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China Plans to Use AI to Gain Global Economic Dominance by 2030

Posted in Business on 22nd Jul, 2017 07:05 PM
by Alex Muller
The country’s government has announced a scheme to surpass Western nations and shape the future of AI.
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+38

Bitcoin avoids split into two blockchains

Posted in Business on 22nd Jul, 2017 06:50 PM
by Alex Muller
Bitcoin averted a split into two currencies after its network supported an upgrade to its software that would enhance its ability to process an increasing number of transactions.
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+24

Elon Musk thinks a moon base would fire up public support for space

Posted in Business on 21st Jul, 2017 01:25 PM
by Alex Muller
Musk also said that his tunneling company (The Boring Company) could aid in Mars colonization as well.
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+33

Alphabet’s X announces Glass Enterprise Edition, a hands-free device for hands-on workers

Posted in Business on 19th Jul, 2017 01:46 PM
by Alex Muller
The new 'Glass 2.0' design makes significant improvements over the original Glass.
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+29

Google wants to sell quantum computing in the cloud

Posted in Business on 19th Jul, 2017 01:19 PM
by Alex Muller
It's taking steps to offer quantum tech beyond the lab.
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+26

Reasons cryptocurrency prices are in free fall

Posted in Business on 17th Jul, 2017 07:44 PM
by Alex Muller
Whether it be Bitcoin or Ethereum, every cryptocurrency has suffered massive losses over the past several days.
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+21

Renewable Energy Not a Threat to Grid, Draft of U.S. Study Finds

Posted in Business on 15th Jul, 2017 04:30 PM
by Alex Muller
Wind and solar power don’t pose a significant threat to the reliability of the U.S. power grid, Energy Department staff members said in a draft report.
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+27

74% of professionals believe their jobs could be automated

Posted in Business on 14th Jul, 2017 05:37 PM
by Alex Muller
Nearly three-quarters of business leaders and employees think at least some part of their job could be automated, according to a report from WorkMarket.
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+41

Why Ethereum’s price has been dropping recently

Posted in Business on 14th Jul, 2017 05:12 PM
by Alex Muller
Anyone following the cryptocurrency market over the past few months has seen the spectacular rise and pretty dramatic fall of the value of an Ether.
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+26

Google launches Gradient Ventures, an AI-focused fund

Posted in Business on 13th Jul, 2017 03:08 PM
by Alex Muller
Google launched today a venture capital fund, named Gradient Ventures, that will focus on early-stage AI startups.
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This Is How Google Wants to 'Humanize' Artificial Intelligence

Posted in Business on 12th Jul, 2017 06:13 PM
by Alex Muller
Google’s plans a big research project aimed at making artificial intelligence more useful.
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+27

Is Ethereum Ready for Widespread Adoption?

Posted in Business on 11th Jul, 2017 03:39 PM
by Alex Muller
There may be some hurdles to overcome, but it can be argued that with enough time, cryptocurrencies could soon replace cash.
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+24

Renewable energy is becoming so cheap the US will meet Paris commitments even if Trump withdraws

Posted in Business on 10th Jul, 2017 03:57 PM
by Alex Muller
Renewables are reaching such ubiquity, not even politics can hinder them.
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Renewables will be the 'cheapest form of new power generation' by 2020

Posted in Business on 9th Jul, 2017 04:06 PM
by Alex Muller
New research from Morgan Stanley estimates that renewables will be the cheapest source of power in the world in less than three years.
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+33

Ethereum Is Already Using a Small Country's Worth of Electricity

Posted in Business on 9th Jul, 2017 03:27 PM
by Alex Muller
The entire network could be using slightly more than the country of Cyprus.
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+21

Top Wall Street strategist sees bitcoin 'cannibalizing' gold, worth as much as $55,000

Posted in Business on 8th Jul, 2017 03:24 PM
by Alex Muller
Bitcoin has more than doubled in value this year and last traded near $2,540.
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