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Planetary Resources officially kicks off its asteroid mining venture

Posted in Business on 24th Apr, 2012 09:31 PM
by AlexMuller
Planetary Resources, a new space startup backed by heavy hitters including Larry Page and James Cameron, officially announced its plans to mine asteroids near Earth.
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New theory could help clear fusion power hurdle

Posted in Business on 24th Apr, 2012 09:11 PM
by AlexMuller
Fusion power would allow electricty to be generated using the same processes taking place in the Sun
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Cadillac road testing semiautonomous Super Cruise technology

Posted in Business on 24th Apr, 2012 08:53 PM
by AlexMuller
Cadillacs Super Cruise semi-autonomous driving technology is currently undergoing road testing
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Scientists call for no fishing zone in Arctic waters

Posted in Business on 24th Apr, 2012 06:08 AM
by AlexMuller
Thousands of scientists from 67 countries have called for an international agreement to close the Arctic high seas to commercial fishing until research reveals more about the freshly exposed waters.
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Musk has much bigger goals. He intends to go to Mars.

Posted in Business on 24th Apr, 2012 05:52 AM
by AlexMuller
Im okay with going to the moon, but weve seen that movie before and remakes are never as good. It would be more significant to have a base on the Moon, rather than just going back
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Facebook reveals staggering new stats: 901 million monthly active users, 300 million photos uploaded daily & more

Posted in Business on 24th Apr, 2012 05:45 AM
by AlexMuller
With its IPO date reportedly set for May 17, the social networking giant has published new stats that reflect growth
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Obama targets technology in human rights abuses

Posted in Business on 24th Apr, 2012 05:28 AM
by AlexMuller
President Obama announced Monday that he has signed an executive order allowing new sanctions against companies that enable Syria and Iran to use technology such as cell phone monitoring to carry out human rights abuses.
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Antitrust case against Apple, Google, other tech titans advances

Posted in Business on 23rd Apr, 2012 12:27 AM
by AlexMuller
Workers at Apple, Google and other tech heavyweights can proceed with an antitrust case against the companies they say stifled lucrative job movement in Silicon Valley by agreeing not to raid their rivals for employees,
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The Google leaders crazy asteroid venture: A Platinum rush?

Posted in Business on 22nd Apr, 2012 12:46 AM
by AlexMuller
Speculation continues around the plans of company called Planetary Resources...
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China talks with Turkey about $20 billion nuclear project

Posted in Business on 22nd Apr, 2012 12:07 AM
by AlexMuller
The Financial Times recently reported that China is the primary contender for this contract due to its ability to secure financing without requiring guarantees from the Turkish government.
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Huge water resource exists under Africa

Posted in Business on 20th Apr, 2012 07:53 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists say the notoriously dry continent of Africa is sitting on a vast reservoir of groundwater.
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CO2 from fossil fuels discerned from natural sources

Posted in Business on 20th Apr, 2012 07:50 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have demonstrated a way of distinguishing between carbon dioxide in the air coming from fossil fuel burning and that from natural sources.
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In Google Moon Race, Teams, And X Prize Foundation, Face a Reckoning

Posted in Business on 20th Apr, 2012 02:20 AM
by AlexMuller
The future is way behind schedule.
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Microsoft hits record $17.4B revenue, $5.1B net income for fiscal third quarter

Posted in Business on 20th Apr, 2012 01:51 AM
by AlexMuller
Microsoft reported record quarterly revenue, generating $17.41 billion in revenue and $5.11 billion in net income
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Want to get acquired by Google? Google VP explains how to go big

Posted in Business on 20th Apr, 2012 01:33 AM
by AlexMuller
No one is more qualified to advise startups on how to get bought by a tech giant like Google.
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Android has 35% of U.S. tablet market

Posted in Business on 19th Apr, 2012 04:01 AM
by AlexMuller
Javelin findings and predictions are based on two surveys of more than 5,000 consumers each last October and December.
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