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Solar Looks to Outpace Natural Gas and Wind

Posted in Hardware on 12th Jan, 2017 05:41 PM
by AlexMuller
Although final totals are not quite in, estimates indicate more solar capacity was added in 2016 than for its rivals.
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Virtual Reality funding and innovation look strong for 2017

Posted in Hardware on 11th Jan, 2017 04:45 PM
by AlexMuller
The biggest barriers to consumer adoption are the need for more compelling content, especially for nongaming audiences.
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+32

Illumina wants to sequence your whole genome for $100

Posted in Hardware on 11th Jan, 2017 04:37 PM
by AlexMuller
The NovaSeq machine's scanning speed could decipher an entire human genome in less than an hour.
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+44

Samsung confirms it sold 5 million Gear VR mobile headsets

Posted in Hardware on 11th Jan, 2017 04:32 PM
by AlexMuller
It confirms that mobile VR is accounting for the bulk of the market so far, in contrast to PC-based VR hardware.
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+24

Obama says shift to green energy is 'irreversible'

Posted in Hardware on 10th Jan, 2017 05:08 PM
by AlexMuller
Renewable energy sources will continue to grow in the US despite the antipathy of the incoming Trump administration, says President Obama.
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+45

Self driving minivans from Google and Tesla has version 2 of autopilot

Posted in Hardware on 9th Jan, 2017 05:50 PM
by AlexMuller
Google's new fully self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans are here. Waymo, Google's self-driving spin-off, says they will be hitting the road at the end of January 2017.
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China kept on smashing renewables records in 2016

Posted in Hardware on 9th Jan, 2017 05:40 PM
by AlexMuller
The 2020 solar power capacity installation target is likely to be met next year, two years ahead of schedule.
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+41

The most important iPhone feature Steve Jobs didn't predict 10 years ago today

Posted in Hardware on 9th Jan, 2017 05:34 PM
by AlexMuller
Today marks the 10th anniversary of the day Steve Jobs took to the stage to introduce the world to the iPhone.
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+47

Proof will track your blood alcohol content with a wristband

Posted in Hardware on 8th Jan, 2017 12:43 PM
by AlexMuller
Milo Sensors is a company built around wearable sensors that detects various chemicals in your body based on perspiration from your skin.
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+52

Morocco unveils Noor I power plant, a massive solar power plant in the Sahara

Posted in Hardware on 6th Jan, 2017 10:05 AM
by AlexMuller
It's capable of generating up to 160 megawatts of power and covers thousands of acres of desert.
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China to invest £292bn in renewable power by 2020

Posted in Hardware on 5th Jan, 2017 06:55 PM
by AlexMuller
World’s largest energy market looks to move from coal towards cleaner fuels.
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AI to Reach $47 Billion by 2020

Posted in Hardware on 4th Jan, 2017 06:27 PM
by AlexMuller
Cognitive systems are driving $8 billion in revenue in 2016, and the space, which includes AI and machine learning, is slated to become a $47 billion industry by 2020.
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India's double first in battle against climate change

Posted in Hardware on 4th Jan, 2017 06:22 PM
by AlexMuller
Two world-leading clean energy projects have opened in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
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+42

Solar cells implanted under the skin can power pacemakers

Posted in Hardware on 4th Jan, 2017 06:19 PM
by AlexMuller
A flat battery is an even bigger hassle in implanted electronic medical devices, such as pacemakers. It often means invasive surgery to replace the battery or the entire unit.
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+23

SpaceX Falcon 9 cleared for flight after investigation

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Jan, 2017 04:28 PM
by AlexMuller
After four months of intensive investigation, SpaceX says its Falcon 9 booster has been cleared for flight and will return to service on January 8.
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The Technologies We’re Most Fired Up to Watch in 2017

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Jan, 2017 04:24 PM
by AlexMuller
Moving into the new year, these are some of the technologies we’ll be eagerly watching in 2017 and beyond.
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