The days of buffering and disconnected video chats will soon be behind us – 5G is coming to the UK. The next stage in mobile technology is set to do away with all the issues of 4G signal, in turn revolutionising our lives. From powering businesses, improving our homes and spearheading advances such as driverless cars. And tech companies are already getting up to 5G speed. Earlier this month, Samsung released its first ever 5G phone, the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, for sale in South Korea, marking the start of 5G smartphones. But what is 5G and why does it have the capacity to change so much? What is 5G technology? 5G technology is the next generation in mobile networks. Like 3G and 4G before it, 5G is expected to be better and more powerful than what we’re used to. The new technology will use higher frequencies than the likes of 4G, offering more speed and higher bandwidth. If all goes well, 5G could potentially spell the end of Wi-Fi, particularly in public places, as the … [Read more...] about What is 5G? When is it coming to the UK? Everything you need to know
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Martin Price, vice president for health economics, market access and reimbursement EMEA at Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson On April 14 and 15, health ministers will be discussing access to health care for all EU citizens during an informal Health Council meeting in Bucharest. In this context, Martin Price, vice president for health economics, market access and reimbursement EMEA at Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, examines the value of innovative medicines and the importance of affordable breakthrough treatments for patients across Europe. How would you describe the impact pharmaceutical companies have had on public health globally? Innovative medicines have always played a crucial role in saving and extending lives. Pharmaceutical innovation in hepatitis C, for example, has seen treatment durations plunge and cure rates more than double,. In Europe and the U.S., a 20-year-old HIV-positive adult receiving antiretroviral … [Read more...] about Q&A: Pharma VP on the importance of innovation and affordable access to life-changing treatments
Sputnik: President Trump has recently said that Russia should get out of Venezuela. John Bolton and Mike Pompeo have both said that Russia has nothing to do with the Western Hemisphere. How do you assess such statements now? © AFP 2019 / DON EMMERTUS, Switzerland Agree to Protecting Power Arrangement for VenezuelaProf Heinz Dieterich: Well, of course, that is what the late US Senator Fulbright called ‘the arrogance of power'. The political class in the United States has two distinguished aspects: they are very chauvinistic, arrogant and they are very stupid. And that is most dangerous for world peace because they are a great nuclear power. Why are they arrogant? What does arrogance do to you? Well, it makes you blind vis-à-vis the facts. So, when they open their mouth they speak about virtual realities, not the facts. Because it is rather astonishing that a country like the United States that financed the overthrow … [Read more...] about Prof on US in Venezuela: ‘They Don’t Care About Authority’
FACEBOOK is revealing the reasons why you see certain posts in your News Feed for the first time ever. It's a rare glimpse behind the company's secretive ranking algorithms, which decide the posts you see first when you log on to the app. When you see a post in Facebook, it's ordered based on how likely the app thinks you are to want to see it – and more importantly, interact with it. This is decided by hidden algorithms that check up on your entire Facebook history: have you liked a person's post before, or do you regularly check a page? It weighs all these signals up in an invisible, instantaneous process that generates predictive scores that allow the posts to be ranked in an order. And now Facebook is beginning to let users see exactly why a post is appearing in your News Feed. The changes, which roll out today, will add a 'Why am I seeing this?' button to every post on your News Feed – including on ads. It will apply to posts from friends, as well as Pages and Groups, … [Read more...] about Facebook now reveals why posts appear in your News Feed – but still won’t show you its secret ranking scores
Who had heard of Hustadvika, in Norway, before a cruise ship sailed into a storm there at the weekend? Although relatively unknown, the stretch of coast where hundreds of passengers were rescued from Viking Sky – is far from benign. On its website the Norwegian tourism board refers to it as the “wild Hustadvika coast.” Norway is one of Europe’s most popular cruising destinations. Scores of ships ply its waters, carrying passengers on summer sailings through the scenic fjords and, in the winter, offering them the chance to admire the Northern Lights. Lines including P&O, Saga and Holland America cruise Hustadvika en route from Stavanger to more northerly ports like Trondheim. Launched in 2017, Viking Sky was sailing from Tromsø in the far north of Norway south to Stavanger when it hit bad weather. Pål Are Lilleheim, senior advisor information and public relations for the Norwegian Coastal Administration said it is not uncommon to encounter this … [Read more...] about What happened with Viking Sky – and is it safe to cruise in extreme conditions?