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White House’s $400 million 5G plan preps for Internet of Things

White House’s $400 million 5G plan preps for Internet of Things | New Technology | Scoop.it
The White House’s $400 million Advanced Wireless Research Initiative, led by the National Science Foundation, will lay the groundwork for fifth-generation (5G) wireless broadband that will be 100 times faster than today’s 4G.
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5G is on the way and will 100 times faster than 4G.
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Uber’s Electric Flying Taxis | NEW Battery Breakthroughs!

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This is a whole new personal transportation disruption that's coming (and almost here). They are calling it the "Uber Elevate Network".
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AWS vs. Azure vs. Google: Cloud Comparison - Datamation

AWS vs. Azure vs. Google: Cloud Comparison - Datamation | New Technology | Scoop.it
The three leading cloud computing vendors, AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud, each have their own strengths and weaknesses that make them ideal for different use cases.
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Good article comparing the top cloud platforms.

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What Facebook’s AR push means for the future of commerce and the concentration of power

What Facebook’s AR push means for the future of commerce and the concentration of power | New Technology | Scoop.it
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Bringing Object Recognition into Facebook advertising will create a whole new way to target prospects.

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Data center and cloud predictions for 2017

Data center and cloud predictions for 2017 | New Technology | Scoop.it
Server huggers still have their place in the cloud
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Good insights on cloud for 2017.
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Lasers beat rust every time

This is the P-Laser material cleaner. It shoots "bullets" of light at rusting objects.
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Amazing work from lasers!

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The jobs we'll lose to machines -- and the ones we won't | Anthony Goldbloom

Machine learning isn't just for simple tasks like assessing credit risk and sorting mail anymore -- today, it's capable of far more complex applications
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Non-repetitive tasks, requiring strategic thinking to resolve unique problems, will help job security against the future threat of Ai.
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Smart Summer: IoT Smart Clothing by Vodafone

Vodafone has developed a suite of Internet of Things (IoT) proof-of-concept connected ‘Smart Summer’ holiday essentials to help protect against UV, kee
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Vodafone joins the trend in IoT SmartClothing.
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White House’s $400 million 5G plan preps for Internet of Things

White House’s $400 million 5G plan preps for Internet of Things | New Technology | Scoop.it
The White House’s $400 million Advanced Wireless Research Initiative, led by the National Science Foundation, will lay the groundwork for fifth-generation (5G) wireless broadband that will be 100 times faster than today’s 4G.
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5G is on the way and will 100 times faster than 4G.
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IBM's Watson is better at diagnosing cancer than human doctors

IBM's Watson is better at diagnosing cancer than human doctors | New Technology | Scoop.it
Watson's successful diagnosis rate for lung cancer is 90 percent, compared to 50 percent for human doctors
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Another article by Wired, covering the phenomenal capabilities of Watson. 

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Here's how startups are outsmarting Siri and Alexa

Here's how startups are outsmarting Siri and Alexa | New Technology | Scoop.it
Nearly every big tech company now offers a digital assistant powered by artificial intelligence. Apple has Siri, Facebook has M, Microsoft has Cortana, Amazon has Alexa, and Google has
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AI is quickly becoming easier for start-ups to launch in focused applications, using existing open source AI platforms like voice recognition.
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Facebook Says It's Definitely Not Listening to Your Phone's Microphone to Target You With Ads

Facebook Says It's Definitely Not Listening to Your Phone's Microphone to Target You With Ads | New Technology | Scoop.it
Facebook wants you all to know that it’s not listening to your microphone to covertly sell you ads, nope, no way, nuh-uh, no siree, no way!
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What we used to know to be privacy will never be the same again. Welcome to the age of truly being "connected".
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Flybi - First Drone With Virtual Reality Goggles

The first ever drone with Virtual Reality Goggles. Takeoffs, landings, hovering, all automated. Meet the FLYBi drone, the world's first truly autonomou
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The camera on the drone moves with the user wearing the VR goggles on the ground.
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How Disruptive TV Changed the Way Providers Market

How Disruptive TV Changed the Way Providers Market | New Technology | Scoop.it
4.9 million fewer U.S. households subscribing to cable or satellite services than the year before
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It was surprising to learn how quickly & how significant the decline in cable and satellite subscribers is trending.

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Robots could replace as many as 10,000 jobs at Citi's investment bank

Robots could replace as many as 10,000 jobs at Citi's investment bank | New Technology | Scoop.it
"We’ve got 20,000 operational roles. Over the next five years could you make it 10,000?" Jamie Forese, the president of Citi and chief executive of the bank's institutional clients group, told the Financial Times in an interview.
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Mary Meeker’s 2017 internet trends report: All the slides, plus analysis

Mary Meeker’s 2017 internet trends report: All the slides, plus analysis | New Technology | Scoop.it
The most anticipated slide deck of the year is here.
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Top internet trends report for 2017.

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Is online learning the future of education?

Is online learning the future of education? | New Technology | Scoop.it
Last year, the e-learning market was worth an enormous $166.5 billion. It’s been estimated that this will grow to $255 billion by 2017.
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On-line learning overshot expectations in 2016 by close to $50B and is expected to grow from $165B to $255B in 2017.

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A look inside Hyperloop One’s wildly fast future

A look inside Hyperloop One’s wildly fast future | New Technology | Scoop.it
What's really going on at Hyperloop One - the futuristic transportation system proposing to shoot humans from point A to B at 750 miles-per-hour? The startup..
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Elon Musk isn't kidding around.

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Uber Debuts Its First Fleet of Driverless Cars in Pittsburgh

Uber Debuts Its First Fleet of Driverless Cars in Pittsburgh | New Technology | Scoop.it
The autonomous cars, launching this summer, are custom Volvo XC90s, supervised by humans in the driver’s seat.
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Here we go!
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Mystery startup Wonder actually thinks it can make a phone

Mystery startup Wonder actually thinks it can make a phone | New Technology | Scoop.it
Hubris is both the fuel for great disruption, and meteoric failure. Wonder is betting big. The stealth startup funded by Joe Lonsdale's 8VC, Atari founder..
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Nolan Bushnell continues to be on the cutting edge of all things gaming.
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Control your computer with your eyes

What if you could control a computer screen with just your eyes? Well that’s the vision of Eyefluence, a Silicon Valley-based startup that is working o
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Another Augmented Reality application start-up that is getting some traction.
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IBM's Watson Supercomputer May Soon Be The Best Doctor In The World - Business Insider

IBM's Watson Supercomputer May Soon Be The Best Doctor In The World - Business Insider | New Technology | Scoop.it
Ben Hider / Getty ImagesMost people know Watson as IBM's answer to Jeopardy star Ken Jennings. But IBM's aspirations for its artificially intelligent super
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Watson had a 90% success rate in diagnosing lung cancer, compared to 50% by human doctors.  This is further evidence that AI will impact all industries and there will essentially be very few, if any, human functions which cannot eventually be replaced by AI.  As fast as companies work to advance AI, there must be an equal or greater effort to create strategy around offsetting the displacement of human workers, so they can shift into other value-added work.

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Fighting Superbugs By Getting Doctors to Change Their Behavior

Professor Craig Fox and a team of researchers devised an ingenious way to prevent overprescription of aggressive antibiotics.
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This is an interesting look at innovative ways to use social motivation to help resolve a major health issue in the U.S.
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Tesla customers have driven 100 million miles with Autopilot active

Tesla customers have driven 100 million miles with Autopilot active | New Technology | Scoop.it
Tesla says owners of its electric vehicles have driven 100 million miles using its autonomous Autopilot feature. Sterling Anderson, Tesla's director of Autopilot programs, told a crowd a
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Even though Tesla's autonomous function is level 2 & not considered fully autonomous, their drivers have logged more than 100 million miles of driving in automomous mode.
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Scientists Just Used Liquid Metal to Make Stretchable Electronics

The elastic tech has huge potential for wearable tech, mobile devices, and even electronic "smart clothing."
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The applications for this medium are limitless!

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