Month: August 2018

IoT gets smarter but still needs backend analytics

One way of looking at IoT deployments is this – a large array of not-particularly-sophisticated endpoints, mindlessly sending individual data points like temperature and pressure levels to either an edge device somewhere on a factory floor, or all the way out to a cloud back-end or data center. And that’s largely correct, in many cases, …

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London trust seeks ‘fin’ to outdated financial processes

A London NHS trust has called on FinTech players to help it upgrade its health finance systems. Chelsea and Westminster Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has made an appeal to companies “that can pragmatically impact financial operations in a real-world NHS setting” beyond clinical processes. In particular, the trust wants to hear from FinTech firms that …

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10 classic but essential (and free!) utilities for Windows 10

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First Electric Bicycle Experience: Blix Aveny Step-Through Ladies Bicycle

Bicycles Published on August 30th, 2018 | by Cynthia Shahan August 30th, 2018 by Cynthia Shahan  Testing ProPILOT in the 2018 Nissan Leaf was a fun electrified first for me. This week, I enjoyed another first — my first experience on an electric bicycle. It was time to be on a bicycle again, and we …

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Tesla Registers 17 LHD Model 3 VINs — Comin’ To Europe, Baby! (@CleanTechnica Exclusive)

Cars Published on August 31st, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan August 31st, 2018 by Zachary Shahan  If you haven’t noticed, there’s a small nation of people collecting clues around Tesla’s Model 3 production progress. One of the top clue databases is the place where new VINs drop. (VINs = vehicle identification numbers.) Tracking VINs is …

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Autonomy: The Quest To Build The Driverless Car (Review)

August 30th, 2018 by Carolyn Fortuna  How has autonomy become a commonplace term in our conversations? It seems only a short time ago that autonomous vehicles seemed futuristic and a little far-fetched, doesn’t it? In Autonomy: The Quest to Build the Driverless Car… and How It Will Reshape Our World, Lawrence D. Burns describes a …

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Facebook Commits To 100% Renewable Energy & 75% GHG Emissions Reduction By 2020

Clean Power Published on August 30th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill August 30th, 2018 by Joshua S Hill  Facebook announced that it was upping the environmental ante on Tuesday by committing to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 75% and power its global operations with 100% renewable energy by the end of 2020. It’s …

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The Growth & Challenges Of Distributed Solar PV In China

Clean Power Published on August 30th, 2018 | by World Resources Institute August 30th, 2018 by World Resources Institute  Originally published on WRI.By Min Yuan Min Yuan, Miao Hong and Mofan Zhang Solar photo-voltaic (PV) installations have boomed globally since 2010, with an annual growth rate of 40%. China is leading that growth: it ranks first …

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VMware has edge, AI, blockchain ambitions

Fully baked products weren’t the only technologies on display at the VMworld conference in Las Vegas this week; VMware previewed three in-the-works projects related to edge computing, artificial intelligence and enterprise blockchain. The first is Project Dimension, which aims to deliver the functionality of VMware’s cloud offerings to the edge as a managed service. Project …

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