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Renewable Energy Is Creating Jobs 12 Times Faster Than the Rest of the Economy

Posted in Business on 28th Jan, 2017 05:57 PM
by AlexMuller
Solar and wind jobs have grown at rates of about 20% annually in recent years.
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+47

Manufacturing jobs are finally returning to North America…for robots

Posted in Business on 28th Jan, 2017 05:45 PM
by AlexMuller
Automation threatens jobs on every continent.
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+28

Ireland votes to be world’s first country to fully divest from fossil fuels

Posted in Business on 27th Jan, 2017 06:05 PM
by AlexMuller
The country’s parliament just passed “first-of-its-kind fossil fuel divestment legislation” with a majority vote.
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+46

Massachusetts lawmakers float aggressive bill mandating 100% renewables by 2035

Posted in Business on 26th Jan, 2017 04:02 PM
by AlexMuller
If successful, the Massachusetts bill would launch the state into the company of states with similar aggressive decarbonization goals.
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+32

Drone Use To Transform The Construction Industry

Posted in Business on 25th Jan, 2017 05:50 PM
by Allison Crady
With cost and energy saving abilities, drones will swiftly become indispensable to the industry.
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+48

Robots May Steal Our Jobs, but Not as Quickly as We Thought

Posted in Business on 23rd Jan, 2017 11:22 AM
by AlexMuller
Widespread automation is inevitable, but it won’t happen as quickly as has been predicted.
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+37

Valve confirms: More SteamVR Tracking headsets are in development

Posted in Business on 23rd Jan, 2017 11:19 AM
by AlexMuller
SteamVR Tracking is an ingenious technology that allows objects with sensors on the surface to be perfectly tracked throughout a space.
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+24

Solar Is Finally Moving Beyond Boom and Bust

Posted in Business on 23rd Jan, 2017 11:15 AM
by AlexMuller
Solar no longer driven by subsidies.
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+22

U.S. investors see more automation, not jobs, under Trump

Posted in Business on 22nd Jan, 2017 02:02 PM
by AlexMuller
Swapping robots and software for human labour has underpinned much of the productivity gains in the United States over the last 25 years.
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+25

As Trump enters White House, California renews climate change fight

Posted in Business on 21st Jan, 2017 04:04 PM
by AlexMuller
The state's climate change goals are the most ambitious in North America.
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+34

HTC launches $10 million VR fund to promote the planet’s sustainability

Posted in Business on 20th Jan, 2017 01:53 PM
by AlexMuller
HTC has launched a $10 million virtual reality fund for content and technologies that will drive sustainable development around the world.
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Artificial intelligence is growing so fast, even Google's co-founder is surprised

Posted in Business on 20th Jan, 2017 01:47 PM
by AlexMuller
Alphabet has been one of the world's biggest spenders on AI. The advancements have even surprised company co-founder Sergey Brin.
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In 2017, China Is Doubling Down on artificial intelligence

Posted in Business on 19th Jan, 2017 06:42 PM
by AlexMuller
The country's Internet giants are focusing on AI research, and domestic venture capital funding is pouring into the field.
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Trump moving away from supporters on climate science

Posted in Business on 18th Jan, 2017 05:15 PM
by AlexMuller
Donald Trump and his cabinet accept far more of the research on climate change than many of their political supporters, say British scientists.
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Apple App Store prices rise in UK, India and Turkey

Posted in Business on 18th Jan, 2017 04:57 PM
by AlexMuller
UK costs will numerically match those of the US, meaning that a program that costs $0.99 will now be 99p.
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+22

Renewable Energy Jobs Will Likely Grow By More Than 170% in the Next 10 Years

Posted in Business on 17th Jan, 2017 04:41 PM
by AlexMuller
Energy-related positions make up about 8% of the U.S. workforce, but many sectors of the industry are seeing reductions in job numbers.
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