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DARPA Cheetah Sets Speed Record for Legged Robots

DARPA Tv This video shows a demonstration of the “Cheetah” robot galloping at speeds of up to 18 miles per hour (mph), setting a new land speed record for legged robots. The previous record was 13.1 mph, set in 1989. … Continue reading

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This year the contactless ‘wave and pay’ revolution finally begins

Source: Guardian Forget the year of the dragon – 2012 is set to be the year that contactless payments really take off in the UK … if those behind the technology are to be believed. Until now, it’s fair to … Continue reading

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RBS – Inside The Bank That Ran Out Of Money

Source: BBC/Youtube A BBC Documentary about the hubris at the heart of The Royal Bank of Scotland during the boom. And the ensuing demise under Sir Fred Goodwin. Amazon.com Widgets

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Count on resource boom, but not all its benefits

Source: Australian THE scope of the coalmine and associated infrastructure project envisaged by Indian company GVK Power is a whole lot bigger than was proposed by Hancock Coal, but not all the benefits are going to flow to Australia. Hancock … Continue reading

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