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Why Prototypes are Important for the Robotics Industry

Posted in Business on 4th Jul, 2018 06:50 PM
by Alex Muller
Prototypes are suddenly easier and more affordable than ever with the introduction of things like 3D printing.
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+8

UK heatwave helps solar power to record weekly highs

Posted in Business on 2nd Jul, 2018 04:58 PM
by Alex Muller
Hot weather saw solar briefly take over from gas as the number one energy source.
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+8

Fully reusable rockets will create the entrepreneurial space age

Posted in Business on 2nd Jul, 2018 04:56 PM
by Alex Muller
The reusable rocket age should have started in the 1980s. However, cost-plus contracts and political bureaucracy split manufacturing of the space shuttle into 50 states.
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+4

OneWeb and SpaceX are leading the way to global internet with smallsat constellations

Posted in Business on 30th Jun, 2018 05:12 AM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX has two demo satellites in orbit now.
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Google opens its human-sounding Duplex AI to public testing

Posted in Business on 29th Jun, 2018 09:21 AM
by Alex Muller
The search giant gives us a closer look at its controversial artificial intelligence software while it works to tamp down fears about the technology.
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Google Calico, and drug giant AbbVie, sign a $1 billion deal to back antiaging drug development

Posted in Business on 27th Jun, 2018 12:37 AM
by Alex Muller
The famously quiet Calico has built a big team of 150-plus around an HQ base in South San Francisco, with plans to add more.
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+19

SpinLaunch raises $40M from Airbus, Google and others for space catapult

Posted in Business on 17th Jun, 2018 11:45 PM
by Alex Muller
SpinLaunch says it's raised a total of $40 million from a high-profile array of investors to get a space catapult system ready for launch by 2022.
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+18

Solar Has Overtaken Gas and Wind as Biggest Source of New U.S. Power

Posted in Business on 14th Jun, 2018 02:15 AM
by Alex Muller
Despite tariffs imposed on imported panels, the U.S. installed more solar energy than any other source of electricity in the first quarter.
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Alibaba and JD.com invest billions in drones and robots working to global delivery under 72 hours

Posted in Business on 12th Jun, 2018 12:23 AM
by Alex Muller
Alibaba's founder and executive chairman Jack Ma Yun wants to bring global delivery times for his logistics affiliate to under 72 hours.
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Augmented reality will bring together games and amusement parks

Posted in Business on 9th Jun, 2018 09:55 PM
by Alex Muller
Gamers care about the identities they create in games, bringing those into the amusement park would be a win for both industries.
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U.S Cities Pledging To Go 100-Percent Renewable Doubled Since Last Year

Posted in Business on 9th Jun, 2018 12:27 AM
by Alex Muller
Municipal-level reforms are gaining steam amid the Trump administration's rollback of federal climate policies.
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Elon Musk’s SpaceX Delays Plans for First Space Tourists to Circle Moon

Posted in Business on 6th Jun, 2018 10:47 PM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX has indicated it won’t launch a pair of space tourists to loop around the moon this year as previously announced.
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Apple has paid $100 billion to developers

Posted in Business on 5th Jun, 2018 01:25 PM
by Alex Muller
Apple’s App Store turns 10 years old next month.
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Elon Musk-funded XPRIZE Is One Step Closer To Ending Global Illiteracy

Posted in Business on 5th Jun, 2018 01:21 PM
by Alex Muller
Elon Musk provided $15 million to the Global Learning XPRIZE.
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Google will end Project Maven military contract in 2019

Posted in Business on 3rd Jun, 2018 05:49 PM
by Alex Muller
Google is ending its involvement with Project Maven, the controversial Pentagon research program that sought to use AI to improve object recognition in military drones.
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Chinese space station: Beijing invites world to join its project as ISS support falters

Posted in Business on 2nd Jun, 2018 07:37 PM
by Alex Muller
China just declared it's building a new space station. With Beijing inviting the world to climb aboard, is this the start of a new space race?
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