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MIT Reveals a Battery That Stores Solar Energy to Make Heat for Later

Posted in Hardware on 21st Nov, 2017 08:51 AM
by Alex Muller
The technology could provide a new energy source for communities in the developing world that don’t depend on the grid.
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+17

China on Pace for Record Solar-Power Installations

Posted in Hardware on 20th Nov, 2017 05:05 PM
by Alex Muller
China is poised to install a record amount of solar-power capacity this year, prompting researchers to boost forecasts as much as 80 percent.
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+15

US gov should support SpaceX and develop moon bases

Posted in Hardware on 20th Nov, 2017 12:37 AM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX would still build the BFR even without government money.
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+19

California may reach 50% renewable power goal by 2020; 10 years early

Posted in Hardware on 18th Nov, 2017 09:07 PM
by Alex Muller
Two years ago, Gov. Brown signed a law ordering California utility companies to get 50 pc of their electricity from renewable sources by 2030.
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+22

Tesla unveils a truck and a roadster

Posted in Hardware on 17th Nov, 2017 06:02 PM
by Alex Muller
The long-anticipated Tesla Semi has a range of 500 miles on a single charge.
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+24

SpaceX expects government support for development of BFR launch system

Posted in Hardware on 17th Nov, 2017 05:47 PM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX is developing BFR reusable rocket and BFS reusable spacecraft, for which the company expects to receive financial support.
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+25

AI will obliterate half of all jobs, starting with white collar, says ex-Google China president

Posted in Hardware on 14th Nov, 2017 01:46 PM
by Alex Muller
'The white collar jobs are easier to take because they're pure a quantitative analytical process.'
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+31

The Apple Watch can accurately detect hypertension and sleep apnea, a new study suggests

Posted in Hardware on 14th Nov, 2017 01:38 PM
by Alex Muller
Cardiogram and UCSF previously demonstrated the ability for the Apple Watch to detect abnormal heart rhythm with a 97 percent accuracy.
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+25

Air Force general says China is advancing in space five times as quickly as the US

Posted in Hardware on 13th Nov, 2017 11:46 AM
by Alex Muller
While the U.S. still leads every other country in space, Kwast cautions that edge is whittling away.
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+33

US should back Spacex and Blue Origin and not ULA

Posted in Hardware on 12th Nov, 2017 01:02 PM
by Alex Muller
Boeing and Lockheed are the backers of ULA. They have not built a complete new rocket for over a decade.
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+27

NASA is saving big bucks by partnering with commercial companies like SpaceX

Posted in Hardware on 11th Nov, 2017 09:05 AM
by Alex Muller
The Commercial Crew and Cargo Programs have cost NASA far less money than comparable government-run initiatives.
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+22

iEyes? An Apple AR wearable device is reportedly on track for 2020

Posted in Hardware on 10th Nov, 2017 10:37 AM
by Alex Muller
Tim Cook has been touting the new tech as the next big revolution even before Apple released ARKit for iOS at WWDC in June.
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Space Launch System first unmanned launch Dec 2019 or more likely mid-2020

Posted in Hardware on 10th Nov, 2017 10:28 AM
by Alex Muller
NASA is providing an update on the first launch of SLS rocket and Orion spacecraft after completing a comprehensive review of the launch schedule.
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100% Renewable Electricity to Power the World by 2050? It's Happening

Posted in Hardware on 9th Nov, 2017 08:31 AM
by Alex Muller
If you think a world powered by 100 percent cheap renewable electricity is an impossible dream, there's a surprise in store for you.
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+37

U.S. officials are having a 'Sputnik moment' over AI innovation in China

Posted in Hardware on 7th Nov, 2017 09:44 AM
by Alex Muller
It was the American fear of the technological gap between the United States and the U.S.S.R. that ignited the space race to put a man on the moon.
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China aims to launch a reusable spaceplane in 2020

Posted in Hardware on 7th Nov, 2017 08:30 AM
by Alex Muller
China plans to launch its reusable spaceplane in 2020, according to a statement from China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation.
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