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SpaceX Falcon 9 cleared for flight after investigation

Posted in Business on 3rd Jan, 2017 04:28 PM
by AlexMuller
After four months of intensive investigation, SpaceX says its Falcon 9 booster has been cleared for flight and will return to service on January 8.
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The Technologies We’re Most Fired Up to Watch in 2017

Posted in Business on 3rd Jan, 2017 04:24 PM
by AlexMuller
Moving into the new year, these are some of the technologies we’ll be eagerly watching in 2017 and beyond.
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iPhone manufacturer Foxconn plans to replace almost every human worker with robots

Posted in Business on 2nd Jan, 2017 02:54 PM
by AlexMuller
China's iPhone factories are being automated
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How Artificial Intelligence will help knowledge workers

Posted in Business on 1st Jan, 2017 07:14 PM
by AlexMuller
Will you still be doing your job in 5-10 years or will a robot do it for you?
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Emerging Markets Lead the Way to Cheapest-Ever Solar Energy

Posted in Business on 31st Dec, 2016 05:34 PM
by AlexMuller
The shift is happening faster than anyone thought it would, particularly in solar energy.
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+28

2017 will be big year for AI thanks to tech giants

Posted in Business on 30th Dec, 2016 06:08 PM
by AlexMuller
Leading tech companies drove the evolution of artificial intelligence in 2016, and Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft are all expected to push AI much further in 2017.
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+34

Will Solar and Wind Surpass Hydro by early 2020s?

Posted in Business on 30th Dec, 2016 05:42 PM
by AlexMuller
The pro-solar case is based upon massive scaling of lower cost solar and low cost batteries.
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+23

Drone-based blood deliveries in Tanzania to be funded by UK government

Posted in Business on 29th Dec, 2016 05:42 PM
by AlexMuller
The UK government is to fund a trial of drone-based deliveries of blood and other medical supplies in Tanzania.
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+41

Why Google Daydream might beat the Samsung Gear VR in 2017

Posted in Business on 28th Dec, 2016 10:46 AM
by AlexMuller
Gaps between these rivals should tighten over the next year and Daydream could even come out on top, thanks to a few key advantages.
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$160 billion hedge fund wants Artificial intelligence software to make 75% of all management decisions by 2022

Posted in Business on 27th Dec, 2016 06:26 PM
by AlexMuller
The world's largest hedge fund wants to automate the management of the firm.
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Oculus's Jason Rubin on VR: 'The next 12 to 24 months are where the real creativity is going to happen'

Posted in Business on 26th Dec, 2016 09:57 PM
by AlexMuller
'I don't think we’ve quite struck gold yet when it comes to the content that consumers want to buy for VR'
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Solar power is now the cheapest form of energy in almost 60 countries

Posted in Business on 24th Dec, 2016 06:54 PM
by AlexMuller
The average price of solar energy in almost 60 countries dropped to US$1.65 million per megawatt during 2016.
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Nobel economist: 'I don't think globalisation is anywhere near the threat that robots are'

Posted in Business on 24th Dec, 2016 06:37 PM
by AlexMuller
Obama's White House warned on Thursday that advances in artificial intelligence and robotics have the potential to wipe out millions of job.
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India predicts it will exceed Paris renewable energy target by half

Posted in Business on 21st Dec, 2016 05:47 PM
by AlexMuller
Government forecasts 57% of electricity will come from renewable sources by 2027, above 40% target agreed at climate summit.
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Trump's coal revival plan probably won’t work; clean energy tech is already cheaper

Posted in Business on 20th Dec, 2016 05:56 PM
by AlexMuller
The cost of solar power systems has dropped 30% this year alone.
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Lumus raises $45 million to make wearable augmented reality displays

Posted in Business on 20th Dec, 2016 05:42 PM
by AlexMuller
Lumus has completed a $45 million funding round for its augmented reality displays for smartglasses.
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