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Trump moving away from supporters on climate science

Posted in Business on 18th Jan, 2017 05:15 PM
by AlexMuller
Donald Trump and his cabinet accept far more of the research on climate change than many of their political supporters, say British scientists.
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Apple App Store prices rise in UK, India and Turkey

Posted in Business on 18th Jan, 2017 04:57 PM
by AlexMuller
UK costs will numerically match those of the US, meaning that a program that costs $0.99 will now be 99p.
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+4

Renewable Energy Jobs Will Likely Grow By More Than 170% in the Next 10 Years

Posted in Business on 17th Jan, 2017 04:41 PM
by AlexMuller
Energy-related positions make up about 8% of the U.S. workforce, but many sectors of the industry are seeing reductions in job numbers.
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Tesla will power its Gigafactory with a 70-megawatt solar farm

Posted in Business on 16th Jan, 2017 12:35 PM
by AlexMuller
It will be the world’s largest roof-mounted solar installation.
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+32

Solar power to rise from Chernobyl's nuclear ashes

Posted in Business on 14th Jan, 2017 05:17 PM
by AlexMuller
Chinese companies plan to spend $1bn building a giant solar farm on land contaminated by the nuclear disaster in Ukraine.
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Apple is nearing $1 trillion in iOS revenue

Posted in Business on 13th Jan, 2017 07:41 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple is on pace to generate a cumulative $1 trillion in revenue from iOS-related products since the company introduced its first such device, the iPhone, in 2007.
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+23

Why connecting all the world's robots will drive 2017's top technology trends

Posted in Business on 12th Jan, 2017 06:13 PM
by AlexMuller
2017 will be shaped by the next phase of VR and AR, the emergence of an internet for AI, and the creation of digital assistants.
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+41

How Will Driverless Cars Disrupt the Transportation Industry?

Posted in Business on 12th Jan, 2017 05:59 PM
by Megan Ray Nichols
Autonomous vehicles (AVs) are still relatively new and the technology is still developing, but driverless cars are already beginning to change the transportation industry.
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+48

Solar Looks to Outpace Natural Gas and Wind

Posted in Business on 12th Jan, 2017 05:41 PM
by AlexMuller
Although final totals are not quite in, estimates indicate more solar capacity was added in 2016 than for its rivals.
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Virtual Reality funding and innovation look strong for 2017

Posted in Business on 11th Jan, 2017 04:45 PM
by AlexMuller
The biggest barriers to consumer adoption are the need for more compelling content, especially for nongaming audiences.
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Samsung confirms it sold 5 million Gear VR mobile headsets

Posted in Business on 11th Jan, 2017 04:32 PM
by AlexMuller
It confirms that mobile VR is accounting for the bulk of the market so far, in contrast to PC-based VR hardware.
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Obama says shift to green energy is 'irreversible'

Posted in Business on 10th Jan, 2017 05:08 PM
by AlexMuller
Renewable energy sources will continue to grow in the US despite the antipathy of the incoming Trump administration, says President Obama.
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Age of automation: what if more work is the problem, not the solution?

Posted in Business on 10th Jan, 2017 04:58 PM
by AlexMuller
The Green Institute argues that shorter hours and a universal basic income would be better than more jobs.
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Self driving minivans from Google and Tesla has version 2 of autopilot

Posted in Business on 9th Jan, 2017 05:50 PM
by AlexMuller
Google's new fully self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans are here. Waymo, Google's self-driving spin-off, says they will be hitting the road at the end of January 2017.
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China kept on smashing renewables records in 2016

Posted in Business on 9th Jan, 2017 05:40 PM
by AlexMuller
The 2020 solar power capacity installation target is likely to be met next year, two years ahead of schedule.
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The most important iPhone feature Steve Jobs didn't predict 10 years ago today

Posted in Business on 9th Jan, 2017 05:34 PM
by AlexMuller
Today marks the 10th anniversary of the day Steve Jobs took to the stage to introduce the world to the iPhone.
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