This 2-Acre Vertical Farm Out-Produces 750 Acre ‘Flat Farms’

According to Nate Storey, the future of farms is vertical. It’s also indoors, can be placed anywhere on the planet, is heavily integrated with robots and AI, and produces better fruits and vegetables while using 95% less water and 99% less land.

But the future of farms is also personal, emotional, and deeply meaningful.

“The objective of all technology really should be to enable human joy, right?” Storey asked me on the recent episode of the TechFirst podcast. “For me, it’s the memory of being a child in the garden and eating a carrot that my grandfather gave me that still has the grit on it, and the snap and the crunch and the flavor and the aroma, or a tomato from my grandmother’s garden.”

Plenty is an agtech startup in San

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AWS accelerated RPO growth in Q3, sequential revenue growth was flat

Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon Web Services, speaks at the 2019 CERAWeek by IHS Markit conference in Houston, Texas, on March 11, 2019.

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Every day, Amazon Web Services, which companies count on to remotely store data and run applications, produces millions of dollars in operating income for Amazon. As the segment’s revenue grows, so do its operating income and Amazon’s overall net income, generally. In other words, it’s important for AWS revenue to keep increasing.

In the third quarter, as the coronavirus raged on, the annualized AWS revenue growth rate came in at 29%, which was unchanged from the second quarter. In the same period Amazon’s top cloud competitors, Alibaba, Google and Microsoft, all increased revenue growth sequentially by about 1 percentage point.

Amazon’s cloud is larger than any other cloud, with a 45% share of the market in 2019, according to

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Apple Supplier Foxconn Third-Quarter Profit Growth Near Flat, Beats Estimates | Technology News

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Foxconn, the world’s largest contract electronics maker, reported near flat quarterly profit on Thursday, beating market estimates amid firm demand for telecommuting devices as the pandemic-induced work-from-home trend continues.

The Taiwanese company, whose clients include technology majors such as Apple Inc, booked July-September net profit of T$30.8 billion ($1.08 billion), Reuters calculations showed based on nine-month figures.

That compared with the T$28.61 billion average of 13 analyst estimates compiled by Refinitiv. Profit growth was nearly flat versus the T$30.7 billion of the same period a year prior.

Chief Financial Officer David Huang told an investor conference that third-quarter revenue fell 7% due to clients delaying product launches.

Still, Chairman Liu Young-way said Foxconn saw “stronger than expected” demand for both smartphones and servers, with strong shipments of Apple’s new iPhone 12 supporting revenue.

Foxconn, formally Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, said it expected revenue to rise

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