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  • [New] A number of companies, including one started by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, are developing new models for reactors that could soon prove to be cleaner, more efficient and virtually immune to meltdowns. Yahoo News
  • Tallinn belongs to a group of tech billionaires, including Bill Gates and Elon Musk, who believe that developments in artificial intelligence - many achieved by the companies they ran - could pose an existential risk to humanity. Politico
  • A next-generation nuclear power plant will be built at a soon-to-be-retired coal-fired plant in Wyoming in the next several years, with the project a joint initiative between Bill Gates's TerraPower and PacifiCorp, owned by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway. NTD
  • China's effort is the furthest developed of many other fresh attempts to create thorium reactors, including one called Natrium, which plans to build a pilot plant in Wyoming USA, and enjoys the financial backing of Bill Gates and Warren Buffett. China Environment
  • TerraPower, the nuclear innovation company founded by Bill Gates, devised the technology for the onboard molten-salt reactor, which will provide zero-emissions energy. Architectural Digest
  • KoBold Metals, backed by Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates, plans to hunt for metals in Greenland. Business Insider
  • Billionaire Bill Gates is backing the development of a sunlight-dimming technology that might help to achieve a global cooling effect by reflecting the sun's rays from the planet's atmosphere. Insider
  • China's efforts plan to build a pilot plant in Wyoming, including what is called sodium, which is financially backed by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, and many other new creations of thorium reactors. Eminetra
  • China's effort is the furthest developed of many other fresh attempts to create thorium reactors, including one called Natrium, which plans to build a pilot plant in Wyoming and enjoys the financial backing of Bill Gates and Warren Buffett. Live Science
  • Form Energy, a start-up backed by Bill Gates, recently announced it would partner with a utility in Minnesota on a pilot project to build an aqueous air battery that could deliver continuous power for 150 hours. The New York Times
  • QuantumScape, a Silicon Valley startup whose investors include Volkswagen and Bill Gates, is working on a technology that could make batteries cheaper, more reliable and quicker to recharge. Finance & Commerce
  • The European Commission has announced a partnership with Bill Gates' sustainable energy funding vehicle with the goal of unlocking new investments for clean tech and sustainable energy projects totalling up to $1 billion over five years (2022-2026). Tech.eu
  • The European Commission has announced a partnership with Bill Gates' sustainable energy funding vehicle with the goal of unlocking new investments for clean tech and sustainable energy projects totaling up to $1 billion (€820 million) over five years (2022-2026). TechCrunch
  • 2018 will see Vast applications on smartphones will run deep neural networks to enable AI. GRID INFOCOM
  • While enthusiasm for, and investment in new technology may be profitable for Bill Gates, there are many who doubt that it could help drive down that 51 billion number. Prime
  • Big names like Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, and Bill Gates all warn of the potential dangers of AI if humans do not properly manage advancing technology. Dataconomy
  • Non-state leaders such as Pope Francis, Bill Gates and business and finance leaders will help mobilize broad climate action. Impact Alpha
  • With over $181 million in private funding from backers, including Richard Branson, Bill Gates, and meat industry giant Tyson Foods, many are expecting Memphis Meats to be the first company to successfully release a cultured meat product. Hotel News Middle East
  • Elon Musk has expressed a desire to launch 10,000 into space to terraform Mars - while others like Bill Gates think we should worry about another looming threat. Interesting Engineering

Last updated: 24 October 2021


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