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Climate pledge on gas boilers for 2023 ‘vanishes’

Climate pledge on gas boilers for 2023 ‘vanishes’

Science
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‘UK faces mobile blackouts if Huawei 5G ban imposed by 2023’

‘UK faces mobile blackouts if Huawei 5G ban imposed by 2023’

Technology
BT and Vodafone have said their UK customers would face mobile phone signal blackouts if they are given three years or less to strip Huawei's equipment out of their 5G networks.Executives from the network providers told MPs that they wanted at least five years, and ideally seven, if such an order is made.The government is expected to announce new curbs on the use of the Chinese firm's kit within the next two weeks.Huawei has urged it to take more time."There isn't a burning bridge," said Huawei's UK vice president Jeremy Thompson, adding that it was too soon to determine what impact new US sanctions would have.The company also denied claims it would ever act against its clients' interests, even if told to do so by the Chinese government. ...
U.S. Army to deploy hypersonic missiles by 2023

U.S. Army to deploy hypersonic missiles by 2023

Business
Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Deployment of a long-range hypersonic weapon system by the U.S. Army is expected by 2023, the Association of the United States Army was told at its annual convention. Robert Strider, deputy director of Army hypersonic programs on Monday told attendees of the AUSA convention that an experimental prototype, "with residual combat capability," will be fielded by 2023, as announced by the Army last month. "Those words are tattooed on every one of us within the rapid capability and critical technologies office," Strider said. "The booster that we'll use to launch it will be absolutely common with the Navy. In fact, there's a [memorandum of agreement] in place that put the Navy in charge of design and the Army in charge of production." Strider added that a battery of eight miss...