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artificial intelligenceDubai building museum of the future and a blockchain future – C2 Montreal #C2M18

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C2 Montreal talk and forum on Blockchain There was a futurist talk by Dubai’s futurist Noah Raford. Dr Noah Raford – Dubai Future Foundation What does the world look like in 2068 (next 50 years) Dubai is the intersection of …

chinaChina GDP in 2018 tracking at 10.5% higher and China will pass world per person averages in 2019

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China’s GDP for the first quarter of 2018 was 19.88 trillion yuan. This was 10.5% more than the first quarter of 2017 (18.03 trillion yuan). The exchange rate is 6.32 yuan per US dollar. The exchange has been in the …

blockchainBillion dollar blockchain investment funds and industrial parks in China

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The Xiongan Global Blockchain Innovation Fund was jointly funded (raised) by the Yuhang District Government, the Future Science and Technology City Administrative Committee, and Hangzhou Haoyu Investment Management Co., Ltd. The scale of the fund is up to 10 billion …

citiesHigh end smartphones later in 2018 should use Broadcom chip enables centimeter accurate GPS

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GPS World tested a development kit systems with the Broadcom® BCM47755 chip. The chip can use the regular L1 GPS frequency as well as the more accurate L5 GPS frequency. The recently released Samsung Galaxy S9 did not have the …

citiesJudge Dredd: Mega City One television pilot could be shown in 2018

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Judge Dredd: Mega City One is a planned television series. Karl Urban has had many discussions with the rights holders. Judge Dredd patrols an over-populated metropolis in the 22nd Century, where he has the powers of a judge, jury and …

3d printed3D printed bridge looks like alien technology

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MX3D is 3D printing a fully functional stainless steel bridge to cross one of the oldest and most famous canals in the center of Amsterdam, the Oudezijds Achterburgwal. They equip typical industrial robots with purpose-built tools and develop the software …

buildingsSaudi Prince promoting alliance with Egypt, Jordan, UAE, Bahrain and Oman and cooperation with Israel

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The Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman has made many statements in a recent interview that indicate a solid alliance with Israel and Egypt versus Iran. The Saudi prince said * the Palestinians and the Israelis have the right to have …

chinaBaidu completes 5G autonomous driving test

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Baidu, China’s search engine company, has completed China’s first autonomous driving road test based on a 5G network environment. The test was recently completed in Xiongan, a new development zone. Xiongan is made up of three counties in Beijing’s neighboring …

citiesUber’ self-driving system was still 400 times worse Waymo in 2018 on key distance intervention metric

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Uber’s self-driving car program is 400 times inferior to Waymo-Google on the distance until human intervention is needed. Waymo can drive a distance equal to driving from Los Angeles to New York and back again (5600 miles) while Uber had …

citiesToyota temporarily suspends self driving car program

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Toyota has temporarily suspended its self-driving car program after Uber fatal self-driving car accident. it would t suspend testing of its ‘Chauffeur’ autonomous driving system on US roads. Toyota (TM) had been road-testing robot vehicles in Michigan and California. The …