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SpaceX Test Fires Its New Super Powerful Engines

Posted in Business on 2nd Feb, 2012 05:01 PM
by APM
SuperDraco Could One Day Allow Propulsive Landings on Other Planets
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125 MW solar power plant to land in Arizona by end of 2013

Posted in Business on 2nd Feb, 2012 04:55 PM
by APM
Arizona is set to play host to a 125 MW photovoltaic solar power plant
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Court rules that its illegally anticompetitive for Google to provide free maps

Posted in Business on 2nd Feb, 2012 04:39 PM
by APM
A French commercial court has found Google guilty of abusing the dominant position of its Google Maps application and ordered it to pay a fine and damages to a French mapping company.
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YC startup caught stealing...again!

Posted in Business on 30th Jan, 2012 10:10 PM
by APM
Curebit, the Y Combinator friend referral startup that got busted over the weekend for stealing code and design work from web megashop 37signals, has been caught stealing again, this time from an independent musician.
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Perfectly secure cloud computing possible thanks to quantum physics

Posted in Business on 30th Jan, 2012 09:50 PM
by APM
As numerous companies continue their push to get us to entrust our data to the cloud, there are many still justifiably concerned about the security of cloud computing based services.
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Drug companies join forces to combat deadliest tropical diseases

Posted in Business on 30th Jan, 2012 09:34 PM
by APM
Bill Gates gets pharmaceutical giants to promise drug giveaways and unprecedented pledge to share research on new antidotes
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25 Startup Ideas for 2012

Posted in Business on 29th Jan, 2012 11:28 PM
by APM
Ive listed a bunch of ideas Ive been thinking about over the last year. Ranging from the fantastical to highly fundable. No specific order to the list...
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Web economy in G20 set to double by 2016, Google says

Posted in Business on 29th Jan, 2012 10:40 PM
by APM
The value of the web economy in G20 countries will nearly double by 2016, according to Boston Consulting Group.
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Why the Internet is freaking out about the new Google privacy policy

Posted in Business on 29th Jan, 2012 12:52 AM
by APM
On Tuesday Google announced a new set of privacy policies. The Internet is freaking out about this. We explain why.
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In the Developing World, Solar Is Cheaper than Fossil Fuels

Posted in Business on 27th Jan, 2012 10:51 PM
by APM
Advances are opening solar to the 1.3 billion people who dont have access to grid electricity
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Using Thorium to Power Civilisation

Posted in Business on 27th Jan, 2012 10:43 PM
by APM
Another must see TED talk for energy enthusiasts
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A Fusion Future? watch the TED talk...

Posted in Business on 27th Jan, 2012 10:33 PM
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Japan Turning to Nuclear Fusion Following Fukushima
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3d printing: trendy gimmick or the future of manufacturing?

Posted in Business on 27th Jan, 2012 10:26 PM
by APM
Before you dismiss it, consider the evolution of 2-D printing. Informative TED talk inside...
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Whos afraid of China?

Posted in Business on 27th Jan, 2012 12:34 AM
by APM
Many in the West worry about being overwhelmed by the sheer size and strength of the Chinese economy
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Google announces privacy changes across products; users cant opt out

Posted in Business on 27th Jan, 2012 12:30 AM
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Google will soon know far more about who you are and what you do on the Web: it plans to follow the activities of users across nearly all of its ubiquitous sites, including YouTube, Gmail and its search engine.
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Collision in the Making Between Self Driving Cars and How the World Works

Posted in Business on 27th Jan, 2012 12:13 AM
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Questions of legal liability, privacy and insurance regulation self-driving vehicles have yet to be addressed, and such challenges might pose far more problems than the technological ones.
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