Month: February 2019

Tesla Protects Your Cookies (As Well As Your Pets)

February 22nd, 2019 by Guest Contributor  Originally appeared on X Auto.By Iqtidar Ali Tesla’s recent software update will protect your pets and your car. First, its “Dog Mode” is designed to keep your pets safe. It’s another unusual innovation by the automaker that brought us “Teslatari.” Dog Mode enables Tesla owners to keep their pets safely locked inside the vehicle while they’re away. [youtube …

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Half Of Europe’s Largest Corporations Incentivize Managing Climate Issues

Green Economy Published on February 22nd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill February 22nd, 2019 by Joshua S Hill  Corporations based in Europe are among those most likely to be making significant climate-related commitments and progress, with as much as 75% of Europe’s largest corporations acknowledging “transition” risks such as new climate legislation will meaningfully …

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IoT roundup: Outer space, the building is getting smart, and trucking

The classical view of an IoT deployment is relatively centralized – a company wires sensors to important equipment, the sensors send data back to edge gateways, and the gateways do some limited processing of that data and then send it back to the cloud or to the data center. It’s not simple, but it’s easy …

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Disney’s New 270-Acre Solar Farm Can Power Two Of Its Theme Parks

Clean Power Published on February 22nd, 2019 | by Kyle Field February 22nd, 2019 by Kyle Field  We wrote about Disney’s plans to install a 50MW solar farm to provide power for its theme parks last year and we now have confirmation that it has brought the new 270-acre solar farm online in Florida. The …

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What is Linux? Everything you need to know about the open-source operating system

Linux is a tried-and-true, open-source operating system released in 1991 for computers, but its use has expanded to underpin systems for cars, phones, web servers and, more recently, networking gear. Its longevity, maturity and security make it one of the most trusted OSes available today, meaning it is ideal for commercial network devices as well …

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SolarEdge Boosts 2018 Revenue By 54% Even As It Diversifies Brand

Batteries Published on February 22nd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill February 22nd, 2019 by Joshua S Hill  Israeli smart energy technology company SolarEdge published its Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 financial results this week revealing another record revenue quarter and increasing full-year revenue by 54% even as the company expands beyond its roots …

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Coal Giant Glencore Announces Plan To Cap Coal Production At Current Levels

Coal Published on February 22nd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill February 22nd, 2019 by Joshua S Hill  One of the world’s largest coal miners, Glencore, announced on Wednesday that it plans to cap its coal production capacity to current levels and is developing long-term targets in line with the Paris Climate Agreement. Anglo-Swiss mining …

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A Wind Turbine Running For 800 Years Generates The Equivalent Energy As A Square Mile Of Rain In An Hour

Air Quality Published on February 22nd, 2019 | by Michael Barnard February 22nd, 2019 by Michael Barnard  Over on Quora, someone brought up the question about whether human kinetic energy could somehow be contributing to global warming. To assist them to understand the sheer absurd scale of the energy already flowing around in the environment, …

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Review of national cancer screening programmes to include focus on AI

A much anticpated national review into the three national cancer screening programmes in England is to incude a focus on technology. Professor Sir Mike Richards will lead the review, which will inlude feedback on current and future IT systems and opportunities for the use of AI and other technology to aid the screening process. Sir …

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Tesla Model X Over 22% More Efficient On Winter Highway Than Audi e-tron Or Jaguar I-PACE

Cars Published on February 22nd, 2019 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland February 22nd, 2019 by Dr. Maximilian Holland  Just in case anyone needs yet more proof that the much vaunted “Tesla killers” are really all bark and no bite, here’s more real-world proof from EV rental specialists nextmove. They show the Tesla Model X is …

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