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Bill Gates and Satya Nadella disagree with Elon Musk about an imminent AI threat

Posted in Business on 26th Sep, 2017 11:17 PM
by Alex Muller
The so-called control problem that Elon Musk is worried about isn’t something that people should feel is imminent.
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+21

Amazon, Google, and Facebook join $300 million pledge to support computer science education

Posted in Business on 26th Sep, 2017 11:10 PM
by Alex Muller
Tech heavyweights pledged to commit $300 million to funding K-12 computer science programs in the U.S.
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+25

Chinese Millionaire To Set Up Artificial Intelligence Lab In Haifa

Posted in Business on 25th Sep, 2017 07:52 PM
by Alex Muller
Zong Qinghou, the CEO of one of China’s largest companies, will provide the AI center with at least $10 million over five years.
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+33

Could a basic income protect you from the rise of robots?

Posted in Business on 25th Sep, 2017 07:41 PM
by Alex Muller
Losing your job to a robot might not necessarily be all doom and gloom if governments revolutionise the way we can earn a crust.
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+37

AR startup Mira bags $1 million for Google Cardboard-like Prism headset

Posted in Business on 24th Sep, 2017 12:20 PM
by Alex Muller
Mira’s Prism headset is a lot like Google Cardboard but for augmented reality.
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Fly me to the Moon: For some, lunar village takes shape

Posted in Business on 23rd Sep, 2017 08:31 AM
by Alex Muller
By 2030, there could be an initial lunar settlement of six to 10 pioneers, scientists, technicians and engineers, which could grow to 100 by 2040, he predicted.
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One year later, Microsoft AI and Research grows to 8k people in massive bet on artificial intelligence

Posted in Business on 23rd Sep, 2017 08:22 AM
by Alex Muller
Gates had the goal that computers would someday be able to see, hear, communicate and understand humans and their environment.
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+21

To Achieve 100% Renewable Energy, We Need Way Better Batteries

Posted in Business on 22nd Sep, 2017 06:42 PM
by Alex Muller
When it comes to grid storage our batteries are terrible.
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+34

Google signs $1.1bn HTC smartphone deal

Posted in Business on 21st Sep, 2017 08:16 AM
by Alex Muller
Alphabet's Google has struck a $1.1bn (£822m) deal with Taiwan's HTC to expand its smartphone business.
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+31

US solar plant costs fall another 30 per cent in just one year

Posted in Business on 21st Sep, 2017 08:11 AM
by Alex Muller
A dramatic slide in prices even for an industry that has been greatly successful in reducing prices, and appears to come mostly from the collapse in PV module prices.
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+35

SpaceX will call global internet satellite network Starlink

Posted in Business on 21st Sep, 2017 08:04 AM
by Alex Muller
Low-latency, gigabit network inches closer to commercialisation.
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+27

Salesforce to launch $50 million artificial intelligence fund

Posted in Business on 20th Sep, 2017 06:55 PM
by Alex Muller
The venture wing of Salesforce.com Inc is launching a $50 million fund to invest in start-ups employing artificial intelligence.
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+22

The Paris agreement climate aim is 'still achievable'

Posted in Business on 20th Sep, 2017 06:50 PM
by Alex Muller
The 2015 Paris agreement's ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5C remains within reach, a study suggests.
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China orders Bitcoin exchanges in capital city to close

Posted in Business on 19th Sep, 2017 06:06 PM
by Alex Muller
Chinese regulators have issued strict instructions on how Bitcoin exchanges should dismantle their operations.
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+21

LinkSpace is a Chinese startup that will try to make reusable rockets like Spacex

Posted in Business on 19th Sep, 2017 06:00 PM
by Alex Muller
The Linkspace New Line 1 rocket will be a Small Launch Vehicle (SLV) designed for microsatellite and nanosatellite launches.
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China to become artificial intelligence 'world leader' by 2030, sparks attention from experts

Posted in Business on 18th Sep, 2017 06:14 PM
by Alex Muller
China has vowed to become a world leader in artificial intelligence by 2030 in full force, in every layer of education system.
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