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Microsoft: 41% of British companies think they cannot compete with artificial intelligence - 11/01/2018

According to Microsoft study, 41% of British companies believe that in the next five years their business model will not withstand competition with artificial intelligence (AI), and 51% of companies do not have a clear strategy to solve problems arising from the rapid development of this technology. Researchers note that business may well adapt and take advantage of AI, but only if it responds...

IEA: Renewable energy generation will skyrocket by 2023 - 10/10/2018

This week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report that the world will face an unprecedented disaster over the next decade, recalling the fragile condition of our planet. However, the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) predictions for renewable energy provide a much more encouraging picture, predicting a massive increase in clean energy production over the next five...

Nine future technological trends - 10/09/2018

Analysts at CCS Insight presented a forecast of technology development in the next few years. What will be in the focus of attention of technology giants and consumers? Netflix theater  By 2022, Netflix streaming platform will open a branded movie theater, which will solve the problem of nominating their films for the Oscar (according to the academy’s rules, the film must be shown in...

Five jobs that will be replaced by robots - 10/03/2018

Both hardware and software don’t have to look like a human in order to effectively perform their tasks. And there are examples of where technologies successfully replace humans. However, you should not be scared right away: robot automation simultaneously creates new jobs, which, however, may require special competencies. Drivers Development of autonomous driving systems will inevitably affect...

The world's first flying car will be available for order in 2019 - 09/26/2018

American company Terrafugia, owned by the Chinese automaker Geely, will start accepting preliminary orders for the world's first flying car in October this year. The machine is a hybrid gasoline-electric flying car, said Terrafugia CEO Chris Jaran. Its delivery to customers will begin in 2019. The flying car’s passenger capacity is two people. Switching between flight and driving modes will...

Bitcoin’s carbon footprint: Why crypto currencies are destroying our planet - 09/19/2018

Despite a decrease in interest in crypto currency in 2018, the electricity consumption by crypto currency mining infrastructure has increased by up to 73 terawatt/hour since the beginning of 2017. The annual electricity costs (from the beginning of the summer of 2017 to the end of the current year) exceeded $ 3.5 billion. This carries threats to the economy, energy and even the environment....

Audi reveals its first electric SUV - 09/18/2018

Audi introduced its first electric SUV E-Tron, which will compete with Tesla Model X. The electric car will cost from 80 thousand euro and will be available in Europe in late 2018. The public premiere of Audi E-Tron SUV, the first serial electric vehicle of the brand, will take place in San Francisco. For the first time, Audi announced its intention to launch the electric car at the Frankfurt...

WEF: Robots will destroy 75 million jobs, but create 133 million new ones - 09/17/2018

Machines and workplace automation systems can create 58 million new jobs in the next five years, according to a study of the World Economic Forum (WEF). The forecast for robotics has become more positive, as companies have a better understanding of what opportunities are opened through the development of technology. By 2022, 75 million jobs will disappear, believe authors of The Future of Jobs...

Seven trends of renewable energy industry - 09/14/2018

International consulting and auditing company Deloitte has issued a report on global trends in renewable energy. The researchers believe that constant decrease in the cost of materials and installations turned wind and solar power stations into "more than mainstream, but preferred source of energy for an increasing number of consumers." The paper released on Thursday night by Deloitte notes that...

Apple Event 2018: Amazing Apple Watch but underestimated IPhone - 09/13/2018

The latest Apple event looks quite sensible from the business point of view: there’s one unique feature (ECG), single design for smartphones, upgraded articular qualities. What is missing is unique software features. All the smart watches in the world became outdated on September 13. Almost all manufacturers have embedded the messages function in their gadgets, and some models can measure the...
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