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DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

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D A ILY INNOVATION BRIEF   By Journalists Edward  Kane & Marya nne Kane   NEXT-GEN NISSAN GT-R: ELECTRIC SUPERCAR THAT LOOKS LIKE A UFO                                                            Source:  Nissan Nissan's Hyperforce EV, unveiled at the Japan Mobility Show, provides a glimpse at the next-gen GT-R.  Here's what we know: The Next-Gen GT-R will arrive by the end of the decade It will be all-electric Will have a light-weight exterior, carbon fiber construction and have UFO styling Butterfly doors and cameras instead of side mirrors Will provide driver with two driving modes: racing or grand touring Solid state battery feeds electric motors No one knows for sure how much of the concept will become a reality, but Nissan's design director says the UFO design will be available by the end of the decade. EMERGING MEGATREND:  REMOTELY CONTROLLED PLANES                                                     Source:  Natilus Remotely controlled aircraft appear to be a big

DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

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  D A ILY INNOVATION BRIEF   By Journalists Edward  Kane & Marya nne Kane MIT USES AI TO DEVELOP NEW LEVEL OF ANTIBIOTICS Source:  MIT & Stock It appears that MIT and Harvard researchers at MIT's Broad Institute have achieved a big breakthrough in using AI to discover new, more advanced, life-saving antibiotics.  Here are the key facts: Broad Institute scientists used a deep-learning algorithm to identify new compounds that are effective against antibiotic resistant infections These compounds are being used to develop a new class of antibiotics discovered with the assistance of AI to combat bacterial infections that have become resistant to antibiotics These new antibiotics could save millions of lives yearly Just in 2019, antibiotic resistant bacteria killed 1.27 million people and contributed to 5 million more deaths globally Those numbers have continued to rise because of COVID 19 The use of AI and deep learning algorithms by these scientists could have a profound effect

DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

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D A ILY INNOVATION BRIEF   By Journalists Edward  Kane & Marya nne Kane THE MERCEDES AMG-SL HYBRID WITH 805 HP                                                                                                                         Source:  Mercedes This is the brand's most potent roadster/convertible ever.  Here's what we know: MB AMG-SL's first electric hybrid Twin turbo 4.0 liter V-8 engine Electric drive unit 9-speed multi-clutch transmission 0 to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds Top speed of 196 mph 400 volt, 6.1-kWh battery pack Onboard AC charger can be used on road or at home MBUX infotainment system runs AMG and highly specific content Will be in dealerships in 2024 AMG-SL 63 SE convertible pricing expected to be above current models $183,000. NEW CLIMATE CHANGE DEAL FROM COP28                                                                                     Source:  COP28 & Stock The COP 28 Climate Summit in Dubai ends with 200 nations signing a climate deal to tran

DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

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D A ILY INNOVATION BRIEF                By Journalists Edward  Kane & Marya nne Kane AMAZON'S ANSWER TO CHATGPT - AMAZON Q                                                                                Source:  Stock & Amazon Tech giant Amazon is launching Amazon Q, a generative AI powered chatbot for business.  Here's what we know: Amazon Q is specifically designed for business Amazon says it's of great value to employees for design, legal, product management, manufacturing and operations Significant functionalities like: Problem solving Providing insights and perspectives Generating content Having conversations Connecting employee with company information, code data and enterprise systems Keeping data private and secure Amazon Q is trained on 17 years of AWS data Q is part of Amazon's strategy to integrate generative AI across its product lines including for consumers Amazon Q is a competitive response to OpenAI's ChatGPT. YOUR BOSS: "HERE'S YOUR

DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

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  D A ILY INNOVATION BRIEF                By Journalists Edward Kane & Marya nne Kane MEGATREND:  HONDA & CARBUYERS GOING HYBRID                                                       Source:  Honda An accelerating car buying trend is developing with consumers hedging their green-electric preferences by going hybrid.  For both Toyota and Ford, hybrid vehicle sales increased 41% in Q3 2023. Now, Honda is capitalizing on it with its new Honda Prelude concept.  Prelude is re-emerging as a hybrid, petite coupe.  Here are the key facts: A 2-door, sporty sports car with good looks, the new Honda Prelude is ready to go into production Compact-sized with a large diffuser in the back along with a spoiler Hybrid electric to reduce carbon imprint Industry experts predict it will be front wheel drive Honda hasn't disclosed powertrain details Honda CEO & President Toshihiro Mibe has said the new Prelude is already in development and he hopes to bring it to market in the mid-2020'

DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

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   D A ILY INNOVATION BRIEF                By Journalists Edward Kane & Marya nne Kane CHINA MAKES HISTORY WITH FLYING TAXI China has given flying car maker Ehang the world's first full, aviation authority approval to fly passengers in fully autonomous air taxis.  Here are the facts: Ehang is the world's 1st flying taxi to get full certification to fly Certification is to fly in China EH216-S AAV is fully operational, fully autonomous and carries 2 passengers Company says it will expand operations beyond China in 2024 Vehicle is an eVTOL Ehang is Guangzhou, China based and is US-listed Ehang is now deciding what cities to start service  China's airworthiness approval will make it  easier to get okays from the US, Europe and Southeast Asia for commercial operations Ehang has 1200 orders for its vehicles from outside of China Ehang has a market cap of $1 billion and its share price has doubled this year. SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME:  INFINITI VISION Qe                       

DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

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  D A ILY INNOVATION BRIEF                By Journalists Edward Kane & Marya nne Kane WEARABLE AI - EMERGING TREND                                                                                                         Source:  Humane, Meta On the runway at Paris Fashion Week, supermodel Naomi Campbell wore a first-of-its-kind "AI Pin" on the lapel of her jacket.  It was the first look at  software & hardware company Humane's wearable "AI Pin" and a dramatic example of a big AI wearable-device trend.  Here's what we know: AI Pin is an intelligent and connected AI device that is pocket-sized and designed to be worn on clothing so you can have AI capabilities on the move It uses a wide range of sensors that enable contextual and ambient computer interaction The company says it's a screenless, standalone device built from the ground-up for AI Its full capabilities will be detailed during its November debut Among known capabilities, it can alert you

DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

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  D A ILY INNOVATION BRIEF                By Journalists Edward Kane & Marya nne Kane  CHATGPT AI PHONE IS ON THE HORIZON                                                                                Source:  AI Stock Open AI is in very serious discussions to create an AI device - a ChatGPT phone, which could reinvent communications.  Here's what we know: ChatGPT has plans to create "an iPhone of Artificial Intelligence" which could revolutionize our use of phones way beyond their current capabilities The company is engaged in advanced discussions with the designer of the original iPhone Sir Jony Ive to create what would be a truly breakthrough device Their goal is to create a seamless integration of AI into the phone to make it "more natural for users to navigate" The AI phone is a top priority for Open AI CEO Sam Altman who is having the discussions with Ive Ive has a mission and goal to help users become much less dependent on their screens ChatGPT recen