• 436 submarine cables are active in the world

      436 submarine cables are active in the world

      There are approximately 436 submarine cables that are over 1.3 million kilometers, in service around the world. Some cables are quite short, like the 131 kilometer CeltixConnect cable between Ireland the United Kingdom. In contrast, others are incredibly long, such as the 20,000 kilometer Asia America Gateway cable.

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    • iPhone 13 targets satellite connectivity

      iPhone 13 targets satellite connectivity

      Apple is just about to unveil a revolutionary model of its iPhone. If the technological conglomerate keeps its schedule for introducing new models, the audience may see it in just a few weeks with the premiere of the iPhone 13. Strong signals suggest that the new edition of the Apple flagship could have a built in potential for satellite connectivity, The Verge reported.

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    • Google bets on Samsung 5G modem for US market

      Google bets on Samsung 5G modem for US market

      The technological conglomerate Google bets on Samsumg to bring up a 5G modem for its next flagship smartphone Pixel. This will be the first win for the Korean firm in a US market dominated by Qualcomm, Reuters reported. Earlier in August Google unveiled that it had designed its own processor chip to power its new Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro high profile phones, ending its complete reliance on Qualcomm, which would keep supplying chips for the cheaper Pixel 5A.

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    • Persephone leads visitors in a Greek cave

      Persephone leads visitors in a Greek cave

      Persephone is a tour guide in Greece, but perhaps not the one people are used to, AP reports. Billed as the world’s first robot tour guide inside a cave, Persephone has been welcoming visitors since mid-July to the Alistrati Cave in northern Greece, 135 km east of Thessaloniki.

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    • Apple probes iPhones for child sex images

      Apple probes iPhones for child sex images

      The hi-tech conglomerate Apple announced it would launch a system to scan and find child sexual abuse material (CSAM) on US customers' devices. Before an image is stored iCloud Photos, the scanning programme will monitor for matches of already known CSAM. Apple confirmed that if a match was found a human reviewer will then probe and report the user to law enforcement, BBC elaborated.

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    • How to extract drinking water from dry air

      How to extract drinking water from dry air

      A Spanish company has devised a system to extract drinking water from thin air to supply arid regions where people are in desperate need, news wires reported. "The goal is to help people," Enrique Veiga, who invented the machine during a harsh drought in southern Spain in the 1990s, said cited by Reuters. "The goal is to get to places that don't have drinking water."

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    • Facebook launches the metaverse revolution

      Facebook launches the metaverse revolution

      Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg outlined his plans for the next level of development of the social network and among them is to present a metaverse. In an interview for The Verge Zuckerberg shared his views related to the development of Facebook over the next five years.

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