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South Korea uncovers almost $600 million in illegal cryptocurrency trade

Posted in Business on 1st Feb, 2018 03:56 AM
by Alex Muller
South Korea has uncovered illegal cryptocurrency foreign exchange trading worth nearly $600 million.
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+28

SpaceX successfully launches GovSat-1 on a flight proven Falcon 9

Posted in Business on 1st Feb, 2018 03:51 AM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX has launched a Falcon 9 rocket loaded with a satellite commissioned by the Government of Luxembourg.
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+21

India Coal Power Is About To Crash: 65% Of Existing Coal Costs More Than New Wind And Solar

Posted in Business on 31st Jan, 2018 04:36 AM
by Alex Muller
Increasingly expensive coal generation will fall further from profitability.
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+34

Facebook bans all cryptocurrency ads

Posted in Business on 31st Jan, 2018 04:20 AM
by Alex Muller
Facebook has said it will block any advertising promoting cryptocurrency products and services.
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+21

Google Lunar XPrize will not be claimed

Posted in Business on 29th Jan, 2018 10:29 PM
by Alex Muller
None of the five finalist Google Lunar XPRIZE teams will make a launch attempt to reach the Moon by the March 31st, 2018 deadline.
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+38

Apple reportedly halves iPhone X production after low sales

Posted in Business on 29th Jan, 2018 10:19 PM
by Alex Muller
Starting at $999, the iPhone X is Apple’s most advanced model to date, but it’s apparently not selling well enough to keep manufacturing at current rates.
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+23

China’s latest energy megaproject shows that coal really is on the way out

Posted in Business on 29th Jan, 2018 02:17 AM
by Alex Muller
Chinese government vows to spend at least $360 billion on clean energy projects and create 13 million new renewable energy jobs by 2020.
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+26

Apple chip maker TSMC plans 5-nanometer chips for 2020, 3-nanometer in 2022

Posted in Business on 28th Jan, 2018 03:01 AM
by Alex Muller
The new processors mean future smartphones will offer superior performance and battery life to today’s models.
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Robinhood will allow Bitcoin and Ethereum to be traded without transaction fees starting February

Posted in Business on 28th Jan, 2018 02:55 AM
by Alex Muller
Robinhood, stock trading app, will let you buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum without any added transaction fees starting in February.
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+27

Artificial Intelligence To Be Taught To Schoolkids Thanks To Deep Learning Kit

Posted in Business on 27th Jan, 2018 12:11 AM
by Alex Muller
UK teenagers are to be taught about artificial intelligence with the launch of a new deep learning teaching kit.
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+34

Ariane rocket suffers rare launch anomaly

Posted in Business on 26th Jan, 2018 11:57 PM
by Alex Muller
Eventually, though, radio signals from the spacecraft were picked up. It seems the rocket did do its job - but beyond the sight of controllers on the ground.
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+22

Trump's new solar tariff to protect US manufacturers will hurt installers

Posted in Business on 25th Jan, 2018 07:05 PM
by Alex Muller
The 30 percent duty will undermine the business case for new solar power development in the United States.
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+38

Google Play hit 19 billion+ downloads in Q4 2017, highest quarter ever

Posted in Business on 25th Jan, 2018 06:58 PM
by Alex Muller
Smartphone adoption in emerging markets just delivered the highest number of app downloads Google Play has ever seen in a quarter.
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EU fines Qualcomm $1.23 billion for payments to Apple that violated antitrust rules

Posted in Business on 25th Jan, 2018 01:43 AM
by Alex Muller
A $1.23 billion fine against Qualcomm for a deal with Apple that prevented companies from competing fairly.
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+24

UK PM seeks 'safe and ethical' artificial intelligence

Posted in Business on 25th Jan, 2018 01:30 AM
by Alex Muller
The prime minister is to say she wants the UK to lead the world in deciding how artificial intelligence can be deployed in a safe and ethical manner.
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+35

Crypto-cash boom prompts graphics card rationing

Posted in Business on 24th Jan, 2018 04:03 AM
by Alex Muller
Booming interest in crypto-currencies has been blamed for pushing up the prices of graphics cards.
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