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SpaceX shoots for two rocket launches in 48 hours

Posted in Business on 22nd Jun, 2017 04:34 AM
by Alex Muller
Elon Musk's company will have a chance to prove it can handle the pressure of rapid launches, which will be needed for its most ambitious plans.
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Talla raises $8.3 million to make its HR bot a better listener

Posted in Business on 20th Jun, 2017 12:46 PM
by Alex Muller
What’s interesting about machine learning is these tools and techniques are really going to start to make people more productive, while also improving the user experience.
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Buying Whole Foods could complete an Amazon ecosystem a decade in the making

Posted in Business on 19th Jun, 2017 04:39 PM
by Alex Muller
Amazon announced a $13.7 billion deal to buy the Whole Foods grocery chain.
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+22

For First Time in History, Solar Jobs Outnumber Coal Jobs in Virginia

Posted in Business on 18th Jun, 2017 12:49 PM
by Alex Muller
Virginia has long been coal country, but the solar power industry has been increasing its foothold in the Commonwealth over the last few years.
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+27

Elon Musk: Launching a Satellite with SpaceX is $300 Million Cheaper

Posted in Business on 17th Jun, 2017 09:24 AM
by Alex Muller
The U.S. Air Force's recently released budget reveals that the cost of a SpaceX launch is dramatically lower than that of ULA.
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+39

Clean Energy Is About to Become Cheaper Than Coal

Posted in Business on 16th Jun, 2017 04:42 PM
by Alex Muller
The inflection point has already been reached in the West, and by 2021 solar will be cheaper than coal in China.
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A.I. will create more jobs that can’t be filled, not mass unemployment, Alphabet’s Eric Schmidt says

Posted in Business on 16th Jun, 2017 04:31 PM
by Alex Muller
Alphabet's Eric Schmidt strikes a contrary tone to many who've warned of large-scale unemployment.
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AI killed 800,000 jobs in the U.K., but created 3.5 million new ones

Posted in Business on 15th Jun, 2017 05:53 PM
by Alex Muller
There’s still hope for human workers
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+38

Apple's Tim Cook confirms self-driving car plans

Posted in Business on 14th Jun, 2017 04:29 PM
by Alex Muller
Apple's chief executive has confirmed it is developing a self-driving car system.
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+28

So SpaceX is having quite a year

Posted in Business on 13th Jun, 2017 12:33 PM
by Alex Muller
A review of SpaceX's progress toward key goals this year.
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Why Apple is struggling to become an AI powerhouse

Posted in Business on 12th Jun, 2017 04:49 PM
by Alex Muller
AI programming demands a level of data collection and mining that is at odds with Apple's rigorous approach to privacy.
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Softbank buys Boston Dynamics a leading robotics company

Posted in Business on 10th Jun, 2017 03:52 AM
by Alex Muller
A subsidiary of SoftBank has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire robotics pioneer Boston Dynamics from Alphabet Inc.
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+31

Europe's Weather Boosts Renewables to Record Highs

Posted in Business on 9th Jun, 2017 04:56 AM
by Alex Muller
The U.K., Germany, and Denmark have seen clean energy blow past fossil fuels this month.
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+34

No More Playing Games: AlphaGo AI to Tackle Some Real World Challenges

Posted in Business on 7th Jun, 2017 04:21 PM
by Alex Muller
AlphaGo will now retire from playing Go, leaving behind a legacy of games played against itself.
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+48

World renewable energy production increases by record levels in 2016, enough to power half of Western Europe

Posted in Business on 7th Jun, 2017 04:10 PM
by Alex Muller
Huge amounts of renewable energy added last year.
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+22

Here are the six big announcements Apple just made

Posted in Business on 6th Jun, 2017 03:33 AM
by Alex Muller
Here's what you might have missed if you didn't tune in.
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