Kenes Rakishev, a well-known tech pioneer and entrepreneur from Kazakhstan sums up some of the AI projects involved in fighting with COVID-19. Rakishev points out some less-known facts, for example that quick reaction was secured by BlueDot computer. Kenes Rakishev himself invests in a couple of AI healthcare-related projects.
Four multinationals, including Shell and Exxon, want to store greenhouse gas CO₂ in an empty gas field off the Dutch coast. The companies are going to apply for subsidies at the end of this month. According to estimates, this grant could amount to around € 1.5 billion. This subsidy is controversial because it is a huge amount of money for something that has never been done on this scale.
The new MacBook Air is faster than the more expensive MacBook Pro with Intel processor thanks to Apple’s M1 chip. In fact, the former is more powerful than almost all other Apple devices.
The Korean conglomerate Hyundai is negotiating to take over a robot maker Boston Dynamics from the Japanese tech investor Softbank. That’s what Bloomberg News Agency reports based on insider information. According to sources, the deal would be worth a billion dollars. Boston Dynamics is known for its two-legged humanoid Atlas robot and the four-legged animal robots Spot and BigDog.
The Red Cross is substantially scaling up emergency aid in the Netherlands, as the demand for aid is increasing during the second coronage wave. In addition to providing food for those in need, the organisation will help municipalities in the coming winter months to take care of the homeless. Health care institutions and LGDs can also ask for extra help, according to the Red Cross on Monday. For...
Waterford Distillery is the first Irish organically certified whisky to be placed on the market. This is Mark Newton, head of communications at Waterford. “To our surprise, only a number of other distillers seem interested, but we are completely convinced of what the organic farming method can do for our drinks,” says Mark.
Electric vehicles (EV) and closely related Autonomous Vehicles (AV) are the very edge of the technology. Despite being known for more than hundred years they grew to practical use only with invention of relatively cheap Lithium batteries. Kenges Rakishev, an entrepreneur from Kazakhstan, was never far away from the modern technology. As an investor Kenges Rakishev put his money in all underlying...
Not only minks, dogs and cats, but also sheep and cows may be in danger of getting the new coronavirus. At least this is evident from a new study in which scientists looked at which animal cells the virus ‘fits’. As far as is known, no case of corona has been observed in sheep or cows.