Emerging technologies

The largest renewable energy support program ever created

Government’s largest renewable energy auction program opens with £ 285million per year in funding for low-carbon technology, moving UK away from volatile foreign fossil fuels the fourth round aims to secure more capacity than the previous 3 rounds, combined with additional offshore wind capacity that could produce electricity equivalent to …

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Sterlite Technologies unveils its 5G offer from India at IMC 2021

One of the first local companies to offer 100% ready solutions for 5G, the company combines the power of optics, wireless, virtualization and deployment methodology to create a robust 5G infrastructure for India and the world. STL’s 5G wallet meets the needs of leading network builders around the world. * …

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Lenovo’s philanthropic arm launches grant to increase skills support

Lenovo Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Lenovo, has launched a US $ 1 million TransformME grant cycle to partner with organizations focused on training adult populations from disadvantaged or under-represented backgrounds with Essential Skills and the most sought after. The latest round of funding is in line with Lenovo’s philanthropy …

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Solar panels are not designed to be recycled, which costs $ 15 billion

Billions of solar panels around the world will soon reach the end of their life, but when thrown away, essential materials needed to make future panels are wasted. It is estimated that there will be 78 million tonnes of total waste by 2050. This represents around 4 billion panels. But …

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PH’s innovation ecosystem ‘brimming’ with opportunity and growth – Manila Bulletin

With the establishment of 37 new innovation hubs, the Philippine innovation ecosystem is full of opportunities and growth, said the Philippine Council for Research and Development of Industry, Energy and Emerging Technologies of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCIEERD). (Screenshot from DOST-Science for Change program) DOST-PCIEERD Executive Director Dr …

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How smart and sustainable mining is reshaping the industry

As the focus is more on environmental impact, 5G-enabled private networks are helping mining companies reduce energy consumption to shift to sustainable mining and lower operating costs. Northampton, MA –News Direct– Ericsson The mining industry consumes a lot of energy. Energy costs represent 30% of operating expenses for mining companies …

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The Alexa Fund supports startups working on smart home technologies

Since the early 1900s, creative visionaries have invented new ways to make life at home and at work less demanding. Wi-Fi appeared in 1997 and was made considerably faster over the next decade, leading to the development of Wi-Fi enabled devices. In 2001, 3G and smart mobile technology connected users …

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Tactile base: master classes on base oils – Pan-American focus: lubricants for commercial vehicles

Registrations are now open – Confirm your free place at the Masterclass Touch Base: Base Oils Masterclass, sponsored by Lubrizol Did you know that although the current standard for diesel engine oils, API CK-4, came into effect in 2016, over 30% of the Mexican heavy truck market is still at …

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Defining what is ethical in artificial intelligence requires the contribution of Africans

Artificial intelligence (AI) was once part of science fiction. But it’s spreading. It is used in mobile phone technology and motor vehicles. It powers tools for agriculture and health. But concerns have emerged about the liability of AI and related technologies such as machine learning. In December 2020, a computer …

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US targets Chinese tech and defense sectors over security concerns

Washington will continue to target China’s high-tech and defense sectors and take steps that could lead to technology decoupling, observers say after the United States added more Chinese companies to its blacklist of ‘export. A dozen Chinese companies – including quantum computing and semiconductor companies and companies that have contributed …

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