Friday, January 31, 2014

KEEPING AN EYE ON ROBOT NEWS


NEWS
Robots, Jobs & Personal Responsibility
EE Times - I, for one, am tired of hearing how robots are taking jobs. Maybe I've been around the water cooler for too many decades, but really, is the rise of ...
Washington Post (blog)
Giant robots direct traffic, issue ticket
Washington Post (blog) - On The Washington Post's Innovation's blog, Matt McFarland reports that two large robots are being used in place of police officers to direct traffic and ...
Why Foxconn's iPhone Robots Could Create American Jobs
Wired - Many complain that Americans are losing their jobs to two things: China and robots. But what if those two things are bringing American jobs back?
National Geographic
Coming, aerial robots modelled after flying snakes
Business Standard - The researchers are hopeful that understanding such snakes' flight pattern can help them make tiny aerial robots - to be used in search and rescue ...
The Guardian
Google Failed at Smartphones. Can It Really Build Smart Homes ...
Businessweek - On the face of it, operating an existing cellphone company should be easier than creating and maintaining computerized eyeglasses, robots, and ...
The Business of Robotics
Software-based virtual robots help businesses add efficiency
The Business of Robotics - Since the 1960s, robots have been used to automate tedious manufacturing tasks, but they have largely stayed out of the backrooms of white collar ...
Even (Some) Law Firms Think Robots Are The Next Big Thing
Forbes - I am proud to say that I helped found the Robot Block Party in Silicon Valley. Now in its fifth year, the event brings together industry, academia, and the ...
Robots, Jobs and Personal Ability
EE Times - I suppose we could try Swift's "Modest Proposal" (i.e., kill and eat them). But I think I would prefer to have trucks driven by employed humans to robot ...
Research and Markets: Agricultural Robots - Market Shares ...
Fort Mills Times - Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as the agricultural robots are used in every aspect of farming, milking, food production, ...
South Cotswolds Gazette
Robots join class for fun
South Cotswolds Gazette - Gazette Series: Nao robots Ben(orange) and Anthony( Nao robots Ben(orange) and Anthony(blue) with Castle School students James ...

A SMALL DOSE OF TGIF ELON MUSK NEWS REVIEW


NEWS
MarketWatch
Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX to Receive the 2014 ...
MarketWatch - Elon Musk was the visionary behind some of the most game-changing... “Elon Musk is a true visionary of our time, and we could not be more honored ...
ValueWalk
How to Reap Profits Like Tesla Motors' Billionaire CEOElon Musk
DailyFinance - Tesla Motors was one of the best performing growth stocks on the public market last year, finishing with a gain of more than 300% in 2013. The stock's ...
100 People Transforming The American Economy For Good
Co.Exist - What do Al Gore, Elon Musk, and Melinda Gates have in common? They're all on part of the Purpose Economy 100, a list of people transforming the ...
The Tesla Model S Could Be Made In China
Gas 2.0 - China could be a huge market equalizer for Tesla Motors, and Elon Musk's fledging electric car company is making a big push in the People's ...

TGIF BITCOIN OR BITCON NEWS REVIEW

NEWS
Bitcoin Ignites Ron Paul's Parallel Currency Revolution
Forbes - Since then, Bitcoin has awakened people worldwide to the fact that Ron Paul and I have known for years: that governments don't have a monopoly on ...
Bitcoin gets two hearings -- and steps closer to acceptance
Fortune - Representatives of the bitcoin world generally took the position that while regulations unique tobitcoin and other math-based currencies should be ...
Daily News & Analysis
Bitcoin fan slaps notice on RBI, seeks framework
Daily News & Analysis - Alternative (virtual) currency Bitcoin, which is gaining popularity and notoriety worldwide at the same time, has created massive in confusion in India, ..
Bitcoin entrepreneurs charged with money laundering
Police News - NEW YORK — The top executive of a New York City-based Bitcoin company and a FloridaBitcoin exchanger have been charged with conspiring to ...
MarketWatch
Imogo Testing New Bitcoin Mobile Platform
MarketWatch - Bitcoins are a new form of digital currency that can be transferred and sent ... The adoption of Bitcoin by large corporations such as Google and ..
International Business Times
New York Bitcoin License? State Department of Financial Services ...
International Business Times - 28 and 29, seeking to answer questions on how the state government should deal with businesses that are wishing to operate usingbitcoin.
Bitcoin: Anonymous Unregulated Image Seems a Clever Marketing ...
Guardian Liberty Voice - Bitcoin has been the talk of the town for some time now. Whenever the subjects of currency, technology, and politics seems to creep into the same ..
Should Bitcoin be regulated at all?
Upstart - At yesterday's Encrypted Currency Hearings—also known as the "Bitcoin Hearings" in New York City—some of the most influential investors in the ..
Bitcoin Leader Arrested On Money-Laundering Charges
DrJays.com Live - The founder of a major bitcoin exchange was arrested this week on money laundering charges in connection with shuttered underground commerce ...
Doge, Meet Bitcoin: 8 Baffling Digital Currencies Inspired by Memes
Wired - Thanks to the open source nature of bitcoin, that most famous of all digital currencies, just about anybody can create their own alt-coins these days
PanAm Post
Booming Bitcoin Attracts Enthusiasts to Miami Beach
PanAm Post - The Miami Beach Convention Centre was home to the first North American Bitcoin Conference this past weekend, with the aim of “driving the currency ...
Rubbing elbows with the local bitcoin evangelists
Las Vegas Weekly - His statement is predictable, even, at this weekly bitcoin meetup, where I'm outnumbered 7-to-1 by people engaging in full peer-to-peer crytpocurrency ...
PFhub
Visa CEO Dismisses Bitcoin, Supports Traditional Payment Systems
PFhub - bitcoin news To professional bitcoiners, the digital currency can be utilized as both a currency and an electronic payment system. Although finance ...
Banker Dimon 'Doesn't Understand' Bitcoin, Lawyer Says
Bloomberg - “That just shows he doesn't understand it,” the Bitcoin Foundation's lawyer, Patrick Murck, told Bloomberg Television's Emily Chang today. “It can be ...
Company offers bitcoin instead of cash in lai see packets
South China Morning Post - Lunar New Year tradition was turned on its head yesterday with lai see packets filled with bitcoin coupons instead of cash being handed out to the ...
Business Insider Australia
More Major Retailers Are Getting Ready to AcceptBitcoin
Reuters - When it comes to major retailers accepting payment in Bitcoin, Overstock and TigerDirect are only the beginning. This revelation came in testimony by ..
Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa restaurant offers payment by Bitcoin
Ottawa Citizen - OTTAWA — For the first time, you can go to an Ottawa restaurant and be asked when you're finished eating: Cash, card or Bitcoin? The Standard ...
Boxing Plus Bitcoin, A One-Two Punch
The Sweet Science - The hottest and sexiest boxing show in the country returns to the legendary Florentine Gardens Hollywood on Thursday, February 6th and boxing fans ..
Channel News Asia
Hong Kong in "biggest ever" Bitcoin giveaway
Channel News Asia - HONG KONG: Hong Kongers snapped up HK$500,000 ($65,000) in Bitcoin vouchers on Thursday to mark the Lunar New Year in what organisers ...
Redwood City car dealership makes first Bitcoin transaction
San Francisco Examiner - Land Rover of Redwood City may be your source, as it is now accepting Bitcoincurrency, according to the dealership and the company that helped ...
Chinese New Year Bitcoin Ban: End of Days or Empty Threat?
International Business Times UK - When Chinese New Year takes place on 31 January the country's bitcoinusers may have little to celebrate, as restrictions announced a month earlier ...
JOSIC: News, Sports, Style, Culture & Technology
4 Things to Consider When Reporting Your BitcoinIncome to the IRS
JOSIC: News, Sports, Style, Culture & Technology - As the popular and usage ofBitcoin increased dramatically over the past year, so do the amount of money many users made during that time
Bitcoin exchange company in hot water, charged with conspiracy
The Voice of Russia - Not BitInstant: Eric Martindale (L) and John Dreyzehner from BitPay, the world leader in Bitcoin business solutions, demonstrate a transaction using an ...
Bit Who? 5 Things You Need to Know About Bitcoin
Huffington Post - Bitcoin is slowly but surely finding its way into our lexicon, our news reports, and maybe even our wallets. So what is Bitcoin? How does it work?
Bitcoin Prices Range on Lack of Major News
Forex Market (blog) - With a lack of major bitcoin related news, the market moved in a tight range for the last two days. There were growing speculations that some major ...
Local business accepting Bitcoin
WAND - Champaign -- A Champaign business is using a different kind of currency to keep customers secure. Cheese & Crackers in started accepting Bitcoin ...

TGIF MARS ONE NEWS REVIEW

NEWS
Mars one-way
RT - It's been nearly a half-century since Neil Armstrong's iconic small step on the moon, but is mankind ready for the giant leap of a settlement on Mars?

'To live on another planet was always my dream' - Mars One ...
The Voice of Russia - Russian Artyom Goncharov is through to the second round of applicant selection for the first unmanned mission Mars One. Artyom could end up ...
Mars or bust: Intrepid Reno woman aspires to trip to the Red Planet
The Republic - "I'm really, really excited," said Radzik Warren, who concedes she was "very skeptical" when she first saw a post about the Mars One project on ...
Long road to Mars for local man
Davisclipper - Farmington resident Ken Sullivan is one of the 1058 international applicants to make it past the first round in a process that may eventually send him ...
E&T magazine
E&T reporter joins simulated Mars mission
E&T magazine - In the past years, space agencies as well as private entities around the world including Dutch non-profit Mars One project have stepped up their efforts ...