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China overtakes U.S. as Europe’s main trading partner

China dethroned the U.S. last year to become Europe’s top trading partner for the first time, data from the European statistics office has shown, CNBC informs. European Union exports to China grew by 2.2% last year and imports rose by 5.6%. In comparison, exports to the U.S. dropped by 8.2% and imports fell by 13.2%. The latest figures, released Monday by Eurostat, showed that China now has an even bigger role in how European economies perform

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Decisive year for energy Industry

We’ve known for decades that in order to curb the impact of perpetually rising carbon emissions, we would have to radically disrupt the machinations of global industry and change the way we live, think, and dream. We have to actually buckle down and make behavioral and systematic changes instead of hedging our bets on futuristic technological innovations that will save our butts at the last second, Oil Price writes

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Elon Musk wires monkey's brain to play video games

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said one of his startups has a monkey with wires going into its brain that’s able to play video games. Neuralink put a computer chip into the monkey’s skull and used “tiny …

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Google turning smartphones into earthquake detectors

Google launched an earthquake alert system in California, saying it is working on letting Android-powered smartphones double as tremor detectors. The new "ShakeAlert" system, created in collaboration with the US …

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iPhone 12 release date set for October

Apple has confirmed it’s planning to launch its new iPhones a little later this year. "Last year we started selling new iPhones in late September, this year we expect supply to be available a few weeks later," Apple CFO …

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Iran tests 5G in lab in Tehran

Iran's Deputy Minister of Communications and Information Technology Sattar Hashemi said that the test conducted in the ICT Research Center in downtown Tehran had reached a speed of 1.5 gigabits per second (Gb/s). "The 5G …

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Apple plans to launch nine new iPhone models in 2020

Apple may release as many as nine new iPhones in 2020, according to leaked plans. Legal documents filed by the California company suggest the firm is gearing up to release its new smartphone, the iPhone 12. The documents, …

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Robots will replace soldiers in combat, says Russia

For Russia, the question of robots taking over the role of soldiers on the battlefield is a matter of when, not if. “Living fighters will gradually begin to be replaced by their robotic ‘brothers’ who can act faster, more …

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Robots help China manage the coronavirus pandemic

Making new friends, or even catching up with old ones, can be hard enough when you're 93 years old and living in fear of the coronavirus. Which is why Chui Dip-sai has been so grateful for Temi, an Israeli-developed service …

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How technology shapes future of Education

Technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives, and now it seems that education systems around the world are due for an update, Visual Capitalist writes in the article …

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 Scientists know how to generate electricity out of air

Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have developed a device that uses a natural protein to create electricity from moisture in the air, a new technology they say could have significant implications for the future of renewable …

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