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Why have we yet to be enchanted by the internet of things?

Why have we yet to be enchanted by the internet of things? | Technology News | Scoop.it
If customers are to embrace the new era of connectivity, devices must be imbued with a touch of magic, says MIT researcher
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Indian IT services firms focus on innovation like never before - TechRepublic

Indian IT services firms focus on innovation like never before - TechRepublic | Technology News | Scoop.it
Leading Indian firms, including Infosys and Wipro, are focusing on innovation to take them to the next level in IT services. Read about solutions that are hyper-specialized for specific customers.
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Argentina outspends LatAm in education - Buenos Aires Herald

Argentina outspends LatAm in education - Buenos Aires Herald | Technology News | Scoop.it
Argentina is one of the biggest investors in education throughout Latin America, according to an Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development study, which noted that Argentina allocated 6.3 percent of its GDP to education in 2012, compared...
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World-Record Solar Conversion Efficiency of 40.4% From CPV Startup RayGen - Greentech Media

World-Record Solar Conversion Efficiency of 40.4% From CPV Startup RayGen - Greentech Media | Technology News | Scoop.it
Second-generation CPV from GreenVolts and Solar Systems alumni
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First installation of Siemens' 6 megawatt wind turbine in Germany

First installation of Siemens' 6 megawatt wind turbine in Germany | Technology News | Scoop.it
Germany's first installation of Siemens' 6 megawatt (MW) wind turbine: In the northwestern German village of Wehlens near Wilhelmshaven, Siemens recently installed two SWT-6.0-154 offshore wind turbines at an onshore site.
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International Cooperation on New Offshore Wind Technology >> Offshore Wind

International Cooperation on New Offshore Wind Technology >> Offshore Wind | Technology News | Scoop.it
Offshore Wind delivers expert coverage of the industry sectors that matter most to you and your business.
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Petrobras begins drilling in Libra field offshore Brazil - Oil & Gas Journal

Petrobras begins drilling in Libra field offshore Brazil
Oil & Gas Journal
Petrobras operates Libra at 40% interest alongside Total 20%, Royal Dutch Shell PLC 20%, China National Petroleum Corp. 10%, and China National Offshore Oil Corp.
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$1.4bn investment in renewables in Thailand

$1.4bn investment in renewables in Thailand | Technology News | Scoop.it
Energy Absolute is to invest over $1.4bn over the next three years to boost generation capacity from renewable energy.
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Maritime Journal - Wind Energy Scenarios for 2020

Maritime Journal - Wind Energy Scenarios for 2020 | Technology News | Scoop.it
The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has published its latest predictions of what the wind energy scene in Europe will look like in 2020, updating previous reports in 2009 and 2011.
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Next-Gen Solar Panels Are Nearly Invisible to the Naked Eye

Next-Gen Solar Panels Are Nearly Invisible to the Naked Eye | Technology News | Scoop.it
Researchers at Michigan State University have developed a new type of solar panel that is almost completely transparent.
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China invests in Tanzanian wind energy project - Hydrogen Fuel News | Hydrogen Fuel News

wind energy project that is taking form in Tanzania. Wind energy project will have a (RT @susanyichen: China big investor in new Tanzania wind energy project.
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Wireless charger uses ultrasound to power your phone from across the Room

Wireless charger uses ultrasound to power your phone from across the Room | Technology News | Scoop.it
We first came across uBeam's unusual wireless charging technology three years ago, at the All Things D Science Fair, where the fledgling company was only just introducing its creation to the public.

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Paris Wants to Keep Central Neighborhoods From Becoming 'Ghettos for the Rich'

Paris Wants to Keep Central Neighborhoods From Becoming 'Ghettos for the Rich' | Technology News | Scoop.it
The French capital has announced a plan to stop housing displacement in gentrifying neighborhoods. It might be the most radical proposal Europe has seen.

Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc
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Volkswagen Bets On New Technology To Take On Tesla - Forbes

Volkswagen Bets On New Technology To Take On Tesla - Forbes | Technology News | Scoop.it
Volkswagen is looking to be the solution to the low-electric-range problem, and take on the likes of Tesla in the PEV market.
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Scientists smash solar cell efficiency record by converting 40.4% of sunlight to energy

Using commercially available solar cells, a UNSW team has converted 40.4% of available sunlight into electricity.

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Richard Platt's curator insight, December 8, 2014 10:02 PM

The PV (photovoltaic) technology used by the team differs from conventional solar cell technology in one key way: it utilizes triple-junction solar cells. These cells, “are basically a sandwich of differently tuned semiconductors with each one able to capture a different wavelength of sunlight.”

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Renewable energy capacity grows at fastest ever pace

Renewable energy capacity grows at fastest ever pace | Technology News | Scoop.it
Wind, solar and other green technologies now producing 22% of world's electricity (22% of the world's electricity now comes from #renewables!
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Nigeria's offshore oil, gas market is huge, says Baker Hughes - BusinessDay

Nigeria's offshore oil, gas market is huge, says Baker Hughes - BusinessDay | Technology News | Scoop.it
Nigeria's offshore oil, gas market is huge, says Baker Hughes BusinessDay Nigeria's huge offshore oil and gas resources, which remain largely dormant, present opportunities for oil service providers such as Baker Hughes, which says it is poised to...
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South Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya lead renewables spurt in Africa | Bloomberg New Energy Finance

South Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya lead renewables spurt in Africa | Bloomberg New Energy Finance | Technology News | Scoop.it
  Sub-Saharan Africa will see more capacity come online this year in non-hydro renewable energy than in the whole of the 2000-13 period London and New York, 21 August – Sub-Saharan Africa is emerging as one of the most exciting new markets for...
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The Ten Most Innovative Companies in Asia 2014 - Forbes

The Ten Most Innovative Companies in Asia 2014 - Forbes | Technology News | Scoop.it
The Ten Most Innovative Companies in Asia 2014
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Firms in Asia are ramping up efforts to compete for the wallets in the increasingly consumer-driven Asian economies.
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Vestas Wins First Order For Biggest Offshore Wind Turbine - Bloomberg

reNews Vestas Wins First Order For Biggest Offshore Wind Turbine Bloomberg “Larger and more cost-efficient wind turbines are key elements in the realization of Dong Energy's strategy towards reducing the cost of electricity from offshore wind,”...
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S.Africa to add more renewable energy to its power grid - CNBCAfrica.com

S.Africa to add more renewable energy to its power grid - CNBCAfrica.com | Technology News | Scoop.it
S.Africa to add more renewable energy to its power grid
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The department of energy has said that the country has a high level of renewable energy potential and presently has in place a target of 10 000 gigawatt hours of renewable energy.
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Shell begins crude oil production in Bonga North West Field - Nigeria Business News

Shell begins crude oil production in Bonga North West Field - Nigeria Business News | Technology News | Scoop.it
Nigeria's oil and gas industry has recorded another major achievement as Shell’s deep-water subsidiary in Nigeria, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production (Shell begins crude oil production in Bonga North West Field: Nigeria’s oil and gas...
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