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Blockchain used to power Brooklyn microgrid for solar energy re-sale

Siemens and a Brooklyn-based energy start-up have created a blockchain-based microgrid for residents of three neighborhoods to sell energy from rooftop solar panels to each other and the utility.

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Apple calls climate change 'undeniable,' Greenpeace says repairs matter too

Apple commits to building products with 100 percent recycled materials, but Greenpeace says repairs matter too

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DHS's ICS-CERT warns of BrickerBot: IoT malware that will brick vulnerable devices

ICS-CERT again warned to beware of BrickerBot, an IoT malware which will brick vulnerable devices.

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Blockchain: Overhyped buzzword or real-deal enterprise solution?

While blockchain technology may be a hotspot in data privacy, experts disagree about whether it’s a good fit for enterprises that have traditionally relied on centralized data control.

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Mingis on Tech: How IT can prep for robots and avoid big cloud gotchas

The one constant in tech is change. Here's how IT can get ready for the robotics revolution at work -- and avoid messing up a move to the cloud.

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The strange new world of hiring and employee tracking

Cloud-based HR systems can bring more analytics, databases and tools to users for improving hiring processes and retaining employees.

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59% off RAVPower 14000mAh Portable Car Jump Starter - Deal Alert

A compact power bank, a car jump starter, and a LED flashlight, all fit into a minimal and portable design. Store it in the glovebox or simply drop it in your bag. Have a concentrated 14000mAh source of power always with you.

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50% off Foval 150PSI Car Digital Tire Pressure Air Gauge - Deal Alert

This pressure guage from Fovsal features a lighted nozzle and display screen for ultimate visibility in low light, and doubles as a vehicle emergency tool with LED flashlight, car window breaker, seat belt cutter, and red safety light....

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Cars and the IoT: The lane lines are blurring

For over 100 years, the world of automobiles has had the road to itself -- now with the digitization of everything, data is starting to rule the road.

Quantum computing advances toward the enterprise

It may still sound like science fiction, but quantum computing could be a reality within a decade.

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Review: da Vinci Jr. 2.0 Mix 3D printer produces good quality, multi-colored objects

The da Vinci Jr. 2.0 Mix is XZYprinting's first fused filament, fabrication 3D printer capable of using two different colored filaments at the same time. While quality is still average, this machine is surprisingly capable.

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IoT device sales set to surge in next decade

The number of Internet of Things devices used to spark the "smart" in smart cities is expected to surge six-fold through 2026.

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With robots on the job, it won't be IT as usual

With more companies welcoming robots into the workforce, IT managers need to start prepping for the changes coming their way.

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How to test your home network for a Telnet vulnerability

Is anything on your network vulnerable to PDoS from Brickerbot?

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Samsung's Bixby voice assistant won't ship with Galaxy S8 on April 21

Samsung's highly promoted Bixby voice assistant won't be shipping with Galaxy S8 on April 21, as previously announced.

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17% off UBTECH Jimu Robot DIY Buzzbot/Muttbot Robotics Kit - Deal Alert

The Jimu Robot BuzzBot & MuttBot Kit is a DIY robotics building kit with Bluetooth. The Kit includes a central control unit, six digital servo motors, wiring, a rechargeable lithium battery and power adapter, 249 interlocking parts...

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A.I. in the kitchen: It's not that far from reality

Artificial intelligence will soon dominate every type of industry, even inside our own homes. How can this revolutionary technology help our daily tasks, especially in the kitchen?

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A.I. in the driver’s seat with the enterprise

Artificial intelligence will be a critical driver of the U.S. economy. See what IBM’s Watson is doing at GlaxoSmithKline, Staples and 1-800-Flowers.

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Boeing turns to 3D-printed parts to save millions on its 787 Dreamliner

Boeing will begin using at least four, and perhaps as many as 1,000, 3D-printed titanium parts to construct its new 787 Dreamliner commercial aircraft

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How A.I. could help United Airlines avoid problems with overbooking passengers

A.I. to the rescue for United Airlines passenger problems.

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