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techcrunch.com - Brian Heater - Alphabet's Intrinsic aims to make industrial robots more capable
Alphabet's Intrinsic aims to make industrial robots more capable
TechCrunch

Alphabet's public-facing history with robotics has, thus far, been a spotty one. Most notably, Google X's big acquisition push culminated in its selling Boston Dynamics to Softbank (who eventually flipped it to Hyundai). Alphabet/Google's…

reuters.com - Alphabet to launch robotics firm Intrinsic under its other bets unit
Alphabet to launch robotics firm Intrinsic under its other bets unit
Reuters

July 23 (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) secretive research unit said on Friday it will launch Intrinsic, its new robotics software and artificial intelligence project, under the Google parent's segment that houses futuristic businesses such as…

cnbc.com - Cat Clifford - Meeting Google's climate change goals 'stresses out' CEO Sundar Pichai
Meeting Google's climate change goals 'stresses out' CEO Sundar Pichai
CNBC

Geert Vanden Wijngaert | Bloomberg | Getty Images CEO Sundar Pichai is stressed about Google's plan to become carbon free over the next decade. That means the company aims to use no carbon-based energy whatsoever by 2030. 'It's a long shot, it…

cnbc.com - Diana Olick - These companies are sucking carbon out of the atmosphere - and investors are piling in
These companies are sucking carbon out of the atmosphere - and investors are piling in
CNBC

Just outside Zurich, more than a dozen massive fans are fast at work, cleaning the air of carbon dioxide. So-called direct air capture is the leading edge of what could become the largest environmental industry aimed at saving the planet. The…

mobileworldlive.com - Kavit Majithia - Alphabet sets up industrial robotics business
Alphabet sets up industrial robotics business
GSMA

Google parent Alphabet announced the creation of Intrinsic, a division which will focus on the development of robotics for industrial use, adding to the company's other futuristic bets in areas including self-driving cars and delivery drones. In a…

noaa.gov - Earth from Orbit: Satellites and Solar Energy | NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS)
Earth from Orbit: Satellites and Solar Energy | NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS)
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Sometimes when looking at satellite imagery, you can see areas of light that gleam or sparkle with an unusual brightness. This effect is known as sunglint, and occurs when sunlight is reflected off the surface of Earth at the same angle that the…

9to5google.com - New Alphabet company Intrinsic is just making the software to train industrial robotics
New Alphabet company Intrinsic is just making the software to train industrial robotics
9to5Google

Alphabet, and Google before it, has a long history of exploring robots. The latest effort is in the form of a new company called Intrinsic that is entirely focused on making software tools for training industrial robotics. Intrinsic wants to…

houstonchronicle.com - Shelby Webb - Renewable energy and oil wage battle for power in Texas land rights case
Renewable energy and oil wage battle for power in Texas land rights case
Houston Chronicle

The process seemed straightforward in 2015: Landowner Gary Drgac agreed to lease hundreds of acres of his land in Pecos County to Austin-based Midway Solar so the company could put up a large array of its energy producing panels. It turned out to…

france24.com - Sylvain ROUSSEAU - The Interview - Exclusive: French astronaut Thomas Pesquet speaks to FRANCE 24 and RFI from space
The Interview - Exclusive: French astronaut Thomas Pesquet speaks to FRANCE 24 and RFI from space
FRANCE 24

On April 23, Thomas Pesquet blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center with three teammates for his second mission on orbit around the Earth. The astronaut is back aboard the International Space Station on a six-month mission named Alpha. Three…

gadgetsnow.com - Reuters - Google parent Alphabet to launch a new company called 'Intrinsic
Google parent Alphabet to launch a new company called 'Intrinsic
Gadgets Now

Reuters / Updated: Jul 23, 2021, 08:38PM IST Inc's secretive research unit said on Friday it will launch Intrinsic, its new software and artificial intelligence project, under the Google parent 's segment that houses futuristic businesses such as…

siliconangle.com - Maria Deutscher - Alphabet launches robotics venture Intrinsic to train industrial robots with AI
Alphabet launches robotics venture Intrinsic to train industrial robots with AI
SiliconANGLE

Google LLC parent Alphabet Inc. today announced a new venture, Intrinsic, that will focus on making industrial robots easier and more affordable to use for companies such as manufacturers. Intrinsic is a spinoff from Alphabet's X research lab. At…

teslarati.com - Simon Alvarez - Tesla's Elon Musk highlights Virtual Power Plants' importance amid CA launch
Tesla's Elon Musk highlights Virtual Power Plants' importance amid CA launch
Teslarati.com

Tesla has launched its Virtual Power Plant (VPP) program in California, allowing customers to utilize their Powerwall batteries and solar panels to help the state's grid. While the VPP seems to be a pilot program in California for now, Tesla CEO…

slashgear.com - Chris Davies - Alphabet's Intrinsic breaks cover to teach old robots new tricks
Alphabet's Intrinsic breaks cover to teach old robots new tricks
SlashGear

Alphabet has started up a new robotics company, Intrinsic, with Google's parent firm looking to make smarter industrial ‘bots. The announcement comes shortly after Alphabet sold Boston Dynamics – known for its attention-grabbing human…

dailymail.co.uk - Rob Crilly - Experts question whether Biden's Cuba sanctions will have any impact
Experts question whether Biden's Cuba sanctions will have any impact
Mail Online

Treasury Department unveiled sanctions on Thursday after protest crackdown They target the Black Berets unit and defense minister Álvaro López Miera But conservatives said they did not go far enough to weaken communist regime…

electrek.co - EGEB: 3 ways clean energy is making US grids more resilient right now
EGEB: 3 ways clean energy is making US grids more resilient right now
Electrek.co

In today's Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Here are 3 ways clean energy is boosting grid resilience right now in the face of extreme weather. Massachusetts announces $1.6 million in grants to support offshore wind workforce training.

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