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For every $1 the US put into adding renewable energy last year, China put in $3

Posted in Hardware on 9th Apr, 2018 05:21 PM
by Alex Muller
China, the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases, is determined to re-balance its energy mix, and incorporate more clean energy.
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Solar PV and wind are on track to replace fossil within two decades

Posted in Hardware on 7th Apr, 2018 08:53 AM
by Alex Muller
The reality is that the rising tide of solar photovoltaics (PV) and wind energy offers our only realistic chance of avoiding dangerous climate change.
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+6

SpaceX reaches the promised land of launching every two weeks

Posted in Hardware on 5th Apr, 2018 10:55 AM
by Alex Muller
Gwynne Shotwell said SpaceX would increase flight rate by 50 percent. It has.
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SoftBank and Saudi Arabia to build world's biggest solar farm

Posted in Hardware on 4th Apr, 2018 02:34 PM
by Alex Muller
The project could cost an eye-watering $200 billion.
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+18

Google invests in 6,000-mile subsea cable system connecting Japan to Australia

Posted in Hardware on 4th Apr, 2018 02:18 PM
by Alex Muller
Work has begun on a new subsea cable system connecting Japan with Australia, Google has joined as an investor and key member.
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+16

Zipline blood delivery drone applies for US trial

Posted in Hardware on 4th Apr, 2018 02:10 PM
by Alex Muller
Drone delivery firm Zipline has revealed a new aircraft that it says will let it make up to 500 deliveries every day.
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+15

SoftBank, China's GCL team up for $930 million Indian solar venture

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Apr, 2018 06:25 AM
by Alex Muller
The venture will work on photovoltaic technology, which is used in solar panels.
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+12

AI 'poses less risk to jobs than feared' says OECD

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Apr, 2018 06:19 AM
by Alex Muller
Fewer people's jobs are likely to be destroyed by artificial intelligence and robots than has been suggested by a much-cited study, an OECD report says.
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+8

Mission to demonstrate space junk tech

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Apr, 2018 02:41 AM
by Alex Muller
A UK-led experiment to tackle space junk is set to head into orbit. It takes the form of a small satellite that will practise techniques for tracking debris and capturing it.
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Bees on Mars: Nasa funds swarm of robotic insects for exploring Red Planet

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Apr, 2018 02:36 AM
by Alex Muller
A swarm of robotic bees, nimble enough to fly across the surface of Mars and explore the Red Planet’s nooks and crannies, is being funded.
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Taxing AI job displacement will not be easy

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Apr, 2018 02:33 AM
by Alex Muller
It seems that in order to be clear what is being taxed, then a government would need to have a tax or penalty for mass layoffs that were not the result of financial distress.
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SpaceX’s “Starlink” proposal will launch 12 thousand satellites for total worldwide coverage

Posted in Hardware on 1st Apr, 2018 01:56 AM
by Alex Muller
Total worldwide broadband coverage with minimal latency.
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Better Living Through VR

Posted in Hardware on 1st Apr, 2018 01:52 AM
by Alex Muller
Seniors in Minneapolis pilot a virtual reality program for wellness.
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Used SpaceX Rocket Launches 10 Iridium Satellites into Orbit

Posted in Hardware on 31st Mar, 2018 03:59 AM
by Alex Muller
A morning liftoff that also marked an anniversary for reusable rockets.
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+7

NASA wants to spend tens of billions on SLS despite proven SpaceX Falcon Heavy

Posted in Hardware on 30th Mar, 2018 02:44 AM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX will fly for $90 million per launch versus the planned $1 billion for Space Launch System.
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NASA stalls $8bn James Webb Space Telescope again

Posted in Hardware on 29th Mar, 2018 03:03 AM
by Alex Muller
The launch date for the James Webb Space Telescope has been kicked back a year to 2020.
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