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Australian Open 2021: Technology to replace linespeople at Australian Open

After weeks of rumours, Tennis Australia has confirmed the Australian Open will become the first Grand Slam to replace all linespeople with Hawkeye technology.

The move comes as the tournament seeks to limit the number of people on court in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but in reality has been a few years in the making. 

The US Open introduced a similar approach at last year’s tournament. Only the two main showcourts had linespeople, with every other court using Hawkeye technology. 

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New 5G research lab to be created to help UK replace banned Huawei technology

The UK is to open a new 5G lab so that the country no longer has to rely on the technology of foreign companies like Huawei. 

Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden has unveiled Government plans Monday for a £250 million scheme to develop new secure internet technology in Britain, which includes building a new research facility.

The lab will bring together security experts, businesses and leading academics to pioneer ways to create a more open 5G network that will allow smaller British companies to also develop the vital technology.

The move comes after ministers decided to ban the Chinese telecoms giant

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Nanox, maker of a low-cost scanning service to replace X-rays, expands Series B to $51M – TechCrunch

A lot of the attention in medical technology today has been focused on tools and innovations that might help the world better fight the COVID-19 global health pandemic. Today comes news of another startup that is taking on some funding for a disruptive innovation that has the potential to make both COVID-19 as well as other kinds of clinical assessments more accessible.

Nanox, a startup out of Israel that has developed a small, low-cost scanning system and “medical screening as a service” to replace the costly and large machines and corresponding software typically used for X-rays, CAT scans, PET scans

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