DISH lit up a new 5G cellular network in more than 120 cities on June 14, including Grand Junction and Pueblo, meeting an early target federal regulators had set for the construction of the nation’s fourth wireless network. Whether Project Genesis, as the network is called, succeeds or fails will determine the fate of one of Colorado’s largest public companies, and could weigh heavily on Denver’s future as a center of telecommunications innovation, a legacy that goes back decades to the early days of cable television. “Through DISH’s efforts, Denver is becoming a wireless hub,” said John Swieringa, president and chief operating officer of DISH Wireless. “Our partners are coming here, too, and investing in people and resources in this market. We expect Denver to become a leader in 5G.” DISH Wireless has hired more than 1,600 workers in the past 18 months and is looking to add 500 more, Swieringa said. DISH, the parent company, already employs 6,000 people along the Front Range. A … [Read more...] about From satellite television to a new 5G cellular network: DISH engineers a massive transformation
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Gold, Gold prices, commodity prices Gold prices edged up on Tuesday in the international markets as the dollar eased, while investors kept a keen eye on posturing from major central banks on interest rate hikes for a clearer outlook for bullion. Spot gold was up 0.2% at $1,841.13 per ounce by 0200 GMT, after largely range-bound trading on Monday. US gold futures firmed 0.1% to $1,842.90. At 9.37am, gold contracts were trading 0.2 percent higher at Rs 50,836 for 10 grams on the Multi-Commodity Exchange ( MCX ), while silver added 0.46 percent to Rs 61,021 a kilogram. Gold and silver prices on Monday traded flat to negative and the price of the precious metal was struggling at a previous support zone as US markets were on holiday. In international markets gold settled at $1,840.60, down by 0.07% and silver was settled at $21.59, down by 0.20%. In domestic markets also gold settled at Rs 50,735 with a loss of 0.19% and silver settled at Rs 60744 with a loss of 0.32%, said … [Read more...] about Gold Prices Today: Yellow metal to stay range-bound amid volatile global markets; softer dollar to lend support
Representative Image Gold prices eased on Wednesday in the international markets as the dollar firmed up, although bullion still traded in a narrow range as investors awaited fresh cues from top central banks on their monetary policy plans, especially from the US Federal Reserve. Spot gold fell 0.3 percent to $1,827.03 per ounce by 0231 GMT, extending losses to a fourth straight session. US gold futures dropped 0.6 percent to $1,828.10. At 9.33am, gold contracts were trading 0.33 percent lower at Rs 50,595 for 10 grams on the Multi-Commodity Exchange ( MCX ), while silver was down 1.3 percent to Rs 60,476 a kilogram. Gold prices traded weak on Wednesday with spot gold prices at COMEX were trading 0.31 percent down near $1,828 per ounce in the morning trade. Gold prices fluctuated below $1840 per ounce struggling to find a way on stronger dollar despite of weaker bond yields. The market sentiments are mixed over recession worries and aggressive Fed stance, said Tapan … [Read more...] about Gold Prices Today: Experts see range-bound movement in yellow metal; support around Rs 50,200
Henrik Stiesdal was technically on holiday when the bright-yellow floating steel platform he designed set off on its maiden voyage across the North Sea in late July 2021 with a single wind turbine mounted on top. advertisement advertisement The contraption—a hulking 740 feet tall and weighing several thousand tons—represented the culmination of five years of work for Stiesdal and his small team, who had endlessly tested and tinkered with the design so that the turbine and its platform would withstand the harsh conditions at sea. The wider energy industry was watching the launch, too. While other companies had set up similar projects, none had the cachet of Stiesdal’s. A legendary figure in the renewables industry, the 65-year-old Dane was one of a few pioneers who championed the three-bladed turbine in the late 1970s, paving the way for wind power’s expansion as one of the world’s dominant sources of renewable energy. advertisement … [Read more...] about Henrik Stiesdal helped create wind power as we know it. Will he usher in its next chapter?