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SpaceX's Starlink surpasses 400,000 subscribers worldwide

SpaceX’s Starlink surpasses 400,000 subscribers worldwide

A Starlink satellite terminal, also known as a dish, installed in front of a motorhome. SpaceX Elon Musk’s SpaceX told federal regulators in a presentation last week that its Starlink satellite internet service now has more than 400,000 subscribers worldwide. The disclosure says the company is steadily increasing the number of subscribers to the service, …

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Nokia CEO says 6G will arrive by 2030 and AR glasses will overtake the phone

Nokia CEO says 6G will arrive by 2030 and AR glasses will overtake the phone

Mehdi Bennis is an associate professor at the University of Oulu in Finland and studies 6G. Elisabeth Schulze | CNBC Nokia CEO Pekka Lundmark expects 6G mobile networks to be operational by the end of the decade, but he doesn’t think the smartphone will be the “most mainstream interface” by then . Speaking during a …

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Electronics set to rise as chip giants like TSMC and Samsung raise prices

Electronics set to rise as chip giants like TSMC and Samsung raise prices

A man walks past the TSMC logo at the company’s headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan. sam yeh | AFP | Getty Images Analysts say products that rely on semiconductors are set to become even more expensive as chip foundries prepare to raise prices. The world’s largest foundries — including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Samsung and Intel …

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Elon Musk slams Apple's App Store fees as a '30% internet tax'

Elon Musk slams Apple’s App Store fees as a ‘30% internet tax’

Elon Musk on Monday criticized Apple’s largely policed ​​practice of taking 30% of transaction revenue from its App Store – saying the fee was “definitely not acceptable”. The Tesla CEO raised concerns in response to a detailed complaint from European regulators who say Apple has “abused” its market leadership position to stifle competition for its …

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Amazon signs rocket deal with Blue Origin, Arianespace, ULA for Project Kuiper internet satellites

Amazon signs rocket deal with Blue Origin, Arianespace, ULA for Project Kuiper internet satellites

Artistic representations of the companies’ rockets, from left to right: New Glenn, Vulcan Centaur and Ariane 6. Blue Origin / United Launch Alliance / Arianespace COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Amazon on Tuesday announced what it says is the largest rocket contract in commercial space industry history, signing with three companies for up to 83 launches …

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Few Details Provided About Cox Internet Outage in Southwest City and Roanoke County |  Local News

Few Details Provided About Cox Internet Outage in Southwest City and Roanoke County | Local News

Cox Communications customers in sections of Southwest Roanoke and Roanoke County felt the impact of a sporadic but seemingly widespread internet outage Tuesday afternoon and into the evening. Residential and commercial customers lost connectivity and a local healthcare provider had to power up a backup system. Cox said the outage occurred after damage to some …

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Southwest Invests in Faster Internet, Point of Sale and Hanging Bins

Southwest Invests in Faster Internet, Point of Sale and Hanging Bins

DALLAS – Southwest Airlines will spend more than $2 billion to improve the flight experience for passengers, promising faster internet service, power outlets at every seat on new planes and larger overhead bins for carry-on luggage. The airline also said Wednesday that later this month it plans to roll out a previously announced fourth fare …

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