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Virtual Reality’s breakout 2016 saw 6.3 million headsets shipped

Posted in Business on 5th Feb, 2017 08:10 PM
by Alex Muller
A report from market research firm Super Data offers new estimates for the market size of virtual reality in 2016, suggesting 6.3 million VR headsets were shipped in 2016.
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+47

Rocket problems may delay SpaceX's first crewed launches

Posted in Business on 4th Feb, 2017 11:18 PM
by Alex Muller
If confirmed, cracks in the falcon 9's fuel pumps could pose a threat to astronauts.
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+39

Factory Replaces 90% Of Workers With Robots, Sees 250% Production Increase

Posted in Business on 2nd Feb, 2017 07:08 PM
by AlexMuller
The trial for the robots is going so well that the general manager said that the number of human employees may drop to 20 someday.
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+46

Facebook loses $500m Oculus virtual reality case

Posted in Business on 2nd Feb, 2017 06:51 PM
by AlexMuller
A US court has awarded $500m (£395m) to a firm which sued Facebook and other defendants over the use of its virtual reality technology.
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+22

An AI Law Firm Wants to 'Automate the Entire Legal World'

Posted in Business on 30th Jan, 2017 06:29 PM
by Megan Ray Nichols
Unchanged for the past hundred years, the legal industry now faces its turn to be automatized.
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+52

Apple shares back in vogue as Wall Street bets on iPhone surge

Posted in Business on 29th Jan, 2017 05:56 PM
by AlexMuller
Investors bet that the release of a 10th-anniversary iPhone and pent up customer demand will shore up shrinking sales.
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+26

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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