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Microsoft acquires financially troubled social virtual reality app AltspaceVR

Posted in Business on 4th Oct, 2017 12:26 PM
by Alex Muller
The VR networking app allows users across headset and web platforms to join 3D chat rooms to play games, watch videos and attend events.
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+27

AI will eliminate 1.8M jobs but create 2.3M by 2020, claims Gartner

Posted in Business on 3rd Oct, 2017 10:01 AM
by Alex Muller
AI will augment workers and be a 'net job creator' by 2020 according to new research, which Gartner touted.
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+47

The world’s largest aircraft had a successful engine test

Posted in Business on 3rd Oct, 2017 09:48 AM
by Alex Muller
The Stratolaunch is one step closer to flight
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Intel’s new Loihi chip mimics neurons and synapses in the human brain

Posted in Business on 2nd Oct, 2017 06:38 PM
by Alex Muller
Intel announced this week a self-learning, energy-efficient brain-like research chip Loihi that mimics how the human brain functions.
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+28

World View successfully launches its first stratollite from its Tucson HQ

Posted in Business on 2nd Oct, 2017 06:33 PM
by Alex Muller
Stratospheric balloon launch startup World View has completed its inaugural launch from its new Tucson, Arizona-based headquarters.
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+24

China’s bitcoin market alive and well as traders defy crackdown

Posted in Business on 1st Oct, 2017 05:47 PM
by Alex Muller
Traders have now moved to buy and sell bitcoin directly with each other on peer-to-peer marketplaces and messenger apps.
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+28

SpaceX Big Rocket could launch 4200 Cubic Meters of Bigelow Space Station

Posted in Business on 1st Oct, 2017 05:33 PM
by Alex Muller
Spacex will be putting all of its development into a 150 ton payload fully reusable rocket. This will be ready around 2020-2022.
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+33

Japan licenses 11 bitcoin exchanges

Posted in Business on 30th Sep, 2017 01:13 PM
by Alex Muller
Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) has issued operating licenses to a total 11 bitcoin exchanges.
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+31

Elon Musk wants to take us anywhere on Earth in less than 1 hour

Posted in Business on 30th Sep, 2017 01:02 PM
by Alex Muller
The goal of allowing humans to reach any place on Earth in under 60 minutes.
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+27

Bitcoin back above $4000 as AirSwap could allow circumvention of China’s restrictions

Posted in Business on 29th Sep, 2017 02:10 PM
by Alex Muller
The price of Bitcoin seems to be shrugging off China ICO ban.
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Elon Musk pencils in 2024 for first Mars mission

Posted in Business on 29th Sep, 2017 01:58 PM
by Alex Muller
The entrepreneur told an audience in Adelaide, Australia, that he would begin building the necessary spaceships to support the mission next year.
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+40

Google internet balloons should start commercial service in 2019

Posted in Business on 27th Sep, 2017 03:29 PM
by Alex Muller
In 2019, you may check your email with the help of a balloon 12 miles up in the sky.
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Bill Gates and Satya Nadella disagree with Elon Musk about an imminent AI threat

Posted in Business on 26th Sep, 2017 11:17 PM
by Alex Muller
The so-called control problem that Elon Musk is worried about isn’t something that people should feel is imminent.
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Amazon, Google, and Facebook join $300 million pledge to support computer science education

Posted in Business on 26th Sep, 2017 11:10 PM
by Alex Muller
Tech heavyweights pledged to commit $300 million to funding K-12 computer science programs in the U.S.
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Chinese Millionaire To Set Up Artificial Intelligence Lab In Haifa

Posted in Business on 25th Sep, 2017 07:52 PM
by Alex Muller
Zong Qinghou, the CEO of one of China’s largest companies, will provide the AI center with at least $10 million over five years.
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+33

Could a basic income protect you from the rise of robots?

Posted in Business on 25th Sep, 2017 07:41 PM
by Alex Muller
Losing your job to a robot might not necessarily be all doom and gloom if governments revolutionise the way we can earn a crust.
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