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Connected cars 🏎 — what are they and how to get started developing connected car apps

New generation cars are extremely handy — from turning the engine on with your phone, opening the car doors when you’re nearby, to actually giving you notifications when you’re too tired to drive safely.
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New generation cars are extremely handy — from turning the engine on with your phone, opening the car doors when you’re nearby, to actually giving you notifications when you’re too tired to drive safely.
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Apple Files a Patent for Augmented Reality to Enhance Driver Safety – FutureCar.com

Software giant Apple has filed a patent dubbed “adaptive vehicle augmented reality (AR) display using stereographic imagery”. The patent details an under-development technology which will utilize a pre-generated 3D model of the world to aid an augmented reality system which will deliver 3D content for its users.
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Software giant Apple has filed a patent dubbed “adaptive vehicle augmented reality (AR) display using stereographic imagery”. The patent details an under-development technology which will utilize a pre-generated 3D model of the world to aid an augmented reality system which will deliver 3D content for its users.
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Solar Power Investment Outstripped Coal, Gas And Nuclear…

Forbes More money was invested in solar power in 2017 than in coal, gas and nuclear power combined, according to a new report for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The report says that global investment in solar rose 18% to $160.8 billion, …… More

Forbes More money was invested in solar power in 2017 than in coal, gas and nuclear power combined, according to a new report for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The report says that global investment in solar rose 18% to $160.8 billion, …… More

What Saudi Arabia’s 200 GW solar power plant would look…

Quartz Saudi Arabia has a plan to wean its economy off oil. In the biggest sign of what the future of the Persian Gulf state would look like, Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed Bin Salman, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Japanese multinational …… More

Quartz Saudi Arabia has a plan to wean its economy off oil. In the biggest sign of what the future of the Persian Gulf state would look like, Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed Bin Salman, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Japanese multinational …… More

FCC authorizes SpaceX to launch broadband satellite services

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved an application by Elon Musk’s SpaceX, allowing the aerospace company to provide broadband services using satellites in the U.S. and worldwide.
“With this action, the Commission takes another step to increase high-speed broadband availability and competition in the United States,” the FCC said in a statement.
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The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved an application by Elon Musk’s SpaceX, allowing the aerospace company to provide broadband services using satellites in the U.S. and worldwide.
“With this action, the Commission takes another step to increase high-speed broadband availability and competition in the United States,” the FCC said in a statement.
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk says his Boring Co. could build a new BART Transbay tunnel between San Francisco and East Bay for one 10th of the cost – Silicon Valley Business Journal

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says he could build the Bay Area a second BART tunnel connecting the East Bay and San Francisco in a fifth of the time and for a 10th of the cost of current projects.

Local regulators and Bay Area commuters have long coveted a second Transbay tunnel to unclog some of the region’s congestion. But a new tunnel would cost as much as $15 billion, and would need to be p More

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says he could build the Bay Area a second BART tunnel connecting the East Bay and San Francisco in a fifth of the time and for a 10th of the cost of current projects.

Local regulators and Bay Area commuters have long coveted a second Transbay tunnel to unclog some of the region’s congestion. But a new tunnel would cost as much as $15 billion, and would need to be p More

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Elon Musk’s latest Boring Co. boast: A San Francisco Bay tunnel at 1/10th the cost – MarketWatch

Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk took to Twitter this week to decry the slow and costly pace of U.S. infrastructure projects, and thus a challenge — or boast — was born: The Boring Co. could build a tunnel across the San Francisco Bay far cheaper and far faster than current available estimates.

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Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk took to Twitter this week to decry the slow and costly pace of U.S. infrastructure projects, and thus a challenge — or boast — was born: The Boring Co. could build a tunnel across the San Francisco Bay far cheaper and far faster than current available estimates.

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Elon Musk is planning to start an AI…

Elon Musk, the CEO for SpaceX and Teslarecently talked about his latest venture in the field of designing brain-computer interface. The project, named Neuralink, is still in its early stages and is far from creating any public presence yet. The company aims at designing devices which would not only help human beings to merge with software, but also help them keep pace with developments in AI. This More

Elon Musk, the CEO for SpaceX and Teslarecently talked about his latest venture in the field of designing brain-computer interface. The project, named Neuralink, is still in its early stages and is far from creating any public presence yet. The company aims at designing devices which would not only help human beings to merge with software, but also help them keep pace with developments in AI. This More

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journey to being green by Gus Stewart

Ways to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle Your Plastic Containers
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Eco-Friendly Ways to Dispose of Home Renovation Debris
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Ways to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle Your Plastic Containers
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SpaceX gets U.S. regulator to back satellite internet plan

WASHINGTON, Feb 14 (Reuters) – Elon Musk’s SpaceX, fresh off the successful launch this month of the world’s most powerful rocket, won an endorsement on Wednesday from the top U.S. communications regulator to build a broadband network using satellites.
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WASHINGTON, Feb 14 (Reuters) – Elon Musk’s SpaceX, fresh off the successful launch this month of the world’s most powerful rocket, won an endorsement on Wednesday from the top U.S. communications regulator to build a broadband network using satellites.
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Tesla Wants The Boring Company to Dig Tunnels Between Factories

Tesla CEO Elon Musk continues to find ways for his companies to work together. The latest is a plan to use The Boring Company to dig tunnels for transporting Tesla parts and vehicles between facilities.

On Tesla’s earnings call, Musk gave an example of the problem he hopes to solve:

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk continues to find ways for his companies to work together. The latest is a plan to use The Boring Company to dig tunnels for transporting Tesla parts and vehicles between facilities.

On Tesla’s earnings call, Musk gave an example of the problem he hopes to solve:

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Dealers start to worry about ebbing repair income from…

Green Car Reports The average vehicle on U.S. roads these days is more than 10 years old, despite three successive years of record new-vehicle sales. That’s a result not only of the 2008-2010 recession but also vastly more durable and reliable vehicles compared to those of …… More

Green Car Reports The average vehicle on U.S. roads these days is more than 10 years old, despite three successive years of record new-vehicle sales. That’s a result not only of the 2008-2010 recession but also vastly more durable and reliable vehicles compared to those of …… More

Nissan’s BrainVehicle Technology Beats Your Reaction Time by 0.2 to 0.5 Milliseconds

Nissan will bring its latest round of Intelligent Mobility research, “Brain-to-Vehicle,” or B2V technology, to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this month.

Part of the brand’s Intelligent Mobility umbrella, B2V uses brain decoding to predict a driver’s next move, leading to accident prevention by improving reaction times. This driver assistance technology will read drivers More

Nissan will bring its latest round of Intelligent Mobility research, “Brain-to-Vehicle,” or B2V technology, to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this month.

Part of the brand’s Intelligent Mobility umbrella, B2V uses brain decoding to predict a driver’s next move, leading to accident prevention by improving reaction times. This driver assistance technology will read drivers More

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New cars may let you steer with brain waves

Driverless cars may be our future, but that doesn’t mean automakers have turned their backs on flesh-and-blood motorists. Now Nissan has come up with a technology designed to make driving more fun for the folks behind the wheel: a “brain decoding” system that gives automobiles the ability to anticipate a driver’s action — hit the brakes or gas or make a turn — and then More

Driverless cars may be our future, but that doesn’t mean automakers have turned their backs on flesh-and-blood motorists. Now Nissan has come up with a technology designed to make driving more fun for the folks behind the wheel: a “brain decoding” system that gives automobiles the ability to anticipate a driver’s action — hit the brakes or gas or make a turn — and then More

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Tesla & Elon Musk Shock Australia — Superfast Energy Storage Installation | CleanTechnica

Elon Musk didn’t need 100 days after obtaining a connection agreement to switch on the Tesla big battery in South Australia. In fact, it took him less than 100 minutes.
hat’s how quickly the battery was up and running after the ink dried on the connection deal with the state’s transmission company ElectraNet last Friday.

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Elon Musk didn’t need 100 days after obtaining a connection agreement to switch on the Tesla big battery in South Australia. In fact, it took him less than 100 minutes.
hat’s how quickly the battery was up and running after the ink dried on the connection deal with the state’s transmission company ElectraNet last Friday.

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Germany Breaks A Solar Record — Gets 85% Of Electricity From Renewables | CleanTechnica

On April 30, Germany established a new national record for renewable energy use. Part of that day (during the long May 1 weekend), 85% of all the electricity consumed in Germany was being produced from renewables such as wind, solar, biomass, and hydroelectric power. Patrick Graichen of Agora Energiewende Initiative says a combination of breezy and sunny weather in the north and warm weather in th More

On April 30, Germany established a new national record for renewable energy use. Part of that day (during the long May 1 weekend), 85% of all the electricity consumed in Germany was being produced from renewables such as wind, solar, biomass, and hydroelectric power. Patrick Graichen of Agora Energiewende Initiative says a combination of breezy and sunny weather in the north and warm weather in th More

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Tesla Plans To Build Entire City, Possibly Hundreds Of #TeslaCities | CleanTechnica

Elon Musk can’t stop. Tesla can’t stop. The cleantech revolution can’t stop.

As if electric robotaxis, solar roofs, insane battery price reductions and gigafactories, reusable rockets, record-shattering acceleration, electric semi trucks and minibuses, and hyperloops + tunnel-boring companies weren’t enough, Elon Musk has decided to build entire cleantech cities. Well, he More

Elon Musk can’t stop. Tesla can’t stop. The cleantech revolution can’t stop.

As if electric robotaxis, solar roofs, insane battery price reductions and gigafactories, reusable rockets, record-shattering acceleration, electric semi trucks and minibuses, and hyperloops + tunnel-boring companies weren’t enough, Elon Musk has decided to build entire cleantech cities. Well, he More

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India Announces EOI For 10 Gigawatt Floating Solar Power…

CleanTechnica The Indian government has expressed intentions to launch another highly ambitious solar power program. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy is exploring the appetite for setting up floating solar power projects. Solar Energy Corporation of India …… More

CleanTechnica The Indian government has expressed intentions to launch another highly ambitious solar power program. The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy is exploring the appetite for setting up floating solar power projects. Solar Energy Corporation of India …… More

Automotive Grade Linux Showcases Open Infotainment and Over…

Markets Insider SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), a collaborative cross-industry effort developing an open platform for the connected car, today announced that the latest release of the AGL infotainment platform …… More

Markets Insider SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), a collaborative cross-industry effort developing an open platform for the connected car, today announced that the latest release of the AGL infotainment platform …… More

USA’s cheapest solar power in Austin, Texas – ~2.5¢/kWh for…

Electrek There’s an unsung hero inside of this solar power deal – it’s the electricity transmission lines. This project is being built in a lower cost, less humid, and sunnier part of West Texas because of the power infrastructure built specifically to move …… More

Electrek There’s an unsung hero inside of this solar power deal – it’s the electricity transmission lines. This project is being built in a lower cost, less humid, and sunnier part of West Texas because of the power infrastructure built specifically to move …… More

India plans to build the world’s largest solar-wind power plant | Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

When it comes to clean energy , few nations stand out like India . The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has announced plans to build the world’s largest solar-wind hybrid project in the district of Anantapur in the state of Andhra Pradesh. According to Cleantechnica , the plant will have a capacity of 160 megawatts—120 megawatts coming from sol More

When it comes to clean energy , few nations stand out like India . The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has announced plans to build the world’s largest solar-wind hybrid project in the district of Anantapur in the state of Andhra Pradesh. According to Cleantechnica , the plant will have a capacity of 160 megawatts—120 megawatts coming from sol More

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Palihapitiya: Musk is ‘most important entrepreneur of our generation’

Social Capital founder and CEO Chamath Palihapitiya told CNBC on Tuesday he’s “massively long” Tesla convertible bonds.
“Why the convertible bonds? Again, it’s the safest and surest way to bet on Elon Musk, who I just fundamentally think is the most important entrepreneur of our generation,” said Palihapitiya, whose firm has $2.6 billion in assets under ma More

Social Capital founder and CEO Chamath Palihapitiya told CNBC on Tuesday he’s “massively long” Tesla convertible bonds.
“Why the convertible bonds? Again, it’s the safest and surest way to bet on Elon Musk, who I just fundamentally think is the most important entrepreneur of our generation,” said Palihapitiya, whose firm has $2.6 billion in assets under ma More

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Elon Musk and his Boring Company want to start digging in LA

But while Musk rakes in the cash from hat sales, he’s also been busy actually moving the bore project along. The other day, the Boring Co. filed an application with city officials to get permission to start drilling within the city limits. While Bureau of Engineering spokeswoman Mary Nemick and a spokesman for Mayor Eric Garcetti told the LA Times they would not immediately release the p More

But while Musk rakes in the cash from hat sales, he’s also been busy actually moving the bore project along. The other day, the Boring Co. filed an application with city officials to get permission to start drilling within the city limits. While Bureau of Engineering spokeswoman Mary Nemick and a spokesman for Mayor Eric Garcetti told the LA Times they would not immediately release the p More

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BMW’s cycle ‘hyperloop’ is a vision for fast, pollution-free city travel

As China seeks to restrict the use of private cars in its congested and polluted megacities, BMW sees an elevated cycleway as a way to encourage commuters to travel around urban areas on two wheels.

BMW has come up with a concept that it compares with the Hyperloop tunnel proposed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Rather than Hyperloop’s high-speed trains, BMW’s concept would create a net More

As China seeks to restrict the use of private cars in its congested and polluted megacities, BMW sees an elevated cycleway as a way to encourage commuters to travel around urban areas on two wheels.

BMW has come up with a concept that it compares with the Hyperloop tunnel proposed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Rather than Hyperloop’s high-speed trains, BMW’s concept would create a net More

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Nearly 40% of all new power capacity in India this year is…

Quartz The solar energy sector has accounted for the largest capacity addition to the Indian electricity grid so far this year. It has contributed around 39%—over 7,100 MW—to the overall capacity additions, according … The spurt in solar power capacity …… More

Quartz The solar energy sector has accounted for the largest capacity addition to the Indian electricity grid so far this year. It has contributed around 39%—over 7,100 MW—to the overall capacity additions, according … The spurt in solar power capacity …… More

The Energy Revolution Is Here: Solar Energy and Storage Now…

Motley Fool If energy storage can cost-effectively fill the gaps in wind and solar’s energy production, renewable energy could be a 24/7 energy source and compete directly with fossil fuels in wholesale markets.… More

Motley Fool If energy storage can cost-effectively fill the gaps in wind and solar’s energy production, renewable energy could be a 24/7 energy source and compete directly with fossil fuels in wholesale markets.… More

Cheapest electricity on the planet is Mexican solar power at 1.77¢/kWh – record 1¢/kWh coming in 2019, sooner | Electrek

Per a press release from the Centro Nacional de Control de Energía (Cenace) of Mexico, the department received bids for 3TWh of solar electricity, with the lowest bids being 1.77¢/kWh coming from Italian multinational ENEL Green Power.

This record low price of electricity on earth, just beats out the 1.79¢/kWh from Saudi Arabia , and is part of a pattern marchin More

Per a press release from the Centro Nacional de Control de Energía (Cenace) of Mexico, the department received bids for 3TWh of solar electricity, with the lowest bids being 1.77¢/kWh coming from Italian multinational ENEL Green Power.

This record low price of electricity on earth, just beats out the 1.79¢/kWh from Saudi Arabia , and is part of a pattern marchin More

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New Solar Panel Design Could Charge Your Phone With Ambient…

ExtremeTech Battery technology is still advancing at a sluggish rate in spite of intense research. The amount of energy you can carry around continues to limit what our mobile devices can do, and current methods of charging can only take us so far.… More

ExtremeTech Battery technology is still advancing at a sluggish rate in spite of intense research. The amount of energy you can carry around continues to limit what our mobile devices can do, and current methods of charging can only take us so far.… More

India Plans World’s Largest Solar Power Tender — 20…

CleanTechnica It is perhaps the worry of missing the ambitious renewable energy target that the Indian government has floated the idea of launching the world’s largest solar power tender. According to media reports, the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy is …… More

CleanTechnica It is perhaps the worry of missing the ambitious renewable energy target that the Indian government has floated the idea of launching the world’s largest solar power tender. According to media reports, the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy is …… More

Road to 2040 Infographic – Select Car Leasing

In a move that aims to improve the quality of air that the general public breathe, the UK Government has announced that it plans to ban the sale of petrol and diesel-engine cars from 2040, due to the amount of Nitrous Oxide given off by these types of vehicles.

So, what does this mean for you if you currently own a petrol or diesel car and will the UK be ready to make the switch in time? T More

In a move that aims to improve the quality of air that the general public breathe, the UK Government has announced that it plans to ban the sale of petrol and diesel-engine cars from 2040, due to the amount of Nitrous Oxide given off by these types of vehicles.

So, what does this mean for you if you currently own a petrol or diesel car and will the UK be ready to make the switch in time? T More

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