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Laser-Based Propulsion System Could Get Us to Mars in Record Time; Just Three Days

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Dec, 2016 03:16 PM
by AlexMuller
With conventional rocketry, we can make it to the red planet in five months’ time, at its closest point to Earth.
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Trump's coal revival plan probably won’t work; clean energy tech is already cheaper

Posted in Hardware on 20th Dec, 2016 05:56 PM
by AlexMuller
The cost of solar power systems has dropped 30% this year alone.
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+54

Lumus raises $45 million to make wearable augmented reality displays

Posted in Hardware on 20th Dec, 2016 05:42 PM
by AlexMuller
Lumus has completed a $45 million funding round for its augmented reality displays for smartglasses.
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+36

OneWeb raises $1.2 billion to launch a 'constellation' of satellites for high-speed internet access

Posted in Hardware on 20th Dec, 2016 05:39 PM
by AlexMuller
Founded out of London in 2012, OneWeb is planning to bring high-speed affordable internet access to everyone around the world.
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+45

Sony Patents Contact Lens That 'Records What You See'

Posted in Hardware on 18th Dec, 2016 06:17 PM
by AlexMuller
A new patent, awarded to the company in April, describes a contact lens that can be controlled by the user’s deliberate blinks, recording video on request.
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Europe’s new GPS system Galileo goes live in bid to end dependence on U.S. network

Posted in Hardware on 18th Dec, 2016 06:00 PM
by AlexMuller
By 2020, the EU hopes for Galileo to be completely self-reliant. And it claims that the new system is far more precise.
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Solar Power Is Now The World's Cheapest Energy

Posted in Hardware on 18th Dec, 2016 05:56 PM
by AlexMuller
The drop in price is driven by investments from developing nations.
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+51

US Solar Market Experiences Record Quarter, Installing 2 Megawatts Per Hour

Posted in Hardware on 14th Dec, 2016 03:33 PM
by AlexMuller
US solar shattered all records this past quarter, installing a massive 4.1 gigawatts (GW) at an average of 2 megawatts of solar PV per hour.
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+42

Google reportedly shelves plans for its own self-driving car, instead to focus on integration

Posted in Hardware on 14th Dec, 2016 03:23 PM
by AlexMuller
The Alphabet-owned firm will apparently focus on integrations with existing vehicle manufacturers.
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Cray and Microsoft accelerate deep learning training to minutes instead of weeks

Posted in Hardware on 12th Dec, 2016 02:35 PM
by AlexMuller
A team of researchers have been working on a project to speed up the use of deep learning algorithms on supercomputers.
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Solar Fabric Could Let You Charge Your Phone With Your Shirt

Posted in Hardware on 11th Dec, 2016 02:13 PM
by AlexMuller
The latest advancement in solar technology will put solar energy on another new and somewhat unexpected surface.
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+35

Japan tests innovative magnetic tether for slowing space junk

Posted in Hardware on 10th Dec, 2016 11:58 AM
by AlexMuller
Japan has launched a cargo ship which will use a half mile- (700m)-long tether to remove some of the vast amount of debris from Earth's orbit.
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HTC shows off 20 virtual reality startups at its Vive X accelerator

Posted in Hardware on 9th Dec, 2016 03:28 PM
by AlexMuller
HTC has committed to investing more than $100 million in Vive X companies.
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New journal Science Robotics is established to chronicle the rise of the robots

Posted in Hardware on 8th Dec, 2016 12:16 PM
by AlexMuller
Robots have been a major focus in the technology world for decades.
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Oculus, Sony, Google, and more launch virtual reality advocacy group

Posted in Hardware on 8th Dec, 2016 12:10 PM
by AlexMuller
The GVRA will focus on creating an environment where hardware and software meets guidelines in an effort to increase adoption of VR.
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Germany's Aggressive Switch to Renewables Will Save €149 Billion

Posted in Hardware on 6th Dec, 2016 02:41 PM
by AlexMuller
Germany’s goal is to lower its greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2020.
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