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Athira Nortajuddin 15 September 2020 Extract, to read the full article please see: https://theaseanpost.com/article/pandemic-hits-smartphone-market-hard Plunged Demand According to a recent report by GfK, in January to July 2020, the smartphone market value in the Asia-Pacific region declined by 20 percent to just over US$119 billion – almost US$30 billion less than the same period last...
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California Alliance of Researchers for Equity in Education. (2020). The Shift to Online Education During and Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic: Concerns and Recommendations for California. Contributing authors include Christine Sleeter, Alison Dover, Ruchi Agarwal-Rangnath, Roxana Marachi, Kyle Beckham, Carol Batker, and Kevin Kumashiro. http://www.care-ed.org In this research brief, the California Alliance of Researchers for Equity...
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Tuesday 25 August 2020 Global smartphone sales fell by 20.4 percent in Q2 2020 to 295 million as the mobile phone industry continued to be impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new research from Gartner. Most major markets, except China, continued to have some form of shelter-in-pace restrictions for most of the quarter, leading...
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Leone MJ, Sigman M, Golombek DA. Effects of lockdown on human sleep and chronotype during the COVID-19 pandemic. Curr Biol. 2020;30(16):R930-R931. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2020.07.015 Abstract The COVID-19 pandemic [1] resulted in many countries imposing a lockdown, which in turn reduces sunlight exposure and alters daily social schedules. Since these are the main entrainment factors for biological rhythms [2],...
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By Juan Pedro Tomás on JULY 31, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic will delay the rollout of 5G networks in Europe by 12 to 18 months, according to a recent by PwC. According to the report, European telcos’ investment spending over the next two years will fall by €6bn-€9bn ($7.1bn-$10.6bn). “Telcos need to act urgently to address the squeeze...
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This was an “opinion piece”, not an actual study. Notice of the withdrawal: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32668870/ Criticism of the opinion piece: Worst paper of 2020? 5G and Coronavirus induction  https://scienceintegritydigest.com/2020/07/23/worst-paper-of-2020-5g-and-coronavirus-induction/ Paper blaming COVID-19 on 5G technology withdrawn
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Charoenngam, N.; Holick, M.F. Immunologic Effects of Vitamin D on Human Health and Disease. Nutrients 2020, 12, 2097. Abstract Vitamin D is responsible for regulation of calcium and phosphate metabolism and maintaining a healthy mineralized skeleton. It is also known as an immunomodulatory hormone. Experimental studies have shown that 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D, the active form of vitamin D, exerts...
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EMFSA QUESTIONS Are the emergency spectrum allocations being used to promote the sale of 5G enabled smartphones? MTN’s 5G enabled phones are not cheap. Who will be able to afford these phones? Who will really benefit from 5G? We refer to our post from 2019: Who Will Benefit? South Africa, 4IR, Smart Cities, 5G (For...
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Source www.nbcnews Scientists suspect that Pediatric Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome (PMIS) may be related to COVID-19,which appears to be a delayed inflammatory reaction that occurs several weeks after a COVID-19 infection. The illness mirrors many of the symptoms of toxic shock syndrome or Kawasaki disease, including severe inflammation affecting the coronary arteries. The symptoms in younger...
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Wednesday 13 May 2020 | 09:30 CET | News South Africa’s acting minister of communications and digital technologies, Jackson Mthembu has published a directive that revises the coronavirus regulations for mobile networks, reports BusinessTech. It deletes a number of requirements introduced by the Department of Communications on 26 March when the country entered lockdown. Extract: Major...
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