The parasitic use of telecommunications networks by large global content repositories, such as Facebook, Google, Amazon or Netflix, is one of the major points of tension with telecommunications operators; a conflict that could be resolved thanks to various transoceanic connectivity projects promoted by these companies. Why do large Silicon Valley companies want to invest in …

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After three years of intense meetings and disputes between Google and the French media, the French Competition Authority has just approved an agreement document between the parties, which obliges the Alphabet Inc. corporation to pay for the journalistic content it distributes. What is the agreement reached by the French media with Google? By: Gabriel E. …

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New developments in artificial intelligence in recent years have triggered euphoria in the technology industry, promising an automated, convenient and simple future for human civilization. However, some scientists and other experts in the field do not share the same enthusiasm and warn of potential risks. What are the biggest challenges underlying the development of artificial …

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Although the implementation of the sixth generation of Wi-Fi is still in its early stages, it was recently announced that a new standard will be available before 2024, which promises to bring a significant revolution to low range wireless networks. What Changes Will the New Wi-Fi 7 Introduce? By Gabriel E. Levy B. www.galevy.com Wi-Fi …

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The Walt Disney Co. corporation announced in interviews [1] confirmed to several media outlets in the region [2] and notified in writing to some cable operators[3]that before the end of the first quarter of 2022, it will discontinue signals in its Spanish-language television offerings for Latin America, including NatGeo Wil, NatGeo Kids, DisneyXD, FXM and …

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Managing, financing, feeding, feeding, health, educating, mobilizing, entertaining and satisfying the needs of nearly 8 billion people is undoubtedly the greatest challenge humanity has ever witnessed. Global overpopulation represents an unprecedented challenge and traditional administration and management schemes have become overwhelmed. Smart Cities and Territories (Smartcities) should emerge as the best solution for the efficient …

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The unexpected growth of OTT Video on Demand platforms has significantly diversified and boosted audiovisual consumption, improving experiences and exponentially increasing the supply of accessible content for consumers, while at the same time increasing the perception of the exhaustion of Television in certain sectors of the industry. Will Television as we know it come to …

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Submarine cables that cross seas and oceans are the backbone of the Internet. For decades, their main promoters were telecommunications corporations, allied to governments. Now tech giants like Facebook, Google and Amazon are beginning to take the lead in investing in this segment, as is happening with an ambitious project to link the growing economies …

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Facebook has accumulated a record of accusations and controversial situations over the past few years, a situation that was aggravated in recent days by scandalous allegations of a former company executive and a series of unacceptable interruptions in the service, which have caused an unprecedented crisis in one of the most successful and at the …

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The recent fall of Facebook services, including Whats App and Instagram caused great distress in many people around the world by the unavailability of services and the impact this generated in the cultural dynamics of many population groups, while various experts around the world, set off alarms about the level of addiction that produce digital …

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