Month: October 2017

  • Adtran and CCS collaborate on millimetre wave for 5G

      Open networking systems supplier Adtran and 5G millimetre-wave (mmWave) backhaul and gigabit access specialist Cambridge Communications Solutions (CCS) are to collaborate on self-organising mmWave technology for backhaul and access capabilities in future 5G mobile networks By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers. You also…

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  • 10 White Elephant Gifts That Will Get a Laugh at the Office Party

    White Elephant is a traditional holiday game in which participants compete over a selection of shitty gifts by stealing less shitty gifts from other participants. It’s like Secret Santa, but more villainous. If your office, book club, or drinking buddies want to do a White Elephant exchange this year, here’s a selection of gifts under $20 that will spark hilarity,…

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  • Kim Jong-un praises cosmetics factory staff for making North Korea's women 'more beautiful'

    North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un took a break from warmongering and firing ballistic missiles at the weekend to inspect a cosmetics factory in the country’s capital, Pyongyang. State newswire KCNA reported that his wife, Ri Sol-ju, made a rare public appearance to join him, releasing undated photos of her gazing over his shoulder as he picks up cosmetic products and…

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  • 10 Hunting Gear Upgrades You Need to Make Now

      Mystery Ranch Dragon Slayer   Few brands have the pedigree Mystery Ranch does. Since 2004 they’ve landed countless government contracts to design and produce bags for hyper specialized American and foreign special forces units—everyone from Seal Team 6 to the even more badass, classified groups that don’t even technically exist. The Montana-based brand is as rugged as it gets,…

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  • Digital twins: Revolutionising product businesses

      At its annual Minds+Machines conference in San Francisco last year, GE showcased how a digital twin could be used to optimise real-world industrial assets. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers. You also agree that your personal information may be transferred and processed in…

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  • Stephen Hawking Released His Ph.D. Thesis for Free and It Crashed Cambridge’s Website

      Stephen Hawking was 24 years old when he published his doctoral thesis “Properties of expanding universes,” in which he examined the consequences of a universe if it were forever growing. It was 1966, and Hawking was not yet an internationally recognized figure and respected theoretical physicist. A half century later, per popular demand, that thesis is now available to…

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  • Icelandic voters set to oust centre-right government in snap election

    But political scandals, a growing sense of inequality and worries about immigration are jeopardising stability in one of the most homogeneous nations on earth. The previous government was felled last year by the Panama Papers scandal over offshore tax havens. The Independence Party has dominated power for decades. It wants to reduce the national debt and cut taxes on individuals…

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  • 10 Real Coaches Whose Lives Should Be Movies

      Mike Krzyzewski, Duke University basketball So revered is the Duke basketball coach of 36 years that they may as well shut down the program when he retires. For one thing, the court he walks on is named after him. For another, he’s won five national championships, two gold medals with the US Olympic team, and just last season collected…

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  • Health and Social Care Network connects first customer

      Crescendo Systems, a third-party supplier of digital dictation and clinical records management systems, has become the first organisation to officially gain access to the Health and Social Care Network (HSCN), NHS Digital’s long-awaited replacement for the N3 broadband service. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and…

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  • You Can Get a Free Passport If You Book a Flight to Australia

      If you’ve ever longed to surf Bells Beach, see a kangaroo in the wild, or climb the Sydney Harbor Bridge, you have one less excuse for not booking your dream trip. Qantas Airways just announced that they will pay for your new passport if you buy a ticket to Australia. The airline launched this new promotion “because we heard…

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