High-Speed Internet Lines to Surge in Europe as Virus Boosts Demand: Study | Technology News

MILAN (Reuters) – The number of high speed fibre optic broadband lines in Europe is expected to more than double over the next six years from last year’s levels as the COVID-19 pandemic accelerates demand for faster internet services, a study showed on Thursday.

High speed fibre will pass 202 million houses in the European Union and Britain by 2026, up from 88.1 million in 2019, according to a joint report by consultancy firm IDATE and industry group FTTH Council Europe.

Houses passed is an industry term meaning the potential number of premises a service provider could connect to high-speed fibre optic broadband.

Germany, Britain and Italy are among countries expected to experience significant growth in the number of homes passed in 2026 compared to 2019, with Germany expected to see 730% growth, Britain 548% and Italy 218%.

According to the forecasts, the number of subscribers in the EU and

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Computer mouse movements ‘reveal whether you’re a risk-taker’, study says

A person’s secret impulse to take a risk can be spotted simply by the way they move a computer mouse across a screen, a new study shows.  

In computerised gambling experiments, US participants had a choice of either clicking on a ‘safe’ option or a ‘risky’ option as they built up monetary rewards. 

Researchers say that someone whose mouse drifted toward the safe option on the computer screen – even when they ended up taking the risky bet – are more risk-averse than their final choice indicated. 

Meanwhile, those who moved the mouse toward the risk before accepting the safe option may be more open to risk than it seems. 

People who ultimately click on the safe option are unlikely to be bigger risk-takers than those who ultimately choose the risk – but the subconscious mouse-tracking experiments does reveal hidden impulses. 

For example, a big city trader whose cursor flits

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Rigel Finalizes the Study Design of its Ongoing Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Fostamatinib in Warm Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

FDA agrees to the proposed primary efficacy endpoint and additional secondary endpoints

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL) today announced that it has reached agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the final design of its FORWARD study, a pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial of fostamatinib disodium hexahydrate (fostamatinib) in warm autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA). The FDA agreed to Rigel’s proposed durable response measure for the primary efficacy endpoint as well as the inclusion of additional secondary endpoints.  

The Phase 3 clinical trial is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of approximately 90 patients with primary or secondary warm AIHA who have failed at least one prior treatment. The primary efficacy endpoint for the trial is a durable response defined as a hemoglobin level ≥ 10 g/dl with an increase from baseline of ≥ 2 g/dl on three consecutive

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Global Computer Graphics Market 2020 Comprehensive Research Methodology, Regional Study and Business Operation Data Analysis by 2026

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Nov 11, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
The latest report entitled Global Computer Graphics Market 2020 by Company, Regions, Type and Application, Forecast to 2026 firstly focuses on some important aspects of the market such as revenue rate, market share, key regions, and production as well as key players. The report attempts to provide significant and detailed insights into the current market scenario and the emerging growth prospects. The report analyzes the market impact and new opportunities available in the market. The research helps the user understand the market in terms of its definition, segmentation, market potential, influential trends, and challenges. The global Computer Graphics market has been segmented based on different types, applications, and regions. Important market analysis aspects covered in this report are market trends, revenue growth patterns market shares, and demand and supply

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