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If America wants to succeed, it needs to learn to fail, top general says

If America wants to succeed, it needs to learn to fail, top general says

Gen. John Hyten, leader of U.S. Strategic Command, speaks to reporters following a breakfast hosted by the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies June 20, 2017. Credit: Phillip Swarts/SpaceNews WASHINGTON — If the United States is going to stay a preeminent world power, it’s going to require failure, said Gen. John Hyten, the head of U.S. Strategic Command. “We’ve lost the …

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Brexit uncertainty worries UK space start-ups

Brexit uncertainty worries UK space start-ups

The U.K. Space Conference in Manchester was a showcase of bold new plans by British space start-ups, but companies could soon face potential damages from Brexit and the possible withdrawal from the European Single Market. Credit: U.K. Space Conference via Flickr LONDON — The United Kingdom’s space start-up sector is blossoming. The U.K. government has committed to capturing 10 percent …

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Kandao Announce New 360-Degree Camera – Kandao Obsidian

Kandao Announce New 360-Degree Camera – Kandao Obsidian

Chinese tech company Kandao has announced the launch of their latest hardware product designed for 3D and 360-degree image capture, the Kandao Obsidian. The device has already gain praise and even an award, named as a ‘Best of Innovation Honoree’ at CES 2017. The Kandao Obsidian has two variants, the R and S. Th Obsidian R features 8K resolution, and …

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IoT Is Top Priority in Driving Digital Transformation Says New Global Research

IoT Is Top Priority in Driving Digital Transformation Says New Global Research

IoT has become the leading technology for digital transformation and is the number one priority for 92 per cent of organisations, according to global research findings published today by Inmarsat , the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications. The Inmarsat Research Programme study focusing on the enterprise application of the Internet of Things (IoT) revealed that machine learning …

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Major U.S. corporations among leading buyers of renewable energy

Major U.S. corporations among leading buyers of renewable energy

LOS ANGELES • Major U.S. corporations such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and General Motors Co. have become some of America’s biggest buyers of renewable energy, driving growth in an industry seen as key to helping the United States cut carbon emissions. Last year nearly 40 percent of U.S. wind contracts were signed by corporate power users, along with university and …

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Bangalore Based IoT and AI Technology Platform Cardiotrack Expands to North America

Bangalore Based IoT and AI Technology Platform Cardiotrack Expands to North America

Cardiotrack to set up operations in Mexico to create breakthrough diagnostic products in the cardiac space Bangalore-based start-up, Cardiotrack, which provides best-in-class predictive diagnosis for cardiovascular diseases announced today that it has expanded its operations to North America. Cardiotrack, an innovative IoT and AI platform in the cardiac space has collaborated with the state of Nuevo Leon, Mexico, to set …

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The future is in IoT, but why are Indian CIOs still waiting in the wings?

The future is in IoT, but why are Indian CIOs still waiting in the wings?

Indian corporates are still content with legacy IT over cloud infrastructure, making IoT the last thing on their mind to change business processes. Key takeaways: Indians create IoT software for the globe but are slow in adopting it within the country Legacy architecture holds back Indian companies from providing real-time user data analytics CIOs are slowly waking up to the …

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New joint research initiative to introduce social robotics, artificial intelligence into clinical health care

New joint research initiative to introduce social robotics, artificial intelligence into clinical health care

McMaster and Ryerson universities today announced the Smart Robots for Health Communication project, a joint research initiative designed to introduce social robotics and artificial intelligence into clinical health care. With the help of Softbank’s humanoid robot Pepper and IBM Bluemix Watson Cognitive Services, the researchers will study health information exchange through a state-of-the-art human-robot interaction system. The project is a …

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Domestic appliances guzzle far more energy than advertised – EU survey

Domestic appliances guzzle far more energy than advertised – EU survey

TVs, dishwashers and fridge freezers have been found to guzzle up to twice as much energy as advertised on their energy labels, in a wide-ranging EU product survey. When tested under real-world conditions, the €400,000, 18-month investigation found widespread overshooting of the goods’ colour-coded A-G energy classes, due to the outmoded and selective test formats on which these have been …

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