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Microsoft unveils Brainwave, a system for running super-fast AI

Posted in Business on 23rd Aug, 2017 12:57 PM
by Alex Muller
Microsoft made a splash in the world of AI hardware with a new system for doing high-speed, low-latency serving of machine learning models.
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Global Solar Capacity Set to Surpass Nuclear

Posted in Business on 23rd Aug, 2017 12:54 PM
by Alex Muller
By the end of 2017, solar PV capacity will rival nuclear. By 2022, it could more than double nuclear capacity.
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+37

Ethereum leads AMD and Nvidia GPUs to a historic quarter

Posted in Business on 23rd Aug, 2017 12:50 PM
by Alex Muller
The rush on the video cards comes alongside the growth of Ethereum mining.
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Android Oreo released by Google

Posted in Business on 23rd Aug, 2017 12:45 PM
by Alex Muller
Google has released the latest version of its Android mobile operating system (OS), which is named after Oreo chocolate biscuits.
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Beyond Rooftops: States Move to Encourage Community Solar

Posted in Business on 22nd Aug, 2017 06:43 PM
by Alex Muller
The industry’s focus is shifting to the huge swath of customers who can’t put panels on their own roofs.
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Study: Korea leading the way in robot density in manufacturing

Posted in Business on 22nd Aug, 2017 06:36 PM
by Alex Muller
The global robotics market, pegged as a key industry in the fourth industrial revolution, is showing signs of enormous growth following the financial crisis.
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$30 billion Small Satellite market from 2017 to 2026

Posted in Business on 22nd Aug, 2017 06:31 PM
by Alex Muller
More than 6,200 smallsats are to be launched in the next 10 years, with the market value expected to reach up to $30.1 billion.
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Google needs to pay Apple a fortune to remain the default search engine on iOS

Posted in Business on 21st Aug, 2017 07:20 PM
by Alex Muller
Google could pay as much as $3 billion a year just to remain the default option in Safari.
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+23

New energy to play a dominant role in China by 2030

Posted in Business on 18th Aug, 2017 06:46 PM
by Alex Muller
Clean energy and natural gas will replace coal as the primary energy source by 2030 and account for more than half of China's energy mix by around 2045.
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Andrew Ng is raising a $150M Artificial Intelligence Venture Fund

Posted in Business on 17th Aug, 2017 05:17 PM
by Alex Muller
Ng, who formerly founded Google’s Brain Team and served as chief scientist at Baidu has long evangelized the benefits AI could bring to the world.
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Google brings Questions and Answers to Google Maps

Posted in Business on 17th Aug, 2017 05:12 PM
by Alex Muller
With this move, Google is expanding its existing efforts to bring more user-generated content to Maps.
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Ethereum sets new transaction record, outperforming Bitcoin

Posted in Business on 16th Aug, 2017 06:03 PM
by AlexMuller
For the first time ever, Ethereum had more than 400,000 transactions, a record for any public blockchain, and around 40,000 higher than Bitcoin’s record day.
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Why GE's use of Google Glass marks a turning point for AR

Posted in Business on 15th Aug, 2017 05:48 PM
by Alex Muller
By exploiting the new enterprise edition of Google Glass and AR software from Upskill, GE Aviation shows how AR is changing the factory floor.
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China installed record 24.4GW of solar in first-half of 2017

Posted in Business on 14th Aug, 2017 03:12 PM
by Alex Muller
CPIA also reported that solar cell production in China in the first half of 2017 had reached around 32GW, up 28% from the prior year period.
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Bitcoin has passed $4,000, Why is it so high?

Posted in Business on 14th Aug, 2017 02:36 PM
by Alex Muller
Two weeks ago Bitcoin went through a hard fork, and came out essentially unscathed.
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DeepMind AI teaches itself about the world by watching videos

Posted in Business on 12th Aug, 2017 04:29 PM
by Alex Muller
DeepMind has developed an AI that teaches itself to recognise a range of visual and audio concepts just by watching tiny snippets of video.
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