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This $100-million Startup Plans to Put Chips Into Human Brains to Enhance Intelligence

Posted in Business on 12th Nov, 2017 12:56 PM
by Alex Muller
In the next 15 years humans will be able to greatly expand their brain's natural abilities
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+38

Softbank and Bezos backed vertical farm startup has global expansion plans

Posted in Business on 11th Nov, 2017 09:25 AM
by Alex Muller
Plenty is a startup that has big vertical farming expansion plans $226 million in total venture funding.
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+25

NASA is saving big bucks by partnering with commercial companies like SpaceX

Posted in Business on 11th Nov, 2017 09:05 AM
by Alex Muller
The Commercial Crew and Cargo Programs have cost NASA far less money than comparable government-run initiatives.
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How Blockchain is Finding its Way Into Virtual Reality

Posted in Business on 10th Nov, 2017 10:45 AM
by Alex Muller
'Virtual worlds and virtual currencies naturally fit together'
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iEyes? An Apple AR wearable device is reportedly on track for 2020

Posted in Business on 10th Nov, 2017 10:37 AM
by Alex Muller
Tim Cook has been touting the new tech as the next big revolution even before Apple released ARKit for iOS at WWDC in June.
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100% Renewable Electricity to Power the World by 2050? It's Happening

Posted in Business on 9th Nov, 2017 08:31 AM
by Alex Muller
If you think a world powered by 100 percent cheap renewable electricity is an impossible dream, there's a surprise in store for you.
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+37

SegWit2x backers cancel plans for bitcoin hard fork

Posted in Business on 9th Nov, 2017 07:49 AM
by Alex Muller
Advocates for a bitcoin hard fork have now decided to cancel plans for the SegWit2x fork. The bitcoin blockchain was supposed to split into two blockchains in roughly 8 days.
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Cryptocurrencies total market cap hits a record $200 billion

Posted in Business on 5th Nov, 2017 06:01 AM
by Alex Muller
If the cryptocurrency market were a company, its valuation would put it in the top 25 firms on the S&P 500 .SPX stock index.
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Eric Schmidt says America needs to 'get its act together' in AI competition with China

Posted in Business on 4th Nov, 2017 09:09 AM
by Alex Muller
Alphabet chairman Eric Schmidt says the US is at risk of falling behind in the race to develop cutting-edge artificial intelligence.
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Dec 29, 2017 target launch date for SpaceX Falcon Heavy Dec 29, 2017 target launch date for SpaceX Falcon Heavy

Posted in Business on 4th Nov, 2017 09:05 AM
by Alex Muller
Falcon Heavy is the most powerful rocket this generation has ever seen.
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No future for expensive single use rockets

Posted in Business on 3rd Nov, 2017 08:42 AM
by Alex Muller
United Launch Alliance will be charging the US air force $422 million per launch in 2020 versus about $96 million that SpaceX is charging the air force.
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Bitcoin tops £5,000 in value, with total value of $110bn

Posted in Business on 2nd Nov, 2017 01:22 AM
by Alex Muller
The total value of Bitcoin in circulation is currently $110bn (£83bn) and the cryptocurrency has risen more than seven-fold against the dollar over the past year.
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Apple stock hits record thanks to analysts bullish on iPhone X

Posted in Business on 31st Oct, 2017 08:09 AM
by Alex Muller
Positive commentary from analysts on Monday signalled strong demand for the pricey device with pre-orders starting this past Friday.
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SpaceX launches 16th Falcon 9 in 2017, recovers first stage

Posted in Business on 30th Oct, 2017 11:05 PM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX Aces Another Rocket Landing After Launching Korean Satellite.
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Global Solar Market Demand Expected To Reach 100 Gigawatts In 2017, Says SolarPower Europe

Posted in Business on 29th Oct, 2017 07:22 PM
by Alex Muller
SolarPower predicts that global solar market demand will reach 100 gigawatts for the first time ever this year.
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Amazon and Alphabet report sales surge

Posted in Business on 27th Oct, 2017 08:31 AM
by Alex Muller
Tech giants Amazon and Google's parent Alphabet have posted a surge in sales over the last three months.
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