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Facebook introduces new video service

Posted in Business on 11th Aug, 2017 04:44 PM
by Alex Muller
Social media giant Facebook has made a move into dedicated video, pitting it against YouTube and TV networks.
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VR can be a mainstream tech; but it’s not ready yet

Posted in Business on 10th Aug, 2017 12:33 PM
by Alex Muller
With giants like Facebook, Google, HTC, Samsung and Sony leading the HMD charge, it’s hard to ignore the din around immersive technologies.
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Britons will get right to delete online past, minister says

Posted in Business on 9th Aug, 2017 05:20 PM
by Alex Muller
Individuals will have more control over their data by having 'the right to be forgotten' and ask for their personal data to be erased.
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SpaceX and Boeing are both on track for 2018 manned flights

Posted in Business on 8th Aug, 2017 04:07 PM
by Alex Muller
A July 20 report released by NASA shows that SpaceX is still targeting an unmanned test flight in February 2018 and a crewed flight in June 2018.
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Bitcoin soars to record high value

Posted in Business on 8th Aug, 2017 03:58 PM
by Alex Muller
Bitcoin's value has jumped to a record high, following a month of turmoil.
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The renewable energy revolution in India

Posted in Business on 7th Aug, 2017 06:01 PM
by Alex Muller
India has launched the world’s largest renewable energy expansion programme and aims to achieve 175 GW capacity of energy by 2022.
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Rewired launches $100 million robotics fund

Posted in Business on 6th Aug, 2017 02:45 PM
by Alex Muller
Investments will be targeted at applied science and tech that explores a machine’s ability to interact with and understand the natural world.
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+23

Microsoft just officially listed AI as one of its top priorities, replacing mobile

Posted in Business on 4th Aug, 2017 12:21 PM
by Alex Muller
The change comes after Microsoft formed the Artificial Intelligence and Research group.
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Solar is now the most popular form of new electricity generation worldwide

Posted in Business on 4th Aug, 2017 12:04 PM
by Alex Muller
PV and wind represent almost half of all net new generation capacity installed worldwide during last year.
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The Bitcoin Fork and Bitcoin Cash: What you need to know

Posted in Business on 3rd Aug, 2017 05:43 PM
by Alex Muller
Those behind the Bitcoin Cash launch called it a 'hard fork' of Bitcoin. Others have questioned whether it is a fork, or whether it would more accurately be considered an altcoin.
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Bitcoin feud splits the currency

Posted in Business on 2nd Aug, 2017 03:06 PM
by Alex Muller
Frustrated community members voted to split a new cryptocurrency, Bitcoin Cash, off the main bitcoin branch.
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Microsoft will use Tobii’s eye tracking in Windows 10

Posted in Business on 2nd Aug, 2017 02:58 PM
by Alex Muller
Tobii has pioneered technology that lets you control a computer with your eyes, and today it is announcing that it will collaborate to bring eye tracking to Microsoft’s Windows.
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Apple removes VPN services from App Store in China

Posted in Business on 1st Aug, 2017 05:29 PM
by Alex Muller
VPNs allow users to bypass China’s so-called 'Great Firewall' aimed at restricting access to overseas sites.
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Bitcoin holders face sticky decision before August 1

Posted in Business on 30th Jul, 2017 03:21 PM
by Alex Muller
if you hold any bitcoin, then you'll receive the equivalent in a new cryptocurrency called 'Bitcoin Cash.' The reason why is messy, but you can think of it as a kind of dividend.
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Spacex is now one of the most valuable private companies

Posted in Business on 29th Jul, 2017 04:13 PM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX has raised up to $350 million in new financing and is now valued at around $21 billion, making it one of the most valuable privately held companies in the world.
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Facebook and Google had 99% of online ad growth

Posted in Business on 28th Jul, 2017 04:15 PM
by Alex Muller
Facebook’s and Alphabet Inc.’s Google took 99% of the online ad industry’s growth last year, according to Pivotal Research.
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