News tagged with power

Balancing nuclear and renewable energy

Nuclear power plants typically run either at full capacity or not at all. Yet the plants have the technical ability to adjust to the changing demand for power and thus better accommodate sources of renewable energy such as ...

dateApr 25, 2018 in Energy & Green Tech
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Power-sucking Bitcoin 'mines' spark backlash

Bitcoin "miners" who use rows of computers whirring at the same time to produce virtual currencies began taking root along New York's northern border a couple of years ago to tap into some of the nation's cheapest hydroelectric ...

dateApr 24, 2018 in Business
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Bitcoin more vulnerable to attack than expected

Calculations by University of Twente researchers show that Bitcoin is more vulnerable to attack than people had always assumed. If some Bitcoin users were to form a group that controls 20 percent of the currency's computing ...

dateApr 23, 2018 in Internet
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Neural network trained to assess fire effects

Skoltech's Aeronet Lab has developed an algorithm that makes it possible to analyze satellite images of areas affected by fires and other natural disasters and to make a quick assessment of the economic damage. The algorithm ...

dateApr 23, 2018 in Computer Sciences
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