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Google needs to pay Apple a fortune to remain the default search engine on iOS

Posted in Business on 21st Aug, 2017 07:20 PM
by Alex Muller
Google could pay as much as $3 billion a year just to remain the default option in Safari.
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+23

New energy to play a dominant role in China by 2030

Posted in Business on 18th Aug, 2017 06:46 PM
by Alex Muller
Clean energy and natural gas will replace coal as the primary energy source by 2030 and account for more than half of China's energy mix by around 2045.
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Andrew Ng is raising a $150M Artificial Intelligence Venture Fund

Posted in Business on 17th Aug, 2017 05:17 PM
by Alex Muller
Ng, who formerly founded Google’s Brain Team and served as chief scientist at Baidu has long evangelized the benefits AI could bring to the world.
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+25

Google brings Questions and Answers to Google Maps

Posted in Business on 17th Aug, 2017 05:12 PM
by Alex Muller
With this move, Google is expanding its existing efforts to bring more user-generated content to Maps.
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+23

Ethereum sets new transaction record, outperforming Bitcoin

Posted in Business on 16th Aug, 2017 06:03 PM
by AlexMuller
For the first time ever, Ethereum had more than 400,000 transactions, a record for any public blockchain, and around 40,000 higher than Bitcoin’s record day.
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Why GE's use of Google Glass marks a turning point for AR

Posted in Business on 15th Aug, 2017 05:48 PM
by Alex Muller
By exploiting the new enterprise edition of Google Glass and AR software from Upskill, GE Aviation shows how AR is changing the factory floor.
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China installed record 24.4GW of solar in first-half of 2017

Posted in Business on 14th Aug, 2017 03:12 PM
by Alex Muller
CPIA also reported that solar cell production in China in the first half of 2017 had reached around 32GW, up 28% from the prior year period.
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+31

Bitcoin has passed $4,000, Why is it so high?

Posted in Business on 14th Aug, 2017 02:36 PM
by Alex Muller
Two weeks ago Bitcoin went through a hard fork, and came out essentially unscathed.
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DeepMind AI teaches itself about the world by watching videos

Posted in Business on 12th Aug, 2017 04:29 PM
by Alex Muller
DeepMind has developed an AI that teaches itself to recognise a range of visual and audio concepts just by watching tiny snippets of video.
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Facebook introduces new video service

Posted in Business on 11th Aug, 2017 04:44 PM
by Alex Muller
Social media giant Facebook has made a move into dedicated video, pitting it against YouTube and TV networks.
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VR can be a mainstream tech; but it’s not ready yet

Posted in Business on 10th Aug, 2017 12:33 PM
by Alex Muller
With giants like Facebook, Google, HTC, Samsung and Sony leading the HMD charge, it’s hard to ignore the din around immersive technologies.
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Britons will get right to delete online past, minister says

Posted in Business on 9th Aug, 2017 05:20 PM
by Alex Muller
Individuals will have more control over their data by having 'the right to be forgotten' and ask for their personal data to be erased.
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SpaceX and Boeing are both on track for 2018 manned flights

Posted in Business on 8th Aug, 2017 04:07 PM
by Alex Muller
A July 20 report released by NASA shows that SpaceX is still targeting an unmanned test flight in February 2018 and a crewed flight in June 2018.
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Bitcoin soars to record high value

Posted in Business on 8th Aug, 2017 03:58 PM
by Alex Muller
Bitcoin's value has jumped to a record high, following a month of turmoil.
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The renewable energy revolution in India

Posted in Business on 7th Aug, 2017 06:01 PM
by Alex Muller
India has launched the world’s largest renewable energy expansion programme and aims to achieve 175 GW capacity of energy by 2022.
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Rewired launches $100 million robotics fund

Posted in Business on 6th Aug, 2017 02:45 PM
by Alex Muller
Investments will be targeted at applied science and tech that explores a machine’s ability to interact with and understand the natural world.
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