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Google signs $1.1bn HTC smartphone deal

Posted in Hardware on 21st Sep, 2017 08:16 AM
by Alex Muller
Alphabet's Google has struck a $1.1bn (£822m) deal with Taiwan's HTC to expand its smartphone business.
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+31

US solar plant costs fall another 30 per cent in just one year

Posted in Hardware on 21st Sep, 2017 08:11 AM
by Alex Muller
A dramatic slide in prices even for an industry that has been greatly successful in reducing prices, and appears to come mostly from the collapse in PV module prices.
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+35

LinkSpace is a Chinese startup that will try to make reusable rockets like Spacex

Posted in Hardware on 19th Sep, 2017 06:00 PM
by Alex Muller
The Linkspace New Line 1 rocket will be a Small Launch Vehicle (SLV) designed for microsatellite and nanosatellite launches.
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+27

China to become artificial intelligence 'world leader' by 2030, sparks attention from experts

Posted in Hardware on 18th Sep, 2017 06:14 PM
by Alex Muller
China has vowed to become a world leader in artificial intelligence by 2030 in full force, in every layer of education system.
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+32

Light to purge defects from solar cells

Posted in Hardware on 17th Sep, 2017 05:01 PM
by Alex Muller
Researchers discovered that shining a light on perovskites caused positively charged iodine atoms to disperse, and those atoms carried away defects in the process.
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+29

Solar installations are growing faster than people realise

Posted in Hardware on 16th Sep, 2017 05:39 PM
by Alex Muller
Solar power is expected to grow exponentially as an important source to meet the world's energy needs, according to the CEO of panel maker RE
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+31

Solar Power Is Getting Cheaper, But How Do We Overcome Its Limits?

Posted in Hardware on 14th Sep, 2017 06:46 PM
by Alex Muller
The price of silicon-based solar cells has been falling off a cliff for years now.
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+24

Everything Apple announced during the special event:

Posted in Hardware on 13th Sep, 2017 05:30 PM
by Alex Muller
Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K, iPhone 8, iPhone X, and more
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+28

New Research Shows Solar Energy May Have Been Undervalued

Posted in Hardware on 13th Sep, 2017 04:42 PM
by Alex Muller
Long-term energy planning simulations tended not to include solar energy.
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+22

Banking sector will be ground zero for job losses from AI and robotics

Posted in Hardware on 12th Sep, 2017 06:07 PM
by Alex Muller
Those roles in finance where the knowledge required is systematic will soon disappear.
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+34

Electricity Harvested From Rushing Blood in Bizarre New Study

Posted in Hardware on 11th Sep, 2017 05:13 PM
by Alex Muller
Researchers report that they’ve created a tiny fiber, thinner than a hair, that can generate power from the movement of rushing blood.
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+31

Apple suffers major code leak

Posted in Hardware on 10th Sep, 2017 10:07 PM
by Alex Muller
Details of new iPhones and other forthcoming Apple devices have been revealed via an apparent leak.
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+22

Robotic bees could take the sting out of Colony Collapse Disorder

Posted in Hardware on 10th Sep, 2017 05:16 PM
by Alex Muller
Native honeybees, one of the most prolific pollinators in the animal kingdom, are dying off at an unprecedented rate from Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD)
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IBM commits $240 million to fund an MIT A.I. lab

Posted in Hardware on 7th Sep, 2017 06:07 PM
by Alex Muller
IBM on Wednesday said it will spend $240 million to open a Watson-branded artificial intelligence research lab in collaboration with a long-time partner, MIT.
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+33

'Pen' identifies cancer in 10 seconds

Posted in Hardware on 7th Sep, 2017 05:52 PM
by Alex Muller
A handheld device can identify cancerous tissue in 10 seconds, according to scientists at the University of Texas.
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+45

Bill Gates’ Plan to Tax Robots Could Become a Reality in San Francisco

Posted in Hardware on 6th Sep, 2017 01:42 PM
by Alex Muller
Robots and automation machines are now handling a lot of work that used to be done by humans.
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