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Five important technological breakthroughs in 2016


The digital and technology space is changing at such a rapid space that it's easy to get lost in the sea of new developments. However, there are some disruptions that leave an indelible mark and make a great impact in our lives.

Germany's Merkel makes breakthrough in coalition talks

Al Jazeera

Chancellor Angela Merkel has reached a breakthrough agreement with Germany's second biggest party during talks aimed at forming a new coalition government.

Report: Breakthrough on Devastating Citrus Disease Unlikely

U.S. News

In a report released Tuesday morning, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine says a single breakthrough discovery for managing citrus greening in the future is unlikely. Greening has progressed from "an acute to a chronic disease throughout the state" and has caused Florida's industry a cumulative loss of $2.9 billion in grower revenues from 2007 to 2014.

Infographic: Global 5G Breakthrough Is Imminent


The 5G revolution is just around the corner. Destined to replace 4G networks by improving speed, coverage and reliability, 5G is becoming necessary due to the increasing prevalence of devices requiring internet access and the high level of bandwidth necessary for them to function efficiently. Of course, network speeds will vary depending on the technology being used with peak speeds expected to be at least 20 times faster than 4G. For example, you could download 20 movies over 5G in the time it takes to download one in 4G from a peak speed perspective. So, when will 5G networks finally become a speedy reality?

Few Signs of Breakthrough as May Set to Unveil Brexit Plan B

U.S. News

May plans to brief the House of Commons Monday on how she intends to proceed. There are few signs she will make radical changes to her deal, though she may seek alternations to its most contentious section, an insurance policy to guarantee an open Irish border after Brexit.