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New Material to Enhance Carbon Capture Technology Discovered
Technology and IIoT

New Material to Enhance Carbon Capture Technology Discovered

July 30, 2020
ExxonMobil, University of California, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory found material that can capture more than 90% of CO2.
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Emerging Technologies

Microsoft Sees Need for AI Laws, Regulations

Jan. 18, 2018
“Companies that do not acknowledge the importance of worker protections and benefits risk damage to their brands and face the possibility that lawmakers and the courts will step...
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Technology and IIoT

Is Apple Ramping Up Work on an AR Headset?

Nov. 8, 2017
Apple seems to be saying that the future's definition is so much higher than it was last year and that the images have all become real.
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Emerging Technologies

We Shouldn’t Trust New Tech. We Shouldn’t Fear It, Either

Nov. 7, 2017
Optimists and pessimists have strong arguments, but it seems clear that they both make the mistake of being too passive. Neither cheering nor bemoaning the emergence of new technologies...
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Microsoft Xbox CEO Phil Spencer speaks at a promotional event in June 2017.
Information Technology

Microsoft Switches Gears, Boosts Investment in Video Games

Nov. 6, 2017
As Microsoft begins selling a new Xbox console, the focus of its video game unit — much like the focus of the company as a whole — is shifting toward software and services.
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Continuous Improvement

Strengthening the Mobile Enterprise for Increased Productivity

Oct. 13, 2017
How can you manage mobile in an efficient manner? A simple tech upgrade just isn’t enough to address the challenges of deploying and managing too many incompatible devices that...
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Companies & Executives

In Surprise Move, Samsung CEO to Quit After Record Profit

Oct. 13, 2017
“As we are confronted with unprecedented crisis inside out, I believe that time has now come for the company to start anew, with a new spirit and young leadership.”
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Technology and IIoT

The Real Job Killer? Stagnation, Not Automation

Oct. 13, 2017
There is no shortage of fear and hype around AI and automation replacing manufacturing jobs. But from my perspective, they do not eliminate jobs, but rather redistribute them....
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GE remanufactures locomotive diesel engines at its brilliant factory in Grove City, Pa., one of less than a dozen sites around the world where it showcases its newest tech solutions.

The Industrial Internet of Things: Putting the Hype to Work

Oct. 9, 2017
The Industrial Internet of Things dominates manufacturing hype, but beyond the slick marketing, some manufacturers really are putting those powerful technologies to work. How ...