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China five-year plan aims for supremacy in AI, quantum computing

China's tech industry has been hit hard by US trade battles and the economic uncertainties of the pandemic, but it's eager to bounce back in the relatively near future. According to the Wall Street Journal, the country used its annual party meeting to outline a five-year plan for advancing technology…
bubmag
March 7, 2021
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THE INTERNET OF MEDICAL THINGS: The coronavirus is catalyzing a need for healthcare IoT in the US — here’s how connectivity and technology providers are carving out their place in the market

This is a preview of the Insider Intelligence Internet of Medical Things premium research report. Purchase this report here. Insider Intelligence offers even more technology coverage with our Connectivity & Tech Briefing. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing connectivity news and analysis to your inbox. Healthcare providers have been turning to the…
bubmag
March 7, 2021
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John McAfee hits back at cryptocurrency fraud charges

Computing legend John McAfee has hit back at US prosecutors who last night formally charged him with cryptocurrency fraud. The 75-year-old programmer – currently held in a Spanish prison for tax evasion – is facing extradition to the US where is accused of promoting various cryptocurrencies through social media in…
bubmag
March 6, 2021
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The Russians Protesting Putin in Their Personal Lives

In 2018, at the age of twenty-five, Sergey Titov was hired as an editor at Mash, a fast-paced Russian news startup with offerings that alternate between trashy, ironic, and would-be serious. “You could write about an actress from a television series popular with old ladies, but the next post would…
bubmag
March 4, 2021
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Biden’s Tepid Message to Putin, Navalny, and Autocrats

On Tuesday, the Biden Administration announced a set of sanctions against Russia, in response to its attempted assassination, this past August, of the opposition politician Alexey Navalny with a nerve agent. The sanctions were at once more than any U.S. Administration had done and less than would seem rational or…
bubmag
March 3, 2021
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Environmental impact of computation and the future of green computing

When you think about your carbon footprint, what comes to mind? Driving and flying, probably. Perhaps home energy consumption or those daily Amazon deliveries. But what about watching Netflix or having Zoom meetings? Ever thought about the carbon footprint of the silicon chips inside your phone, smartwatch or the countless…
bubmag
March 3, 2021
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U.S. Sanctions Russians for Role in Navalny Attack    

For the first time, the administration of President Joe Biden is taking punitive action against Russia. Sanctions were imposed Tuesday on several senior Russian government officials -- but not the country's president, Vladimir Putin -- for what the Biden administration says is their role in the atte...Read More
bubmag
March 3, 2021