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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 30 January 2018

January 29, 2018 3 comments

* White House says it’s not considering a national 5G network >>
* Pocket-sized scanner helps fill gaps in the human genome >>
* Bank-based blockchain projects are going to transform the financial services industry >>

* Nissan has developed slippers that ‘park’ themselves >>
* Facebook tries giving chatbots a consistent personality >>
* UK hits its 95 percent ‘superfast’ broadband coverage target >>

* FCC chairman Ajit Pai is opposed to a government-run 5G network >>
* Trump’s rush to build a national 5G network may backfire, give China edge >>
* Trump administration considering government takeover of 5G network >>

* Twitter erupts after man steals menstrual pads from Amazon’s new cashier-less store, showing how a person could exploit the company’s honor system policy >>
* Silicon Valley’s Secret Test Track for Self-Driving Cars >>
* Trump will reportedly ask for $716 billion in defense spending in 2019 budget >>

* SpaceX Falcon Heavy success could kill Space Launch System >>
* Bringing the Sharing Economy to the Airwaves Will Boost Your Bandwidth >>
* Boeing HorizonX invests in Berkeley aerospace battery tech startup >>

* Researchers Use a Blockchain to Boost Anonymous Torrent Sharing >>
* Investing in Indonesia >>
* As AI Meets the Reputation Economy, We’re All Being Silently Judged >>

* Changing the color of 3-D printed objects >>
* MIT’s ColorFab can 3D print jewelry that changes colors >>
* New Wave of Mini Satellites Could Boost Climate Research >>

* Simple, Energy-Efficient Recycling Process for Lithium-Ion Batteries >>
* Robert Afzal is developing powerful laser blasters for the U.S. military >>
* A microscopic fungus could mop up our Cold War-era nuclear waste >>

* Another blow for ego-depletion theory – practice counteracts effects of diminished willpower >>
* Backward wind on ‘hot Jupiter’ confuses astronomers >>

* Alibaba, Foxconn Invest in Chinese Electric-Vehicle Maker >>
* BMW takes full ownership of DriveNow’s car sharing service (updated) >>
* MIT 3D Prints Color-Changing Accessories >>

* Malaysia’s capital will adopt ‘smart city’ platform from Alibaba >>
* The ‘Holy Grail’ of dinosaur fossils has been uncovered by scientists >>
* AI Promises Life-Changing Alzheimer’s Drug Breakthrough >>

* Introducing the airport built over a motorway >>
* Why we need to create AI that thinks in ways that we can’t even imagine >>
* Artificial intelligence is the weapon of the next Cold War >>

* Learning From First Principles — Demis Hassabis >>
* Superconducting switch, which can ‘learn’ like human brain, developed >>
* For AI to Get Creative, It Must Learn the Rules—Then How to Break ‘Em >>

* MIT nanosystem delivers precise amounts of drugs directly to a tiny spot in the brain >>
* China Plans to Build the World’s Largest Steerable Radio Telescope >>
* Are We Living in a Hologram? >>

* “Einstein’s Toolkit” –Reveals as Yet Undetected Spacetime Events >>
* Chinese Investors Keep Losing Billions Online. Here’s Why >>
* Get 3x more performance than an entire rack of 24 HDD >>

* The Likelihood of Massive Exomoons >>
* GOLDMAN; ‘High probability’ of a stock market correction in the coming months >>
* 2 bitcoin traders were held at gunpoint in an armed raid in rural England >>

* Scientists use pocket-size device to map human genetic code >>
* NASA tests light, foldable plane wings for supersonic flights >>
* Scientists Just Created Rain and Snow on Demand in Idaho With Cloud Seeding >>

* Google confirms investment in Indonesia’s ride-hailing leader Go-Jek >>
* Anvato, Google’s complete OTT video platform, now on Google Cloud Platform >>
* Intel reportedly notified Chinese companies of chip security flaw before the U.S. government >>

* Samsung Galaxy S9 may pack more reliable face recognition >>
* Security fears over fitness devices mapping the locations of US soldiers and secret military bases >>
* Grammys 2018: See the Full List of Winners >>

* ‘A true bloodbath’: The timebomb that may bring down bitcoin >>
* Breakthrough could provide new allergy, asthma treatments >>
* An ER visit, $12,000 bill — and a health insurer that wouldn’t pay; A new insurance policy expects patients to diagnose themselves >>

* Personalization through tech is the future of the beauty industry >>
* How to file your income taxes on bitcoin in 2018 >>
* Blockchain Platforms: One Chain to rule them all? >>

* Alibaba expands into mobile gaming in India with eye on digital payments, e-commerce >>
* Alibaba helps Malaysia implement smart city programme >>

* Xi’s book on governance republished amid worldwide demand >>
* Key equipment of ITER project produced by Chinese enterprise, shipped to France >>

* More private investment goes to China’s space industry >>
* 64GB phones aren’t big enough for me anymore >>
* Apple could use ARM coprocessors for three updated Mac models >>

* The Future Is Automated And Every Job Is At Risk [Pt. 1] >>
* A Tale Of Two Cities: How Smart Robots And AI Will Transform America [Pt. 2] >>
* Robots, Retraining And UBI: How To Solve The Coming Automation Crisis [Pt. 3] >>
* Screw Emotional Intelligence–Here’s The Key To The Future Of Work >>
* Suppliers Say the Future of Fruit Growing is Automated >>
* Amazon’s New Supermarket Could Be Grim News for Human Workers >>
* One in five jobs could be lost to robots in the next 12 years >>
* Jobs most at risk from automation are in cities that voted ‘most strongly for Brexit’, think tank claims >>

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