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The FCC votes to repeal the 2015 net neutrality rules

Posted in Business on 15th Dec, 2017 01:43 PM
by Alex Muller
The FCC voted to repeal landmark 2015 rules aimed at ensuring a free and open internet, setting up a court fight over a move that could recast the digital landscape.
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Elon Musk: We Should Already Have a Lunar Base by Now

Posted in Business on 15th Dec, 2017 01:23 PM
by Alex Muller
Following Trump's signing of a directive telling NASA to refocus on the Moon, Elon Musk took to Twitter to voice his opinion that we should've had a moon base long before now.
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+14

World Bank to stop financing oil, gas projects from 2019

Posted in Business on 14th Dec, 2017 01:48 AM
by Alex Muller
The World Bank will stop financing oil and gas exploration and extraction from 2019, it announced Tuesday, seeking to boost the global economy's shift to clean energy.
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+37

DeepMind Proves Its AI System's General Purposefulness

Posted in Business on 12th Dec, 2017 11:15 PM
by Alex Muller
The prolific DeepMind AI research team has just claimed their software has been generalised so that it can learn other games besides Go.
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+39

Blockchain's Boom Year: Job Market Grows 200%

Posted in Business on 12th Dec, 2017 11:04 PM
by Alex Muller
The number of blockchain jobs posted in the U.S. this year has seen a dramatic increase, according to data provided to CoinDesk from one of the largest jobs sites.
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President Trump signs directive to return astronauts to the moon

Posted in Business on 12th Dec, 2017 10:55 PM
by Alex Muller
President Donald Trump signed a directive that United States will begin a process to return Americans to the moon.
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Google is Developing a VR Display With 10x More Pixels Than Today’s Headsets

Posted in Business on 12th Dec, 2017 03:48 AM
by Alex Muller
Earlier this year, Google revealed a project to develop a VR-optimised OLED panel capable of 20 megapixels per eye.
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+43

Boeing Believes It Can Beat SpaceX to Mars

Posted in Business on 10th Dec, 2017 09:08 PM
by Alex Muller
CEO of Boeing Dennis Muilenburg has thrown down the gauntlet again, challenging Elon Musk's plans of getting to Mars first. Musk welcomes the competition.
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Why Google Is Poised to Hit the Next Critical Milestone in Quantum Computing

Posted in Business on 10th Dec, 2017 08:56 PM
by Alex Muller
Eyes are on the prize: a general purpose quantum computer.
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+38

SpaceX Set to Make History Next Week During Supply Mission to the ISS

Posted in Business on 10th Dec, 2017 08:52 PM
by Alex Muller
Two components, both the first stage rocket and the spacecraft, have already flown on previous missions. That’s never happened before.
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An investor’s view of AI in 2018

Posted in Business on 9th Dec, 2017 01:24 PM
by Alex Muller
AI has become a buzzword for investors of late, many of whom recognise its enormous potential to become the most game-changing technology since the industrial revolution.
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+33

Bitcoin seized by Bulgaria’s government now worth $3 billion

Posted in Business on 9th Dec, 2017 01:21 PM
by Alex Muller
A stash of Bitcoin that Bulgarian investigators took from some crooks back in the spring is now worth $3 billion.
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+22

HTC’s Vive Focus standalone VR headset launches in China on December 12

Posted in Business on 9th Dec, 2017 01:15 PM
by Alex Muller
While there’s still no word on a western release, HTC’s first standalone VR headset, the Vive Focus, finally has launch details for China.
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Bitcoin breaks through the $16,000 mark

Posted in Business on 7th Dec, 2017 10:09 PM
by Alex Muller
Bitcoin has breached the $16,000 mark, extending the digital currency's record-breaking surge.
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+20

Steam drops Bitcoin cryptocurrency due to volatility and $20 transaction fees

Posted in Business on 6th Dec, 2017 10:36 PM
by Alex Muller
Bitcoin is causing too many complications for Valve, so the company has announced that it will no longer accept the digital cryptocurrency.
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+24

A second roaring Twenties

Posted in Business on 5th Dec, 2017 04:13 PM
by Alex Muller
The Economic Boom of the 1920s was driven by the Assembly line and the mass production of consumer goods.
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