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Puerto Rico hurricane shows islands must have renewable energy

Posted in Business on 18th Oct, 2017 12:24 AM
by Alex Muller
Climate talks resume in Bonn next month, island states will use the devastating hurricane season to fuel calls for expanded renewables
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China is betting big on AI

Posted in Business on 18th Oct, 2017 12:13 AM
by Alex Muller
China is planning to invest tens of billions of dollars in the next few years to master artificial intelligence.
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Alphabet is training law enforcement on how to handle self-driving car crashes

Posted in Business on 16th Oct, 2017 05:03 PM
by Alex Muller
Alphabet’s self driving car division Waymo has been testing its fleet of robot cars in four states across the US.
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Steve Wozniak launches his own online tech education platform

Posted in Business on 15th Oct, 2017 08:45 PM
by Alex Muller
Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple with Steve Jobs, is launching a new online tech education platform he's calling Woz U.
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+36

SunPower Signs $140 Million Agreement To Fund US Commercial Solar Projects

Posted in Business on 15th Oct, 2017 03:08 PM
by Alex Muller
SunPower is to establish a $140 million portfolio of solar energy systems.
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Is funding surge a sign of impending breakthroughs in AI and Quantum Computing?

Posted in Business on 15th Oct, 2017 03:02 PM
by Alex Muller
Artificial intelligence (AI), quantum computing, machine learning, and deep learning have been hot for a few years.
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+23

China reports that it is working to open up a major Arctic shipping route

Posted in Business on 15th Oct, 2017 02:46 PM
by Alex Muller
News agency Xinhua reported that a Chinese ship had conducted a successful test of a trading route along the Arctic Northwest Passage.
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5 Reasons Solar Power is an Energy of the Future

Posted in Business on 14th Oct, 2017 04:09 PM
by Alex Muller
As of recently, solar power has started to gain momentum in becoming a potential energy technology that could help make gas, oil, and other types of energy nonexistent.
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Google pledges $1 billion to prepare workers for automation

Posted in Business on 14th Oct, 2017 04:04 PM
by Alex Muller
The 'Grow with Google' initiative can help people adapt with the changing nature of jobs.
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Some notes on the future of SpaceX, Tesla and the Wealth of Elon Musk

Posted in Business on 13th Oct, 2017 05:05 PM
by Alex Muller
A truly global high speed internet providing company could get a valution of $500 billion to 1 trillion.
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Google Will Hit 100 Percent Renewable Energy This Year

Posted in Business on 12th Oct, 2017 09:56 AM
by Alex Muller
That means that all of the electricity the company consumes in both its data centres and offices are provided by wind and solar energy.
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+37

Alibaba to Spend $15 Billion on Moonshot projects with AI and Quantum Computer focus

Posted in Business on 12th Oct, 2017 09:43 AM
by Alex Muller
Alibaba will more than double research and development spending to $15 billion over the next 3 years.
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Mark Zuckerberg: We want to get 1 billion people in virtual reality

Posted in Business on 11th Oct, 2017 07:51 PM
by Alex Muller
One of the key ways Facebook will get there is through the Oculus Go, a wireless VR headset that will sell for just $200.
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Oculus announces $199 Oculus Go standalone headset

Posted in Business on 11th Oct, 2017 07:46 PM
by Alex Muller
'It’s the most accessible VR headset yet'
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+28

While U.S. moves toward coal, China bets big on solar

Posted in Business on 10th Oct, 2017 03:20 PM
by Alex Muller
China flipped the switch on the world's largest floating solar installation, built on top of a lake created by an abandoned coal mine.
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Can blockchain decentralize the internet?

Posted in Business on 9th Oct, 2017 04:02 PM
by Alex Muller
In a fully decentralized internet, instead of a few organizations running the system, a community of users and a network of independent machines would own and power services.
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