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Foxconn founder Terry Gou vows to fire up Wisconsin plant this year

Foxconn founder Terry Gou vows to fire up Wisconsin plant this year

Foxconn Technology Group founder and chairman

scmp.com - 4 hours ago

California to build first geothermal power plants in a decade

California to build first geothermal power plants in a decade

The technology can generate emissions-free electricity around the clock, unlike solar and wind power.

latimes.com - 6 hours ago

How Microsoft's new carbon-negative plan will test the idea of a climate economy

How Microsoft's new carbon-negative plan will test the idea of a climate economy

Microsoft's new climate plan, beyond being carbon neutral in the future, wants to make up for all of the technology company's emissions since the 1970s. It may ripple through the markets and economy.

CNBC - 15 hours ago

Huawei can survive further US attacks, says Huawei boss Ren Zhengfei

Huawei can survive further US attacks, says Huawei boss Ren Zhengfei

Huawei is confident that it can fend off further American sanctions or attacks and can minimise any impact on its business, the founder of the giant Chinese technology group said.“This year the US

thetimes.co.uk - 17 hours ago

Over £50 million for clean energy projects across Africa

Over £50 million for clean energy projects across Africa

The UK has invested millions in clean technology across Africa, to support the continent's growing energy needs.

www.gov.uk - a day ago

Square Crypto Is Paving the Way for Bitcoin to Muscle Cash Out of the Way

Square Crypto Is Paving the Way for Bitcoin to Muscle Cash Out of the Way

Jack Dorsey's crypto division is focused on giving developers greater flexibility with Bitcoin and Lightning Network technology to streamline bitcoin wallets.

Crypto Coins News - a day ago

Retired Wellington trolley buses could become tiny homes and pie carts

Retired Wellington trolley buses could become tiny homes and pie carts

The electric trolley buses were taken off the roads in 2017 and plans to retrofit them with new technology failed. Now, they're back - on Trade Me.

stuff.co.nz - a day ago

Powerfules in aviation: the solution to the industry's sustainability woes?

Powerfules in aviation: the solution to the industry's sustainability woes?

Some EU countries think they have a solution to aviation pollution in the form of tax, yet the Global Alliance Powerfuels believes there is an alternative.

airport-technology.com - a day ago

Google favors temporary facial recognition ban as Microsoft pushes back

Google favors temporary facial recognition ban as Microsoft pushes back

The regulation of facial recognition is emerging a key disagreement among the world’s biggest tech companies, with Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai suggesting a temporary ban on the technology could be welcome, while Microsoft’s chief legal officer Brad …

The Verge - 2 days ago

Alphabet CEO backs temporary ban on facial-recognition, Microsoft disagrees

Alphabet CEO backs temporary ban on facial-recognition, Microsoft disagrees

While Pichai cited the possibility that the technology could be used for nefarious purposes as a reason for a moratorium, Smith said a ban was akin to using a meat cleaver instead of a scalpel to solve potential problems.

abs-cbn.com - 2 days ago

Exit stage left: the big miners moving away from coal

Exit stage left: the big miners moving away from coal

Following the sale of Rio Tinto's last coal mines, could the days of mining majors investing in coal be numbered? We round up the big names leaving coal.

mining-technology.com - 2 days ago

Embraer Ties New Turboprop Aircraft to Boeing Deal

Embraer Ties New Turboprop Aircraft to Boeing Deal

Executive says new aircraft would offer more efficient technology, but can only move forward if joint venture is approved

The Wall Street Journal - 2 days ago

Amazon India Introducing Electric Delivery Rickshaws, Pledges to Have 10,000 EVs on Road by 2025 | Technology News

Amazon India Introducing Electric Delivery Rickshaws, Pledges to Have 10,000 EVs on Road by 2025 | Technology News

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos made the announcement via a tweet Monday, and he can be seen driving one of the Amazon India electric rickshaws in an accompanying video.

ndtv.com - 2 days ago

Alphabet CEO Sides With EU on Facial-Recognition Tech Moratorium, But Microsoft Isn't Convinced

Alphabet CEO Sides With EU on Facial-Recognition Tech Moratorium, But Microsoft Isn't Convinced

Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai recently came out in support of a European Union proposal for instating a temporary ban on facial-recognition technology until officials beef up privacy regulations.

gizmodo.com - 2 days ago

Centrica and sonnen create advanced Virtual Power Plant

Centrica and sonnen create advanced Virtual Power Plant

Centrica and sonnen claim to have created the UK’s most advanced Virtual Power Plant by installing a network of 100 domestic batteries in a cloud platform.

power-technology.com - 2 days ago

Hyderabad ranks most dynamic among 130 cities globally

Hyderabad ranks most dynamic among 130 cities globally

HYDERABAD: Technology hub Hyderabad has edged out 129 other cities in the world to emerge as the world's most dynamic city, according to the seventh edition of the City Momentum Index by global real estate services firm JLL. The city has pushed Bengaluru to s…

siasat.com - 2 days ago

Google's Sundar Pichai says we should be 'clear-eyed' about the dangers of AI, calls for regulation

Google's Sundar Pichai says we should be 'clear-eyed' about the dangers of AI, calls for regulation

Google's Sundar Pichai has called for regulation of AI, noting that the free market is enough to curtail the growing dangers of this new technology.

androidcentral.com - 2 days ago

Decarbonising maritime industry will cost $1tn, study says

Decarbonising maritime industry will cost $1tn, study says

The shipping industry will need to invest at least $1tn in order to meet the IMO targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

ship-technology.com - 2 days ago

IBM must show restless investors that its cloud strategy is working

IBM must show restless investors that its cloud strategy is working

IBM is one of the most iconic American technology companies. Wall Street no longer views Big Blue as an innovator in a tech landscape dominated by Amazon, Apple and Google owner Alphabet.

CNN - 2 days ago

Dahua presenta HDCVI 6.0 y AI WizSense / WizMind

Dahua presenta HDCVI 6.0 y AI WizSense / WizMind

Dahua Technology , presentó sus productos principales 2020 en Intersec Dubai, incluido el avance de tecnología sobrecoaxial HDCVI 6.0, AI (WizSense / WizMind) y tecnología a todo color que permite un rendimiento sobresaliente en condiciones extremas de poca l…

secureweek.com - 2 days ago

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai says there is ‘no question’ that AI needs to be regulated

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai says there is ‘no question’ that AI needs to be regulated

Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai has called for new regulations in the world of AI, highlighting the dangers posed by technology like facial recognition and deepfakes, while stressing that any legislation must balance “potential harms ... with social opp…

The Verge - 2 days ago

Construction works begin on world's largest Dogger Bank Wind Farms

Construction works begin on world's largest Dogger Bank Wind Farms

Scottish energy company SSE has started the construction of the world’s largest Dogger Bank Wind Farms.

power-technology.com - 2 days ago

The Trade Desk nabs Seven's James Bayes to lead ANZ operations

The Trade Desk nabs Seven's James Bayes to lead ANZ operations

US-based advertising company The Trade Desk has appointed Seven’s James Bayes as general manager of its Australia and New Zealand operations. Bayes replaces Clay Gill, who became CEO of IPG Mediabrands’ advertising technology division Cadreon last September.H…

mumbrella.com.au - 2 days ago

Freeport LNG starts commercial operations for second liquefaction train

Freeport LNG starts commercial operations for second liquefaction train

McDermott and partners, Chiyoda International and Zachry, have announced the start of commercial operations of Train 2 at the Freeport LNG facility in US.

hydrocarbons-technology.com - 2 days ago

Why Ballard Systems (TSX:BLDP) Stock Price Has Risen 61% in January So Far

Why Ballard Systems (TSX:BLDP) Stock Price Has Risen 61% in January So Far

Ballard Power Systems Inc.’s (TSX:BLD)(NASDAQ:BLDP) stock price continues to rally off the increasing realization that of the hydrogen fuel cell is an exciting industry disrupting technology.

fool.ca - 2 days ago

Why the World Economic Forum Is Creating a Blockchain 'Bill of Rights'

Why the World Economic Forum Is Creating a Blockchain 'Bill of Rights'

Sheila Warren, the head of blockchain for the WEF, argues the technology needs a set of principles for staving off potential misuse.

coindesk.com - 3 days ago

Restricting Huawei in 5G may cause minimum GDP loss of $4.7 bn to India by 2035: Study

Restricting Huawei in 5G may cause minimum GDP loss of $4.7 bn to India by 2035: Study

Blocking Huawei from rolling out 5G technology may cause loss of up to USD 63 billion in the GDP of top eight technology markets, and at least USD 4.7 billon in case of India, by 2035, a report of Oxford Economics commissioned by the Chinese telecom gear make…

deccanherald.com - 3 days ago

Japan activist investor Yoshiaki Murakami makes surprise bid to disrupt Toshiba deal

Japan activist investor Yoshiaki Murakami makes surprise bid to disrupt Toshiba deal

Japan’s best-known activist investor announces a tender offer for Toshiba Machine Co., which is embroiled in a controversial takeover battle for NuFlare Technology Inc.

japantimes.co.jp - 4 days ago

Commentary: After a chaotic first wave, does bike-sharing have a decent second shot in Singapore?

Commentary: After a chaotic first wave, does bike-sharing have a decent second shot in Singapore?

With three homegrown players – SG Bike, Anywheel and Moov Technology – helming the market, bike-sharing may just get that new lease of life, says NUS Business School’s Goh Puay Guan.

channelnewsasia.com - 5 days ago

Telenor: No reason for Malaysia not to compete in 5G race | Malaysia

Telenor: No reason for Malaysia not to compete in 5G race | Malaysia

SHAH ALAM, Jan 17 — Telenor Research, the research arm of Norway-based Telenor Group, said there is no reason for Malaysia not to compete in the fifth generation (5G) technology race as the deployment presents an opportunity for the country to boost its indus…

malaymail.com - 5 days ago

DeSantis announces Made in Space HQ moving to Jacksonville

DeSantis announces Made in Space HQ moving to Jacksonville

During a visit to the Made in Space, Inc. facility on Philips Highway, DeSantis announced that the company, which develops space manufacturing technology, will relocate its corporate headquarters from Silicon Valley to Jacksonville.

news4jax.com - 5 days ago

What Are PERC Silicon Solar Cells (And Do You Need To Care?)

What Are PERC Silicon Solar Cells (And Do You Need To Care?)

Australian-designed technology will soon be responsible for 5% of all solar energy produced globally. And it's thanks to the PERC cell.

lifehacker.com.au - 5 days ago

Review: All-New Subaru Forester Driven In Thailand – Excelling Through Steady EvolutionReviewsCarlist.my

Review: All-New Subaru Forester Driven In Thailand – Excelling Through Steady EvolutionReviewsCarlist.my

It would seem, that in more recent times, there’s been great pressure for all manufacturers to unveil groundbreaking new technology with each new model or ...

carlist.my - 5 days ago

The end of the checkout signals a dire future for those without the right skills

The end of the checkout signals a dire future for those without the right skills

There have always been winners and losers from new technology, but this time it's different.

commercialrealestate.com.au - 5 days ago

Microsoft moves to erase its carbon footprint from the atmosphere in climate push

Microsoft moves to erase its carbon footprint from the atmosphere in climate push

Microsoft will invest US$1 billion over the next four years to speed up the development of carbon removal technology

Financial Post - 6 days ago

Giant jet engines aim to make our flying greener

Giant jet engines aim to make our flying greener

How much more efficiency can be wrung out of the jet engine - technology which is over 70 years old?

BBC News - 6 days ago

Genting Hong Kong raises $900m via Genting Dream sale and leaseback

Genting Hong Kong raises $900m via Genting Dream sale and leaseback

Genting Hong Kong has generated $900m through the sale and leaseback of Genting Dream, one of the Dream Cruises' cruise ships.

ship-technology.com - 6 days ago

Microsoft Pledges To Remove From The Atmosphere All The Carbon It's Ever Emitted

Microsoft Pledges To Remove From The Atmosphere All The Carbon It's Ever Emitted

The tech giant, which says it has been "carbon neutral" for years, is vowing to go "carbon negative" — by cutting emissions, planting trees and investing in new carbon removal technology.

npr.org - 6 days ago

IoT & Smart City Technology: How Connected Cities Work

IoT & Smart City Technology: How Connected Cities Work

With people flocking to cities around the world in order to find work, making sure cities can manage more people efficiently and effectively is more important than ever. With the Internet of Things, big data and smart cities, the future is looking bright.

Business Insider - 6 days ago

Feedback hails new fluoroscopy technology

Feedback hails new fluoroscopy technology

Feedback (LON:FDBK) specialises in medical imaging technology, such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans and X-Rays. CEO Tom Oakley is a radiologist and...

youtube.com - 6 days ago

10 Things Every Bitcoin Trader Needs To Know

10 Things Every Bitcoin Trader Needs To Know

A couple of years ago, very few companies wanted to acknowledge the existence of blockchain technology, this included large tech firms such as Facebook and Amazon too.

cryptodaily.co.uk - 6 days ago

Germany's leader to seek end to Huawei dispute in her party: sources

Germany's leader to seek end to Huawei dispute in her party: sources

Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives are divided on whether to support a proposal by their Social Democrat junior coalition partners that, if approved, would effectively shut out the Chinese technology giant from the network.

abs-cbn.com - 7 days ago

DigiByte Founders Meet U.S. Authorities for Wider Blockchain Adoption

DigiByte Founders Meet U.S. Authorities for Wider Blockchain Adoption

Jared Tate, the founder of DigiByte (DGB), one of the oldest and genuinely decentralized blockchain projects, has met with the United States government in Washington DC concerning distributed ledger technology…

btcmanager.com - 7 days ago

Visa is acquiring fintech PlaidBusiness Insider

Visa is acquiring fintech PlaidBusiness Insider

Visa is acquiring Plaid for $5.3 billion – allowing it to scoop up the startup's technology stack and provide it with key strategic insights.

Business Insider - 7 days ago

2021 GMC Yukon Design, Technology Highlighted In Several Videos

2021 GMC Yukon Design, Technology Highlighted In Several Videos

From the Denali-specific interior to adaptive ride-height suspension, these short clips cover it all.

motor1.com - 7 days ago

How Britain’s technology industry shrugged off Brexit fears – and kept on growing

How Britain’s technology industry shrugged off Brexit fears – and kept on growing

Just days after the result of the EU referendum was announced, a German political party hired a van for an unusual publicity stunt.

telegraph.co.uk - 7 days ago

Phase 2 of China trade deal to address certain tech issues -US

Phase 2 of China trade deal to address certain tech issues -US

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that some technology and cybersecurity issues would be resolved in the next chapter of a deal to end a trade dispute between the United States and China.

abs-cbn.com - 7 days ago

My biggest takeaway from CES 2020: It's time for America's tech showcase to leave Las Vegas

My biggest takeaway from CES 2020: It's time for America's tech showcase to leave Las Vegas

Las Vegas no longer represents where technology is today. For CES, America's largest annual tech trade show, it's time to seek out greener pastures.

Business Insider - 7 days ago