3 ‘dark’ trends likely to power smart technology and communities by 2030

Venture Beast

Whether over-hyped or under-marketed, here are three "dark horse" technology trends that are likely to power the smart technology of 2030. Read More. Business DataDecisionMakers Enterprise category-/Business & Industrial

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How One Wealthy Brit in 1930 Imagined the Home of 2030

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What will homes of the year 2030 look like? 2030 british mps ad covent garden knights bachelor the metropolitan opera al jolson frederick edwin smith the jazz singer winston churchill house of commons of the united kingdom f e smith 1st earl of birkenhead

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‘Next decade’s answer to the Space Needle’: Seattle 2030 is a post-pandemic skyscraper concept

GeekWire

Seattle 2030, with a skyport at the top and a view of the Seattle waterfront and Space Needle in the distance. ” The Seattle 2030 concept is not site specific, but is intended to be located in the city’s downtown core. A workplace in Seattle 2030.

In 2030, You Won't Own Any Gadgets

GizModo VR

That’s not how it is today, and by 2030,… Read more. Owning things used to be simple. You went to the store. You paid money for something, whether it be a TV, clothes, books, toys, or electronics. You took your item home, and once you paid it off, that thing belonged to you. It was yours.

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It's 2030, and This Is the Stuff That Doesn't Exist Anymore

GizModo VR

Welcome to 2030! future fiction 2030 slideshowWell, we all made it and only a quarter of us died! How about a trip down memory lane with AI-Powered News Aggregator Bryan Menegus II and the brain of former Gizmodo EiC John Biggs in a jar. Read more.

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Volvo says it will only sell electric cars by 2030

The Verge

Swedish automaker Volvo says it will only sell electric cars by 2030, phasing out all diesel, petrol, and hybrid options in an effort to reduce global carbon emissions. Volvo unveiled its first fully electric car, the XC40, in 2019. Image: Volvo.

Washington state lawmakers vote to phase out gasoline cars by 2030

The Verge

Washington state lawmakers have passed a measure that would phase out the sale of gas-powered vehicles starting in 2030. The Clean Cars 2030 initiative passed Thursday as an amendment to a bill that requires state utilities prepare for an electric-vehicle future. Traffic Jam.

IBM sets new climate goal for 2030

The Verge

IBM plans to get rid of its planet-heating carbon dioxide emissions from its operations by 2030, the company announced today. It plans to rely on renewable energy for 90 percent of its electricity use by 2030. Inside IBM Research Headquarters.

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Microsoft’s operations will be zero waste by 2030 

The Verge

Microsoft plans to stop generating trash from its operations by 2030, the company announced today. The zero waste pledge accompanies another major environmental goal Microsoft set at the beginning of the year — becoming carbon negative by 2030.

Report: Majority of enterprises will still use Web2 until 2030

Venture Beast

Between now and the end of the decade, enterprises will dabble with Web3 for apps that benefit from new blockchain-enabled business models. Read More. apps Business Enterprise technology category-/Finance/Investing category-/Online Communities/Virtual Worlds DeFi Gartner Metaverse NFTs reports Web3

Google plans to power its operations with carbon-free energy by 2030

Venture Beast

Google aims to power its entire operations using carbon-free electricity by 2030, building on its goal of matching energy use with 100% renewable energy.

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Sonos Wants to Be Carbon Neutral by 2030, but No Word On Planned Obsolescence

GizModo VR

Sonos on Wednesday announced a new product sustainability program with a lofty carbon neutrality goal for its entire line by 2030 and net zero emissions by 2040.

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NASA Details Plan to Retire ISS in 2030 and Deliberately Crash It Into the Pacific Ocean

GizModo VR

The end of the International Space Station is finally approaching, with NASA declaring the retirement of the orbital outpost in 2030 and a dramatic deorbiting early in the following year.

Intel pledges net positive water use, 100% green power, and zero waste to landfill by 2030

Venture Beast

Intel pledged to uphold ambitious sustainability goals, such as net positive water use, 100% green power, and zero waste sent to the landfill by 2030.

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Hundreds of thousands of public sector jobs automated by 2030

Computer Weekly

Repetitive roles in the UK public sector will be decimated as organisations replace people with automation technology

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California Could Require Uber and Lyft to Go Electric by 2030

GizModo VR

The state’s clean air agency is poised to mandate that nearly all vehicles used by drivers working for ridesharing companies be electric by 2030. If you live in California, chances are you could be taking many more Uber and Lyft trips in electric vehicles in the coming years.

Ford says it will go all-electric in Europe by 2030

The Verge

Ford will only sell electric vehicles in Europe by 2030, it said Wednesday. And by 2030, Ford expects two-thirds of its commercial vehicle sales to be all-electric or plug-in hybrid, while all of its passenger vehicles sold will be pure battery-electric.

The Data Cars Will Be Capturing by 2030 Can Only Be Described As “Big”

CTOvision

By the year 2030, big data in cars could be a $750 billion dollar business. Rick Delgado. If you haven't imagined it, think about this: automobiles of the future and to some extent even current vehicles are able to collect all sorts of data while you are driving them. As manufacturing designs and computer functions improve, cars will become smarter in a rapidly accelerating stream.

California will require all autonomous vehicles to be zero-emission starting in 2030

The Verge

California will require all light-duty autonomous vehicles (AV) to emit zero emissions starting in 2030. Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge.

Ethical AI will not see broad adoption by 2030, study suggests

Venture Beast

According to a survey by the Pew Research Center and Elon University, experts don't believe ethical AI will be broadly adopted soon. Read More. AI Big Data Cloud Dev Enterprise Security VB Home Page ai artificial intelligence category-/Science/Computer Science machine learning

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Russia plans to manufacture chips locally on a 28 nm node by 2030

TechSpot

Following the invasion of Ukraine, Russia got hit with an unprecedented amount of international sanctions. While this has undoubtedly crippled the Russian economy, it also cut off their access to an essential resource in this day and age, semiconductors

UK Army could be 25-percent robotic by 2030, says British general

TechSpot

British Army leaders think that by 2030 nearly a quarter of the UK's ground troops will be robots. That is almost 30,000 autonomous and remote-controlled fighting machines deployed within about a decade

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Lyft will transition to 100 percent electric vehicles by 2030

TechSpot

Lyft's specified deadline for this change is 2030, which is a pretty ambitious target. It's not unrealistic, but the company will undoubtedly run into a few major roadblocks on its way to reaching that goal

Crypto Climate Accord will shift cryptocurrency industry to 100% renewable energy by 2030

Venture Beast

A new group dubbed the Crypto Climate Accord is debuting today as a way to make cryptocurrency more energy efficient. Read More.

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Applied Materials pledges 100% renewable energy sourcing in U.S. by 2022, worldwide by 2030

Venture Beast

by 2022 and worldwide by 2030. Chip equipment maker Applied Materials set a goal of hitting 100% renewable energy sourcing in the U.S. Read More. AI Business Apex Clean Energy Applied Materials category-/Business & Industrial Gary Dickerson Semicon West sustainability

Apple aims to become carbon neutral by 2030

The Verge

To reach its goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2030, it will slash its greenhouse gas pollution by 75 percent and then find ways to draw down the remaining 25 percent of its heat-trapping emissions.

Interactive scenarios for 2030:

Trends in the Living Networks

Last year I kicked off a strategy session of a major infrastructure company with a presentation to the executive team on the world in 2030. This used scenarios to

Microsoft announces strategy to become "water positive" by 2030

Tech Republic Data Center

Clean drinking water is a scarce commodity around the globe. This week, Microsoft laid out its plan to help address water scarcity worldwide

Seagate aims to have 100TB hard drives by 2030

TechSpot

During its recent virtual analyst event, Seagate shared a revised hard drive roadmap that outlines plans for traditional spinning storage

Uber pledges to shift to ‘100 percent’ electric vehicles by 2030

The Verge

Uber announced Tuesday that “100 percent” of rides will take place in electric vehicles by 2030 in the US, Canada, and Europe, and by 2040 for the rest of the world. In June, Lyft announced it would transition “100 percent” of its fleet to electric vehicles by 2030.

What You’ll Find Inside Medicine Cabinets in 2030

GizModo VR

The modern medicine cabinet is filled with all sorts of things, from pain relievers and birth control pills to antibiotics and bandages.

Amazon Workers Are Petitioning the Company To Bring Its Pollution to Zero By 2030

GizModo VR

Ahead of Amazon’s planned shareholder meeting on May 26, more than 600 employees have signed a petition pressuring the company to bring its pollution levels down to zero by 2030 — particularly in the communities of color that predominantly border Amazon’s warehouses.

Biden Pledges to Cut U.S. Carbon Emissions 50% by 2030

GizModo VR

On Thursday morning, the Biden administration unveiled a pledge to slice the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions in half compared to 2005 levels by the end of the decade.

UK Prime Minister bans combustion-engine vehicles starting 2030

TechSpot

The UK Prime Minister has been changing his tune on climate change in recent months with his new Green Plan, pushing harder for renewable energies, nuclear power, and carbon capture technology, and seemingly pulling away from burning fossil fuels

Lyft vows ‘100 percent’ of its vehicles will be electric by 2030

The Verge

Lyft announced a plan on Wednesday to transition to “100 percent” electric or zero-emission vehicles by 2030. Photo by Bradley Kappel for The Verge.

Microsoft talks trash: Tech giant aims for zero waste by 2030 in latest environmental initiative

GeekWire

based cloud and software behemoth announced Tuesday that it’s setting a goal of reaching zero waste by 2030 for its direct waste production. Eliminating single use plastics in Microsoft packaging within 5 years; making Surface devices recyclable by 2030.

Amazon Workers Are Petitioning the Company to Bring Its Pollution to Zero By 2030

GizModo VR

Ahead of Amazon’s planned shareholder meeting on May 26, more than 600 employees have signed a petition pressuring the company to bring its pollution levels down to zero by 2030 — particularly in the communities of color that predominantly border Amazon’s warehouses.

Huawei looks beyond 5G, announces plans to launch 6G tech in 2030

TechSpot

Though it's odd that Huawei is focusing on the tech this far in advance, nine years is hardly an impossible timeline to get 6G up and running. The first 4G LTE smartphone, Samsung's Galaxy Indulge, released on February 10, 2011, and the first 5G smartphone, the Galaxy S20, released 9

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Microsoft vows to replenish more water than it consumes by 2030, in latest sustainability initiative

GeekWire

Microsoft’s redevelopment of its Redmond, Wash. headquarters will include water conservation strategies. Microsoft Rendering). Microsoft says it will replenish more clean water than it uses in its cloud computing and software business within a decade.

Apple's 2030 carbon neutrality goal gets a boost from huge Danish wind turbines

Tech Republic Data Center

The tech giant is investing in a pair of 200-meter tall wind turbines to help power its newly opened data center in Viborg, Denmark

The UK aims to power each home with wind energy by 2030

TechSpot

The country isn't stopping there, though. As part of a broader push to hasten its transition to cleaner energy sources, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson now reportedly claims the government will invest around £160 million (that's roughly $207 million) in offshore wind technology

Denmark announces plans to construct two wind energy 'islands' by 2030

TechSpot

However, the Nordic country isn't interested in leaving well enough alone. Today, the Danish Ministry of Finance announced an ambitious new plan to boost its wind power production capacity.

Intel CEO believes over 20 percent of premium vehicles' bill of materials will be dedicated to chips by 2030

TechSpot

The predictions presented at IAA Mobility by Pat Gelsinger, Intel's CEO, represent 5x growth over 11 years.