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Local teachers unions in Ontario call for moratorium on Wi-Fi use in schools

Two teachers’ union locals in Kingston, Ontario, want their school to permanently switch off wireless internet connections over concerns the over-the-air signals post a significant health risk. Public health units across the country maintain Wi-Fi is perfectly safe, even for young children. But that hasn’t prevented various teachers unions and school boards, including the Canadian Teachers’ Federation, from calling for a moratorium on wireless use in schools if not an outright ban.

Restaurant offers discount to Phone-Free diners

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A Los Angeles restaurant is offering a deal to customers who agree to look at their fellow diners instead of their phone screens. Eva Restaurant is giving a 5 percent discount to customers who will leave their cellphones with staff when they are seated. Owner Mark Gold told KPCC radio […]

14 TBps Over FiberOptics, WIFI outdated

NTT Announces Successful Demonstration of World’s Largest Capabcity 14 Tbps Transmission Over Single Optical Fiber Tokyo, Sept 29, 2006 – (JCN Newswire) Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation has successfully demonstrated the ultra-large capacity optical transmission of 14 Tera bits per second (Tera is one trillion) over a single 160 km long optical fiber. The value […]

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