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Private spacecraft move forward as Soyuz struggles

Posted in Business on 7th Feb, 2012 09:50 PM
by APM
All eyes are on commercial space companies in the wake of the latest setback for Russias space programme
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Why Apple Should Start Making a 3D Printer Right Now

Posted in Business on 7th Feb, 2012 09:28 PM
by APM
Hobbyists and tinkerers are testing out the future with a technology that you're probably going to have sooner than you think.
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Google HUD glasses have been sighted

Posted in Business on 7th Feb, 2012 09:13 PM
by APM
The prototype for Google's HUD glasses has been seen, according to tech news site 9to5Google. And, supposedly they resemble Oakley's Thump glasses, which makes them look a lot like something the Terminator might wear.
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Google wants to make sci fi a reality with Solve for X

Posted in Business on 7th Feb, 2012 09:01 PM
by APM
We can never accuse Google of thinking small. The search giant today unveiled a website for Solve for X, a conference for big thinkers to discuss radical technology ideas for solving global problems.
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A Look At BMWs Semi Autonomous Driving Car

Posted in Business on 6th Feb, 2012 04:25 PM
by APM
While robotic cars have a ways to go yet before rolling (themselves) out onto showroom floors, BMW is incorporating driver assistance features into its cars that drivers can use
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Silicon Valley engineering salaries are finally getting fair.

Posted in Business on 6th Feb, 2012 01:33 AM
by APM
Silicon Valley engineers have it great. Thats the conventional wisdom, anyway.
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With 8.7% market share, Apple has 75% of cell phone profits

Posted in Business on 6th Feb, 2012 12:37 AM
by APM
Between them, Samsung and Apple are sucking up 91% of the winnings
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Indias panel price crash could spark solar revolution

Posted in Business on 4th Feb, 2012 11:41 PM
by APM
SOLAR power has always had a reputation for being expensive, but not for much longer.
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Hollywood Still Doesnt Realize That The Internet Drives Popular Culture Now

Posted in Business on 4th Feb, 2012 11:25 PM
by APM
The truth, however, as Baker points out, is that the internet drives popular culture these days... and on the internet, Hollywood is a big bully:
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How YouTube is part of a global economic transformation

Posted in Business on 4th Feb, 2012 11:09 PM
by APM
Life in this world is not like it used to be just a few decades ago, and the availability of world class education on demand, at almost no cost, is likely to help things change all the more as this century unfolds.
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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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