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China announces goal of AI leadership by 2030 22.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Beijing • China’s government has announced a goal of becoming a global leader in artificial intelligence in just over a decade, putting political muscle behind growing investment by Chinese companies in developing self-driving cars and other advances. Communist leaders see AI as key to making China an “economic power,” said a Cabinet statement on Thursday. It calls for developing skills and research and educational resources to achieve “major breakthroughs” by 2025 and make China a world leader ...
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Why I remain optimistic about Tesla 22.7.2017 Washington Post
Why I remain optimistic about Tesla
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Reinventing the machine that let America hear itself on the PBS-BBC doc 'American Epic' 21.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary

It's a tangential moment in the Emmy Award-nominated documentary “American Epic,” but one that grabs viewers' attention.

Recording engineer Nicholas Bergh cranks the handle on a 90-year-old recording device — one he spent more than a decade on during a detective-like quest to painstakingly restore...

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Congo's mining revenue 'missing' - Global Witness 21.7.2017 BBC: Business
The money is allegedly being distributed through corrupt networks linked to President Joseph Kabila.
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Big bang for the buck: 2017 Kia Soul Turbo 21.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary

I like boxy, practical cars — as far back as my first vehicle, a beat-up ’51 Chevy panel truck.

I applauded the arrival of the Toyota Scion XB and the Honda Element when they were both introduced in 2003, and the Nissan Cube when it appeared in 2009.

But I didn’t always like the way those cars...

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Elon Musk touts approval of New York-Washington 'hyperloop' 21.7.2017 Hindu: Home
The vacuum pod ‘hyperloop’ can transport people from New York to Washington DC, approximately 355 km, in 29 minutes.
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BMW 'favouring Oxford' to build new electric Mini 20.7.2017 BBC: Technology
Sources have said the car giant is leaning towards the UK, despite concerns over Brexit.
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First electric car showroom opens in Milton Keynes 20.7.2017 BBC: Business
The UK's first electric car showroom aims to "dispel myths" about the vehicles.
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Will proposed cuts undermine Trump’s vision of ‘energy dominance’? 20.7.2017 Washington Post
Will proposed cuts undermine Trump’s vision of ‘energy dominance’?
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Japan's low-carbon hydrogen technology to protect environment 20.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
Yokohama/ Tokyo [Japan], July 20 : Japan's Yokohama city will participate in a trial project that demonstrates the building of a low-carbon hydrogen supply chain model using renewable energy in the Tokyo and Yokohama coastal region.
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Want to slow global warming? Researchers say answer may lie in family planning 19.7.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A recent study shows that the biggest way to reduce climate change is by having fewer children, but, says one of its authors, the report isn't meant to tell people how to plan their futures.
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Edmunds: Last year's models are this summer's bargains 19.7.2017 AP Business
Buying a new car, truck or SUV that is about to be replaced by a new, redesigned model might seem like a bad idea. Actually, it's one of the best times to negotiate a good deal. Dealers are eager to clear out the current models before the new versions arrive, so you can use that leverage to negotiate a favorable price....
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Elon Musk Warns Governors: Artificial Intelligence Poses 'Existential Risk' 17.7.2017 NPR Health Science
At a bipartisan governors conference in Rhode Island, the CEO of Tesla urged politicians to impose proactive regulations on AI development.
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Tomorrow's smart homes call for integrating technology into the dwelling, not adding it on 17.7.2017 Washington Post
Tomorrow's smart homes call for integrating technology into the dwelling, not adding it on
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With engines whirring, electric car racing comes to Brooklyn 17.7.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
New York • The roar of the engine was replaced by a furious whirring as the future of motorsports came to Brooklyn. Formula E took over part of the waterfront neighborhood of Red Hook on Sunday, the second of two race days for the Qualcomm New York City ePrix. The Formula One-style, open-wheel cars reach speeds of 140 mph but only about 80 decibels, compared with 130 decibels for the cars with combustion engines. Instead of screaming down the straightaways the way F1 cars do, FE cars buzz like g...
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Elon Musk doesn’t think we’re prepared to face humanity’s biggest threat: Artificial intelligence 17.7.2017 Washington Post
Elon Musk doesn’t think we’re prepared to face humanity’s biggest threat: Artificial intelligence
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Dramatic Design of Reimagined 2018 Honda Accord Signals New Direction for America's Retail Best-Selling Midsize Sedan 16.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
DETROIT, July 14, 2017 : Honda today showcased a new direction for America's retail best-selling midsize sedan1 with the world debut of a more stylish, sporty and premium 2018 Honda Accord that launches this fall.
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National Renewable Energy Laboratory optimistic in face of Trump’s budget cuts 16.7.2017 Denver Post: National News Headlines
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory has 40 years of history behind it, but walking through its sprawling Front Range campus one can't help but think 40 years into the future.
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Elon Musk talks cars _ and humanity's fate _ with governors 16.7.2017 AP Business
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Tesla CEO Elon Musk has warned a bipartisan gathering of U.S. governors that more regulation is needed of artificial intelligence because it's a "fundamental risk to the existence of human civilization."...
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Automakers turn to this Southern California director to put you in the driver's seat 15.7.2017 LA Times: Business

Tim Damon grew up photographing Detroit muscle cars. His video work earned him awards and Super Bowl airtime.

Then came the call to help promote a high-end sports sedan that sounded like someone forgot the engine.

In the resulting short film about the Tesla Model S, called “Lightdrive,” music swells,...

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