Auscrete Corp to set up shop in Canada

Auscrete Corp. ASCK (OTCMKTS)  has a facility in Oregon, U.S. that provides building materials for affordable housing construction. The company produces highly thermal efficient concrete panels, which are heavily insulated, do not burn, are not subject to infestation of insects and are not affected by water. Their focus on being environmentally friendly and energy efficient sees their concrete construction products created with…

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Enterprise Group Innovates new Software to Stay Ahead of the Pack.

The large equipment rental industry isn’t typically known for technological innovation, but Enterprise Group—the largest specialized equipment rental organization in Western Canada—has come up with a software that is set to completely revolutionize the industry. The company has developed a proprietary new tracking and reporting software called Star, that helps companies keep constant track of their assets, maximizes efficiencies, and…

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Microsoft Charts Its Own Path On Artificial Intelligence

TIME WAS SOFTWARE companies left inventing new hardware to others. Google’s search and ads empire was built on infrastructure assembled from commodity components, for example. But the growing competition among tech companies in artificial intelligence has convinced some software makers to change their spots. Some Google servers now include chips customized for machine learning called TPUs that the company designed in-house to deliver better…

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T-Mobile Merger Will Test The Department Of Justice’s Mettle

IN DECEMBER OF 2016, Donald Trump paraded Masayoshi Son, CEO of Japan’s SoftBank, through the lobby of Trump Tower. The proud president-elect called Son “one of the great men of industry.” Indeed, the two have a lot in common. They’re both big talkers with deep respect for enormous numbers of zeros—Son is the world’s 39th richest man—whose favorite currency is favors. Son promised over a…

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Texas Gets Its First Self-Driving Car Service

IN THE EVOLVING geographic distribution of self-driving cars, the go-to getaway is Arizona, where good weather and minimal government interference make testing two-ton robots something like fun in the sun. But as with all such places, the more crowded it gets, the less people want to go there any more. Maybe that’s why Mountain View–based startup Drive.ai isn’t taking its robo-cars to the land of the Grand…

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Lockheed’s Drone-Sploding Baby Missile Weighs Just 5 Pounds

WHEN IT COMES to missiles, you wouldn’t expect something the size and shape of a collapsed umbrella to rank among the fiercest. Especially when you hear the high-pitched noise it makes when it launches. But Lockheed Martin thinks its Miniature Hit-to-Kill missile could stand guard at military bases, embassies, or anywhere else American forces need defending against everything from rocket attacks to mortar…

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Uber Unveils The Flying Taxi It Wants To Rule The Skies

IF YOU TRUST the folks with their eyes tilted upward and their hands waving in the air, flying taxis could be a traffic panacea, leveraging the third dimension to make room for everyone. Uber is among the most fervent believers, and today the company revealed the vehicle it hopes will realize this congestion killer: the aspirationally—if not inspirationally—named Common Reference Model. The concept is all-electric, and…

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