One of the most common viruses in the world passes annually through the US with no fanfare, rarely producing shocking headlines or news footage of health specialists wearing hazmat suits. October 17, 2017 – ScienceNews – While it does not cause any panic when an affected person coughs or seems feverish, before next spring this […]

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Mercedes-Benz will turn the tides in their favor in the global ute market after the release of the X-Class which will be the most hi-tech and up to date in its sector. 19 Jul 2017 – News.com.au The German luxury brand will offer a range of models to suit all tastes — and budgets — […]

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Microsoft took an interest in China’s zealous driverless car technology that can now be shared outside the mainland. 18 Jul 2017 – CNET The tech giant has partnered with Baidu, China’s biggest search engine, to provide its Apollo partners with a cloud platform via Microsoft’s Azure to share technologies securely outside China. Partners of the Chinese […]

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Start-up technology companies have managed to raise close to $1.3billion in 2017 so far trough “initial coin offerings” as a form of crowd funding. 17 Jul 2017 – Financial Times What is unclear from the report is whether this is a bubble linked to hype around cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, or if it represents deep […]

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Analysts at Alphabet, the parent-company of Google, have set up an algorithm that teaches AI to take incredible panoramic picture using Google Street View. 13 Jul 2017 – CNBC To do their experiment, Google researchers worked with around 40,000 Google Street View panoramas, most of which were captured in nature areas like the Grand Canyon […]

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The Hyperloop is one step closer to becoming a reality. If it works, the new form of transportation could mean a journey from LA to San Francisco city would take just 50 minutes.

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With the goal of improving and streamlining its Customer Journey digital assistance service, BNP Paribas is now enhancing its innovative VR-based services. May 30, 2017 BNP PARIBAS As the Group drives ahead with its digital transformation, VR technology – already in use at several of the Bank’s businesses, including Retail Banking, Real Estate and Insurance […]

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DeepMind AI, a Google project developed with the aid of University of Oxford, has been learning a huge database of BBC programs to develop its own lip-reading system. 21 Nov 2016 – New Scientist The AI system was trained using some 5000 hours from six different TV programmes, including Newsnight, BBC Breakfast and Question Time. […]

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Mercedes Benz and Matternet are developing a prototype van that can launch drones for short distance package delivery. 7 Sep 2016 – Tech Crunch The Vision Van’s rooftop serves as a launch and landing pad for Matternet’s new, Matternet M2 drones. The Matternet M2 drones, which are autonomous, can pick up and carry a package […]

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Travis Kalanick, the CEO and Co-founder of Uber, wanted to contract the best engineers in the world to aid him with automating his cars, so he flew to Pittsburgh in 2014 in search of these people. 18 Aug 2016 – Bloomberg The city is home to Carnegie Mellon University’s robotics department, which has produced many […]

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