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Lockheed Martin Gets Serious About Waste-to-Energy

Lockheed Martin Gets Serious About Waste-to-Energy

“Landfills and fossil fuels no longer meet the pressing needs of our time,” Lockheed Martin declares on its website . The aerospace and defense company says it’s serious about re-routing waste from landfills and using it to create energy. Its Lockheed Martin Energy subsidiary launched last year, with a focus on tidal energy, energy storage, nuclear systems, energy management and …

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China is a renewable energy powerhouse

China is a renewable energy powerhouse

(ABU DHABI) China’s importance to the global renewable energy industry has been recognised in Abu Dhabi today. The Council of the International Renewable Energy Agency ( IRENA ) meeting in Abu Dhabi appointed Mr Li Fanrong – Deputy Administrator of the National Energy Administration of China – Chair of the influential gathering of stakeholders from 110 countries. Mr Li said: …

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Concern over IoT security rises after recent attacks

Concern over IoT security rises after recent attacks

At the end of last year, Intel’s 2017 security report painted a grim picture, warning the New Year would see the world confronted by botnets, malware and international cyber-attacks. At the time, it was accused of promulgating doom and gloom, but perhaps its critics were wrong. The warnings turned out to be prescient in light of the recent ransomware attack …

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IoT Storage: Considerations and Recommendations

IoT Storage: Considerations and Recommendations

The first thing that increasingly comes to mind of an IT professional for Internet of Things (IoT) is—a lot of data. For medium and large organizations, on the other hand, IoT is about the potential business outcomes. The reason is simple; more connectivity of devices to the internet will enable the business operation for greater intelligence and bolstered efficiency and …

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Cisco tackles IoT security with new threat defence solution

Cisco tackles IoT security with new threat defence solution

Cisco delivers IoT threat defence solution to encourage secure connected devices for businesses at IoT scale connecting devices. Cisco has introduced an IoT threat defence architecture and services solution to secure devices for organisations at IoT scale. Given that there is expected to be 50 billion connected devices by 2020, there is a requirement for all of those devices and …

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Wind energy to power Unilever sites in UK

Wind energy to power Unilever sites in UK

Unilever has announced that 15 of its U.K. sites are using electricity derived from renewable wind sources. In an announcement on Tuesday, the consumer goods company said that since April, Unilever U.K. had been the "dedicated beneficiary" of energy produced at a 23-turbine strong wind farm owned by renewable energy business Eneco U.K. The business added that 165 gigawatt hours …

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Twitter is making it easier for businesses to reach people with Direct Messages

Twitter is making it easier for businesses to reach people with Direct Messages

Twitter, in its never-ending quest to deliver features users never asked for, is announcing a new style of advertisement that businesses can use to easily reach you in your Direct Message inbox. The company is calling the feature a Direct Message Card, which is a specially designed ad that prompts a user to click on an automated reply. From there, …

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BMW cancels their plans for an i5 electric car

BMW cancels their plans for an i5 electric car

image of BMW i5 rendering 750×500 Over the last two years, one topic has often come up on BMWBLOG and other media outlet – a new addition to the BMW i … Over the last two years, one topic has often come up on BMWBLOG and other media outlet – a new addition to the BMW i family. Often referred …

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NASA Declares ‘Victory’ With Critical ISS Spacewalk

NASA Declares ‘Victory’ With Critical ISS Spacewalk

NASA Two US astronauts successfully embarked Tuesday on what NASA described as a "critical" spacewalk to repair a failed piece of equipment that helps power the International Space Station. "We have declared victory," NASA commentator Rob Navias said about two hours into the emergency spacewalk by space station commander Peggy Whitson, 57, and flight engineer Jack Fischer, 43. The reason …

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Electric Cars To Replace Petrol And Diesel Cars In Next 8 Years: Report

Electric Cars To Replace Petrol And Diesel Cars In Next 8 Years: Report

2030 is expected to mark the end of oil business, says a Stanford economist. Therefore, in the future, electric cars are expected to take over the auto industry as fossil fuels are running towards extinction. However, according to companies like Shell, the true power of fuel-based cars is still somehow, hidden. According to Tony Seba, a Stanford economist, the global …

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