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Football fans in anti Wi-Fi protest

This one made me smile. Normally people welcome a Wi-Fi service, not actively protest against it. The fans at PSV Eindhoven are so committed, apparently, to supporting their football team they don’t even want the option for any distraction within the stadium. The Guardian writes: Supporters’ groups believe…

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Circle of inventors - patent credit where it's due

On a recent trip to AMS it was interesting to see this in one of the company’s corridors: the “Circle of inventors”. It dynamically cycles around the employees behind the 371 patents apparently held by the Austrian analogue and sensor specialists. They were happy to let me photograph it…

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10Gbps Wi-Fi, in Huawei lab trials

One to note. Huawei says it has achieved the industry’s first 10Gbps Wi-Fi service in laboratory trials at its campus in Shenzhen. To put it in context, that is delivering data over Wi-Fi ten times faster than the fastest Wi-Fi capability commercially available today, says the…

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Ofcom report tracks UK content and communications

A general comms one for our Digital Life category. Thanks to Benedict Evans highlighting this on his blog (I keep an eye on it for Android news or comment). Ofcom has released its “Adults’ Media Use and Attitudes Report”, published in April from data collected Oct-Nov 2013. The UK…

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Twitter gets a new look for ElectronicsNews

Twitter has updated its user interface and profile pages. Check out the new look. I think it is an improvement. All an excuse, of course, for me to say ‘Please follows us on twitter!’ Our handle is ElectronicsNews (ElectronicsWeekly exceeded twitter’s allowed character count!) We currently have more than…

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Browser wars and ElectronicsWeekly.com

How fares the browser war across the fair domain of ElectronicsWeekly.com? It’s been a while since we last wrote about the figures… So, for those who are interested in such things, here are the browser stats for visits to ElectronicsWeekly.com in March 2014 (via Google Analytics) 1…

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Grilled by the Code Club - a tech badge of honour

This one will make you smile, I’m sure. Thanks to Steve Bush for highlighting a promotional video from Code Club, a nationwide volunteer project to teach programming to 9-11 year-olds in after-school clubs. A trio of young interviewers grill a range of job candidates. The applicants…

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Let the breaking news come to you, with RSS

The best way to get the latest electronics news as soon as it is published? RSS! Check out some of the RSS feeds that are available for Electronics Weekly content. The feed for Latest News, for example, can be found here. There are many Electronics Weekly feeds you can tap…

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