Tag: Mobile

Britain eyes leading role in new $21bn mobile technology

Britain’s mobile networks are hoping to secure a leading role in an emerging radio technology that could be worth $21bn (£15.8bn) to power a move away from Huawei.

Open radio access network technology – known in the industry as OpenRan – is expected to be in use by 90pc of Europe’s mobile networks by next year, according to research from Deloitte.

The UK has taken a leading role in deploying the technology, which is designed to open up the hardware and software that can be used in mobile network infrastructure. 

This should make it easier to use telecoms kit and

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Mobile technology may support kids learning to recognize emotions in photos of faces

<span class="caption">Many kids use screens all day long and are adept at reading what they see on them.</span> <span class="attribution"><a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/students-using-laptop-in-classroom-royalty-free-image/104737316" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:LWA/Dann Tardif/DigitalVision via Getty Images">LWA/Dann Tardif/DigitalVision via Getty Images</a></span>
Many kids use screens all day long and are adept at reading what they see on them. LWA/Dann Tardif/DigitalVision via Getty Images

The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work.

The big idea

An essential social skill is understanding emotion. Children learn about emotion even before language by paying attention to a caregiver’s face. Watching people around them provides children with essential facts for survival: Who will love me? Whom should I be scared of?

These days everyone’s seen infants and toddlers, and their parents, with screens in their faces. So how could little ones be getting

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