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Join the electric car revolution

Join the electric car revolution

A revolutionary transition in transportation has begun, namely, the electrification of nearly all modes of transportation. Norway has had an electric ferry since 2015. Boeing and Microsoft have invested in a company that plans to make hybrid electric/fossil fuel aircraft. Electric buses are more commonly seen on city streets. Production has begun on 18-wheelers powered by hydrogen fuel cells that …

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Researchers Developing Liquid-Powered Batteries

Researchers Developing Liquid-Powered Batteries

John Cushman developing technology to recharge BEV and HEV batteries like refueling car at gas station. Qualcomm Gets EV Charging Off the Ground An instantly rechargeable system for battery-electric and hybrid-electric vehicle batteries being developed at Purdue University is safe, affordable and environmentally friendly, its inventors say. Researchers at the Indiana university say its system recharges vehicle batteries through a …

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SF replacing streetlights with brighter, energy-efficient LEDs

SF replacing streetlights with brighter, energy-efficient LEDs

Large strips of San Francisco streets will soon be bathed in the warm, white light produced by 12,500 new streetlights that the city’s Public Utilities Commission is planning to install by the end of this year. As part of a concerted push by San Francisco to refurbish and modernize the city’s infrastructure, the PUC is replacing outdated street lamp heads …

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Demand for IoT talent surges 300% in last 3 years: Survey

Demand for IoT talent surges 300% in last 3 years: Survey

Mumbai, Jun 21 () With exponential uptick in adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) and machine learning related activities in the country, the demand for IoT talent has surged by 300 per cent since 2014, showed a recent report. "The demand for IoT talent rocketed by 304 per cent, between 2014 and 2017," according to Talent Supply Index (TSI) by …

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The Democratized IoT

The Democratized IoT

A great deal of ink has been spilled in the popular press about the internet of things (IoT), particularly in light of major security breaches . IoT is changing the world as we know it, bringing with it new opportunities along with new risks. As the CEO of an AI company, where we are embedding intelligence and cognitive security into …

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The Quantum Computer Factory That’s Taking on Google and IBM

The Quantum Computer Factory That’s Taking on Google and IBM

Inside the clean room at Rigetti Computing’s Fab-1 facility in Fremont, California. A few yards from the stockpile of La Croix in the warehouse space behind startup Rigetti Computing ’s offices in Fremont, California, sits a machine like a steampunk illustration made real. Its steel chambers are studded with bolts, handles, and circular ports. But this monster is powered by …

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Jaguar Land Rover Uses Mixed-Reality App For Recruitment

Jaguar Land Rover Uses Mixed-Reality App For Recruitment

Jaguar Land Rover is working with Warner Music Group’s virtual band Gorillaz’s mixed reality app to recruit the next generation of electronics and software engineering talent. The automaker is inviting potential hires to tackle a code-breaking challenge found in the app, created by B-Reel London. The best performers within the app will be fast-tracked through the recruitment process. Interested applicants …

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Powering America on Renewable Energy Alone May Be Harder Than Anticipated

Powering America on Renewable Energy Alone May Be Harder Than Anticipated

Not so fast, argues a new critique of an ambitious blueprint for a carbon-free America. Running the continental United States on renewable energy alone — primarily wind, solar, and hydroelectric power — by 2050 would require “unprecedented rates of technology deployment” and yet-unseen advances in energy storage, hydrogen power, and other systems. Other low-carbon technologies, including nuclear power and fossil …

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Artificial Intelligence Melanoma Detector Wins Cancer Center Impact Grant

Artificial Intelligence Melanoma Detector Wins Cancer Center Impact Grant

Maria Wei, MD, PhD, presents her team’s project about an artificial intelligence-based skin cancer screening tool during the Cancer Center Impact Grants competition on June 14. Photo by Emily Scannell A proposal for an artificial intelligence-based skin cancer screening tool won the 2017 Cancer Center Impact Grant, a $250,000 award to support high-risk, high-reward research projects that are unlikely to …

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IOT Devices: Just Hardware or FCC Powder Keg? Blog Healthcare Law Matters

IOT Devices: Just Hardware or FCC Powder Keg? Blog Healthcare Law Matters

With the meteoric proliferation of “Internet of Things” (IOT) devices, there are an increasing number of innovators and inventors bringing “smart” products to market that capitalize on connectivity in ways never before imagined. While a great deal of resources are typically applied to research and development, marketing, production, distribution and customer awareness, the essence of most IOT devices is wireless …

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