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AI 'poses less risk to jobs than feared' says OECD

Posted in Business on 3rd Apr, 2018 06:19 AM
by Alex Muller
Fewer people's jobs are likely to be destroyed by artificial intelligence and robots than has been suggested by a much-cited study, an OECD report says.
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+8

Taxing AI job displacement will not be easy

Posted in Business on 2nd Apr, 2018 02:33 AM
by Alex Muller
It seems that in order to be clear what is being taxed, then a government would need to have a tax or penalty for mass layoffs that were not the result of financial distress.
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+8

Used SpaceX Rocket Launches 10 Iridium Satellites into Orbit

Posted in Business on 31st Mar, 2018 03:59 AM
by Alex Muller
A morning liftoff that also marked an anniversary for reusable rockets.
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+7

NASA wants to spend tens of billions on SLS despite proven SpaceX Falcon Heavy

Posted in Business on 30th Mar, 2018 02:44 AM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX will fly for $90 million per launch versus the planned $1 billion for Space Launch System.
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+9

The UK might be kicked out of EU plans to build an alternative to GPS

Posted in Business on 28th Mar, 2018 05:06 AM
by Alex Muller
The ongoing Galileo project will launch 30 satellites to provide encrypted mapping and navigation data.
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+8

The 5 biggest announcements from the Apple education event

Posted in Business on 28th Mar, 2018 05:04 AM
by Alex Muller
The keynote was condensed into just one hour, most of which revolved around a newly announced iPad. Here’s a look at all the biggest news today.
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Study: wind and solar can power most of the United States

Posted in Business on 27th Mar, 2018 05:01 AM
by Alex Muller
In order to combat climate change, we need to rapidly move from fossil fuel energy to clean, renewable energy.
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+5

The First SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 should launch in April and each could be reused 10 to 100 times

Posted in Business on 27th Mar, 2018 04:51 AM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX is counting on Block 5 to succeed with increased reusability and for faster relaunching.
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+7

Study: Apple Watch Cardiogram app bested EKG band in spotting errant heartbeat

Posted in Business on 21st Mar, 2018 08:44 PM
by Alex Muller
The study raises the prospect that advanced AI will enable wearable devices to detect dangerous medical conditions using only basic sensors.
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+28

China versus USA in AI potential

Posted in Business on 21st Mar, 2018 12:36 AM
by Alex Muller
China has set a 2020 target for the core AI industry’s gross output (RMB 150 billion) would represent a tenfold increase of the AI industry in the next three years.
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Anti-aging biotech Unity adds $55M as it preps first human trial to flush senescent cells

Posted in Business on 21st Mar, 2018 12:31 AM
by Alex Muller
Unity Biotechnology is filling up its cash reserves with another venture round before it goes into its first anti-aging human studies.
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+29

Bitcoin may not last, but blockchain could be the real deal

Posted in Business on 19th Mar, 2018 09:36 PM
by Alex Muller
Some experts view blockchain as a skeletal outline for a new internet, one less vulnerable to hacking, writes Tom Billitteri
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+24

60.3% of harmful Android apps in 2017 detected via machine learning

Posted in Business on 16th Mar, 2018 11:03 AM
by Alex Muller
Google released its Android Security 2017 Year in Review, the fourth installment of the company’s attempt to educate the public about Android’s various layers of security.
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Big harpoon is 'solution to space junk'

Posted in Business on 16th Mar, 2018 11:00 AM
by Alex Muller
Airbus is testing a big harpoon to snare rogue or redundant satellites and pull them out of the sky.
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X Prize announces $10 million competition to spur development of robot avatars

Posted in Business on 14th Mar, 2018 07:02 AM
by Alex Muller
There will be two milestone prizes in 2020 and 2021 worth $1 million each, and one grand prize worth $8 million.
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+37

How to spot a cryptocurrency scam

Posted in Business on 14th Mar, 2018 06:57 AM
by Alex Muller
In the digital age, it’s becoming more common to see a company launch an 'initial coin offering' (ICO) as a means to raise investment.
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