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China to boost non-fossil fuel use to 20 percent by 2030

Posted in Business on 26th Apr, 2017 07:39 PM
by Alex Muller
China aims for non-fossil fuels to account for about 20 percent of total energy consumption by 2030, increasing to more than half of demand by 2050.
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+14

Alibaba’s Jack Ma predicts 30 years of pain as technology disrupts every industry

Posted in Business on 25th Apr, 2017 09:02 AM
by Alex Muller
Alibaba’s Jack Ma is predicting decades of social upheaval and “pain” across the globe as tech spreads its disruption.
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Preference for watching TV shows on televisions plummets from 52% to 23% as PCs take over

Posted in Business on 25th Apr, 2017 08:54 AM
by Alex Muller
Laptops and desktops have overtaken TVs as the preferred devices for watching TV shows, according to Accenture.
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+28

Apple’s New Hires Signal It May Be Looking At Satellite Broadband internet

Posted in Business on 24th Apr, 2017 05:32 PM
by Alex Muller
Apple has hired two top satellite executives from Google for a new hardware team, which suggests that the it may be looking at satellite broadband.
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+23

Google's universal quantum computer could become world's fastest computer

Posted in Business on 23rd Apr, 2017 04:03 PM
by Alex Muller
The search giant plans to reach a milestone in computing history before the year is out.
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Robots can handle a third of our workplace tasks, study finds

Posted in Business on 23rd Apr, 2017 03:47 PM
by Alex Muller
Just don't ask them to use their imaginations.
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+23

Games will generate $109 billion in 2017 with growth from mobile in Asia

Posted in Business on 21st Apr, 2017 11:42 AM
by Alex Muller
That’s up from $101.1 billion in 2016.
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+48

Will Google move to block adverts from its Chrome browser?

Posted in Business on 21st Apr, 2017 11:30 AM
by Alex Muller
Google's vast wealth and huge influence is built on one thing - advertising - so it might seem bizarre for the search giant to make it less likely that users would see ads.
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+21

Stunning drops in solar and wind costs turn global power market upside down

Posted in Business on 18th Apr, 2017 10:47 AM
by Alex Muller
Unsubsidized renewables have become the cheapest source of new power ,  by far ,  in more and more countries.
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Solar energy has plunged in price, where does it go from here?

Posted in Business on 15th Apr, 2017 03:41 PM
by Alex Muller
A look forward to how we get to Terawatts of solar power capacity.
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+35

Chicago Says It Will Make All City Buildings 100 Percent Renewable By 2025

Posted in Business on 14th Apr, 2017 11:35 AM
by Alex Muller
The Windy City wants to switch its municipal buildings entirely to clean energy in eight years.
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There’s a treasure trove of mineral resources on the seafloor

Posted in Business on 13th Apr, 2017 02:47 PM
by Alex Muller
There are precious minerals to mine, but no regulations in place.
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+29

China solar, wind to attract $780 billion investment by 2030

Posted in Business on 12th Apr, 2017 01:37 PM
by Alex Muller
China has pledged to increase non-fossil fuel energy to at least 20 percent of total consumption by the end of the next decade.
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5 ways AI is already making a difference in society

Posted in Business on 10th Apr, 2017 02:05 PM
by Alex Muller
Many people have been questioning whether all this effort is worth it, and some are worried about future job losses.
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+49

Clean Energy UN report: Clean power is up, costs are down

Posted in Business on 9th Apr, 2017 10:29 AM
by Alex Muller
The world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016, according to the UN.
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+43

Solar breaks 50% of California electricity for first time

Posted in Business on 8th Apr, 2017 08:33 PM
by Alex Muller
The increase in utility-scale solar power , which grew 50% in the state in 2016, is quickly changing the landscape.
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