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Startup will launch luxury space hotel in 2021 and charge about $800,000 per night

Posted in Business on 8th Apr, 2018 07:17 PM
by Alex Muller
By early 2022, they aim to be hosting tourists, astronauts, space research, and manufacturing on board Aurora Station in LEO.
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+26

How Microsoft Is Using Artificial Intelligence To Fight Climate Change

Posted in Business on 7th Apr, 2018 09:06 AM
by Alex Muller
Today, climate change, loss of biodiversity, water woes, and food sustainability are among the most pressing global issues.
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+3

Solar PV and wind are on track to replace fossil within two decades

Posted in Business on 7th Apr, 2018 08:53 AM
by Alex Muller
The reality is that the rising tide of solar photovoltaics (PV) and wind energy offers our only realistic chance of avoiding dangerous climate change.
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+6

SpaceX reaches the promised land of launching every two weeks

Posted in Business on 5th Apr, 2018 10:55 AM
by Alex Muller
Gwynne Shotwell said SpaceX would increase flight rate by 50 percent. It has.
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+4

SoftBank and Saudi Arabia to build world's biggest solar farm

Posted in Business on 4th Apr, 2018 02:34 PM
by Alex Muller
The project could cost an eye-watering $200 billion.
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+18

Google invests in 6,000-mile subsea cable system connecting Japan to Australia

Posted in Business on 4th Apr, 2018 02:18 PM
by Alex Muller
Work has begun on a new subsea cable system connecting Japan with Australia, Google has joined as an investor and key member.
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+16

SoftBank, China's GCL team up for $930 million Indian solar venture

Posted in Business on 3rd Apr, 2018 06:25 AM
by Alex Muller
The venture will work on photovoltaic technology, which is used in solar panels.
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+12

AI 'poses less risk to jobs than feared' says OECD

Posted in Business on 3rd Apr, 2018 06:19 AM
by Alex Muller
Fewer people's jobs are likely to be destroyed by artificial intelligence and robots than has been suggested by a much-cited study, an OECD report says.
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+8

Taxing AI job displacement will not be easy

Posted in Business on 2nd Apr, 2018 02:33 AM
by Alex Muller
It seems that in order to be clear what is being taxed, then a government would need to have a tax or penalty for mass layoffs that were not the result of financial distress.
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+8

Used SpaceX Rocket Launches 10 Iridium Satellites into Orbit

Posted in Business on 31st Mar, 2018 03:59 AM
by Alex Muller
A morning liftoff that also marked an anniversary for reusable rockets.
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+7

NASA wants to spend tens of billions on SLS despite proven SpaceX Falcon Heavy

Posted in Business on 30th Mar, 2018 02:44 AM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX will fly for $90 million per launch versus the planned $1 billion for Space Launch System.
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The UK might be kicked out of EU plans to build an alternative to GPS

Posted in Business on 28th Mar, 2018 05:06 AM
by Alex Muller
The ongoing Galileo project will launch 30 satellites to provide encrypted mapping and navigation data.
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+8

The 5 biggest announcements from the Apple education event

Posted in Business on 28th Mar, 2018 05:04 AM
by Alex Muller
The keynote was condensed into just one hour, most of which revolved around a newly announced iPad. Here’s a look at all the biggest news today.
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Study: wind and solar can power most of the United States

Posted in Business on 27th Mar, 2018 05:01 AM
by Alex Muller
In order to combat climate change, we need to rapidly move from fossil fuel energy to clean, renewable energy.
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The First SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 should launch in April and each could be reused 10 to 100 times

Posted in Business on 27th Mar, 2018 04:51 AM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX is counting on Block 5 to succeed with increased reusability and for faster relaunching.
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Study: Apple Watch Cardiogram app bested EKG band in spotting errant heartbeat

Posted in Business on 21st Mar, 2018 08:44 PM
by Alex Muller
The study raises the prospect that advanced AI will enable wearable devices to detect dangerous medical conditions using only basic sensors.
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