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BBC will stop streaming shows in ultra HD to cut the strain on the UK’s internet

BBC will stop streaming shows in ultra high definition as part of efforts to reduce strain on the internet, the British public service broadcaster said Thursday. “As a precautionary measure, we will no longer make programmes on BBC iPlayer available in Ultra High-Definition. We will keep the situation under review and are in contact with […]

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Huawei wants the UK to follow China’s lead and adopt C-V2X cellular communications, but the EU may endorse DSRC wireless channels

The development of connected cars is accelerating globally, but conflicts around communication standards could put the brakes on their deployment. Connected cars rely on vehicle-to-vehicle communication systems that transfer data between them and roadside infrastructure. There are two rival communication standards competing for this essential function: C-V2X (cellular vehicle-to-everything) and DSRC (digital short-range communications). DSRC

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Army Arrest Top Bandits’ Informant, Logistics Suppliers In Sokoto

The Nigerians Army says it intercepted and apprehended some notorious bandit’s informant and logistics suppliers at Burkusuma market all in Sabon Birni Local Government Area of Sokoto State. According to a communique by army spokesman, Colonel Sagir Musa the arrests were made when troops were carrying out offensive operations against armed banditry and other criminal

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The Bank of Thailand (BOT) has announced that it will launch a project (Project Inthanon) for a central bank digital currency (CBDC).

Bank of Thailand to launch wholesale Central Bank Digital Currency In an official communiqué released earlier in the week, the Bank of Thailand (BOT) announced that it will launch a project for a central bank digital currency (CBDC). Named after Thailand’s highest mountain, Project Inthanon seeks “to raise the Thai financial sector’s technological readiness in

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A product by the Alibaba Group, the app aims to enhance communication and redefine organisational collaboration for SMEs.

DingTalk, a professional office application for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), unveiled an English version of the app. A product by the Alibaba Group, the app aims to enhance communication and redefine organisational collaboration for small and medium-sized enterprises that prefer to correspond in English. Over 5 million enterprises and organizations in China are already

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Server-side rendering, user experience development, and state management are among the planned improvements

This should be a busy year for Aurelia, a JavaScript client framework that emphasizes use of focused modules. It is being groomed for improvements ranging from server-side rendering to state management. Developers of the project also have ambitions to improve the platform’s user experience framework, Aurelia UX. A full conversion of Aurelia to TypeScript is

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Located in the city of Mumbai, this new data center will help meet the surging demand for cloud computing services.

Alibaba Cloud Extends Coverage to Enable Indian Enterprises New data center adds to global coverage and provides world-leading capabilities to key market Beijing, December 20, 2017 – Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, announced that clients can start to sign up for services to be delivered in its new India data center,

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Boradcom’s bid for Qualcomm and renewed competition in the server market muddy the waters for the launch

Qualcomm’s much-anticipated ARM-based Centriq 2400 product line, which started shipping commercially this week, is a worthy contender to break Intel’s virtual monopoly in the server processor arena, where data center operators are thirsting to see competition to help bring down costs. An unsolicited acquisition bid for Qualcomm from Broadcom, emerging server-chip competitors and legal wrangles

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AMD’s Radeon RX Vega 56 and Vega 64 are selling at sane prices today

Buy them while you can! Today’s launch of the GeForce GTX 1070 Ti isn’t just good for Nvidia fans. For the first time since the Radeon RX Vega 56 and 64 launched in August, you can snag one of AMD graphics cards at suggested pricing. Heading over to Amazon, you’ll find Gigabyte’s Radeon RX Vega 56

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Microsoft adds multithreading to Node.js for compute-heavy apps

Microsoft’s beta Napa.js runtime is offering multithreaded support for the Node.js server-side JavaScript platform, to provide the flexibility of JavaScript with speedy performance akin to C++’s. By introducing multithreading to Node.js, the Napa.js runtime can more easily handle computation-intensive tasks, Microsoft said. Built on the same V8 JavaScript runtime as Node.js, Napa.js can be embedded in

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