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Radical space: Jeff Bezos wants to shift factories to another planet

Amazon’s CEO and co-founder Jeff Bezos is literally aiming for the stars- and planets. According to Bezos, to preserve the earth, it is time to explore the possibility taking every polluting industry from this planet to another planet, so that earth can be used by humans for living. (Pic: BlueOrigin)

At Alibaba's FlyZoo futuristic hotel, robots run the show

Alibaba’s FlyZoo hotel with its range of AI intelligent services in the 290-room property in Hangzhou will transcend you into a world where high tech is the norm rather than an exception. ET Rise gets you the lowdown on Alibaba's first automated hotel where robots will be at your service.

Internet blackout, protests leave gig workers reeling

Food delivery agents earn between Rs 25,000 and Rs 50,000 a month, depending on the number of orders they complete, hours on the road, and distance covered, among other factors. Cab drivers can earn Rs 35,000 to Rs 80,000 a month, a chunk of which goes towards fuel, loans, and vehicle maintenance

Airbus Bizlab-accelerated napEazy wants to make sleeping on flights easier

Bringing an end to exhausting, chronic pains and fatigue caused by lack of sleep, two former Airbus employees have created a comfort kit- napEazy which lets you rest both your head and upper body in variety of sleeping positions.

Online dispute resolution is beginning to find takers in India

Online dispute resolution is finding takers in India as an easier, cost-effective way to settle cases.

To tackle low screening rates of cervical cancer, Aindra offers a solution at Rs 200

Offering simple, reliable yet affordable point of care systems for cervical cancer screening is the mission of Bengaluru-based Aindra system. Started in 2012, the deeptech startup's smart AI-enabled screening system, averagely priced between Rs 200-400, detects cervical cancer at an early stage, and at the very point of sample collection.

Impossible dumplings and beyond buns: Will China buy fake meat?

Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods have taken different approaches to imitating the taste and texture of animal meat, with different regulatory implications in China. Beyond Meat uses pea protein, while Impossible Foods relies on a genetically modified soy molecule called heme.

How to fight air pollution and make animal feed cheaper? Ask Fermentech Labs

Farmers in India who are compelled to burn their crop residue often face the brunt of an ill-managed system. IIT-Roorkee supported Fermentech Labs has a simple solution to their woes which involves reusing crop stubble to produce commercial enzymes.

It’s like Uber, only for election campaigns

Online advertising is a potent new tool for tech startups and political campaigns alike. Investors and voters alike also deserve to know how effective it is, and whether it's being abused to make numbers look better than they really are.

‘FedEx’ for cancer medicine, Cyca OncoSolutions wants to reduce the side effects of treatment

Can chemotherapy be directed at only the cancerous cells and not destroy the healthy ones? Nusrat Sanghamitra's entrepreneurship story may have started from a personal experience, but for her the mission to make cancer drugs safer has now transcended above and beyond.

Charged up: Gegadyne's carbon-powered batteries can break China's monopoly on electric vehicles

Charged up: Gegadyne's carbon-powered batteries can break China's monopoly on electric vehicles

Gegadyne uses non-lithium based battery technology that can charge EVs from 0-100% in less than 15 min.

Instoried predicts success rate of content, invokes right set of emotions in customers

Instoried predicts success rate of content, invokes right set of emotions in customers

The world today is driven by content be it in the form of blogs, mails, newsletters, or digital media. Instoried’s AI-based platform predicts the success rate of content marketing even before the content gets published by analyzing the emotional quotient of what has been written.

One for the road: This app will alert you of potholes, help prevent accidents

One for the road: This app will alert you of potholes, help prevent accidents

Potholes in India are not only annoying, but claim thousands of lives every year. Bengaluru-based RoadMetrics AI-based solution alerts riders of impending dangers in roads such as potholes, cracks, and damaged roads.

Transforming methane gas to meat equivalent. String Bio is making it possible

Transforming methane gas to meat equivalent. String Bio is making it possible

Your source of protein in the future may not be from the meat you eat, but from one of the most potent greenhouse gases. With five patents to its name, Bengaluru-based String Bio is currently converting methane to protein for animals. Humans can be next.

Facial recognition for cows: Why is Mooofarm giving cattle a digital identity?

Facial recognition for cows: Why is Mooofarm giving cattle a digital identity?

Agritech startup Mooofarm claims to have 95% accuracy in distinguishing one cow from the other.

Swachh Bharat Mission gets a lift from Garv’s smart, IoT-enabled toilets

Swachh Bharat Mission gets a lift from Garv’s smart, IoT-enabled toilets

Riding high on its range of IoT enabled toilets, this Faridabad-based social enterprise believes that by offering an integrated water, sanitation and hygiene solution, it will be able to help address a major challenge that the urban poor face.

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