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China Is Building The World's Largest Innovation Economy

China is on its way to becoming the largest economy in the world.<p>In just one generation, something like 300 million+ people went from rural subsistence farming to urban industrial and technology jobs. This transition from rural poverty to export powerhouse to consumer goliath may be the most …

Innovation Economy

Are Curriculum Specialists in Edtech Denial?

As an educator who has built my career during the 21st Century, I've found that my fellow education professionals often classify themselves in one of …

Education Technology

“Bank of Amazon” is Disrupting the Financial Landscape

Amazon is attacking the financial services industry, but rather than building the next-generation bank, the American e-commerce giant is focusing on …

Financial Services

Solar Foldy Pocket Solar Charger

Keeping your smartphone or mobile gadgets charge whilst away from the grid can sometimes prove a little tricky especially if you can’t recharge your …

Solar Panels

China to speed up efforts to cut solar, wind subsidies: draft guidelines

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China will speed up efforts to ensure its wind and solar power sectors can compete without subsidies and achieve "grid price parity" with traditional energy sources like coal, according to new draft guidelines issued by the energy regulator.<p>As it tries to ease its dependence on …

Tim Cook on iPhone Prices: 'We Want to Serve Everyone'

At an event in Cupertino yesterday, Apple announced three new iPhone models: the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. Prices for the iPhones start at $749 for the iPhone XR in 64GB, and increase to as much as $1,449 for the iPhone XS Max in 512GB, which represents Apple's most expensive iPhone …

Tim Cook

How to steal a Tesla Model S in seconds

An attack technique has been revealed which allows threat actors to unlock a Tesla vehicle in no time at all.<p>Researchers have demonstrated an attack …

Tesla

La fotovoltaica pide otro modelo de mercado eléctrico para frenar los precios

UNEF pide que las subastas de capacidad se adjudiquen por precio kWh<p>Prevé un crecimiento del autoconsumo de 200-300 MW de potencia al año<p>La Unión …

El Gobierno confirma que eliminará el “impuesto al sol” antes de que termine el año

El arancel grava el desarrollo de la energía solar fotovoltaica y el autoconsumo en España<p>La ministra de Transición Ecológica afirma que es una …

Why iPhone XS is a brilliant name for Apple’s new phone

You might be pronouncing the name of Apple’s next smartphone incorrectly. And this goes beyond the confusion resulting from people not calling the iPhone X the “iPhone 10”. But it’s related.<p>It turns out the “S” in the iPhone XS doesn’t mean what you think it means.<p>First off, we should point out …

Tim Cook

Así es como gana dinero Amazon: cada vez más nube y un futuro de producciones audiovisuales

<i>Así es como gana dinero...</i> es una serie de artículos semanales de <i>Xataka</i> en los que analizamos el modelo de negocio de las grandes empresas …

Microsoft rebrands, repositions Visual Studio Team Services as Azure DevOps

Three months after acquiring GitHub, Microsoft is rebranding and repositioning its VSTS coding collaboration service as 'Azure DevOps,'<p>For those who …

Software Development

The solution to Nigeria’s big electricity problem lies in thinking small

Nigeria’s electricity problems mainly revolve around a power generating system that doesn’t produce enough to match demand and an ineffective tariff system that means power distributing companies can hardly make a profit.<p>Just as crucial, there’s a significant infrastructure gap as more than half of …

Nigeria

Theresa May reveals £106m fund to put UK at heart of EV development

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a £106m finance package to fund an “ambitious mission” for the UK to become a world leader in low-emission …

Electric Vehicles

We don't need Elon Musk for an innovative tech industry

We all know that organizations are made up of many people, so why is it that the leaders get all the credit and most of the cash? In the Iron Man films, Tony Stark, the president of Stark Industries, is presented as a wild innovator and technological genius.<p>He swipes at virtual screens, cuts and …

Tech Industry

The Future of Wearables: Snap Spectacles, Translation Hearing Aids and Blood Oxygen

Tech brands are hoping that wearables will become as much a part of the consumer tech landscape as smartphones and laptops. However, mainstream …

Wearable Tech

Tesla runs an entire island on solar power

Its grid on Ta'u shows that you can eliminate conventional energy... in the right situations.<p>Now that Tesla has officially acquired SolarCity, it's not wasting any time showing what the combined entity can do. Tesla has revealed that it's running the island of Ta'u (in American Samoa) on a solar …

Tesla

Carpeting Sahara with wind and solar farms could make it rain

Power the world, bring rain to the desert, and profit in this wild “What if?”<p>If you’ve spent any time thinking about the world’s dirty energy …

Solar Panels

Online courses don't work, but education can still be disrupted

The labour force is changing at a rapid pace. Technology is generating entirely new industries and jobs, while eradicating antiquated ones. Some may …

Jeff Bezos and Amazon have the advertising industry looking over its shoulder

Tech & Media<p>When Jeff Bezos arrives as expected at the Sun Valley conference — the year’s most exclusive meeting of media industry leaders — he’ll know much more about his fellow media moguls than they know about him.<p>And that has them worried, especially as Amazon’s advertising business picks …

Advertising Industry

World’s Largest Mobile Phone Factory Set to Open in India

Samsung Electronics Co. opened the world’s largest mobile phone factory in India, in a win for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship program to …

Así es la tecnología que podría sustituir a los auriculares en 2019

El año que viene podrías recuperar todo el tiempo perdido desenredando auriculares, y no porque los modelos inalámbricos vayan a ser más asequibles: …

Want Your Employees to Become the Best Version of Themselves? First You Need to Stop Doing This 1 Thing

Too often leaders simply expect too little of their people and it has to stop.<p>I was asked to evaluate a specific manager in a mid-sized company and it didn't take long to figure out the problem. His rise to a position of leadership wasn't much different than why most organizations promote people. …

Google’s new Gmail aims to hit Microsoft where it hurts

It’s all business<p>Google unveiled a new Gmail design this week, overhauling its free email service with new features and a fresh look. Beyond the new design, smart replies, and email snooze features that regular Gmail users will enjoy, Google is adding in some smart business-focused features …

Demostrado: la cultura genera ciudades más ricas y prósperas

Uno de los enigmas que rodea a las ciudades modernas es que los factores económicos como la inversión, el empleo y los ingresos no logran explicar …

How technology is helping to solve global social challenges

David Benady<p>Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Twitter<br>• Share via Email<p>From collecting data on community health in remote locations to creating algorithms that weed out institutional economic discrimination, development projects around the world are using tech to improve social outcomes.<p>Whether these …

A War For Convenience: Online Business In The Age of Technology

In its larval stages, new technology is at best, promising, and at its worst, redundant. In the last few years alone we’ve seen countless aberrations of the digital age die out nearly on arrival – the casualties of half-baked development, fads, or overestimations.<p>However, when successful …

Spotify wants more paid subscribers, so it’s giving away more music for free

The music service hopes a new app will help it hit big growth goals.<p>Spotify — and the music labels — want more people to pay for music. So they are going to give more music away.<p>The streaming music service is rolling out a new version of its free, mobile app, which gives users more access to songs. …

Scientists plan huge European AI hub to compete with US

Leading scientists have drawn up plans for a vast multinational European institute devoted to world-class artificial intelligence (AI) research in a desperate bid to nurture and retain top talent in Europe.<p>The new institute would be set up for similar reasons as Cern, the particle physics lab near …

Artificial Intelligence

Almost nobody wants the iPhone X

Apple’s first few quarters after releasing a new iPhone always have the potential to make CEO Tim Cook look like a fool: Is the latest iPhone truly the “best iPhone ever made?”<p>Usually it’s true, and we all run out to buy the latest and greatest phone, just in time to show it off to our technophobic …