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- Amazon shareholders to vote on company getting off fossil fuels. Amazon opposes the resolution, arguing they already have "Shipment Zero, our vision to make all Amazon shipments net zero carbon, with 50% of all shipments net zero by 2030." -

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- Researchers engineer mechanosensors that take inspiration from the hairs of spiders to detect movement/threat/prey. But the sensors the engineers developed don’t just sense and filter at a very fast rate—they also compute, and without needing a power supply. -

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- Germany: Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbundes (RMV) subsidiary fahma orders the world’s largest fleet of fuel cell trains (27) from Alstom. "the order also includes the supply of hydrogen, maintenance and the provision of reserve capacities for the next 25 years." -

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- Ford has just unveiled a new autonomous robot in its Valencia, Spain plant. The robot delivers parts and materials to workers around the facility, which Ford says allows its employees to focus on more complex tasks. The robot was built entirely by Ford employees. -

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- Amsterdam to serve vegetarian food by default at all council events - Meetings in the Dutch capital will be meat-free unless attendees specifically request otherwise, the council’s executive body has announced. -

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- General Motors designs a new “brain and nervous system” for its vehicles - The new electronic vehicle platform supports up to 10Gb/s and over-the-air updates. -

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- Energy transformation bumps GDP by 2.5%, total employment by 0.2% globally in 2050. Health, subsidy and climate-related savings worth up to USD$160 trillion cumulatively over 30-years. Payoff at least $3-7 per $1 spent, depending on externalities. -

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- Facial recognition: Your face may be the key to unlock the future - If facial recognition is good enough for Taylor Swift, is it good enough for you? -

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