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artificial intelligenceSingapore creates AI, robotics, data analytics and IoT lab

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Under a five-year partnership, Singtel, NTU Singapore and the National Research Foundation Singapore (NRF Singapore) will establish a S$42.4 million corporate lab, to be called Singtel Cognitive and Artificial Intelligence Lab for Enterprises (SCALE@NTU), to develop applications for use in …

bill gatesSlate reports that Bill Gates investment in Arizona land is a regular real estate investment

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There was a flurry of speculation that Bill Gates was going to build a smart city in Arizona but it is almost certainly an ordinary real estate investment. Bill Gates uses Cascade Investment for investment in stocks like railways, waste …

5g5G and Internet of Things are ramping up and Intel is ready to make them work efficiently

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Nextbigfuture interviewed Rob Topol about 5G. Rob is general manager of Intel’s client and IOT business and systems architecture group. Rob Topol, general manager of Intel’s client and IOT business and systems architecture group. The Internet of Things will soon …

communicationSurge in Utility Scale Battery Projects

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Three massive battery storage plants—built by Tesla, AES Corp., and Altagas Ltd.—are all officially going live in southern California at about the same time. Any one of these projects would have been the largest battery storage facility ever built. Combined, …

citiesGraphene Quantum Dots in Quantum Computing

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Electrons reveal their quantum properties when they are confined to small spaces. Scientists from TU Wien (Vienna), Aachen and Manchester have created tiny quantum dots in Graphene. In a tiny quantum prison, electrons behave quite differently as compared to their …

citiesRussia PAK FA is technically comparable to the F-22 but Russia needs high oil prices to afford strategically meaningful numbers

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Russia’s first fifth-generation fighter project, the “MiG 1.44,” produced a single prototype before cancellation. The advent of the F-22 Raptor, and the expectation that the United States would follow up with large numbers of F-35s, made the development of a …

5gNew Star Wars Rogue One Trailer

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