Algae takes first place in Elon Musk-funded greenhouse gas competition

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) – Ideas to reduce greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, from algae farming to the production of some form of artificial limestone, are receiving funding from renowned entrepreneur Elon Musk. The Tesla electric vehicle and SpaceX rocket company developer is funding the $100 million XPRIZE Decarbonization competition for the most promising ways to […]

Money is about to enter a new era of competition

We now stand on the threshold of another age of turmoil. Cash is on its way out and digital technologies replacing it can change the nature and capabilities of money. Today, central bank money simultaneously serves as a unit of account, a medium of exchange and a store of value. But digital technologies could lead […]

Competition for Streets and Sidewalks

Almost as soon as technologists invent robots carry groceries or burritos Discussions began at people’s doors, over the sidewalks. Officials in San Francisco, the test lab for many new technologies, anxious He said that interacting with robots could harm older people, children or the disabled. About a year ago, Pennsylvania swayed city-by-city restrictions and delivered […]

China competition bill to advance to final negotiations

this Senate By advancing a long-delayed bill to encourage the US production of microprocessor chips to better compete with China, it is poised to push the law forward and embark on a tough round of negotiations with China. House. President Biden has pressured Congress to quickly pass comprehensive legislation, but there are key differences between […]

Netflix raises US and Canadian prices as competition rises

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix It raises prices for video streaming customers in the US and Canada less than a year and a half since the last price increase as competition from other streaming services increases. Prices have increased by $1 to $2, depending on the plan, the Los Gatos, California company said on Friday. […]

Biden signs competition order targeting big businesses

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden signed an executive order targeting what on Friday he is It labeled anticompetitive practices in technology, healthcare, and other parts of the economy, declaring that this would reinforce an American ideal, declaring that “true capitalism depends on fair and open competition.” The sweep order contains 72 actions and recommendations. […]