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Which technologies present the most risk in 2017?

CERT presents a list of potentially troublesome areas.<p>A lot of exciting new technologies are emerging or maturing that will likely play an …

Machine Learning

Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads.

Investment in autonomous vehicle technology entered overdrive in 2016, and 2017 is gearing up for more of the same.<p>In the last six months of 2016, the first public self-driving taxi service hit Singapore roads, courtesy of NuTonomy, while Uber followed suit a month later in Pittsburgh. The question …

Hyperloop One Announces Full-Scale Tests, Initial Route Semifinalists

Hyperloop One, the occasionally troubled startup aiming to build Elon Musk’s ultra-high-speed transportation concept, made two major announcements …

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 …

SpaceX founder Elon Musk plans to get humans to Mars in six years

SpaceX founder tells meeting of astronautical experts that his only purpose is to ‘make life interplanetary’, revealing plans for reusable ship to Mars<p>SpaceX founder Elon Musk has outlined his highly ambitious vision for manned missions to Mars, which he said could begin as soon as 2022 – three …

Space Travel

Researchers Discover A New Gold Recovery Technique

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland have discovered a way to separate gold from phones, laptops, and other electronics safely, …

A Gold Coast man bought six Powerwall batteries to create a Tesla 'power station' at home

A Gold Coast man has had six Tesla Powerwall batteries installed at his home to create a “mini power station”, the first of its kind in …

Clean Energy

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The success of London in 2050 will be measured by its environment. By this I don’t just mean the quality of its air, or whether it has retained its biodiversity, important though those are. I mean the overall quality of life for Londoners. Will they experience the city as spacious, efficient, …

New Swiss solar panel doubles the efficiency of residential systems

As if to prove the sheer speed at which solar panel technology is evolving, a startup called Insolight has created a new solar panel that makes …

Clean Energy

Scientists Get One Step Closer To Their “Most Viable Nuclear Fusion” Technology

The U.S. government have recently backed plans that could see a new kind of nuclear fusion device created that has the ability to be the most viable …

This crowdfunded electric car integrates solar panels for self-charging

<b>The Sion has seating for 6, a range of 150+ miles, 7.5 square meters of solar cells, an air filtration system that uses moss, and a price of less</b> …

Report Reveals the Big Potential of Used EV Batteries

A recent report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance reveals that as many as one-third of electric car batteries are expected to be reused by 2025. The …

These Technologies May Actually Deliver Elon Musk’s Dream of Changing the World

As Tesla founder Elon Musk promises to change the world, starting with a giant battery factory in the Nevada desert, investors from Toronto to Tokyo …

Carbon Fiber

Fox News acknowledged climate change, then promptly took it back.

Media Matters reports that the news organization published an Associated Press story over the weekend linking the damage from Hurricane Hermine to …

Climate Change

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

Renewable energy breakthrough: Solar powered reaction 100 times faster

And because it requires less of the rare and costly metal iridium, it could bring down the cost of a process that mimics photosynthesis by using …

Elon Musk aims to refit 5m homes with solar roofs

SolarCity is talking up the look and longevity of solar roofing but potential costs pose questions about whether it can succeed where others have failed<p>Elon Musk’s solar company has its sights set on replacing 5m rooftops in the US with traditional roofing materials integrated with solar cell …

Roofing

Could Security Guards Be Replaced By Drones? Aptonomy Think So.

New start-up company Aptonomy Inc., have developed drone technology that could soon replace drone technology as we know it. They could be used in …

Can a whole country run on renewable energy?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Can a country run on renewables alone?<p>Portugal has shown that in terms of electricity at least, the answer is yes. For 107 hours in May 2016 the sun, wind and rain powered a nation.<p>It's not just big energy companies who are boosting the green energy infrastructure. Portugal's first …

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

Is That Really Alien Life? Scientists Worry Over False-Positive Signs

The search for life elsewhere in the universe is on the cusp of a new era: When scientists will have the opportunity to study the atmospheres of …

Exoplanets

Google dominates search. But the real problem is its monopoly on data

The European commission’s investigation into Google’s shopping service misses the larger point of how much information the company actually owns<p>The European commission’s inquiry into Google’s search monopoly is often compared to the antitrust investigation of Microsoft. That case eventually took 16 …