 2021: UN report

A diver inspects transplanted coral near Dibba Port in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, June 15, 2020. Christopher Pike | Reuters Oceans reached their hottest and most acidic levels on record last year, the World Meteorological Organization said Wednesday, marking a major consequence of climate change from human-induced greenhouse gas emissions. The findings were part of …

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Apple gave mixed-reality headset demo to board of directors: report

An augmented reality feature shows the finished Apple Park at the Apple Park Visitor Center on November 17, 2017 in Cupertino, California. Amy Osborne | AFP | Getty Images Apple’s board of directors previewed its mixed-reality headset last week, according to Bloomberg, suggesting that Apple’s next major new product category could launch soon. For Apple, …

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