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    • German Bionic unveils exoskeleton made of carbon fiber

      German Bionic unveils exoskeleton made of carbon fiber

      The world leader in the development of robotic exoskeletons, German Bionic, presents the latest generation of its smart power suit. Made of ultra-light carbon fiber, the 4th generation Cray X supports workers when lifting heavy loads of up to 28 kg by actively amplifying their movements and
      thus protecting the lower back from excessive strain. 

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    • Google Cloud, Telefonica partner on cloud region and 5G

      Google Cloud, Telefonica partner on cloud region and 5G

      To meet the growing technology needs of Spanish businesses, Google Cloud and Telefonica announced last week a new partnership to foster the country’s digital transformation and advance 5G mobile edge computing. As part of this agreement Google Cloud also announced its plans to open a new cloud region in Spain that will leverage Telefonica’s Madrid region infrastructure.

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    • First Arab mission to Mars to launch in July

      First Arab mission to Mars to launch in July

      The first Arab space mission to Mars is ready for a mid-July start, news wires reported. Named Amal, meaning Hope, the robotic craft is due to lift off from the Japanese island of Tanegashima during a narrow launch window about 14 July. It will pass the 493 million km to the Red Planet for about seven months, and then will remain in Martian orbit for an entire Martian year, 687 days, to gather sufficient data.

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    • EU creates own cloud computing platform

      EU creates own cloud computing platform

      With most hyperscale cloud companies being headquartered in the US and China, the European Union is looking to set up a cloud ecosystem of its own to enhance its economic sovereignty and ensure that it has complete control over data flowing across its Member States. 

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    • Wallpaper image crashing Android phones

      Wallpaper image crashing Android phones

      A picture may be worth a thousand words, but apparently one image is worth potentially thousands of headaches for Android users recently. The noted tech information leaker Ice Universe this weekend posted a warning about an image that if set as wallpaper will soft-brick Samsung and Google Pixel phones.

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    • Groundbreaking all-electric plane paving way to greener aviation

      Groundbreaking all-electric plane paving way to greener aviation

      Seattle-based electric motor manufacturer MagniX teamed with local airline Harbour Air to retrofit a Cessna Grand Caravan 208 with a 750-horesepower zero-emissions motor and conducted its first test over Moses Lake, Washington, Thursday, marking the first step in a long process its developers say will led to an era of low-cost, pollution-free air travel.

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    • SpaceX successfully launches US astronauts into space

      SpaceX successfully launches US astronauts into space

      Two veteran NASA astronauts were headed for the International Space Station on Saturday after Elon Musk's SpaceX became the first commercial company to launch a rocket carrying humans into orbit, ushering in a new era in commercial space travel and putting the United States back in the business of launching astronauts into orbit from US soil for the first time in nearly a decade.

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    • A ring could predict COVID-19 symptoms 3 days in advance

      A ring could predict COVID-19 symptoms 3 days in advance

      Coronavirus symptoms can now be predicted in advance using biometrics, including data from Oura ring. According to Techcrunch's latest report, a platform was developed by a team of researchers from the West Virginia University (WVU) Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (RNI), together with the staff of Oura Health and WVU's Medicine department. The researchers claimed that it can be used to predict COVID-19 symptoms in healthy people, three days in advance. 

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