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VR At Human Eye Resolution Could Be On Its Way

VR At Human Eye Resolution Could Be On Its Way

The field of virtual reality (VR) is still in its infancy in many ways. The technology has many directions it could head in to change and develop, but many experts and analysts agree that the view needs to be better through VR headsets before it gains wide-spread acceptance. A company comprised of former Nokia employees is trying to solve that …

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Stuttgart: A City Caught Between Two Worlds Part 2 (CleanTechnica Exclusive)

Stuttgart: A City Caught Between Two Worlds Part 2 (CleanTechnica Exclusive)

The City of Stuttgart in Germany is a case study in the clash between the old world & industries that humans have developed over the centuries and the new realities resulting from the very same industries that have elevated humanity: air pollution, hazardous waste, and soot-covered buildings. Traffic clogging its streets that resonate with the static emanating from thousands of …

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IoT Time: M2M/Internet of Things weekly digest

IoT Time: M2M/Internet of Things weekly digest

French giant Orange Group has set a target of national coverage of France with LoRaWAN IoT network technology by the end of this year, as it also announced plans for LoRa Alliance standardised international roaming. Orange’s LoRa network currently covers nearly 4,000 towns and industrial sites ‘with quality connectivity inside buildings and below ground’, whilst the company is preparing to …

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Inside Microsoft’s AI Comeback

Inside Microsoft's AI Comeback

Yoshua Bengio and Nagraj Kashyap at the University of Montreal. Photo by: Tom Kubik. Photography direction by: Michelle Le. Yoshua Bengio has never been one to take sides. As one of the three intellects who shaped the deep learning that now dominates artificial intelligence, he has been catapulted to stardom. It’s a field so new the people who can advance …

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The internet of Things: Wireless internet for the 100+ hectare farm office

The internet of Things: Wireless internet for the 100+ hectare farm office

DairyNZ research engineer Brian Dela Rue considers whether the Internet of Things will really be the best thing since sliced bread. The Internet of Things will offer farmers easy access to low-cost farm-wide wireless data coverage, suitable for most technology monitoring purposes, across the hundreds of hectares that make up the farm office. ANALYSIS: The Internet of Things (IoT) is …

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Why Microsoft isn’t the smartphone leader it should be

Why Microsoft isn’t the smartphone leader it should be

Earlier this year, I read a piece at ArsTechnica about Microsoft’s annual shareholder meeting , where many in attendance expressed their belief to CEO Satya Nadella that Microsoft had effectively ceded control of the smartphone market to Apple and Google, and had ceased to be a serious competitor. One Windows Phone-using shareholder, Dana Vance, expressed his dismay that Microsoft had …

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Internet Of Things (IoT): 5 Essential Ways Every Company Should Use It

Internet Of Things (IoT): 5 Essential Ways Every Company Should Use It

The Internet of Things (IoT) means everyday objects are now creating data and connecting to the internet. The result is more data – a lot more data. Data we can use in ways we could not have imagined even 10 years ago. Watches now monitor our sleep and keep track of our activities, TVs understand what we say, golf clubs …

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China propels rise of electric ultra-high-performance cars

China propels rise of electric ultra-high-performance cars

BEIJING (AP) — Want an insanely fast ride with zero emissions? Startup NIO has the car: An electric two-seater with muscular European lines and a top speed of 195 miles per hour (313 kilometers per hour). The catch: The EP9 costs nearly $1.5 million. NIO, a Chinese-Western hybrid with bases in Shanghai, London and Silicon Valley, created it to showcase …

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How Google is powering its next-generation AI

How Google is powering its next-generation AI

If you paid any attention to Google’s big developer conference earlier this year then you’ll know artificial intelligence is about to get big – really big. It’s already powering most of Google’s apps, one way or another, and the other giants in tech are scrambling to keep up. So what’s all the fuss about? Here we’re going to dig deeper …

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