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Google and Facebook join forces to connect Los Angeles and Hong Kong with an underwater Internet cable

Google and Facebook have decided to collaborate with Pacific Light Data Communication and TE SubCom to boost the speed of Internet connection between North America and Asia, installing a submarine Internet cable between Los Angeles and Hong Kong, nicknamed PLCN (Pacific Light Cable Network). The installation of the new cable will begin this year and will begin operation in 2020.
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The 42 best widgets to add to a blog's sidebar

Widgets allow us to easily customize our blog and help us to stand out from others. Here is a list of the 42 most popular and useful widgets: Authors Authoring widgets allow us to easily display information about ourselves or link to other authors' posts on a shared blog.
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How to recognize Parkinson's symptoms

10 Early Warning Signs of Parkinson's Disease It can be difficult to diagnose, but here are the 10 signs that a person might be suffering from this disease. Tremor Trembling of the fingers, hands, arms, legs, chin, or lips is a common early sign of Parkinson's disease.
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The precautionary measure in the UBER case: the judge's reasons

A few days ago, the Commercial Court number two of Madrid issued an Order by which it is agreed to estimate the Precautionary Measure filed by the ASOCIACIÓN MADRILEÑA DEL TAXI against the application UBER TECHNOLOGIES INC. Photo: Pixabay and prohibition in Spain of the provision and award of the passenger transport service in vehicles, whose use is carried out both through the application (App) and the website www.
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34 ideas of original headboards that you can make yourself (DIY)

We leave you the most beautiful and original headboard ideas that we have collected from the Internet and you can make yourself with a minimum budget. Find out which would be the right one according to your decoration and the possibilities of the materials they use. Ideas on how to make an original and personalized headboard for your bed1.
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Global Information presents two reports on the MEMS market

Japan-based market research and information services provider Global Information has prepared two major reports on the microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) market. The other report highlights the future opportunities and proposals for BioMEMS. MEMS have become extremely favorable for use in various mobile applications.
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How to be anonymous on the Internet

How to be anonymous on the Internet and preserve the maximum privacy in browsing, email, mobile devices The Tor project (Tor Project) has launched a free download browser that allows you to “anonymize” everything we search on the Internet. The browser is an improved, security-oriented version of Firefox that filters all of our web traffic to help us remain anonymous.
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Nanoenergy and electrolytes

Nanoenergy: Avoiding Electrolyte Failure in Lithium Batteries at the Nanoscale Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the University of Maryland, College Park, and Sandia National Laboratories built a series of batteries with nanowires to demonstrate that the thickness of the electrolyte layer can significantly affect the performance of the battery, setting a limit for the smallest size of these tiny power sources.
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Apple recalls its power adapters due to risk of electric shock

This has definitely not been Apple's best week. As a result, the company has committed to replacing the millions of adapters sold with a new risk-free model, both of which are reportedly designed for use in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Argentina, and Brazil. , although there may be other countries affected; and were sold between 2003 and 2020 as part of the company's Travel Adapter Kit and as an add-on included in Mac computers and other iOS devices.
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New nanomaterial directly converts radiation into electricity

According to US researchers, these materials that directly convert radiation into electricity could usher in a new era of spacecraft and even ground vehicles powered by powerful nuclear batteries. According to their calculations, the materials they are studying would provide up to 20 times more energy by radioactive decay than thermoelectric materials.
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Feeding the pacemakers with the vibrations produced by the heartbeat

Despite the fact that pacemakers only require small amounts of power (around 1 millionth of a watt), their batteries have to be replaced periodically and that involves multiple surgeries for patients. Researchers have looked for ways to extend battery life - trying to generate energy with blood sugar, or the movement of the hands and legs - but these methods either interfere with metabolism or require more radical surgery. like passing a cable from the extremities to the chest area.
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Oxford Nanopore Technologies expansion

Oxford Nanopore Technologies Expands Oxford Headquarters and Opens New Facility at Cambridge Oxford Nanopore Technologies, a new developer of technologies for electronic detection and analysis of individual molecules using nanopores, has stated that it will expand its Oxford headquarters and open a new computing facility in the city of Cambridge, in the United Kingdom.
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Aspirin and cancer

Aspirin reduces the risk of cancer Regular use of aspirin significantly reduces the risk of cancer, metastasis and mortality from cancer. This is the main conclusion of a study, published in the journal The Lancet, which shows how Aspirin users had a 38-fold reduction in the risk of colorectal and other gastrointestinal cancers, compared with non-users.
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Specialized social networks grow

According to emarketer magazine, users and companies continue to join thematic social networks, despite the fact that general social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin have been leading the social media sector in general for several years, recently some services - some new and others that are new versions of old services - are rapidly gaining popularity with consumers and advertisers.
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Every stage of human development

The human being goes through various stages throughout his life and each stage of human development has its own characteristics that make it unique; however, it is not possible to say exactly when a stage begins and when it ends, since in development Human factors influence various factors such as those of biological origin, those of social origin and those of cultural origin, which make each person unique and different from others.
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Scared of Halloween? You can have Samhainophobia

How to overcome Samhainophobia Yes. There is the fear of Halloween. It is called Samhainophobia because "Samhain" is the name by which the Celts, fathers of this tradition, referred to Halloween. While many countries have made Halloween a real business for candy makers and sellers (the US collects 6.
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Therapies for cancer and central nervous system

02/23: Rexahn and the University of Maryland Nanomedicine Center work together to develop therapies for cancer and the central nervous system; A company that aims to apply nanotechnology to drugs in order to obtain more powerful treatments and with a more effective administration In an extraordinary collaboration aimed at applying cutting-edge nanotechnology to the development of its products, Rexahn Pharmaceuticals has partnered with the Center for Nanomedicine and Cellular Administration (CNCD) of the University of Maryland to develop central nervous system therapies and drugs to fight cancer.
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The strongest glue - Gheckoskin

Gecko feet inspire the development of an amazing glue that can hold 317.5 kg on a smooth wall For years, biologists have been stunned by the power of gecko feet, which allow these 142 gram lizards to produce adhesive force equivalent to carrying about 4 kg up a wall without slipping.
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