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EVs are ‘clearly’ the future despite slow start, Renault’s Normand says

EVs are 'clearly' the future despite slow start, Renault's Normand says

Although most EV buyers are in cities or suburbs, increasing numbers of people in rural areas are choosing battery powered cars, Normand says. BARCELONA — The global market for electric vehicles has not grown as fast as Renault expected when CEO Carlos Ghosn announced a bold investment of 4 billion euros six years ago to develop the technology, said Gilles …

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Europe Power Electronics for Electric Vehicles Market by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2022

Europe Power Electronics for Electric Vehicles Market by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2022

ReportsWorldwide has announced the addition of a new report title Europe Power Electronics for Electric Vehicles Market by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2022 to its growing collection of premium market research reports. To control the flow of energy, the switching electronic circuits are used. These switching electronic circuits are called power electronics. Power electronics are also considered …

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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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Will AI Take Your Job? Vinod Khosla Says Artificial Intelligence Could Replace Oncologists In The Future

Will AI Take Your Job? Vinod Khosla Says Artificial Intelligence Could Replace Oncologists In The Future

As artificial intelligence grows and develops from tech companies and investors, it’s likely to disrupt a variety of industries. But one prominent tech industry figure thinks it could also extend to the medical field. In a panel discussion at MIT Tuesday, investor and Sun Microsystems co-founder Vinod Khosla said he believes AI could be powerful enough to replace human oncologists, …

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Google’s DeepMind Is Teaching AI How to Think Like a Human

Google’s DeepMind Is Teaching AI How to Think Like a Human

Image: Wikimedia Commons If we’re ever going to create general AI, we need to teach it to think like us. Last year, for the first time, an artificial intelligence called AlphaGo beat the ranking human champion in a game of Go. This victory was both unprecedented and unexpected, given the immense complexity of the Chinese board game. While AlphaGo’s victory …

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Small Steps to Save Energy Exhaust Political Will for Bigger Actions

Small Steps to Save Energy Exhaust Political Will for Bigger Actions

Credit: Olivier Le Moal Getty Images Cutting back on air-conditioning, turning off extra lights and sorting your recyclables can make you feel like you’re doing your bit for the environment. But if you’re already making a few such sacrifices, you may be less inclined when asked to make still more—supporting, for instance, government measures to mitigate climate change. New research …

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The new Volvo XC60 is a gifted second child with Swedish manners

The new Volvo XC60 is a gifted second child with Swedish manners

The previous generation of the XC60 set the bar high for its successor. It was Volvo’s best-selling model for years, and it actually found more buyers as it aged. That might not sound unusual if you’re into French cheese, but it almost never happens in the auto industry; it’s usually the other way around. The surge in sales is due …

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Houston Will Experience Increasingly Catastrophic Flooding Over The Coming Decades — How Will Residents & Industry Respond?

Houston Will Experience Increasingly Catastrophic Flooding Over The Coming Decades — How Will Residents & Industry Respond?

While Houston, Texas, is already regularly home to some of the worst flooding events that occur within the US, the reality is that, thanks to rising seas, increasingly extreme rainstorms, and increasingly powerful hurricanes, such events will actually become considerably worse over the coming decades. Bearing that in mind, what happens next? How will residents respond to these increasingly devastating …

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Security Vendor Comodo Hires Former Symantec Veteran To Spearhead IoT Practice

Security Vendor Comodo Hires Former Symantec Veteran To Spearhead IoT Practice

Printer-friendly version Email this CRN article Comodo has hired Damon Kachur, a former Symantec and Verisign veteran, to lead the charge in the security company’s Internet of Things strategy. "The connected world has exploded, especially in the last few years," said Kachur, now head of IoT solutions at Comodo. "It’s our job to educate customers about the security risks behind …

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M-Files Integrates Artificial Intelligence Technology from ABBYY to Further Automate Information Management

M-Files Integrates Artificial Intelligence Technology from ABBYY to Further Automate Information Management

Leading Provider of Intelligent Management Solutions Bolsters Platform with Artificial Intelligence Technology for Automatic Classification of Documents and Other Information DALLAS, TX and MILPITAS, CA–(Marketwired – Jun 20, 2017) – M-Files Corporation , the intelligent information management company, today announced a partnership with ABBYY , a global provider of intelligent capture, optical character recognition, innovative language-based and artificial intelligence technologies. …

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