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Amazon Buying Zoox. Who Is Zoox?

June 26th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Zoox, based out of California (of course), has been working for years on autonomous ride-hailing technology. It was valued at $3 billion in 2018. Amazon just bought it — reportedly fro $1.2 billion


Autonomous Driving Firm Aurora Has Doubled Staff In Past Year

May 30th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

While the world struggles with the coronavirus pandemic and its entire, gigantic, enormous economic fallout, it's perhaps surprising to find out that some companies (other than Amazon and Zoom) have been growing in that time. One of those firms is Aurora, a self-driving vehicle firm led by Chris Urmson, who was Waymo's top dog for years


South Australia Approves World’s Largest Single-Tower Thermal Solar Plant

January 12th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

The state of South Australia has announced approval for the construction of the world's largest single-tower solar thermal plant to be built near Port Augusta, a 150 megawatt beast that, in the wake of the successful development of the world's largest Li-ion battery, serves to solidify South Austalia's role as a world leader in renewable energy. 



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