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Microsoft wants to make Direct Reality VR’s answer to DirectX

Posted in Business on 25th Jun, 2017 02:44 PM
by Alex Muller
Just ahead of Microsoft’s media event prior to E3 (the Electronic Entertainment Expo trade show) last week the company filed a trademark for Direct Reality.
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SpaceX successfully launches and lands a used rocket for the second time

Posted in Business on 24th Jun, 2017 02:31 PM
by Alex Muller
The seventh at sea, and the 12th successful landing overall
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Yale and Oxford researchers say 50% chance AI will outperform humans by 2062

Posted in Business on 24th Jun, 2017 02:15 PM
by Alex Muller
Key findings pointed toward a 50 percent chance that AI will outperform humans in every job in 45 years’ time.
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Google’s AI subsidiary DeepMind is partnering with another UK hospital

Posted in Business on 23rd Jun, 2017 12:42 PM
by Alex Muller
DeepMind’s Streams app will help doctors and nurses access patient’s medical data.
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Queen's Speech: Plan aims to secure space sector

Posted in Business on 23rd Jun, 2017 12:14 PM
by Alex Muller
A government plan to secure growth in the UK's £13.7bn space industry is laid out in the Queen's Speech.
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Musk Wants SpaceX’s Trips To Mars To Be Like Riding Cruise Ship

Posted in Business on 22nd Jun, 2017 04:38 AM
by Alex Muller
Musk said that if people are going to be in tight quarters for several month, it might as well be a fun trip.
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SpaceX shoots for two rocket launches in 48 hours

Posted in Business on 22nd Jun, 2017 04:34 AM
by Alex Muller
Elon Musk's company will have a chance to prove it can handle the pressure of rapid launches, which will be needed for its most ambitious plans.
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Talla raises $8.3 million to make its HR bot a better listener

Posted in Business on 20th Jun, 2017 12:46 PM
by Alex Muller
What’s interesting about machine learning is these tools and techniques are really going to start to make people more productive, while also improving the user experience.
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Buying Whole Foods could complete an Amazon ecosystem a decade in the making

Posted in Business on 19th Jun, 2017 04:39 PM
by Alex Muller
Amazon announced a $13.7 billion deal to buy the Whole Foods grocery chain.
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For First Time in History, Solar Jobs Outnumber Coal Jobs in Virginia

Posted in Business on 18th Jun, 2017 12:49 PM
by Alex Muller
Virginia has long been coal country, but the solar power industry has been increasing its foothold in the Commonwealth over the last few years.
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Elon Musk: Launching a Satellite with SpaceX is $300 Million Cheaper

Posted in Business on 17th Jun, 2017 09:24 AM
by Alex Muller
The U.S. Air Force's recently released budget reveals that the cost of a SpaceX launch is dramatically lower than that of ULA.
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Clean Energy Is About to Become Cheaper Than Coal

Posted in Business on 16th Jun, 2017 04:42 PM
by Alex Muller
The inflection point has already been reached in the West, and by 2021 solar will be cheaper than coal in China.
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A.I. will create more jobs that can’t be filled, not mass unemployment, Alphabet’s Eric Schmidt says

Posted in Business on 16th Jun, 2017 04:31 PM
by Alex Muller
Alphabet's Eric Schmidt strikes a contrary tone to many who've warned of large-scale unemployment.
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AI killed 800,000 jobs in the U.K., but created 3.5 million new ones

Posted in Business on 15th Jun, 2017 05:53 PM
by Alex Muller
There’s still hope for human workers
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Apple's Tim Cook confirms self-driving car plans

Posted in Business on 14th Jun, 2017 04:29 PM
by Alex Muller
Apple's chief executive has confirmed it is developing a self-driving car system.
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So SpaceX is having quite a year

Posted in Business on 13th Jun, 2017 12:33 PM
by Alex Muller
A review of SpaceX's progress toward key goals this year.
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