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There’s a treasure trove of mineral resources on the seafloor

Posted in Business on 13th Apr, 2017 02:47 PM
by Alex Muller
There are precious minerals to mine, but no regulations in place.
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+29

China solar, wind to attract $780 billion investment by 2030

Posted in Business on 12th Apr, 2017 01:37 PM
by Alex Muller
China has pledged to increase non-fossil fuel energy to at least 20 percent of total consumption by the end of the next decade.
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+28

5 ways AI is already making a difference in society

Posted in Business on 10th Apr, 2017 02:05 PM
by Alex Muller
Many people have been questioning whether all this effort is worth it, and some are worried about future job losses.
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+49

Clean Energy UN report: Clean power is up, costs are down

Posted in Business on 9th Apr, 2017 10:29 AM
by Alex Muller
The world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016, according to the UN.
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+43

Solar breaks 50% of California electricity for first time

Posted in Business on 8th Apr, 2017 08:33 PM
by Alex Muller
The increase in utility-scale solar power , which grew 50% in the state in 2016, is quickly changing the landscape.
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+32

FDA approves home genetic tests for Alzheimer's and other diseases

Posted in Business on 7th Apr, 2017 11:57 AM
by Alex Muller
After being blocked in 2013, the FDA has finally approved the 23andMe home genetic testing kit for 10 specific diseases.
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+45

Jeff Bezos Says He Is Selling $1 Billion a Year in Amazon Stock to Finance the Race to Space

Posted in Business on 7th Apr, 2017 11:48 AM
by Alex Muller
Like Elon Musk of SpaceX and Tesla, Mr. Bezos has identified reusable rockets as key to lowering the price.
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Lockheed Martin plans manned Mars Base Camp for 2028

Posted in Business on 6th Apr, 2017 09:30 AM
by Alex Muller
By 2028, Lockheed Martin plans to have astronauts in orbit around Mars in its Mars Base Camp space station.
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+22

Artificial Intelligence is Completely Transforming Modern Healthcare

Posted in Business on 5th Apr, 2017 09:52 AM
by Alex Muller
The introduction of deep learning systems is only possible by powerful computing capabilities; capabilities that Nvidia has made possible with their graphic processors.
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+46

How AI Is Like Electricity, and Why That Matters

Posted in Business on 4th Apr, 2017 12:37 PM
by Alex Muller
AI is already playing an active role in our day-to-day lives, and its capabilities are only going to increase from here on out.
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The looming jobs crisis the Trump administration must not ignore

Posted in Business on 2nd Apr, 2017 12:10 PM
by Alex Muller
The New York Times has reported on how Amazon's automation ambitions will be 'putting traditional retail jobs in jeopardy'
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+41

Tech Giants Grapple with the Ethical Concerns Raised by the AI Boom

Posted in Business on 31st Mar, 2017 08:06 AM
by Alex Muller
'We’re here at an inflection point for AI, We have an ethical imperative to harness AI to protect and preserve over time.'
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Canadian government backs a $150 million AI institute

Posted in Business on 30th Mar, 2017 03:54 PM
by Alex Muller
AI has been touted as an emerging technology with potential to transform industries from healthcare and manufacturing to financial services.
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+41

AI to dominate banking, says report

Posted in Business on 29th Mar, 2017 09:20 AM
by Alex Muller
Artificial intelligence will be the main way that banks interact with their customers within the next three years, a report from consultancy Accenture has suggested.
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Trump signs order undoing Obama climate change policies

Posted in Business on 29th Mar, 2017 09:15 AM
by Alex Muller
President Donald Trump has signed an executive order rolling back Obama-era rules aimed at curbing climate change.
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Bots shift towards AI and garner $24 billion of investment

Posted in Business on 28th Mar, 2017 02:55 PM
by Alex Muller
The market for bots is gaining serious traction in the space where humans and computers interact.
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