Phones don’t cause brain tumors, experts say
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Phones don’t cause brain tumors, experts say

A growing body of evidence shows that mobile phones don’t cause brain cancer. The use of mobile phones does not increase brain tumor incidence, according to a new study. The research bolsters previous findings that show mobiles aren’t linked to brain cancer. “This study was so important because we saw a spike in cancer cases Read more

Why kids are getting addicted to digital media
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Why kids are getting addicted to digital media

Children are using screens more than ever, and some experts are worried that the trend could lead to a form of digital addiction. A new study found that children’s media use has grown more in the last two years than in the four years prior. Lawmakers across the country are proposing new legislation to crack Read more

Mobile phones bring direct aid to Ukraine
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Mobile phones bring direct aid to Ukraine

Mobile phone users are donating to Ukraine via new technologies and changing the way international aid is distributed. Tech solutions like cryptocurrencies, Airbnb, and other methods are being used to send money directly to those affected by the war in Ukraine. In a Twitter post, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky wrote that 434,000 nights had been Read more

Shunning Russia: How Big Tech might be doing more harm than good
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Shunning Russia: How Big Tech might be doing more harm than good

Tech companies are withdrawing from Russia in response to its attack against Ukraine, but some experts say they need to go further. Apple has stopped selling all of its products in Russia, while Microsoft is suspending all new sales of its products. The marquee names are joining a long list of companies pulling out of the Read more

How 5G could make cars better connected
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How 5G could make cars better connected

Your next car could soon be a lot more connected thanks to fast wireless.  Verizon said it is partnering with Audi to embed some vehicles with 5G. Observers say it’s part of a movement to bring 5G to cars to enable personalized mobile services, new driver-assistance features, and connected innovations.  “5G, along with advanced sensors Read more

What Google Maps can tell us about the Russian invasion
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What Google Maps can tell us about the Russian invasion

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine may be the first major military conflict that can be tracked live on Google Maps.  What appeared to be armored vehicles were visible on Wednesday from a Google traffic jam update, arms control expert Jeffrey Lewis noted in a tweet. Experts say it’s a sign of the challenges militaries face when Read more