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China reports that it is working to open up a major Arctic shipping route

Posted in Business on 15th Oct, 2017 02:46 PM
by Alex Muller
News agency Xinhua reported that a Chinese ship had conducted a successful test of a trading route along the Arctic Northwest Passage.
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+35

5 Reasons Solar Power is an Energy of the Future

Posted in Business on 14th Oct, 2017 04:09 PM
by Alex Muller
As of recently, solar power has started to gain momentum in becoming a potential energy technology that could help make gas, oil, and other types of energy nonexistent.
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Google pledges $1 billion to prepare workers for automation

Posted in Business on 14th Oct, 2017 04:04 PM
by Alex Muller
The 'Grow with Google' initiative can help people adapt with the changing nature of jobs.
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Some notes on the future of SpaceX, Tesla and the Wealth of Elon Musk

Posted in Business on 13th Oct, 2017 05:05 PM
by Alex Muller
A truly global high speed internet providing company could get a valution of $500 billion to 1 trillion.
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+32

Google Will Hit 100 Percent Renewable Energy This Year

Posted in Business on 12th Oct, 2017 09:56 AM
by Alex Muller
That means that all of the electricity the company consumes in both its data centres and offices are provided by wind and solar energy.
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+37

Alibaba to Spend $15 Billion on Moonshot projects with AI and Quantum Computer focus

Posted in Business on 12th Oct, 2017 09:43 AM
by Alex Muller
Alibaba will more than double research and development spending to $15 billion over the next 3 years.
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+26

Mark Zuckerberg: We want to get 1 billion people in virtual reality

Posted in Business on 11th Oct, 2017 07:51 PM
by Alex Muller
One of the key ways Facebook will get there is through the Oculus Go, a wireless VR headset that will sell for just $200.
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+33

Oculus announces $199 Oculus Go standalone headset

Posted in Business on 11th Oct, 2017 07:46 PM
by Alex Muller
'It’s the most accessible VR headset yet'
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+28

While U.S. moves toward coal, China bets big on solar

Posted in Business on 10th Oct, 2017 03:20 PM
by Alex Muller
China flipped the switch on the world's largest floating solar installation, built on top of a lake created by an abandoned coal mine.
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+27

Can blockchain decentralize the internet?

Posted in Business on 9th Oct, 2017 04:02 PM
by Alex Muller
In a fully decentralized internet, instead of a few organizations running the system, a community of users and a network of independent machines would own and power services.
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Blue Origin: We're taking tourists to space within 18 months

Posted in Business on 7th Oct, 2017 01:50 PM
by Alex Muller
A Blue Origin rocket could take tourists to space by April 2019.
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+34

China Is Showing the World What Renewable Energy Dominance Looks Like

Posted in Business on 7th Oct, 2017 01:23 PM
by Alex Muller
The growth of solar energy continues to outpace forecasts.
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Google Reveals Blueprint for Quantum Supremacy

Posted in Business on 6th Oct, 2017 06:26 PM
by Alex Muller
The ability of quantum machines to outperform classical computers is called quantum supremacy. Now Google says it has this goal firmly in its sights.
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Pfizer and Genentech Turn To Ethereum Blockchain

Posted in Business on 6th Oct, 2017 06:19 PM
by Alex Muller
Industry giants Pfizer and Genentech will work with blockchain startup Chronicled and supply chain company The LinkLab to develop an Ethereum-based platform.
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Microsoft acquires financially troubled social virtual reality app AltspaceVR

Posted in Business on 4th Oct, 2017 12:26 PM
by Alex Muller
The VR networking app allows users across headset and web platforms to join 3D chat rooms to play games, watch videos and attend events.
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AI will eliminate 1.8M jobs but create 2.3M by 2020, claims Gartner

Posted in Business on 3rd Oct, 2017 10:01 AM
by Alex Muller
AI will augment workers and be a 'net job creator' by 2020 according to new research, which Gartner touted.
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