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Robotic gliders train themselves to soar on thermals

Researchers from the University of California San Diego have created robotic gliders that literally fly like an eagle. Using a form of machine …

Gliders

How SpaceX's huge 'BFR' spaceship for Mars has changed

Space<p>The Big Falcon Rocket system underwent a growth spurt since it was unveiled in 2017.<p>SpaceX's Mars-colonizing Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) spaceflight system just went through a growth spurt.<p>The reusable rocket-spaceship duo will stand 387 feet (118 meters) tall at launch, SpaceX founder and CEO …

BFR

El presente y futuro de la videovigilancia: barrios espiados por sus propias cámaras

La tecnología nunca cesa en su empeño por darnos <i>juguetes</i> nuevos. Uno de los favoritos, en la actualidad: un sistema de videovigilancia en manos de …

How the Audi e-tron compares to the Tesla Model X and Jaguar I-Pace

Audi just announced its first production electric vehicle. Called the e-tron, the EV is a mid-size SUV loaded with technology with an unofficial range of over 300 miles. It’s nicely equipped, and with a starting price of $74,800, it sits between the Jaguar I-Pace and the Tesla Model X.<p>The e-tron is …

Audi E-Tron

SpaceX will send Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa to the Moon

‘I choose to go to the Moon with artists!’<p>This evening, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed that Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese billionaire and founder of Zozotown, Japan’s largest online clothing retailer, will be the first private customer to ride around the Moon on the company’s future massive rocket, the …

Falcon Heavy

The Agricultural Supply Chain Can Massively Benefit From Blockchain

A U.S. consumer goes to the grocery store and buys chicken for his evening meal. He “trusts” that the chicken is safe, that it has been inspected by USDA experts and is okay to eat. But he knows nothing about the origin of that chicken, how it was grown, or whose “hands” it went through on its way …

Blockchain

Blockchain-Based AI Voice Assistant Brings Data Privacy To Smart Homes

According to a 2017 University of Washington report, there are hundreds of millions of smart-home devices in more than 40 million U.S. homes. This number is expected to double by 2021.<p>Amazon Echo, Google Home and other devices that have Alexa and Google Assistant built in, have proven to be some of …

Online Privacy

Audi e-tron SUV is the brand's first all-electric model

Audi unveiled its first all-electric model, joining other luxury automakers in launching battery-powered SUVs.<p>The 2019 Audi e-tron made its global debut early Tuesday at a time when manufacturers are aggressively investing in electric vehicles and taking on upstart Tesla in the process. General …

Business

BMW's autonomous concept car of the future was cool, I guess

As I approached San Francisco International Airport, my expectations for BMW’s new concept car were as big as the looming Boeing 777F Lufthansa cargo …

Living Rooms

The 4th Industrial Revolution: How Mining Companies Are Using AI, Machine Learning And Robots

In an industry such as mining where improving efficiency and productivity is crucial to profitability, even small improvements in yields, speed and efficiency can make an extraordinary impact. Mining companies basically produce interchangeable commodities. The mining industry employs a modest …

Technology (Australia)

Pani raises $1 million to minimize water waste

How much water did you use this week? If you’re like the average American, you tapped about 88 gallons each day and wasted almost 180 gallons from unrepaired household leaks. Annually, U.S. families collectively flush about 9,400 gallons down the drain, which is equivalent to the amount needed to …

Water

Elon Musk takes a fatalistic view toward AI

Elon Musk says that artificial intelligence could be terrible or it could be great, but that it won’t be able to be controlled.<p>“You kinda have to be optimistic about the future. There’s no point in being pessimistic, said the head of Tesla and SpaceX. ”I rather be optimistic and wrong, than …

Artificial Intelligence

Europe's Uber rival, Taxify, is launching itself into the e-scooter game

The likes of Uber and Lyft are increasingly cosying up to scooters, and now one of the biggest ridesharing operators in Europe is joining the …

Transportation

Autonomous killer drones begin patrolling the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is in grave danger, but a killer drone may just be key in helping it heal.<p>Problems for the reef continue to mount: Coral bleaching events become more frequent as climate change spirals out of control, poor governance, increasing industrialization, overfishing and pollution …

Great Barrier Reef

AI isn't good enough to beat the best 'Dota 2' players just yet

Two teams of pro players beat OpenAI in a best-of-three series.<p>AI may have beaten the world's best Go player, but <i>Dota 2</i> pros have shown that in their game, humans are still top of the food chain -- for now, at least. Last week, <i>Dota 2</i> players from around the world clashed at the biggest tournament …

OpenAI

What is Industry 4.0? Here's A Super Easy Explanation For Anyone

We’re in the midst of a significant transformation regarding the way we produce products thanks to the digitization of manufacturing. This transition is so compelling that it is being called Industry 4.0 to represent the fourth revolution that has occurred in manufacturing. From the first …

Industry 4.0

Why Personal Branding Is Key To Career Success -- And How To Create Yours

I once had a client, let’s call him Jim, who came to me with a question: <i>do I need a personal brand to be successful</i>?<p>My answer was a whole-hearted, resounding, yes!<p>Personal branding is crucial to cultivating a successful career. Marketing yourself and your career as a brand is more than just about …

Personal Branding

Toyota invests $500 million in Uber, expands self-driving car partnership

Toyota is investing $500 million in Uber and expanding a partnership to work together on developing self-driving cars, the automaker announced on Monday.<p>Toyota said the partnership aims to bring autonomous ride-sharing to market as a mobility service. Driverless technology from both companies will …

Autonomous Cars

Russian satellite showing ‘very abnormal behavior’ in space: State Department

The U.S. State Department raised concerns about a mysterious Russian satellite orbiting space in a "very abnormal" manner, according to Christian Davenport, the author of “The Space Barons.”<p>"We don't know for certain what it is and there is no way to verify it," Assistant Secretary of State for …

Space Travel

0 to 62 mph in 2 secs with looks that rival a stealth fighter - This could be Audi's answer to the Tesla Roadster -

Audi is dead-serious about electric cars and is grabbing every opportunity to show that it intends to lead the EV market from the front. Just ahead …

Why solar is likely to power the Home of the Future

It’s growing cheaper and more popular each year<p>Right now in America, there are about 2 million homes with solar panels. Considering there are about 90 million single-family homes, that doesn’t seem like a lot. But consider this: we’re now on track to start adding a million new solar-powered systems …

Amazon built one of the world's most efficient warehouses by embracing chaos

Robbinsville, NJ<p>When Dave Alperson got his first job at an Amazon warehouse in 1997, as a temporary hourly employee, it involved walking around the warehouse with a list of where to find products—mostly books—that customers had ordered.<p>Twenty years later, as a regional director of operations for …

This Technology Is About to Change the World--But No One Is Talking About It

5G will drive artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, and change the world forever.<p>You've heard it all before. Augmented reality, virtual reality, AI, robots, blah, blah, blah.<p>5G is the ugly duckling of technology, yet it is the one that will radically change the world. According to the <i>MIT</i> …

Internet of Things

IBM-Maersk blockchain alliance cuts oceanic shipping times by 40%

Did you just get a TV from Tokyo or flowers from France? Blockchain, that potentially disruptive but much-derided technology, might have helped deliver the goods.<p>A blockchain-based IBM partnership with global shipping colossus Maersk has now expanded to include 94 partners, Big Blue said Thursday. …

Blockchains for supply chains - part I - Resolve Solution Partners

<i>This is a two-part series examining the impact of blockchain technology on supply chains.</i><p>Blockchain is widely known for its most famous application, …

Looking to compare all different types of automation? Now you can

Organizations must vet and compare different types of automation based on business needs, but there was no way to do this -- until now. Forrester's …

Stolen Tesla? Why there’s a good chance you’ll get it back

Elon Musk’s Tesla vehicles are apparently a bad target for criminals, new data shows.<p>Nearly every Tesla vehicle that was stolen since 2011 has since been recovered, according to the FBI’s National Insurance Crime Bureau, as reported by MarketWatch. Between 2011 and May 2018, 112 out of 115 stolen …

Millennials ‘destroying’ core beer brands: ‘Bar Rescue’s’ Jon Taffer

Americans aren’t drinking booze like they used to.<p>Millennials are disrupting the beer industry, according to Jon Taffer, the host of the Paramount Network’s “Bar Rescue,” who said sales in the beer industry are declining as millennials turn to other options.<p>“What’s happening to the beer companies …

Raspberry Pi Receives Official TensorFlow Artificial Intelligence Framework Support

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts may be interested to know that the Google Machine learning software TensorFlow offering and artificial intelligence …

How Tesla Made the Model 3 Better Than the Model S

It’s no secret that the Tesla Model S shares a lot of components with other cars, especially when it comes to modules that control various features …