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Robot automation leaders Foxconn and Tesla face delays

Posted in Hardware on 25th Apr, 2018 01:05 AM
by Alex Muller
Foxconn and Tesla have been targeting extreme automation plans. Both have had to cut back plans for full automation to replace people by many years.
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NASA’s proposed multi-billion orbiting moonbase used to justify $50 billion Space Launch System

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Apr, 2018 11:49 PM
by Alex Muller
As part of the fiscal year 2019 budget proposal, NASA is planning to build the Lunar Orbital Platform-Gateway in the 2020s.
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+27

Sunshine State Is Set to Get More Solar After Florida Ruling

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Apr, 2018 11:43 PM
by Alex Muller
Florida is removing what solar installer Sunrun Inc. has seen as a roadblock to consumer panel leasing.
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+28

Europe's Mars rover takes shape

Posted in Hardware on 20th Apr, 2018 04:52 PM
by Alex Muller
ESA member states will meet on 8 May for the Critical Design Review. This will consider every aspect of the venture and is really the last chance to change some aspect of the mission.
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SpaceX finally Falcon flings NASA's TESS into orbit

Posted in Hardware on 20th Apr, 2018 04:39 PM
by Alex Muller
The Booster hurled the probe and sat down on the boat in the Atlantic
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Clean Energy is Happening, With or Without the Trump Administration

Posted in Hardware on 18th Apr, 2018 11:02 PM
by Alex Muller
Utilities, corporations, cities, and states are taking the reins of the US transition to clean energy.
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+29

SpaceX will build its BFR Mars rocket in California

Posted in Hardware on 17th Apr, 2018 11:00 PM
by Alex Muller
'This vehicle holds the promise of taking humanity deeper into the cosmos'
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+38

Delay for Nasa's TESS planet-hunting space telescope

Posted in Hardware on 17th Apr, 2018 01:20 AM
by Alex Muller
The launch of Nasa's Tess planet-hunter has been postponed and it will not now lift off until Wednesday at the earliest.
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Why China will win the global race for complete AI dominance

Posted in Hardware on 17th Apr, 2018 01:17 AM
by Alex Muller
China will be the world's dominant player in artificial intelligence by 2030. This isn’t a prediction by a researcher or academic, it’s government policy from Beijing.
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+34

NASA, SpaceX to launch spacecraft to find another Earth

Posted in Hardware on 15th Apr, 2018 03:22 AM
by Alex Muller
TESS is scheduled to launch Monday aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
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+21

Rolls-Royce and Boeing invest in UK space engine

Posted in Hardware on 13th Apr, 2018 12:39 AM
by Alex Muller
Reaction Engines Limited (REL), the UK company developing a revolutionary aerospace engine, has announced investments from both Boeing and Rolls-Royce.
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HTC expects 5G to boost VR and AR sales, but not until 2020

Posted in Hardware on 12th Apr, 2018 11:55 PM
by Alex Muller
Virtual and augmented reality headset sales are improving after a rocky 2017, but HTC says that VR and AR will really take off when 5G networks become available.
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India’s Gujarat approves 5GW solar park

Posted in Hardware on 11th Apr, 2018 02:46 PM
by Alex Muller
The Indian state of Gujarat has approved what could be the world’s largest solar park once completed, standing at 5GW capacity, according to chief minister Vijay Rupani.
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Twenty-four EU countries sign artificial intelligence pact in bid to compete with US & China

Posted in Hardware on 11th Apr, 2018 02:32 PM
by Alex Muller
Twenty-four EU countries pledged to band together to form a 'European approach' to artificial intelligence.
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Device lets users 'speak silently' with a computer by just thinking

Posted in Hardware on 11th Apr, 2018 02:23 PM
by Alex Muller
A system that allows someone to communicate silently and privately with a computer or the internet by simply thinking without requiring any facial muscle movement.
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+21

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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