The inventor of 5G predicts the technology will doom Silicon Valley and catapult China. Here’s the roadmap Amazon, Microsoft, and Google must follow to follow to stay ahead. (GOOG, AMZN, MSFT)

China now has the lead in 5G infrastructure, but experts say don’t count Silicon Valley out yet. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. There’s a growing consensus that China could use its lead in 5G to leapfrog Silicon Valley.…Continue Reading

Calculator predicts your position in the Covid vaccine queue

When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Invalid EmailTwo vaccines are now being rolled out across the UK…Continue Reading

Model predicts global threat of sinking land will affect 635 million people worldwide

A new analysis suggests that, by 2040, 19% of the world’s population – accounting for 21% of the global Gross Domestic Product – will be impacted by subsidence, the sinking of the ground’s surface, a phenomenon often caused by human activities such as groundwater removal, and by natural causes as well. The results, reported in…Continue Reading

Tool Predicts Length of Hospital Stay for Pediatric Asthma

A new tool can predict when an asthma exacerbation will put a child in the hospital for 2 days or more, researchers report. Jose Rojas Camayo “Heart rate, respiratory rate, and oxygen saturation levels with percentile-based cutoffs are independent predictors of hospital stays in children,” said Jose Rojas Camayo, MD, from the University of Texas Medical…Continue Reading

Trump predicts coronavirus vaccine will be widely available as soon as April

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump insisted on Friday he would never put the United States into a coronavirus lockdown but said “time will tell” if another administration takes office in January and does so, the closest he has come to acknowledging that President-elect Joe Biden could succeed him.In his first public remarks since Biden…Continue Reading

Language Predicts Alzheimer’s Onset

An artificial intelligence (AI) model using a short language test was modestly accurate in spotting whether healthy people would have a future diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, researchers reported. The model predicted whether cognitively normal older adults would develop Alzheimer’s symptoms before age 85 with an area under the receiver operating curve (AUC) of 0.74 and…Continue Reading

Farage Predicts People Will Break ‘Draconian’ Restrictions ‘Wholesale’

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has predicted that law-abiding Britons will defy the prime minister’s new coronavirus restrictions after months of witnessing far-left protests and illegal raves. On Wednesday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that because of a rise in confirmed cases of coronavirus, from Monday a new law will prevent gatherings of more than…Continue Reading

NZIER predicts three-year recovery period for economy following Covid

Navigation for News Categories The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER) is predicting it will take three years for the economy to recover from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. File photo. Photo: 123RF In its latest quarterly predictions, the institute said it expects the effects of Covid-19 will persist until 2023, as the…Continue Reading