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6th December 2018

World's largest container shipping group pledges to go carbon neutral by 2050

Danish conglomerate Maersk, the world's largest container ship and supply vessel operator, has announced a plan to cut its carbon emissions to zero by 2050.

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4th December 2018

Walmart to deploy cleaning robots

Retail giant Walmart plans to deploy up to 360 autonomous cleaning robots by the end of January 2019.

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1st December 2018

UK to begin carbon capture and storage in 2020s

The UK government has announced plans for the country's first carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) project. Thousands of such facilities will be needed worldwide by 2060.

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21st November 2018

World's first TV advert scripted entirely by AI

Luxury carmaker Lexus has used IBM's Watson to create the first TV advert scripted entirely by artificial intelligence.

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31st October 2018

Bitcoin alone could push global warming above 2°C within 15 years

A new study finds that if Bitcoin is adopted at similar rates that other technologies have been incorporated, then it alone could produce enough emissions to raise global temperatures by 2°C as soon as 2033.

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2nd October 2018

Satellite company will partner with Amazon to deliver Internet of Things (IoT) network

Telecommunications company Iridium is collaborating with Amazon on the development of "CloudConnect" – the first and only satellite cloud-based solution that will offer truly global coverage for the Internet of Things (IoT).

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13th September 2018

Amazon to open checkout-free store in NYC

Online retailer Amazon is to open another of its automated, cashier-less "Go" stores, this time in New York City.

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2nd September 2018

California approves bill mandating 100% carbon-free electricity by 2045

Senate Bill 100 makes California the single largest economy in the world to commit to a 100% clean energy grid.

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23rd August 2018

Cartilage repair/regeneration market will reach $6.5bn by 2024

Zion Market Research predicts that the cartilage repair/regeneration market, valued at $4.3bn in 2017, will generate revenue of $6.5bn by 2024 – with a compound annual growth rate of 5.8% between 2018 and 2024.

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18th July 2018

Leading AI companies and researchers pledge to not develop lethal autonomous weapons

More than 2,400 researchers, scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs and others have signed a pledge promising not to develop lethal autonomous weapons.

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