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Key trends in the evolution of intelligent assistance

Posted in Business on 29th Apr, 2016 07:40 PM
by AlexMuller
Personal assistants and software bots have enjoyed significant buzz in recent months. New assistants are launched every week.
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Google looks to the future: Go big on artificial intelligence

Posted in Business on 29th Apr, 2016 07:00 PM
by AlexMuller
In his first-ever letter to shareholders, Google CEO Sundar Pichai says the next wave of computing is all about machine learning.
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NASA says it will help SpaceX with Mars 2018 mission

Posted in Business on 28th Apr, 2016 11:58 AM
by AlexMuller
SpaceX just announced it's hoping to land an uncrewed Dragon capsule on Mars in 2018, which would make it the first private company to land on another planet. But it's not going alone.
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+26

Vive manufacturer HTC creates $100M fund for virtual reality startups

Posted in Business on 27th Apr, 2016 01:50 PM
by AlexMuller
Vive X is a $100 million fund for VR startups. HTC will lead the effort to help startups in this space bring their products to market.
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+34

Former SpaceX founding member is starting a new small rockets company

Posted in Business on 27th Apr, 2016 01:40 PM
by AlexMuller
While SpaceX is looking forward to launching its biggest, baddest rocket yet later this year, other companies are scaling down.
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Apple revenue falls for first time since 2003

Posted in Business on 27th Apr, 2016 01:31 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple reported a 13% drop in its second quarter revenue on Tuesday as sales of iPhones slipped. China was a particular weak spot. Apple shares fell 8% in after hours trading.
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Google, Uber and others form self-driving car lobby to shape US policy

Posted in Business on 27th Apr, 2016 01:22 PM
by AlexMuller
Google, Uber, Lyft, Ford and Volvo, all developing self-driving car technology, have formed a lobbying group to take on regulation of autonomous vehicles.
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Google reportedly starting an in-house startup incubator

Posted in Business on 25th Apr, 2016 01:52 PM
by AlexMuller
The plan is to allow entrepreneurial Googlers and their teams to develop their ideas with Google's support and funding and potentially branch out with Google as an investor.
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Nations sign historic Paris climate deal

Posted in Business on 24th Apr, 2016 09:20 PM
by AlexMuller
171 countries inked the deal, a record number for a new international treaty.
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Watch out SpaceX: China's space start up industry takes flight

Posted in Business on 23rd Apr, 2016 09:35 AM
by AlexMuller
A new generation of Chinese start ups are entering the space race, backed by universities and hedge funds.
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VR headset shipments 'to boom' in 2016

Posted in Business on 22nd Apr, 2016 05:42 PM
by AlexMuller
More than nine million virtual reality (VR) headsets will be shipped in 2016, suggests research by analyst firm IDC.
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+28

Alphabet's crazy moonshots are growing revenues faster than losses

Posted in Business on 22nd Apr, 2016 05:19 PM
by AlexMuller
Google CEO Sundar Pichai cited the development of machine learning and AI as one of the key factors driving the growth.
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Record turnout at UN boosts climate deal

Posted in Business on 22nd Apr, 2016 04:39 PM
by AlexMuller
Amid hope and hype, delegates have started the process of signing the Paris climate agreement at UN headquarters in New York.
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San Francisco just became the first big US city to require solar panels on new buildings

Posted in Business on 22nd Apr, 2016 02:49 AM
by AlexMuller
All new buildings with 10 floors or less must have at least 15% of their rooftops designated as solar ready.
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+44

An engine for Mars: Aerojet wins $67M NASA contract for solar electric propulsion

Posted in Business on 22nd Apr, 2016 02:36 AM
by AlexMuller
Electric propulsion systems are expected to send astronauts to Mars and its moons starting in the 2030s.
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A Key Part of the Paris Climate Agreement Is Practically Obsolete

Posted in Business on 21st Apr, 2016 02:31 AM
by AlexMuller
Over the past year, the world has smashed so many temperature records we've grown desensitized.
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