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Texas can remain a leader in clean energy

Texas can remain a leader in clean energy

Texas is a national leader in the development of clean energy. We have more wind power capacity than any other state and all but five countries. The solar power market in Texas is also taking off as the manufactured cost of panels have been reduced. Clean energy involves more than a commitment to the development of renewables. It includes investments …

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A Chip Revolution Will Bring Better VR Sooner Than You Think

A Chip Revolution Will Bring Better VR Sooner Than You Think

Getty Images David Kosslyn and Ian Thompson are the founders of a virtual reality company called Angle Technologies . Two years into this stealth project, backed by $8 million in funding, they won’t say much about the virtual world they’re building—at least not publicly. But they will say that they’re building it in a way that alters the relationship between …

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Solar farm company lodges Laois planning appeals

Solar farm company lodges Laois planning appeals

A solar company granted permission by Laois County Council to construct two solar farms has lodged appeals with An Bord Pleanala against certain conditions imposed by the local authority. JBM Solar Developments Ltd has received permission to build solar PV energy developments at Sronagh, Mountmellick, for ten years , as well as one at Rathleague, Portlaoise. The appeals relate to …

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Tesla Says All-Electric Semi-Truck Coming Later This Year

Tesla Says All-Electric Semi-Truck Coming Later This Year

LISTEN TO TLR’S LATEST PODCAST: By Chris White Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Thursday that the electric vehicle maker will begin producing over-the-road semis despite lacking the requisite battery technology.Musk, who owns more than 20 percent of Tesla, told his Twitter followers that the company will unveil an electric semi-truck in September. He did not mention the specific date that …

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Oculus’ Next VR Hand Controller May Be A Constellation Glove

Oculus’ Next VR Hand Controller May Be A Constellation Glove

In December of last year, Oculus released its Touch controllers for the Rift virtual reality system but a replacement may be on the way sooner rather than later. According to a patent application filed yesterday with the USPTO by Oculus VR, LLC, the Facebook-owned team has designed a VR glove. The patent titled “ Optical Hand Tracking in Virtual Reality …

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The Medium is the Divine Message: Religion Meets Virtual Reality

The Medium is the Divine Message: Religion Meets Virtual Reality

A mourner prays at a funeral at Grace Baptist Church on July 25, 2012 in Mount Vernon, New York. Anyone looking to experience God in a brand new way will soon have his or her chance — virtually. Believe VR, is a new immersive faith-based virtual reality experience for people of color. The experience is part of a larger project …

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Exploring A New Virtual Reality Arcade Model: The Ctrl V Story

Exploring A New Virtual Reality Arcade Model: The Ctrl V Story

TAGS: virtual reality, VR arcades, Ctrl V, Ryan Brooks, amusement business, video game, VR games, VR attractions, Michael Mascione, high-tech entertainment, Kevin Williams, out-of-home entertainment As VR arcades begin to spread in certain parts of the world, questions have naturally arisen about viability of those arcades. Will they be temporary novelties or will they become sustainable businesses? One way to …

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Pluto VR raises $13.9M to build out virtual reality communication platform

Pluto VR raises $13.9M to build out virtual reality communication platform

Pluto VR lets you talk to other people within virtual reality apps. (Pluto VR Photo) , the Seattle-based virtual reality startup co-founded by PopCap Games co-founder John Vechey , has raised $13.9 million in a Series A funding round. The company, which is developing applications for people to communicate within virtual reality, will use the […] Learn More: www.geekwire.com

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GM to Build Facility for Self-Driving Cars, Add Employees

GM to Build Facility for Self-Driving Cars, Add Employees

General Motors Assembly Line (Reuters) General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) will build a development facility in San Francisco and eventually add 1,100 employees there to work on autonomous vehicles, a major expansion of GM’s Silicon Valley presence as it vies with other auto makers to lead the race for self-driving cars. GM said Thursday it will spend $14 million on …

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G.M. Expands Self-Driving Car Operations in Silicon Valley

G.M. Expands Self-Driving Car Operations in Silicon Valley

In the race to develop self-driving cars, General Motors is expanding its operations near Silicon Valley. The automaker said on Thursday that it planned to hire 1,100 people and invest $14 million at a new development center in San Francisco that would spearhead the company’s work on self-driving cars. G.M. and Cruise Automation, an autonomous-driving software company G.M. acquired a …

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