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The contents of this feed are available for non-commercial use only. http://www.planettechnews.com/ Google is reportedly building a standalone VR headset, no smartphone required [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/google-is-reportedly-building-a-standalone-vr-headset-no-smartphone-required #Google #VR #Virtual Reality #Google Cardboard #hardware #software]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/google-is-reportedly-building-a-standalone-vr-headset-no-smartphone-required Clearing out the clutter: 'senolytic' drugs improve vascular health in mice [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/clearing-out-the-clutter-senolytic-drugs-improve-vascular-health-in-mice #aging #research #medicine #biology #health]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/clearing-out-the-clutter-senolytic-drugs-improve-vascular-health-in-mice Meta Hypes The Reveal Of Its 'Futuristic' Next-Gen Augmented Reality Glasses [Software] http://www.planettechnews.com/software/meta-hypes-the-reveal-of-its-futuristic-next-gen-augmented-reality-glasses #Meta #AR #augmented reality #hardware #glasses #startup]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/software/meta-hypes-the-reveal-of-its-futuristic-next-gen-augmented-reality-glasses GPS tracking down to the centimeter [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/gps-tracking-down-to-the-centimeter #space #GPS #hardware #satellite #mobile #autonomous vehicles]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/gps-tracking-down-to-the-centimeter Einstein??ôs Gravitational Waves Detected For The First Time [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/einstein-s-gravitational-waves-have-been-detected-for-the-first-time #gravity wave #physics #astronomy #space #universe #black hole #gravity #cosmology #LIGO]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/einstein-s-gravitational-waves-have-been-detected-for-the-first-time Google patents delivery trucks that drive themselves [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/google-patents-delivery-trucks-that-drive-themselves #Google #Alphabet #business #moonshots #patent #driverless cars #automation]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/google-patents-delivery-trucks-that-drive-themselves US Solar capacity hits 20,000 MW, with almost half in California [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/us-solar-capacity-hits-20-000-mw-with-almost-half-in-california #solar energy #clean energy #energy #renewable energy #power #hardware #business]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/us-solar-capacity-hits-20-000-mw-with-almost-half-in-california Spinning up artificial capillaries with a cotton candy machine [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/spinning-up-artificial-capillaries-with-a-cotton-candy-machine #research #medicine #regenerative medicine #biology #biotechnology]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/spinning-up-artificial-capillaries-with-a-cotton-candy-machine Ancient Martian lakes may have harboured life, researchers say [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/ancient-martian-lakes-may-have-harboured-life-researchers-say #Mars #life #space #planet #biology #research]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/ancient-martian-lakes-may-have-harboured-life-researchers-say Obama climate initiative: Supreme Court calls halt [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/obama-climate-initiative-supreme-court-calls-halt #climate change #global warming #climate #environment #CO2 #USA #business]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/obama-climate-initiative-supreme-court-calls-halt Preservation of a rabbit brain with new cryonics procedure [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/researchers-have-preserved-an-entire-rabbit-brain-with-new-cryonics-procedure #cryonics #brain preservation #research #brain #neurons #neuroscience #connectome]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/researchers-have-preserved-an-entire-rabbit-brain-with-new-cryonics-procedure Google's self-driving car AI can qualify as a driver, U.S. regulators say [Software] http://www.planettechnews.com/software/google-s-self-driving-car-ai-can-qualify-as-a-driver-u-s-regulators-say #Google #Alphabet #hardware #AI #self driving cars #business]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/software/google-s-self-driving-car-ai-can-qualify-as-a-driver-u-s-regulators-say How to weld neurons with a laser [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/how-to-weld-neurons-with-a-laser #brain #neuroscience #experiment #research #laser #medicine]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/how-to-weld-neurons-with-a-laser Bees Could Engineer Next-Generation Energy Storage [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/bees-could-engineer-next-generation-energy-storage #bees #energy #nature #research #biology #battery]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/bees-could-engineer-next-generation-energy-storage Vaccines are an incredible investment, and save up to 44 dollars to the dollar [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/vaccines-are-an-incredible-investment-and-save-up-to-44-dollars-to-the-dollar #health #medicine #preventative medicine #vaccine #disease #research]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/vaccines-are-an-incredible-investment-and-save-up-to-44-dollars-to-the-dollar Impact of automation puts up to 85% of jobs in developing countries at risk [Software] http://www.planettechnews.com/software/impact-of-automation-puts-up-to-85-of-jobs-in-developing-countries-at-risk #robot #robotics #AI #jobs #economics #business #hardware #software #computer]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/software/impact-of-automation-puts-up-to-85-of-jobs-in-developing-countries-at-risk Powering brain implants without wires with thin-film wireless power. [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/powering-brain-implants-without-wires-with-thin-film-wireless-power- #brain #brain computer interface #hardware #research]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/powering-brain-implants-without-wires-with-thin-film-wireless-power- Virtual Reality Video Game Industry to Generate $5.1 Billion in 2016 [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/virtual-reality-video-game-industry-to-generate-5-1-billion-in-2016 #VR #virtual reality #Oculus #Valve #Vive #hardware #software #games #business]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/virtual-reality-video-game-industry-to-generate-5-1-billion-in-2016 Is A Cure For Diabetes Imminent? [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/is-a-cure-for-diabetes-imminent- #diabetes #blood #insulin #health #medicine #research]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/is-a-cure-for-diabetes-imminent- Pioneering discovery leads to potential preventive treatment for sudden cardiac death [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/pioneering-discovery-leads-to-potential-preventive-treatment-for-sudden-cardiac-death #heart #health #heart failure #health #medicine #research]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/pioneering-discovery-leads-to-potential-preventive-treatment-for-sudden-cardiac-death Google plans to release a Cardboard successor like Samsung??ôs Gear VR this year [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/google-reportedly-plans-to-release-a-cardboard-successor-like-samsung-s-gear-vr-this-year #Google #VR #Virtual Reality #Google Cardboard #Facebook #Oculus #hardware #software]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/google-reportedly-plans-to-release-a-cardboard-successor-like-samsung-s-gear-vr-this-year Artificial Intelligence in Business: 10 Important Statistics [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/artificial-intelligence-in-business-10-important-statistics #AI #artificial intelligence #computer #software #deep learning #business]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/artificial-intelligence-in-business-10-important-statistics Mitochondria can trigger cell aging, researchers discover [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/mitochondria-can-trigger-cell-aging-researchers-discover #cells #biology #mitochondria #aging #research]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/mitochondria-can-trigger-cell-aging-researchers-discover SpaceX Is Gearing Up To Build Lots and Lots of New Rockets [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/spacex-is-gearing-up-to-build-lots-and-lots-of-new-rockets #space #SpaceX #Falcon 9 #commercial space #reusable rocket #rocket #hardware]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/spacex-is-gearing-up-to-build-lots-and-lots-of-new-rockets CMU announces research project to reverse-engineer brain algorithms [Software] http://www.planettechnews.com/software/cmu-announces-research-project-to-reverse-engineer-brain-algorithms #brain #AI #artificial intelligence #research #neuroscience #software]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/software/cmu-announces-research-project-to-reverse-engineer-brain-algorithms MIT Dean Takes Leave to Start New Type of University Without Lectures or Classrooms [Online] http://www.planettechnews.com/online/mit-dean-takes-leave-to-start-new-type-of-university-without-lectures-or-classrooms #education #online #MIT #entrepreneurship #MOOC]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/online/mit-dean-takes-leave-to-start-new-type-of-university-without-lectures-or-classrooms Google deep learning AI software finds its way through a 3D maze by 'sight' [Software] http://www.planettechnews.com/software/google-deepmind-ai-finds-its-way-through-a-3d-maze-by-sight- #deep learning #AI #machine learning #neural network #DeepMind #Google]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/software/google-deepmind-ai-finds-its-way-through-a-3d-maze-by-sight- Researchers find a genomic signature shared by 5 types of cancer [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/nih-researchers-identify-striking-genomic-signature-shared-by-five-types-of-cancer #cancer #oncology #detection #blood #blood test #diagnosis #genetics #research #medicine]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/nih-researchers-identify-striking-genomic-signature-shared-by-five-types-of-cancer Battery technology could charge up water desalination [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/battery-technology-could-charge-up-water-desalination #water #desalination #battery #chemistry #hardware #research #salt]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/battery-technology-could-charge-up-water-desalination Morocco to switch on first phase of world's largest solar plant [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/morocco-to-switch-on-first-phase-of-world-s-largest-solar-plant #solar energy #clean energy #energy #renewable energy #power #hardware #business]]> Sat, 13 Feb 2016 02:25:55 +0000 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/morocco-to-switch-on-first-phase-of-world-s-largest-solar-plant