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

Posted in Business 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 Business 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

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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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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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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SpaceX will call global internet satellite network Starlink

Posted in Business on 21st Sep, 2017 08:04 AM
by Alex Muller
Low-latency, gigabit network inches closer to commercialisation.
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Salesforce to launch $50 million artificial intelligence fund

Posted in Business 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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China orders Bitcoin exchanges in capital city to close

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

Posted in Business 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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China to become artificial intelligence 'world leader' by 2030, sparks attention from experts

Posted in Business on 18th Sep, 2017 06:14 PM
by Alex Muller
China has vowed to become a world leader in artificial intelligence by 2030 in full force, in every layer of education system.
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Light to purge defects from solar cells

Posted in Business on 17th Sep, 2017 05:01 PM
by Alex Muller
Researchers discovered that shining a light on perovskites caused positively charged iodine atoms to disperse, and those atoms carried away defects in the process.
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Has Winter come to Bitcoin with exchange closures in China?

Posted in Business on 15th Sep, 2017 01:04 PM
by Alex Muller
It did take Bitcoin over 4 years to recover from a 2013 selloff from a peak of just over $1000. Bitcoin did not push to new highs until February of this year.
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Solar Power Is Getting Cheaper, But How Do We Overcome Its Limits?

Posted in Business on 14th Sep, 2017 06:46 PM
by Alex Muller
The price of silicon-based solar cells has been falling off a cliff for years now.
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+24

Everything Apple announced during the special event:

Posted in Business on 13th Sep, 2017 05:30 PM
by Alex Muller
Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K, iPhone 8, iPhone X, and more
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