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The Future Of Self Driving Cars

Posted in Business on 28th Sep, 2012 06:47 PM
by AlexMuller
Following news that California has legalized autonomous cars, the legendary ex BMW design chief Chris Bangle shares his thoughts on whats next for auto design.
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Tim Cook issues a public apology for Apple Maps

Posted in Business on 28th Sep, 2012 06:39 PM
by AlexMuller
He suggests Bing, Google, and other alternatives
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Will Asian online game publishers Nexon and NCSoft buy blockbuster publisher Valve?

Posted in Business on 27th Sep, 2012 05:53 PM
by AlexMuller
Nexon and NCsoft, are reportedly in talks with gamemaker Valve to buy the company for more than $893 million
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AMDs new combo chips deliver PC graphics that burn Intels Ivy Bridge

Posted in Business on 27th Sep, 2012 05:49 PM
by AlexMuller
Advanced Micro Devices is taking a shot at Intel today with a new family of combination graphics microprocessor chips to drive cheaper and faster mid range PCs.
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Will NASAs next space station be beyond the moon?

Posted in Business on 27th Sep, 2012 05:38 PM
by AlexMuller
NASA may have its eye on a more exotic location for the successor to the ISS: out beyond the orbit of the Moon, serving as a gateway to Mars and beyond.
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Self Driving Cars Are Now Legal in California

Posted in Business on 26th Sep, 2012 06:40 PM
by AlexMuller
For a US state that relies more heavily on cars than any other, this is hugely significant when it comes to traffic and road congestion, and for the future of the autonomous car.
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New low cost material could help bolster carbon capture

Posted in Business on 25th Sep, 2012 08:53 PM
by AlexMuller
A new material called NOTT300 could help reduce emissions from coal-fired power plants
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Google looks at cryogenics and nanotech startups

Posted in Business on 25th Sep, 2012 08:39 PM
by AlexMuller
Google is planning to invest $1 billion in a wide range of start ups over the next five years.
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A Startup Tries to Make a Better Artificial Brain

Posted in Business on 25th Sep, 2012 08:33 PM
by AlexMuller
Vicarious thinks it can mimic the brain to create software that learns to see as we do.
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Surging Solar in 2011, Proof of exponential growth?

Posted in Business on 25th Sep, 2012 08:19 PM
by AlexMuller
solar power generating capacity surged 73.3% last year
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Toyota kills electric car plans

Posted in Business on 24th Sep, 2012 09:04 PM
by AlexMuller
Says capabilities of electric vehicles do not meet needs
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Andrew McAfee: Are droids taking our jobs?

Posted in Business on 24th Sep, 2012 08:57 PM
by AlexMuller
Robots and algorithms are getting good at jobs like building cars, writing articles, translating: jobs that once required a human. So what will we humans do for work?
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Toyota unveils helpful Human Support Robot

Posted in Business on 23rd Sep, 2012 09:39 PM
by AlexMuller
Toyota has unveiled a new assistant robot designed to help the disabled live more independently.
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Asia Will Drive Future Demand for Fossil Fuels

Posted in Business on 23rd Sep, 2012 09:35 PM
by AlexMuller
Countries such as China and India have a large and growing hunger for oil and gas
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Apple wants $700M more from Samsung

Posted in Business on 23rd Sep, 2012 09:32 PM
by AlexMuller
and a complete ban on infringing Samsung phones
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Google has a whopping 7,100 people working on Maps alone

Posted in Business on 23rd Sep, 2012 09:29 PM
by AlexMuller
street view drivers, people flying planes, people drawing maps, people correcting listings, and people building new products.
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