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Tech world debate on robots and jobs heats up

Posted in Business on 27th Mar, 2017 07:48 PM
by Alex Muller
Recent advances in artificial intelligence and robotics are heightening concerns about automation replacing a growing number of occupations.
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The U.S. will be hit worse by job automation than other major economies

Posted in Business on 26th Mar, 2017 07:56 PM
by Alex Muller
A new study from PwC estimates that 38 percent of U.S. jobs could be lost to automation in the next 15 years.
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Elon Musk says Tesla will start taking orders for Solar Roofs in April

Posted in Business on 26th Mar, 2017 07:49 PM
by Alex Muller
A key pillar in Elon Musk’s vision for Tesla and SolarCity is becoming a reality next month.
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Google Develops A Deep Learning Machine That Could Learn As Fast As Humans

Posted in Business on 25th Mar, 2017 02:27 PM
by Alex Muller
By replicating how the brain works, the search giant can now train its AI to learn faster.
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+33

Google’s Calico partners with new biotech firm to develop anti-aging and cancer drugs

Posted in Business on 25th Mar, 2017 02:26 PM
by Alex Muller
The firms wants to create medicines to sniff out proteins that may help cause cancers and destroy them.
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25 US Cities Are Now Committed to 100% Renewable Energy

Posted in Business on 25th Mar, 2017 02:20 PM
by Alex Muller
'Politics has nothing to do with it for me. Clean energy just makes good economic sense'
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+42

This company replaced 90% of its workforce with machines. Here's what happened

Posted in Business on 24th Mar, 2017 07:18 PM
by Alex Muller
As technology improves, the range of tasks that can be taken over by automated systems will continue to expand.
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+43

A brain-computer interface for controlling VR with your mind

Posted in Business on 23rd Mar, 2017 09:29 PM
by Alex Muller
The startup Neurable thinks its brain-computer interface will be fast and accurate enough for playing games in VR.
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One Powerful Way the U.S. Could Boost Solar Adoption

Posted in Business on 23rd Mar, 2017 09:17 PM
by Alex Muller
A new report suggests that playing nice with China could be the key to success.
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SpaceX to make history by re-flying orbital rocket

Posted in Business on 21st Mar, 2017 06:11 PM
by Alex Muller
Ars has confirmed that the reused Falcon 9 booster will attempt a drone ship landing.
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+28

SpaceX plans global 'space internet' satellite launches

Posted in Business on 20th Mar, 2017 03:55 PM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX has applied to launch 11,943 satellites into low-Earth orbit, providing ubiquitous high-bandwidth (up to 1Gbps per user, once fully deployed) broadband services.
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Google Flags Promise in New Goodenough Battery

Posted in Business on 20th Mar, 2017 03:32 PM
by Alex Muller
The 94-year-old creator of the lithium-ion battery has invented another breakthrough storage device that’s capturing the attention of industry heavyweights.
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Solar has become America’s fastest-growing, nonpartisan energy source

Posted in Business on 19th Mar, 2017 09:53 AM
by Alex Muller
The U.S. added 9.5 gigawatts of utility-scale solar power last year alone. That’s more than the previous three years combined.
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SpaceX is pushing hard to bring an internet satellite network to space

Posted in Business on 18th Mar, 2017 07:33 AM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX is seeking a license for a lucrative, globe-spanning satellite network that would bring terrestrial internet into space.
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+37

China: Artificial intelligence given priority development status

Posted in Business on 18th Mar, 2017 07:17 AM
by Alex Muller
One analyst now projecting industry in China to grow by more than 50 per cent in value to US$5.5 billion by 2018.
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+38

Google’s Project Sunroof now shows solar potential in all 50 states

Posted in Business on 15th Mar, 2017 09:38 PM
by Alex Muller
Another expansion of Project Sunroof, a web app for showing how much money you can save by installing solar panels at home.
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