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Amazon proposes a colossal biosphere-like Seattle campus

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Forget the Space Needle, the e-commerce giant is planning to bring 3.3 million square feet of office space to Seattle in the form of mirrored towers and giant spherical domes filled with plant life. [Read more]...
Amazon proposes a colossal biosphere-like Seattle campus

Mining a $20 trillion asteroid? New clues emerge about space robot startup

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We’ve been digging up details this week about a Seattle-area startup that is developing robots to explore space, led by the former flight director for NASA’s Mars Rover missions, along with some of the biggest names in commercial spaceflight, and backed by investors and advisers including Google’s Larry Page and Eric Schmidt,...
Mining a $20 trillion asteroid? New clues emerge about space robot startup

Microsoft pokes fun at Apple and Google; Amazon's amazing biodomes; and other top posts of the month

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Drawings of Amazon’s proposed biodome project in Seattle. May was a busy, busy month for us here at GeekWire. We hosted more than 800 of you at our big awards event at the EMP in Seattle and instituted some core changes on the backend of the site to help speed...
Microsoft pokes fun at Apple and Google; Amazon's amazing biodomes; and other top posts of the month

DailyDirt: Living On Earth (Or Elsewhere)

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The origins of life are incredibly mysterious. The life that we normally interact with is made up of chiral molecules, and no one actually knows why only certain chiral molecules are involved in our biology. No one knows how life began, or where it began, or when. Lots of basic...
DailyDirt: Living On Earth (Or Elsewhere)

The Google founders’ crazy asteroid venture: A Platinum rush?

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Peter Diamandis Speculation continues around the plans of company called Planetary Resources, backed by the Google co-founders, Ross Perot, James Cameron and other bigwigs. The company, in a vague but audacious statement released last week, said it will unveil a plan Tuesday in Seattle that includes “space exploration and natural...
The Google founders’ crazy asteroid venture: A Platinum rush?
Amazon's amazing biodome; Paul Allen's art; and other top stories of the week

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (MSFT, AMZN, AAPL, AAPL, YHOO)

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Good morning! Here's today's news: Microsoft announced the Xbox One, a new gaming and entertainment system. Here's everything that's cool about it. Amazon is planning a new headquarters that looks like a giant biosphere. Apple is going to integrate Flickr and Vimeo into the next version of the iPhone's software....
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (MSFT, AMZN, AAPL, AAPL, YHOO)
Images: Amazon.com wants to build a massive biosphere in Seattle (capable of housing mature trees)

GeekWire Radio: Getting to know Microsoft's Xbox One

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This week on the GeekWire radio show, we dive into the details of Microsoft’s newly unveiled Xbox One console — including the redesigned controller, the upgraded Kinect sensor, the lack of backward compatibility with the Xbox 360, and the company’s attempt to make this an all-in-one entertainment console. That...
GeekWire Radio: Getting to know Microsoft's Xbox One

Biosphere and Dziga Vertov: Man With A Movie Camera | Saturn Never Sleeps http://j.mp/cKaxsN

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Amazon Web Services expanding in northern Virginia, plans to hire 500

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Amazon.com is expanding its footprint in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, with Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell announcing today that the company’s Amazon Web Services unit plans to open a new office in Herndon, Virginia area. The expansion could add as many as 500 engineering and IT jobs in the area,...
Amazon Web Services expanding in northern Virginia, plans to hire 500

Proteus - review

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PC; £6.99; Ed Key and David Kanaga; 3+The island is revealed as though through opening eyes, a misty shape in the distance. You wade through the water, and reach the shoreline, the sound of waves and the distant buzz of insects. From the blocky visuals, from the lack of any...
Proteus - review

NASA's 19-Gigapixel Filmstrip of the Earth from Russia to South Africa

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NASA's Landsat satellites have been snapping pictures of the Earth from orbit since 1972. The most recent iteration of the project, the Landsat Data Continuity Mission, arrived at its orbital resting place on April 12, and shot this series of 56 images shortly thereafter. NASA stitched the pictures together...
NASA's 19-Gigapixel Filmstrip of the Earth from Russia to South Africa

Osmos For The iPhone Coming

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The unique “ambient game” Osmos, which features an electronic soundtrack by Loscil, Gas/High Skies, Julien Neto, Biosphere, and others, is coming to the iPhone. According to a post a Microscopics, Osmost for the iPhone should be available in about eight weeks. Here’s a preview of Osmos: Click here to...
Osmos For The iPhone Coming
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