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The 9 types of startups Y Combinator thinks the world needs in 2018

Posted in Business on 7th Mar, 2018 05:43 AM
by Alex Muller
Thousands of startup founders apply to Y Combinator in the hope that their company will join the ranks of alumni like Dropbox, Airbnb, Stripe, Instacart and reddit.
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SpaceX Texas launch facility would massively increase the number of SpaceX launches

Posted in Business on 5th Mar, 2018 09:23 PM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX is building a private spaceport in Boca Chica Village, Texas and the rocket launch facility should be ready around September 2018.
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+13

2018 VC investment into crypto startups set to surpass 2017

Posted in Business on 4th Mar, 2018 01:34 AM
by Alex Muller
Like all emerging technologies, and most nascent companies working on them, there’s no telling whether these bets will generate significant returns.
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+17

Race for global low earth orbit high bandwidth internet satellites

Posted in Business on 2nd Mar, 2018 11:22 PM
by Alex Muller
The LA Times reviews some of the competitors in the race for global low earth orbit high bandwidth internet satellite networks.
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+19

Big future in low cost small rockets

Posted in Business on 1st Mar, 2018 02:26 AM
by Alex Muller
Customizable small-sats can cost as little as $11,000 these days.
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+17

Why Ethereum weathered the cryptocurrency downturn better than Bitcoin

Posted in Business on 26th Feb, 2018 10:15 PM
by Alex Muller
If 2017 was a dream for cryptocurrency enthusiasts, 2018 has been a swift return to reality.
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+5

How Will Solar Be Used in 20 Years?

Posted in Business on 24th Feb, 2018 10:47 PM
by Alex Muller
The story of solar power is one of progress. We have made great strides since the inception of this technology back in the 1970's.
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+7

Seeking to outsmart the US, China races ahead on artificial intelligence

Posted in Business on 24th Feb, 2018 10:39 PM
by Alex Muller
Experts say the race is in its early stages but the challenge has been set, and China is taking action to move toward its aspirations.
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+7

World’s largest solar park under development in Egypt

Posted in Business on 23rd Feb, 2018 03:44 PM
by Alex Muller
The Benban Solar Park aims to reach somewhere between 1.6-2.0GW of solar power by the middle of 2019.
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+5

SpaceX launches broadband pathfinders

Posted in Business on 23rd Feb, 2018 03:40 PM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX launched again on Thursday - this time to put a Spanish radar satellite above the Earth.
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Can Waymo dominate self driving?

Posted in Business on 22nd Feb, 2018 02:26 PM
by Alex Muller
Waymo has a massive lead in terms of self-driving cars. Waymo has been operating cars for free rides without drivers since November, 2017 in Phoenix, AZ.
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+27

Virtual reality is poised for big business-to-business sales

Posted in Business on 22nd Feb, 2018 02:18 PM
by Alex Muller
While some companies are active in VR and AR in the enterprise, many large businesses have been hesitant to leap into VR.
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U.S. Congress considers cryptocurrency rules and regulations

Posted in Business on 20th Feb, 2018 01:40 PM
by Alex Muller
U.S. lawmakers are moving to consider new rules that could impose stricter federal oversight on the emerging asset class.
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+22

100% Renewable Electricity Worldwide Is A New Cost-Effective Reality

Posted in Business on 18th Feb, 2018 06:52 AM
by Alex Muller
Renewable energy is increasingly a success story in emerging and developing markets.
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Within 24 months SpaceX could begin providing gigabit internet to the USA

Posted in Business on 16th Feb, 2018 03:06 AM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX won an endorsement from FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to build a broadband network using satellites.
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+19

Clean energy is growing the economy and driving down emissions

Posted in Business on 16th Feb, 2018 02:56 AM
by Alex Muller
The economic expansion since 2009 is historic for the role the energy sector had in creating jobs and reducing emissions.
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