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Effective help is available for migraine sufferers

Posted in Medicine on 24th Sep, 2017 12:24 PM
by Alex Muller
Although it’s the third most prevalent illness in the world, migraine is widely misunderstood and frequently undiagnosed.
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AR startup Mira bags $1 million for Google Cardboard-like Prism headset

Posted in Business on 24th Sep, 2017 12:20 PM
by Alex Muller
Mira’s Prism headset is a lot like Google Cardboard but for augmented reality.
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+4

Alarm as 'super malaria' spreads in South East Asia

Posted in Medicine on 24th Sep, 2017 12:14 PM
by Alex Muller
This dangerous form of the malaria parasite cannot be killed with the main anti-malaria drugs.
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+5

Fly me to the Moon: For some, lunar village takes shape

Posted in Science on 23rd Sep, 2017 08:31 AM
by Alex Muller
By 2030, there could be an initial lunar settlement of six to 10 pioneers, scientists, technicians and engineers, which could grow to 100 by 2040, he predicted.
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One year later, Microsoft AI and Research grows to 8k people in massive bet on artificial intelligence

Posted in Software on 23rd Sep, 2017 08:22 AM
by Alex Muller
Gates had the goal that computers would someday be able to see, hear, communicate and understand humans and their environment.
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+5

Big Antarctic iceberg edges out to sea

Posted in Science on 23rd Sep, 2017 08:14 AM
by Alex Muller
The giant berg A-68 looks finally to be on the move. Recent weeks have seen it shuffle back and forth next to the Antarctic ice shelf from which it broke away.
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+4

To Achieve 100% Renewable Energy, We Need Way Better Batteries

Posted in Business on 22nd Sep, 2017 06:42 PM
by Alex Muller
When it comes to grid storage our batteries are terrible.
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+5

How the poliovirus can be used to battle lethal cancers

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Sep, 2017 06:31 PM
by Alex Muller
A technique developed several years ago involving an engineered hybrid of poliovirus and rhinovirus has shown great promise in treating a lethal form of brain cancer.
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+7

Google signs $1.1bn HTC smartphone deal

Posted in Business on 21st Sep, 2017 08:16 AM
by Alex Muller
Alphabet's Google has struck a $1.1bn (£822m) deal with Taiwan's HTC to expand its smartphone business.
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+11

US solar plant costs fall another 30 per cent in just one year

Posted in Business on 21st Sep, 2017 08:11 AM
by Alex Muller
A dramatic slide in prices even for an industry that has been greatly successful in reducing prices, and appears to come mostly from the collapse in PV module prices.
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+15

SpaceX will call global internet satellite network Starlink

Posted in Science on 21st Sep, 2017 08:04 AM
by Alex Muller
Low-latency, gigabit network inches closer to commercialisation.
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+17

Google boosts Cloud Natural Language API with automatic content classification and deeper sentiment analysis

Posted in Software on 20th Sep, 2017 07:05 PM
by Alex Muller
Launching today as a beta feature is the ability to automatically classify content.
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+15

Salesforce to launch $50 million artificial intelligence fund

Posted in Software on 20th Sep, 2017 06:55 PM
by Alex Muller
The venture wing of Salesforce.com Inc is launching a $50 million fund to invest in start-ups employing artificial intelligence.
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+12

The Paris agreement climate aim is 'still achievable'

Posted in Business on 20th Sep, 2017 06:50 PM
by Alex Muller
The 2015 Paris agreement's ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5C remains within reach, a study suggests.
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+14

China orders Bitcoin exchanges in capital city to close

Posted in Software on 19th Sep, 2017 06:06 PM
by Alex Muller
Chinese regulators have issued strict instructions on how Bitcoin exchanges should dismantle their operations.
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+21

LinkSpace is a Chinese startup that will try to make reusable rockets like Spacex

Posted in Hardware on 19th Sep, 2017 06:00 PM
by Alex Muller
The Linkspace New Line 1 rocket will be a Small Launch Vehicle (SLV) designed for microsatellite and nanosatellite launches.
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+27

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