French company Qarnot has revealed a new space heater that can mine ether while keeping your house warm. Called the QC-1, it uses two AMD graphics cards and could mine nearly $120 worth of ether per month.
Following the Parkland shooting last month, numerous companies have announced changes to how their businesses handle gun sales and guns in social discourse.
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Researchers report that an experimental therapy that uses viruses called phages to target bacteria cured a patient with an antibiotic-resistant infection.
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The PAL-V company is set to bring the first flying car to market in 2019. It can comfortably carry two passengers more than 300 miles in its flight mode.
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Virgin Group has decided to invest in the startup Hyperloop One, resulting in a re-branding. The startup will now operate under the name Virgin Hyperloop One, though its plans will remain largely unchanged.
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Climate change, deforestation, and other threats put a huge portion of wildlife at risk. An international team of scientists have finished a new atlas map that highlights the location of 10,000 reptile species, and shows areas in need of better protection.
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A report suggests people only have five years before automation and AI threaten jobs and force them to learn new skills for the workforce. The firm PwC surveyed 10,000 people from around the world, revealing people are concerned about automation, but they’re also willing to learn.
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Universities are embracing accepting bitcoin for tuition, with Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Switzerland the latest school to adopt. If anything, it’s another clear sign the cryptocurrency is here to stay.
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According to reports from The Information and Ars Technica, Waymo is months away from the official launch of its ridesharing service using driverless cars. The company hasn’t confirmed anything, but the service is expected to launch in Phoenix, Arizona.
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Tesla’s Powerwall and Powerpack products have been used to great effect since 2015. Tesla batteries have been used from Puerto Rico and Australia, to the island of Ta’u, and even to luxury resorts in South Africa.
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