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Flying cars turning future into reality - 04/26/2017

Kitty Hawk project, co-financed by one of Google's founders Larry Page, published the first video of a flying vehicle with vertical take-off. The electric flyer’s creators claim that it does not require a flight license to operate it, and they promise to present serial samples by the end of this year. Kitty Hawk Flyer flying copter is able to handle one person of average weight. Like an ordinary...

Electric luxury at Shanghai motor show - 04/20/2017

The international motor show, started in Shanghai this week, has already surprised its visitors with an abundance of prime electric cars from almost all the companies present at this event. At the same time, the current car dealers have one peculiarity: the richest Chinese middle class wants to buy cars of a luxury cars or SUVs, and Chinese authorities, concerned about the severe environmental...

BCG: The world fleet of UAVs will reach 1 million units by 2050 - 04/11/2017

The Boston Consulting Group says that the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) market will reach $ 50 billion by 2050on an industrial scale. At that, fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles will number more than 1 million units. Experts of BCG note that in addition to the already begun use of drones in the defense, aerospace and telecommunications industries, as well as in the delivery of goods, UAVs would...

BCG: 3D printers industry is flourishing - 04/06/2017

Analysts at The Boston Consulting Group analyzed the 3D printing market and came to the conclusion that it could reach industrial scale just within a few years. At the same time, leaders in industrial 3D printing will be automakers, doctors and aircraft builders. Prostheses, auto parts and aircraft parts - all of this in the near future will be printed on an industrial scale, believe experts of...

SpaceX successfully re-launches Falcon 9 - 03/31/2017

SpaceX successfully re-launched into space its reusable Falcon 9 rocket. The launch was broadcasted online on YouTube on 30 March from Cape Canaveral in Florida. SpaceX brought to geostationary orbit geostationary communication satellite SES-10, which will replace obsolete analogs. Approximately nine minutes after the launch, the first stage of the two-stage rocket successfully landed on a...

Coolest gadgets of Luxury Technology Show 2017 - 03/30/2017

More than 40 companies, including Turing Robotic Industries, Thiel Audio, Blackberry, ONO 3D, Tidal Force, presented New technology developments at the Luxury Technology Show in New York. Among other things, there were luxury smartphones, flowerpot audio systems and virtual reality devices, as well as compact 3D printers. Latest "luxury" technological developments were presented in New York at...

Five biotech developments that came too early - 03/22/2017

MIT Technology Review, published by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, presented a list of five promising biotech products of the near future. However, their implementation will most likely get stuck at the stage of regulatory authorities’ check. "These products can benefit a person, but for me the question is how to compare them with existing analogues," member of the Academy Jennifer...

Payment transaction analysis can help identify criminals - 03/20/2017

According to latest report of the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) "Disrupting Human Trafficking: The Role of Financial Institutions", banks could possible use special algorithms to find out criminals among their clients. For this purpose, the institutions need to crosscheck payments made in restaurants, shops, pharmacies and air ticket offices. The RUSI’s report states that it is possible...

Amazon will fly to the Moon and back - 03/06/2017

Amazon’s Head Jeff Bezos wants to launch a service delivering cargos to the moon, similar to already existing Amazon delivery. Bezos owns Blue Origin company, which has been engaged in space research since 2000. According to him, space shipping will help the process of "future human settlements" on the Moon. This week, founder of online retailer Amazon Jeffrey Bezos may announce his plans for...

Construction industry: Innovations and reluctance to change - 03/01/2017

The World Economic Forum and The Boston Consulting Group presented a new report "Shaping the Future of Construction: Inspiring Innovators Redefine the Industry". The authors speak of nearly fantastic things - 3D-printed houses, prefabricated skyscrapers and automatically designed hospitals. Experts of the World Economic Forum and The Boston Consulting Group presented its new report dedicated to...
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