Blog: Technology

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To many people capital markets just provide stock traders the opportunity to speculate and make a quick buck. And there are people who use capital markets this way, but in reality, they have a much, much more important role.

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by Lifetime in Technology

Over the past year, the pace of growth in developed economies has slowed, and there has been some talk about economic dark clouds gathering on the horizon. But there are in fact strong areas of innovation which paint a different picture - one of optimistic growth. A good example is the area of cloud computing.

5G stands for the fifth-generation wireless network. It is the latest iteration of cellular technology, engineered to greatly increase the speed and responsiveness of wireless networks and the amount of data transmitted. 5G is reaching speeds of 20 to 100 times faster than the current 4G network, (depending on which 4G service you are referring to).

It’s a nightmare trying to keep track of the different website logins; passwords that seem to be ever increasingly complicated; PIN numbers and security questions that you have no idea of the answers to; (no I don’t know the name of my favourite teacher!), it is not a surprise that many think technology is making things harder, not easier.