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The contents of this feed are available for non-commercial use only. http://www.planettechnews.com/ Europe and Russia delay ExoMars rover project to 2020 [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/europe-and-russia-delay-exomars-rover-project-to-2020 #Mars #space #ESA #Roscosmos #ExoMars #chemistry #biology #life #planet]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:04 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/europe-and-russia-delay-exomars-rover-project-to-2020 Google and Fiat Chrysler will build 100 self-driving minivans, on the road before 2017 [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/google-and-fiat-chrysler-will-build-100-self-driving-minivans-on-the-road-before-2017 #Google #Alphabet #business #car #self-driving car #AI]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:04 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/google-and-fiat-chrysler-will-build-100-self-driving-minivans-on-the-road-before-2017 There will be more new jobs in solar than oil by the end of 2016 [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/there-will-be-more-new-jobs-in-solar-than-oil-by-the-end-of-2016 #solar energy #clean energy #energy #renewable energy #power #hardware #business #oil #fossil fuel]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:04 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/there-will-be-more-new-jobs-in-solar-than-oil-by-the-end-of-2016 UK wins satellite contract to 'weigh' the biomass in Earth's forests [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/uk-wins-satellite-contract-to-weigh-earth-s-forests #space #biology #satellite #hardware #research #forest #climate]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:04 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/uk-wins-satellite-contract-to-weigh-earth-s-forests Boiling water may be the cause of the Martian streaks, a study says [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/boiling-water-may-be-the-cause-of-martian-streaks-study-says #Mars #space #astronomy #research #planet]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:04 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/boiling-water-may-be-the-cause-of-martian-streaks-study-says Deep neural networks that identify shapes nearly as well as humans [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/deep-neural-networks-that-identify-shapes-nearly-as-well-as-humans #deep learning #AI #machine learning #neural network #software #computer vision]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:04 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/deep-neural-networks-that-identify-shapes-nearly-as-well-as-humans Google DeepMind analyzing medical data and providing predictive analytics [Software] http://www.planettechnews.com/software/google-deepmind-analyzing-medical-data-and-providing-predictive-analytics #Google #Deepmind #health #medicine #hospital #NHS #AI #artificial intelligence #Big Data]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:04 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/software/google-deepmind-analyzing-medical-data-and-providing-predictive-analytics 3 newly discovered exoplanets prime candidates in search for life elsewhere [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/three-newly-discovered-exoplanets-prime-candidates-in-search-for-life-elsewhere-in-the-universe #astronomy #exoplanet #planet #life #space #research]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:04 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/three-newly-discovered-exoplanets-prime-candidates-in-search-for-life-elsewhere-in-the-universe Researchers find that Earth may be home to 1 trillion species [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/researchers-find-that-earth-may-be-home-to-1-trillion-species #biology #nature #species #animals #Earth #biodiversity]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:05 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/researchers-find-that-earth-may-be-home-to-1-trillion-species Report: About 40% of gamers will buy a VR headset in the next year [Games] http://www.planettechnews.com/games/about-40-of-gamers-will-buy-a-vr-headset-in-the-next-year-say-entertainment-software-association #VR #gaming #virtual reality #Oculus #Vive #business #hardware]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:05 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/games/about-40-of-gamers-will-buy-a-vr-headset-in-the-next-year-say-entertainment-software-association Scientists turn skin cells into heart and brain cells using only drugs; no stem cells required [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/scientists-turn-skin-cells-into-heart-and-brain-cells-using-only-drugs-no-stem-cells-required #biotechnology #biology #cells #regenerative medicine #research #medicine]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:05 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/scientists-turn-skin-cells-into-heart-and-brain-cells-using-only-drugs-no-stem-cells-required India Adds 7.1 GW Renewable Energy Capacity In FY2015??ď16, Beats Target [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/india-adds-7-1-gw-renewable-energy-capacity-in-fy2015-16-beats-target #energy #renewable energy #clean energy #business #climate change #solar energy #India]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:05 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/india-adds-7-1-gw-renewable-energy-capacity-in-fy2015-16-beats-target Intelligent Machines: AI had IQ of four-year-old child [Software] http://www.planettechnews.com/software/intelligent-machines-ai-had-iq-of-four-year-old-child #AI #artificial intelligence #computer #software #MIT #research]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:05 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/software/intelligent-machines-ai-had-iq-of-four-year-old-child SpaceX plans to ramp up to weekly launches by 2019 and twice a week by 2021 [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/spacex-plans-to-ramp-up-to-weekly-launches-by-2019-and-twice-a-week-by-2021 #space #SpaceX #Falcon 9 #commercial space #reusable rocket #rocket #hardware]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:05 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/spacex-plans-to-ramp-up-to-weekly-launches-by-2019-and-twice-a-week-by-2021 Google has an idea for injecting a computer into your eyeball [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/google-has-an-idea-for-injecting-a-computer-into-your-eyeball #eye #vision #hardware #patent #Google #Alphabet]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:05 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/google-has-an-idea-for-injecting-a-computer-into-your-eyeball Scientists Discover How to Grow Life-Saving Blood Stem Cells [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/scientists-discover-how-to-grow-life-saving-blood-stem-cells #blood #research #stem cells #medicine #disease #biology #biotechnology]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:05 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/scientists-discover-how-to-grow-life-saving-blood-stem-cells How SpaceX plans to land on Mars in 2018 using the most powerful rocket in the world [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/how-spacex-plans-to-land-on-mars-in-2018-using-the-most-powerful-rocket-in-the-world #Mars #space #SpaceX #Falcon Heavy #Red Dragon #dragon #spacecraft #hardware]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:05 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/how-spacex-plans-to-land-on-mars-in-2018-using-the-most-powerful-rocket-in-the-world Google and Fiat Chrysler may team up to build self-driving cars [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/google-and-fiat-chrysler-may-team-up-to-build-self-driving-cars #Google #driverless cars #cars #hardware #business #autonomous vehicles]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:05 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/google-and-fiat-chrysler-may-team-up-to-build-self-driving-cars SpaceX undercut ULA rocket launch pricing by 40 percent [Hardware] http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/spacex-undercut-ula-rocket-launch-pricing-by-40-percent-u-s-air-force #space #SpaceX #satellite #US #ULA #United Launch Alliance #business #hardware]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:05 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/hardware/spacex-undercut-ula-rocket-launch-pricing-by-40-percent-u-s-air-force Worsening depression 'may predict dementia risk' [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/worsening-depression-may-predict-dementia-risk- #brain #Alzheimer's #depression #dementia #research #health #medicine]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:05 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/worsening-depression-may-predict-dementia-risk- Giant icebergs play key role in removing CO2 from the atmosphere [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/giant-icebergs-play-key-role-in-removing-co2-from-the-atmosphere #ice #iceberg #ocean #sea #climate change #global warming #CO2]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:05 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/giant-icebergs-play-key-role-in-removing-co2-from-the-atmosphere Key trends in the evolution of intelligent assistance [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/key-trends-in-the-evolution-of-intelligent-assistance #software #online #AI #bot #chatbot #artificial intelligence]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:05 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/key-trends-in-the-evolution-of-intelligent-assistance Gene therapy reverses sight loss and is long-lasting [Medicine] http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/gene-therapy-reverses-sight-loss-and-is-long-lasting #gene therapy #genetics #blindness #vision #medicine #research]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:05 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/medicine/gene-therapy-reverses-sight-loss-and-is-long-lasting SpaceVR raises $1.25M to send VR camera satellite into orbit [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/spacevr-raises-1-25m-to-send-vr-camera-satellite-into-orbit #space #orbit #VR #virtual reality #SpaceX #hardware #satellite]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:05 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/spacevr-raises-1-25m-to-send-vr-camera-satellite-into-orbit Google looks to the future: Go big on artificial intelligence [Business] http://www.planettechnews.com/business/google-looks-to-the-future-go-big-on-artificial-intelligence #Google #Alphabet #business #AI #artificial intelligence #machine learning #deep learning]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:05 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/business/google-looks-to-the-future-go-big-on-artificial-intelligence OpenAI launches Gym, a toolkit for testing learning algorithms [Software] http://www.planettechnews.com/software/openai-launches-gym-a-toolkit-for-testing-and-comparing-reinforcement-learning-algorithms #AI #artificial intelligence #computer #software #computer vision #deep learning #neural network #OpenAI]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:05 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/software/openai-launches-gym-a-toolkit-for-testing-and-comparing-reinforcement-learning-algorithms NASA says it will help SpaceX with Mars 2018 mission [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/nasa-says-it-will-help-spacex-with-mars-2018-mission #space #SpaceX #Mars #NASA #Dragon #spacecraft #commercial space]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:05 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/nasa-says-it-will-help-spacex-with-mars-2018-mission Brain's 'atlas' of words revealed [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/brain-s-atlas-of-words-revealed #brain #neuroscience #anatomy #biology #research #language]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:05 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/brain-s-atlas-of-words-revealed Climate change will noticeably reduce oxygen in oceans by 2030 [Science] http://www.planettechnews.com/science/climate-change-will-noticeably-reduce-oxygen-in-the-oceans-by-2030 #climate change #global warming #climate #environment #CO2 #ocean #oxygen #biology]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:05 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/science/climate-change-will-noticeably-reduce-oxygen-in-the-oceans-by-2030 Vive manufacturer HTC creates $100M fund for virtual reality startups [Software] http://www.planettechnews.com/software/vive-manufacturer-htc-creates-100m-fund-for-virtual-reality-startups #VR #software #startups #virtual reality #HTC #Valve #Vive #hardware #business]]> Thu, 05 May 2016 02:00:05 +0100 http://www.planettechnews.com/software/vive-manufacturer-htc-creates-100m-fund-for-virtual-reality-startups