User: newstrust Topic: Sci-tech
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Education technology is a global opportunity 20.1.2018 techCrunch
 Education used to be simple: there was a blackboard, a teacher and desks in a classroom. Today, a student can practice English online, upload homework through a portal and learn chemistry through 3D immersion — such is the rise of educational technologies. And nowhere is the advent of edtech climbing more quickly than in Asia. Read ...
Hawaii’s false alert shows the sorry state of government technology 20.1.2018 Washington Post
Hawaii’s false alert shows the sorry state of government technology
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Lancashire Police uses Amazon Alexa to deliver updates 19.1.2018 BBC: Technology
The force says the home app is being used to tell "the public about important neighbourhood issues".
Google inks patent deal with Tencent 19.1.2018 techCrunch
 Google has yet more news from China after the U.S. search firm announced a patent cross-licensing agreement with Chinese tech giant Tencent. The terms were not disclosed, but Google said the tie-in with Tencent, which is valued at over $500 billion, covers “a broad range of products and technologies” and is “long-term.” The two firms pledged to work together on… Read ...
Switch on, switch off 19.1.2018 BBC: Business
As cars become more automated, some experts worry that we are becoming complacent drivers.
Israel pushes for free trade 18.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Prime Minister for lower taxes, less regulation
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Bringing luxury perks to co-living life, Ollie raises cash to expand 18.1.2018 TechCrunch
 As rents continue to soar in America’s most desirable cities, companies like New York-based Ollie are angling to transform the real-estate market with an updated version of an old model of co-living spaces.  Read ...
A liberal entrepreneur set out to help West Virginians — and got a lesson in humility 18.1.2018 Washington Post
A liberal entrepreneur set out to help West Virginians — and got a lesson in humility
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Google selling AI for building AI 18.1.2018 SFGate: Business & Technology
Google has been using artificial intelligence to build other artificially intelligent systems for the past several months. Now the Mountain View company plans to sell this kind of “automated machine learning” technology to other businesses across the globe. On Wednesday, Google introduced a cloud computing service that it bills as a way to build a so-called computer vision system that suits your particular needs — even if you have little or no experience with the concepts that drive it.
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Ship traffic, Jan. 18 17.1.2018 SFGate: Business & Technology
Ship traffic Due to arrive today SHIP FROM PORT Eminent Ace Long Beach BNC
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It’s time for Washington to start working on artificial intelligence 17.1.2018 techCrunch
 One of the more unexpected sights within the United States Capitol lies just outside the Old Supreme Court Chamber. There you can find a plaque marking the first ever long-distance communication by electronic telegraph, which took place inside the Capitol in 1844, when Samuel Morse sent and received messages from Baltimore. Morse’s first experimental line was made possible thanks to a… Read ...
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AI models beat humans at reading comprehension, but they’ve still got a ways to go 17.1.2018 Washington Post
AI models beat humans at reading comprehension, but they’ve still got a ways to go
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Ship traffic, Jan. 17 17.1.2018 SFGate: Business & Technology
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Heads up 16.1.2018 BBC: Business
This year's Detroit car show sees new US investments, a Chinese challenger, nostalgia and fashionable headlights.
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Ship traffic, January 16 16.1.2018 SFGate: Business & Technology
Ship traffic Due to arrive today SHIP FROM PORT Amber Arrow Honolulu BNC
Apps, autonomy and ownership: Three ways driving is changing in 2018 16.1.2018 Washington Post
Apps, autonomy and ownership: Three ways driving is changing in 2018
Nissan Xmotion concept blends sci-fi and serenity – and includes a fish friend 15.1.2018 TechCrunch
 Nissan has a brand new concept vehicle it unveiled at CES this year, called the ‘Xmotion.’ The crossover SUV concept vehicle features sleek exterior lines with sharp angles to accentuate details like the headlights, and inside blends touchscreen displays, innovative control mechanisms and spare accents to provide a look that’s both futuristic, and strangely rural and… Read ...
India’s Razorpay nabs $20M led by YC, Tiger Global for its Stripe-like payment gateway 15.1.2018 techCrunch
 E-commerce remains among the biggest tech opportunities in India, one of the world’s most populated countries whose economy continues to rapidly evolve and now has over 500 million people connecting to the Internet. And today, a startup that is playing in this space — aiming to make it easier to take and make payments online — has announced a significant round of… Read ...
GV co-leads $27.1M Series A in Oxford Uni life sciences spinout Vaccitech 15.1.2018 techCrunch
 Leaning on its in-house life sciences expertise GV has backed another biotech startup in the UK, co-leading a £20 million ($27.1M) Series A in Oxford University spinout Vaccitech, which is developing a universal flu vaccine. Read ...
The Latest: Chao says industry must calm autonomous car fear 15.1.2018 AP Business
DETROIT (AP) -- The Latest on the Detroit auto show (all times local):...
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