Peter Zhou, the Huawei executive in charge of rolling out 5G, which could be up to 100 times faster than 4G, said he American politicians and officials were “ignorant of technology” and he often had to “explain it to them like I do to my kids”. … [Read more...] about US government is ‘ignorant of technology’, say Huawei bosses
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Drama? I still mourn the 2003 axing of Scottish soap Take The High Road. It was filmed in a wee village where the jackets were waxed, but the women’s legs weren’t. Entire plot-lines developed around Mrs Mack’s scones and whether or not Dougal the crofter had a thing for Big Morag. … [Read more...] about JAN MOIR: Charlotte Church’s got a rather nasty case of Emma Thompson-itis!
A study has found that families who’ve bought new homes in these flood-risk areas could be facing huge financial costs, as they are ineligible for cover under a government-backed insurance scheme. Labour has now called for an end to building houses on land at high risk of flooding. … [Read more...] about Tell us: is your home built in a high flood risk area?
One of those people is Jamie Breeze, a former teacher turned Dreams community content creator, who now works at Media Molecule, having fallen for his new employer’s output early in the LittleBigPlanet series. “As a kid, I always wanted to be in games eventually, but that’s not very realistic, is it? I just thought I’m going to try something that’s a bit more down-to-earth. So I went for teaching and I enjoyed it. Of course, it’s a brilliant contribution to the world. But with Dreams I feel like I’ve got a wider sort of audience since I can inspire more people by doing this. I was limited as a teacher, in a way.” … [Read more...] about Follow your Dreams: how the future of playing video games is making them
The estimated scale of the post-Grenfell cladding crisis is far higher than previous government figures have suggested and comes ahead of a rally in Westminster on Tuesday, when leaseholders from Manchester, London, Birmingham, Southampton and Ipswich facing unaffordable bills of up to £100,000 each will demand action from ministers. … [Read more...] about Half a million people in UK live in flats with unsafe cladding – report