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Chinese man arrested after setting ‘slow internet’ cables on fire

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THE difficulty browsing the internet caused by network problems can arouse feelings of fury in some people. That’s what happened to a man in the China, who was eventually sentenced to prison for set fire to telecommunication equipment after a fit of rage provoked by the slow connection, in June of last year.

As reported by Agence France-Press (AFP) this Wednesday (12), the Chinese identified only by the suggestive surname Lan was in an internet cafe located in Guangxi province, southern region of the country. When using the establishment’s internet, he came across the Slow connection and was furious.

To “revenge” low internet speed, the user set fire to a telecommunications box installed at an intersection in the vicinity of the internet café. Lan used a lighter and a napkin to start the fire, destroying the fiber optic cables running through the equipment.

Burnt cables provide connection for thousands of people.Burnt cables provide connection for thousands of people.Source: Pixabay

The Internet user’s fury left not only him without access to the web, but also thousands of people. According to the news agency, the destruction of the cables meant that around 4,000 properties in the region, including homes, offices and a public hospital, were without internet access for a period that varied from 28 to 50 hours, depending on the situation. localization.

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Shortly after the incident, law enforcement officers seized the lighter used by Lan to set internet cables on fire. The object was used as evidence in the legal process initiated by the local authorities against the man, which took a few months to finalize.

Tried by the Cenxi city court, the Chinese man was found guilty of “destroying public telecommunications facilities”, according to the statement released on Monday (10). For this crime, Lan was sentenced to seven years in prison.

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New Antutu record: a new leader reigns in the ranking of the most productive Android smartphones

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New Antutu record a new leader reigns in the ranking

The popular AnTuTu benchmark team has published its latest monthly rating of the most productive flagship smartphones based on the Android operating system.

New Antutu record: a new leader reigns in the ranking of the most productive Android smartphones

In November, there was a revolution in the ranking, which Antutu experts had been waiting for for several months. The latest smartphone Vivo X90 based on the new Dimensity 9200 platform scored almost 1.2 million points, overtaking all the flagships based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 that previously reigned in the ranking. Note that Vivo X90 became the world’s first smartphone on SoC Dimensity 9200.

However, places from second to ten belong to models equipped with SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1.

New Antutu record: a new leader reigns in the ranking of the most productive Android smartphones

Second place went to OnePlus Ace Pro with 1,115,759 points, and third place went to Red Magic 7S Pro. Rounding out the Top 10 are iQoo 10 Pro, Lenovo Legion Y70, iQoo 10, Moto X30 Pro, Xiaomi 12S Pro, Redmi K50 Extreme Edition and Vivo X Fold+

Statistics collected from November 1 to November 30, 2022. The AnTuTu ranking uses averages, not the highest scores. For each smartphone, the results of at least 1000 tests were taken into account – models with fewer tests are not included in the rating.

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Apple Declares 2013 and 2014 iMacs Obsolete and Watch Series 2 Smartwatches ‘Vintage’

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Apple Declares 2013 and 2014 iMacs Obsolete and Watch Series

Apple has added three models of iMacs to its list of obsolete products: a 21.5-inch screen from 2013, a 21.5-inch screen from 2014, and a 27-inch Retina 5K screen also from 2014.

Apple Declares 2013 and 2014 iMacs Obsolete and Watch Series 2 Smartwatches 'Vintage'

Apple typically deprecates products seven years after they were released, so it’s no surprise that the 2013 and 2014 iMacs are on the list.

As for smart watches Apple Watch Series 2, they are recognized as “vintage”. This category usually includes devices that have been released for five years. There may be problems with the official repair of the aforementioned iMacs.

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There are almost 1 billion 5G users. Ericsson report shows that operators often ask for more money for such tariffs.

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There are almost 1 billion 5G users Ericsson report shows

According to a report by Ericsson cited by The Verge, by the end of this year, the number of 5G subscribers in the world will reach 1 billion.

Of course, this is far from the performance of 4G networks, which are now used by about 5 billion people, but still this is a fairly significant part of the market.

There are almost 1 billion 5G users. Ericsson report shows that operators often ask for more money for such tariffs.

Of course, 5G adoption is far from uneven. In North America, about 35% of subscribers will use 5G networks by the end of this year.

At the same time, the report indicates that operators often ask for more money for the higher speeds offered by new networks. Dividing into corresponding tariffs is popular among operators in Western Europe, but overall, 25% of operators worldwide charge extra for 5G. And the average markup is 40%.

Ericsson believes that, unfortunately, this trend will continue for several more years, as operators need to compensate for the costs of developing a new network.

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