Business

Robotics

Can Boston Dynamics’ Robots Spot And Stretch Make It Profitable?

Boston Dynamics has sparked the imaginations of the general public with its viral YouTube videos, but the company is now hoping to get the attention of paying customers. Initially, Boston Dynamics received a lot of its funding from the U.S. military and DARPA. Later, it was financed by big-name owners including Google, SoftBank and most […]

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Future

Can This $22 Billion Megaproject Make Nuclear Fusion Power A Reality?

Fusion is the process that powers the sun and the stars, and scientists are getting a lot closer to replicating it here on Earth. ITER, the $22 billion dollar international fusion megaproject in the south of France, is the most well-funded endeavor, paid for by the governments of its member nations. But VC’s and private […]

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Space

Two Scientists Are Building a Real Star Trek ‘Impulse Engine’

Given recent events on Earth, I imagine quite a few more people are looking to get off-world and out from this clown car. Researchers are working on a Star Trek like impulse engine that can help with that. Space may be the final frontier, but we can’t go far on rocket fuel. Now, two scientists […]

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Startups

How Venture Capitalist Tracy Chadwell Cornered the “Silver Tech” Market

Only 2.4% of venture capital founders are women, but after a career spent in law and banking, Tracy Chadwell felt ready to take on the challenge. In 2016 she founded 1843 Capital (named after the year that Ada Lovelace wrote the first computer program). Her fund invests in early-stage startups founded by women who work […]

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Quantum Computing

Quantum Technology | Our Sustainable Future

This new documentary feature from The Quantum Daily explores insights from leading quantum computing experts and tech giants such as Google, IBM, Oxford Instruments and Intel as well as start-ups such as PsiQuantum to discuss key sustainability topics, including how quantum technologies could reduce the energy required for complex computations even as demand continues to […]

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Space

The Space Economy is About to Get a Lot Bigger

Bloomberg Quicktake explores the booming business and economy of Space. As space becomes more accessible to private enterprise, many companies are hoping to make it not just possible, but affordable to put objects into orbit. Now a startup called Astra is on the verge of launching rockets at a fraction of the cost to competitors, […]

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Hardware Interesting

Inside China’s Accelerating Bid for Chip Supremacy

Bloomberg Quicktake explains how the world is dependent on Taiwan for silicon semiconductors called chips, which give devices like iPhones their functionality. This reliance has the U.S. and China both racing for technological independence.

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AI Startups

The Rise of AI and the Canadian Silicon Valley

Here’s an interesting documentary (“Canada – The Rise of AI”, Ep. 11) on the “Canadian Silicon Valley.” Silicon Valley may be home to some of the biggest tech giants in the world but it’s being challenged like never before. Crazy tech geniuses have popped up all over the planet making things that will blow your […]

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