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Why 5G Wireless Technology Is Buzzing in Las Vegas

<i>We’re going to hear some big things about fifth-generation wireless technology at this week’s CES 2017 in Las Vegas. And 5G is a big deal. Indeed,</i> …

CES 2017: The 5G future will support up to 22 million jobs, Qualcomm says

By 2035, when 5G's full economic benefit should be realized, a broad range of industries supported by 5G could produce up to $12 trillion worth of …

Health Care

Best of CES 2017: the most impressive products from the show

Once again we kick off the new year with one of the biggest tech events on the planet, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES)! For those that have never been, let’s just say that massive doesn’t even begin to describe CES, which is sprawled out across 2.4 million square feet, with more than 3,500 …

Six new technologies that will enable faster, better internet to the world

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>The internet is one of the most important inventions of the modern era. However, current estimates say that only 40 percent of people around the globe have access. As internet connectivity becomes ever more important, new technologies are emerging to connect the entire globe with …

Tech trends we're most looking forward to in 2017

As the end of the year looms over the horizon, it’s time to take a look forward and mull over the next big thing in technology.<p>Like any year before, 2017 will bring its own problems and solutions, shaping up both the way we use and think about technology.<p>So without further ado, take a dive into the …

Here are all the crazy-advanced robots built by Google's Boston Dynamics group

Boston Dynamics, a robot group born out of MIT and currently owned by Google, makes absolutely incredible robots.<p>From giant dog robots to ones resembling humans, these are definitely the most advanced robots we've ever seen.<p>Here's Boston Dynamics' wild robots:

Tech Billionaires Award $25 Million in Breakthrough Prizes to Top Scientists

A constellation of tech billionaires, A-list celebrities, and preeminent scientists convened at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley for an …

Costa Rica has gone 76 straight days using 100% renewable electricity

Costa Rica is pulling off a feat mostcountries just daydream about: For two straight months, the Central American country hasn’t burned anyfossil fuels to generate electricity. That’s right: 100 percent renewable power.<p>This isn’t a blip, either. For 300 total days last year and 150 days so far this …

Costa Rica

According To DARPA, This Is What The World Will Look Like In 2045

The U.S. military’s scientific and technological wing, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), is essentially tasked with constructing …

Is Elon Musk's futuristic dream of hyperloop transportation about to become true?

Hyperloop Technologies is hosting a two-day "future of transportation" event, promising the first true visions of near-supersonic travel. It's one of …

High-speed Rail

A company developing the Hyperloop plans to reveal something ‘huge’ this week

The startup Hyperloop Technologies is planning to make a "huge" announcement this week.<p>The company as well Shervin Pishevar, its co-founder and investor, took to Twitter Sunday evening to tease the news.<p>The Hyperloop, of course, is a futuristic transport system that carries passengers in capsules …

Hyperloop Transportation says it will use a ‘cheaper, safer’ form of magnetic levitation

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High-speed Rail

Payments Ecosystem - Research & Business Opportunities

BI Intelligence<p>The modern smartphone is a remarkable device. A single device that fits in your pocket can do all the tasks that once required cameras, camcorders, GPS devices, watches, alarm clocks, calculators, and even TVs.<p>But the next change might be the most radical of all—it could eliminate …

IBM makes a big shift into cognitive computing

IBM's California research lab sits atop a green hill in Almaden, 15 miles south of downtown San Jose.<p>There aren't any signs that suggest if you drive up the narrow road that wraps around the hill you'll find a research facility at the top. No signs that the research center is home to a Fortune 500 …

Solar Energy War: Utilities Set Their Sights on Rooftop Solar

Image source: SunPower.<p>Slowly but surely, utilities are eating away at the revolution taking place in rooftop solar. Nevada eliminated net metering altogether, California and Hawaii reduced net metering credits for customers, and utilities across the country are starting to increase base fees and …

10 research-proven tricks that will make you appear smarter than you are

It's great to be smart, but intelligence is a hard thing to pin down. In many cases, how smart people <i>think</i> you are is just as important as how smart you actually are.<p>"I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow." —Woodrow Wilson<p>As it turns out, intelligence only explains …

Clouds gather over solar power after golden years of success

After a day in which Britain generated more power from the sun than from coal for the first time, the industry should be rejoicing. But the mood is fearful<p>Given that the government is determined to avoid playing a financial role in the planned new nuclear plant at Hinkley Point, it is perhaps …

Solar Panels

Kobe Bryant, the most polarizing figure in the history of L.A. sports, was always true to himself

Twenty years, gone in the flash of a fadeaway swish.<p>Twenty years, crushed by a clenched fist, chewed by gritted teeth, disappeared beneath a solitary gloating march neither fueled by love nor slowed by hate.<p>He showed up on this city's doorstep in the summer of 1996 as a teenage Laker with an adult …

Basketball

Kobe Bryant By The Numbers: 24 Facts About No. 24

<b>1</b> – MVP regular-season awards (2008), as many as <b>Shaquille O’Neal</b>.<p><b>2</b> — MVP Finals awards (2009, 2010), one less than <b>Shaquille O’Neal</b>.<p><b>3</b> – Western Conference teams that Bryant never faced in the playoffs in his 16 playoff seasons: Golden State, the L.A. Clippers and Memphis.<p><b>3.57</b> – That’s $3.57 million, …

Lakers will have both No. 8 and No. 24 on the court for Kobe Bryant's final game

This is pretty cool.<p>The entire Lakers season has been dedicated to Kobe Bryant. We can only imagine that the Lakers organization will pull out all of the stops Wednesday night to honor Kobe in his last game ever. For starters, the court will feature both of his numbers, which looks pretty fantastic.<p>…

Kobe Bryant, In Pictures (And Words)

Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant in action during the NBA All-Star basketball game in Philadelphia on Feb. 9, 2002.<br>Manny Millan—Sports Illustrated<p>1 of …

Basketball

Ariane 6 designers say they'll beat SpaceX prices on per-kilogram basis

LES MUREAUX, France – Europe’s next-generation Ariane 6 rocket remains on track for a 2020 first launch with a cost structure allowing the heavier …

SpaceX

Mark Zuckerberg's Speechwriter Left to Head Up Communications at SpaceX

Dex Torricke-Barton has worked for Zuckerberg, Eric Schmidt and now Elon Musk.<p>Dex Torricke-Barton spent the past half-decade writing speeches for two of the tech industry’s most prominent CEOs. Now he’s headed to SpaceX to run communications for a different one.<p>Torricke-Barton is taking the head …

Elon Musk

Root for Google's Robot Today

This week in Seoul, in what has been dubbed the "ultimate challenge" for artificial intelligence, a man will face off against a computer in the …

Facebook’s AI is learning language by reading loads of children’s books

Reading is the key to any successful language learning experience — just ask Dr. Seuss: “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The …

Will AI Surpass Human Intelligence? Interview with Prof. Jürgen Schmidhuber on Deep Learning

Machine learning has become a buzzword in the media these days. Recently Science magazine published a cover paper on <i>Human-level concept learning</i> …

Machine Learning

Computers will overtake us when they learn to love, says futurist Ray Kurzweil

Ray Kurzweil, the celebrated American inventor who keeps predicting the future with scary accuracy, says computers will match -- and possibly beat -- human intelligence by 2029.<p>Here's the trick: By then, computers will possess emotions and personality.<p>"When I talk about computers reaching human …

US agency reaches 'holy grail' of battery storage sought by Elon Musk and Gates

Breakthrough in next generation of storage batteries could transform the US electrical grid within five to 10 years, says research agency, Arpa-E<p>A US government agency says it has attained the “holy grail” of energy – the next-generation system of battery storage, that has has been hotly pursued by …

Clean Energy

Warren Buffett explains his logic for killing rooftop solar in Nevada [Video]

In a rare interview this week, Billionaire CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Warren Buffett discussed his reason for successfully lobbying for a change in net metering in Nevada, where Buffett owns the state’s largest electric utility, that effectively stopped the growth of residential solar installations …

Solar Power

The developing world faces a silent killer. Could a $1 solar light help?

A Philippine social enterprise is bringing cheap solar lighting to more than 20 countries helping improve safety, reduce air pollution and cut energy costs<p>Every day at around 6pm, 40 families living in a remote corner of Andhra Pradesh in southeast India – a 6km walk from the nearest road – would …