‘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.

Didi Chuxing targets 1 million autonomous taxis by 2030

Venture Beast

Chinas ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing aims to operate more than 1 million self-driving cars through its platform by 2030. Read More. AI Business Transportation category-/Autos & Vehicles China Didi Chuxing self-driving cars

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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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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.

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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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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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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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.

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

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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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

Every Bentley will be totally electric by 2030

Mashable VR

By 2030, the century-old British motor company will only produce batter-powered cars, Bentley CEO Adrian Hallmark said Thursday. But since all its models will be electrified by 2030, the first Bentley EV could simply be a modified version of one of its existing internal combustion engine cars.

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.

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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.

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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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

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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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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.

Elon Musk says Tesla will probably be producing 20 million cars per year by 2030

Mashable VR

We do see Tesla reaching 20M vehicles/year probably before 2030, but that requires consistently excellent execution," he tweeted. Elon Musk has some predictions about the electric car market, and — surprise — they're quite optimistic.

Virgin is working to elevate hyperloop travel by 2030

Mashable VR

Virgin Hyperloop is leading the race to make the high-speed technology become a viable transport option within this decade. The company is now building a state of the art testing facility in West Virginia, which includes a 10-kilometer-long testing tube. Read more.

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

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.

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.

Volvo announces C40 Recharge crossover and says it's going all electric by 2030

Mashable VR

Volvo announced that its lineup will consist only of electric cars by the end of this decade. And it took a step toward that goal by revealing a new fully electric car, the Volvo C40 Recharge.

Lyft makes ambitious pledge to only use electric vehicles by 2030

Mashable VR

So much so that, by 2030, every time you order a Lyft ride, it'll be an all-electric vehicle that shows up. Lyft is going all in on electric. At least, that's the promise company leaders made in an announcement Wednesday with the Environmental Defense Fund.

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

Volvo will only sell all-electric vehicles by 2030, is moving all EV sales to online-only model

TechSpot

Swedish company Volvo, owned by the Chinese Geely Group, says the new target date is driven by strong early demand for its first EV, the XC40 Recharge that launched last year, and an expected expansion of EV charging infrastructure

Apple targets a net zero carbon footprint for its entire supply chain by 2030

TechSpot

Apple says it's already fully carbon neutral where its corporate operations are concerned, and has been for several months. However, moving forward, the tech behemoth will be aiming considerably higher by targeting "net zero climate impact" across its entire business

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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.

What Will Mobile Commerce Look Like In 2030?

Forrester's Customer Insights

mCommerce in 2030 will not be mini eCommerce. In an upcoming stream of research, my colleague Julie Ask and I asked a simple question: What will mCommerce look like in 2030? We identified six technology categories that will be key in evolving your company’s future mobile solution. And since mobile advances will affect each sector […]. age of the customer emerging technology mobile technology retail

GeekWire Podcast: Skyscrapers, scooters, and a post-pandemic vision for big cities

GeekWire

Seattle 2030 would stand 1,030 feet tall and have a cloud walk observatory and drone ports at the top. Podcasts Transportation scooters Seattle 2030 Trivia Contest Wheels scooters

Implications Of A Buyers’ Market For Enterprise Software, 2020–2030

Forrester's Customer Insights

As global enterprise spending on software surpasses the $1 trillion mark in the coming decade, the growth rate of software spending will slow to 4% per annum from 7% historically. A buyers’ market for enterprise software will emerge. More choices, more transparency, and more interoperability will result in unprecedented choice for enterprise software buyers, who […]. age of the customer