HP's virtual reality simulator will 'build' a colony on Mars

HP is hooking up with chip company Nvidia and others in a “Mars Home Planet” project where participants make 3D models of Martian buildings, cities, vehicles and infrastructure.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/02/hps-virtual-reality-simulator-will-build-colony-on-mars.html

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NASA just showed off how it would help save the planet from 'possible life-threatening' asteroids

NASA has released video and simulations of how it would try to save the planet if a “life-threatening asteroid” were on course to collide with the Earth.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/30/nasa-just-showed-off-how-it-would-help-save-planet-from-possible-life-threatening-asteroids.html

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The rise of the dinosaurs may have been caused by volcanoes, new study finds

According to a new study, dinosaurs may may become the dominant species on the planet thanks to volcanoes.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/21/rise-dinosaurs-may-have-been-caused-by-volcanoes-new-study-finds.html

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A Kickstarter campaign wants you to help find aliens

Astronomers at the Planet Foundation want your help observing nearby exoplanets for life, seeking support via a Kickstarter campaign launched this week. They’re building a series of telescopes on the Hawaiian island of Maui.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/24/kickstarter-campaign-wants-to-help-find-aliens.html

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Scientists discover atmosphere around distant Earth-like planet

Astronomers have detected an atmosphere around the super Earth-like planet GJ 1132b, a discovery which could help pave the way to finding life outside our solar system.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/07/scientists-discover-atmosphere-around-distant-earth-like-planet.html

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Sun may have stolen mysterious 'planet 9'

We may be a step closer to figuring out the origins of Planet Nine, a mysterious world lurking at the edge of our solar system.

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Apple files amicus brief supporting EPA's Clean Power Plan

Article Image Four of the biggest tech companies on the planet — Apple, Google, Microsoft and Amazon –?all officially pledged their support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s embattled Clean Power Plan on Friday, calling for carbon emissions from power plants to be reduced.

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CPQ's Challenge


Virtually every CPQ — configuration, price and quote — software vendor on the planet has a credible solution for the processes from which the category gets its name. That’s the good news. Unfortunately, the world has moved on. Most CPQ is effective for helping promote transactions, especially the sales transaction, in which a buyer or buying entity makes a one-time purchase of a bill of goods. What’s changing in the world of CPQ is that customers today are in need of more than a single transaction.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83303.html?rss=1

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Bluetooth technology is going to get a major upgrade in 2016

One of the most widely used technologies on the planet is getting a major upgrade in the coming year. On Wednesday, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) announced several enhancements to the technology that would increase its functionality with the Internet of Things (IoT) in 2016.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/13/bluetooth-technology-is-going-to-get-major-upgrade-in-2016.html

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Monaco is making artificial 3D printed reefs to help preserve coral populations

Thanks to the disastrous effects of climate change, planet Earth is currently in the middle of the biggest coral die-off in known history, leaving many of the reef’s inhabitants without a place to call home.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/29/monaco-is-making-artificial-3d-printed-reefs-to-help-preserve-coral-populations.html

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Apple pictures the future with new cameras in the iPhone 6s, 6s Plus

The iPhone has long been the most popular camera on the planet, and Apple has worked to make the lives of point-and-shoot manufacturers even worse –?and the lives of selfie hounds even better –?with the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. AppleInsider took a look at the glass and silicon inside Apple’s latest shooters.

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Demoted planet Pluto making a comeback?

Poor Pluto. Is it or isn’t it a planet? On September 18th, the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics jumped into the debate — what is a planet? They had some experts discuss the definition of a planet and then they let the audience vote. Guess what? They voted that Pluto is a planet.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/TAT7PQ5gOeg/index.html

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‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ brings virtual simians to life

The simians who have forged a civilization in “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” are at a crossroads with their human counterparts, 10 years after a virus rendered homo sapiens virtually extinct.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/07/09/dawn-planet-apes-brings-virtual-simians-to-life/

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