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SpaceX wants to surround Earth with an internet service that's 200 times faster

Posted in Business on 28th Nov, 2016 02:01 PM
by AlexMuller
On November 15, the company filed a lengthy application with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to launch 4,425 satellites.
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+33

Boeing Announces Plan to Go Head-to-Head Against Elon Musk

Posted in Business on 27th Nov, 2016 10:06 AM
by AlexMuller
Musk has set a 2018 deadline for an unmanned mission to Mars, and 2025 for its manned mission.
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+27

US Renewable Electricity Generation Reached 13.8% In 2015

Posted in Business on 26th Nov, 2016 07:47 PM
by AlexMuller
National Renewable Energy Laboratory says that US renewable electricity grew to 16.7% of total installed capacity and 13.8% of generation.
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+31

Hopes for a new Alzheimer's drug have been dashed

Posted in Business on 24th Nov, 2016 02:36 PM
by AlexMuller
A major trial of a drug to treat mild dementia due to Alzheimer's disease has ended in failure.
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+42

Tesla converted an entire island to solar with new microgrid product developed by SolarCity

Posted in Business on 23rd Nov, 2016 03:42 PM
by AlexMuller
The island of Ta’u has been using diesel generators and burning over 100,000 gallons of fuel per year.
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+43

Tesla officially acquires SolarCity

Posted in Business on 22nd Nov, 2016 02:19 PM
by AlexMuller
The aim is to provide customers with full-stack solutions for owning their own energy production, storage and consumption.
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+29

NHS using Google technology to treat patients

Posted in Business on 22nd Nov, 2016 02:09 PM
by AlexMuller
A London NHS hospital trust has teamed up with tech giant Google to share patient data so it can save more lives.
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+45

China Wants to Build a $50 Trillion Global Wind & Solar Power Grid by 2050

Posted in Business on 21st Nov, 2016 12:12 PM
by AlexMuller
The company that is tasked with running China's power grid just proposed a $50 trillion global electricity network to tackle climate change.
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+43

Planetary Resources And Luxembourg target 2020 asteroid mining mission

Posted in Business on 20th Nov, 2016 01:00 PM
by AlexMuller
Core hardware and software technologies developed at Planetary Resources were tested on orbit last year.
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+22

Elon Musk claims solar roof looks better than a normal roof, lasts twice as long, costs less and generates electricity

Posted in Business on 19th Nov, 2016 12:22 PM
by AlexMuller
If Musk’s claims prove true, this could be a real turning point in the evolution of solar power.
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+43

Tesla and SolarCity shareholders approve acquisition

Posted in Business on 18th Nov, 2016 02:57 PM
by AlexMuller
Tesla is now officially in the solar energy business.
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+32

Private Space Stations could start launching in 2020

Posted in Business on 18th Nov, 2016 02:51 PM
by AlexMuller
Large multi-module stations able to hold 100 or more people by 2030
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+31

World Energy Outlook 2016 sees renewables and natural gas transforming global energy through 2040

Posted in Business on 17th Nov, 2016 02:25 PM
by AlexMuller
The era of fossil fuels appears far from over.
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+36

SpaceX Files for FCC Approval for 4,425 Satellite Global Broadband Constellation

Posted in Business on 17th Nov, 2016 02:14 PM
by AlexMuller
Satellites, which will weight 386kg each, will orbit from 1,110 km to 1,325 km and provide services in the Ku and Ka frequency bands.
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+24

Google unveils new plans for its London HQ

Posted in Business on 16th Nov, 2016 12:14 PM
by AlexMuller
It's the search giant's first "wholly designed" building outside of the US.
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+38

Microsoft partners with Elon Musk-backed AI non-profit

Posted in Business on 16th Nov, 2016 12:09 PM
by AlexMuller
The research project will run experiments on Azure's cloud-based virtual machines.
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