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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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+28

China versus USA in AI potential

Posted in Business on 21st Mar, 2018 12:36 AM
by Alex Muller
China has set a 2020 target for the core AI industry’s gross output (RMB 150 billion) would represent a tenfold increase of the AI industry in the next three years.
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+17

Anti-aging biotech Unity adds $55M as it preps first human trial to flush senescent cells

Posted in Business on 21st Mar, 2018 12:31 AM
by Alex Muller
Unity Biotechnology is filling up its cash reserves with another venture round before it goes into its first anti-aging human studies.
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+29

Bitcoin may not last, but blockchain could be the real deal

Posted in Business on 19th Mar, 2018 09:36 PM
by Alex Muller
Some experts view blockchain as a skeletal outline for a new internet, one less vulnerable to hacking, writes Tom Billitteri
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+24

60.3% of harmful Android apps in 2017 detected via machine learning

Posted in Business on 16th Mar, 2018 11:03 AM
by Alex Muller
Google released its Android Security 2017 Year in Review, the fourth installment of the company’s attempt to educate the public about Android’s various layers of security.
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+27

Big harpoon is 'solution to space junk'

Posted in Business on 16th Mar, 2018 11:00 AM
by Alex Muller
Airbus is testing a big harpoon to snare rogue or redundant satellites and pull them out of the sky.
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+28

X Prize announces $10 million competition to spur development of robot avatars

Posted in Business on 14th Mar, 2018 07:02 AM
by Alex Muller
There will be two milestone prizes in 2020 and 2021 worth $1 million each, and one grand prize worth $8 million.
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+37

How to spot a cryptocurrency scam

Posted in Business on 14th Mar, 2018 06:57 AM
by Alex Muller
In the digital age, it’s becoming more common to see a company launch an 'initial coin offering' (ICO) as a means to raise investment.
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+25

Musk, speaking at SXSW, projects Mars spaceship will be ready for short trips by first half of 2019

Posted in Business on 12th Mar, 2018 05:13 AM
by Alex Muller
Elon Musk says that his timeline for sending a space vehicle to Mars could mark its first milestone early next year.
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+21

Google and Apple are in a tight race to acquire the most promising AI startups

Posted in Business on 12th Mar, 2018 05:10 AM
by Alex Muller
AI is quickly becoming an integral part of every tech company’s strategy, so it’s no surprise that big firms are ramping up their acquisition of AI startups.
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+27

SpaceX aims for 3 rocket launches in a single week, 6 launches in 1 month

Posted in Business on 10th Mar, 2018 02:29 AM
by Alex Muller
If successful, this series of missions would smash all of SpaceX’s past launch cadence records.
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+8

EU Likely to Ban Common Insecticides to Save Bees

Posted in Business on 9th Mar, 2018 01:15 AM
by Alex Muller
Bees all over Europe may soon be just a little safer, after new evidence reinforces the case against harmful neonicotinoids, the world’s most used pesticides.
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SpaceX launches its largest satellite ever which is nearly the size of a bus

Posted in Business on 7th Mar, 2018 05:47 AM
by Alex Muller
Chief Executive Musk said that the Hispasat satellite is the 'largest geostationary satellite we’ve ever flown.'
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+14

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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+15

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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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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