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August 2020
Reviews on Environmental Health | Ahead of Print Dariusz Leszczynski DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/reveh-2020-0056 | Published online: 24 Aug 2020 Abstract The currently ongoing deployment if the fifth generation of the wireless communication technology, the 5G technology, has reignited the health debate around the new kind of radiation that will be used/emitted by the 5G devices and networks – the millimeter-waves. The new...
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Mon, Aug 24, 2020 A majority of Taiwanese are not inclined to switch to 5G service within the next six months, as most of them are waiting for the cost to drop, an online poll released on Thursday by 1111 Job Bank (111人力銀行) showed. The nation’s three major telecoms have launched 5G services over the...
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has announced that Russia is ready to work together with China and with Huawei on 5G technology, in lieu of the US’ efforts to bar foreign entities from cooperating with the Chinese tech giant. During a Q&A session at the “Territory of Meanings” forum, the minister insisted that Russia has...
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Kim Krogh Andersen, group executive of Telstra’s product and technology division.CREDIT:KATE GERAGHTY By Supratim Adhikari and Zoe Samios August 24, 2020 Telstra’s latest senior recruit Kim Krogh Andersen has endured a baptism of fire since joining the telco – from a devastating bushfire season to the COVID-19 pandemic. And things are about to get even hotter for him....
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Bradley Prior 22 August 2020 Telkom has lost a case against Vodacom in the Pretoria High Court over the latter’s use of Telkom’s ducts and sleeves to roll out its fibre network. This outcome is great news for South African customers, who could see fewer obstacles impeding their preferred fibre network from installing infrastructure in...
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The Marburg site has been selected as network coverage in the area has been found to be inadequate. Jenni Bipat The community of Marburg is concerned at the proposed erection of a cellular mast in Ridge Road. Some of their concerns are health-related because of radio-radiation frequency emitted at varying frequencies from such masts; devaluation...
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A Huawei store in Pretoria, South Africa. PHOTOGRAPHER: WALDO SWIEGERS/BLOOMBERG August 19, 2020 Even as Europeans and Asians join Trump’s ban, the Chinese company continues to prosper from the continent’s move toward 5G. By Loni Prinsloo A year ago in June, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa got a letter that painted an alarming picture of his country’s economic...
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Jamie McKane 21 August 2020 Vumacam has won a court battle against the Johannesburg Roads Agency (JRA), which accused it of spying on innocent people and selling the footage to third parties. In a judgement handed down by the Gauteng High Court on 20 August, the court ruled against the JRA, which had refused to...
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Graeme Paton, Transport Correspondent Saturday August 22 2020 The boss of Highways England is to stand down after criticism over the smart motorway policy. Jim O’Sullivan, one of the country’s highest paid transport officials, will leave the state-funded company responsible for operating England’s motorways early next year. The move follows a turbulent 12 months at the organisation,...
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Dong K, Goyarts EC, Pelle E, Trivero J, Pernodet N. Blue light disrupts the circadian rhythm and create damage in skin cells. Int J Cosmet Sci. 2019;41(6):558-562. doi:10.1111/ics.12572 Abstract On a daily basis, the skin is exposed to many environmental stressors and insults. Over a 24-h natural cycle, during the day, the skin is focused on...
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