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The 5 Coolest Things On Earth This Week

GE Reports | Mar 22, 2019 at 6:50 PM
  • Sneaky robots made Austrian bees talk to Swiss fish, a Japanese and Russian team revived a muscle cell from a woolly mammoth that died 28,000 years ago, and a California Institute of Technology team has a design for spaceships powered by a light beam.
  • The team developed an ultrathin semiconductor and rectifier just a few atoms thick to build a flexible “rectifier” that captures energy from Wi-Fi signals and converts it into direct current.
  • A team from Microsoft and the University of Washington have turned on the first automated system that can store and retrieve information from synthetic DNA.

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Rex Animal Health | SAP.iO Foundry New York | SAP News Center

SAP | Mar 22, 2019 at 2:15 PM
  • It has been a busy few weeks for Amado Guloy, founder and CEO of Rex Animal Health.
  • With the goal of creating a health management platform for companion animals and pets, Guloy founded Rex.
  • Vast amounts of genetic and health data are collected in farms across the supply chain, often on paper.

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Wearables in Manufacturing Open Real-Time Communication Channels | SBTV

Samsung Insights | Mar 22, 2019 at 2:10 PM
  • Operational efficiency is critical in a manufacturing environment.
  • At one auto parts manufacturing plant, Magna, the use of Samsung smartwatches, tablets and TVs has allowed the company to significantly improve its ability to react to maintenance issues.
  • Using wearables in the manufacturing environment has enabled Magna to improve real-time communication through alerts and task completed notifications.

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ERP Air Force | Elephants, Rhinos & People | SAP News Center

SAP | Mar 22, 2019 at 1:15 PM
  • Africa’s wild elephants and rhinos are being driven to the edge of extinction: poachers, trophy hunters, and wildlife traffickers are killing or capturing three rhinos per day and up to four elephants every hour, on average.
  • By tying together multiple data sources and using AI algorithms, the ERP Air Force’s “Find my Elephants” tool can help conservationists act speedily enough to make a difference.
  • Powered by determination and SAP, ERP is now changing people’s lives in poor, rural areas and saving more wild elephants and rhinos.

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AI Predictions 2019 | Automation & Data Management | SAP News Center

SAP | Mar 22, 2019 at 12:15 PM
  • When making a prediction of the future, there is an inherent risk that you will inevitably look very silly in a few years.
  • In fact, AI without good, trustworthy, and governed data to build models with is exactly that: artificial.
  • Download The Future Customer Experience: 5 Essential Trends report.

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GE Renewable Energy partners with Tajikistan to make hydropower plants climate resilient GE Renewable Energy partners with Tajikistan to make hydropower plants climate resilient

GE Newsroom | Mar 22, 2019 at 8:36 AM
  • GE Renewable Energy announced the booking of a hydropower contract with Barki Tojik to refurbish six Kaplan units at the state-owned Qairokkum hydropower station in Tajikistan.
  • GE Renewable Energy leads the consortium which, with Cobra – a division of ACS Group, a Spanish company – will refurbish the Qairokkum hydropower plant.
  • Barki Tojik was then able to assess which refurbishment solutions would be best suited to enable Qairokkum to produce electricity at its optimal level in the years to come.

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GE Renewable Energy partners with Tajikistan to make hydropower plants climate resilient GE Renewable Energy partners with Tajikistan to make hydropower plants climate resilient

GE Newsroom | Mar 22, 2019 at 8:36 AM
  • GE Renewable Energy announced the booking of a hydropower contract with Barki Tojik to refurbish six Kaplan units at the state-owned Qairokkum hydropower station in Tajikistan.
  • GE Renewable Energy leads the consortium which, with Cobra – a division of ACS Group, a Spanish company – will refurbish the Qairokkum hydropower plant.
  • Barki Tojik was then able to assess which refurbishment solutions would be best suited to enable Qairokkum to produce electricity at its optimal level in the years to come.