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NASA fixes computer glitch on robot traveling to Mars

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NASA engineers updated the software for a robotic Mars rover, correcting a more than two-month-old computer glitch while the robot hurtled through space on its way to Mars....
NASA fixes computer glitch on robot traveling to Mars
Mars rover passes its first driving test

Picture of the Day: Where in the Solar System is Our Next Mars Rover?

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Picture of the Day: Where in the Solar System is Our Next Mars Rover?

Apple vs. Samsung Verdict: Preliminary Injunction Hearing, Possible Consequences, and an Appeal

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Now with the verdict of the Apple vs. Samsung patent lawsuit fallen clearly on Apple's side, the next step will be a hearing on preliminary injunctions to stop sales of the infringing Samsung devices. The Verge reports that the hearing will take place on September 20th after Apple submits its...
Apple vs. Samsung Verdict: Preliminary Injunction Hearing, Possible Consequences, and an Appeal

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

Mars rover confirms dangers of space radiation

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Future manned missions to Mars will need internal shielding and advanced propulsion systems to shorten transit times, minimizing exposure to space radiation, scientists say. [Read more]...
Mars rover confirms dangers of space radiation
NASA & Foursquare team up on new badge for checking in at science centers
Mail.ru CEO Starts $25 Million Fund To Spark Personal Robotics Start-Ups

Mars rover finds simple organics, but results not yet conclusive

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Curiosity rover finds signs of simple organic compounds in a Martian soil sample -- but scientists say the finding won't be conclusive until tests confirm earthly contaminants aren't present. [Read more]...
Mars rover finds simple organics, but results not yet conclusive

Are the lawyers smoking crack? And 9 other great stories from this week

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When Apple v. Samsung Judge Lucy Koh asked if the companies' counselors were smoking crack, many of us chuckled, and some of us groaned. But it seems lots of folks were operating under questionable sobriety this week, not the least of whom included Kentucky state legislators, who wanted to include their schools...
Are the lawyers smoking crack? And 9 other great stories from this week

Mountain Lion OS X 10.8.1 Improves Battery Life Somewhat

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Earlier this month, Arstechnica had reported that many users had found a significant decrease in battery life after upgrading to OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion). Ars writer Chris Foresman, after extended testing, discovered that the battery life of his Retina MacBook Pro review unit dropped 38% from its previous 8-hours.The...
Mountain Lion OS X 10.8.1 Improves Battery Life Somewhat

The 404 1,257: Where we get a gif from Peter Ha (podcast)

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404 regular and Gizmodo Editor Peter Ha returns to the show with toys on his mind. We'll talk about Transformers and our other favorite action figures from the 90s, NY subways getting Wi-fi and cell service, a giant head in the Hudson, and the Mars Rover's subliminal messaging. [Read more]...
The 404 1,257: Where we get a gif from Peter Ha (podcast)

Curiosity flight director's family lives on 'Mars time'

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Adding 40 minutes to each day leads family to embark on many late-night adventures in solidarity with the Mars rover and NASA crew. [Read more]...
Curiosity flight director's family lives on 'Mars time'

Viewers opted for the Web over TV to watch Curiosity's landing

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More than 3.2 million people watched the nail-biting descent of the Mars rover via live streaming on the Web, which is far more than those who tuned in on the top cable TV networks. [Read more]...
Viewers opted for the Web over TV to watch Curiosity's landing

Jury Reaches Verdict in Apple vs. Samsung Trial

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According to CNET, the jury has reached a verdict in the Apple vs. Samsung trial. More as it develops. Recent Mac and iOS Blog Stories • Engineers Detail Extensive Efforts to Rewrite Facebook iOS App • Evernote and Moleskine Partner on 'Smart Notebooks' • Video Shows What an iPhone...
Jury Reaches Verdict in Apple vs. Samsung Trial

Mars Rover Landing - review

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Xbox 360 Kinect, PC, Nasa, cert: 3, out nowDon't panic, I'm almost certain that Nasa won't actually be using a games console to control several billion dollars' worth of space gadgetry for their imminent "Curiosity" Mars mission. They have, however, created a free downloadable game, available for Xbox Kinect and...
Mars Rover Landing - review

Two Free Tickets To Le Web And Here's A Discount Code For TC Readers

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LeWeb Paris in December is getting closer and conference organizers Loic and Geraldine Le Meur have put together a schedule featuring great speakers and companies around the theme of ‘The Internet of Things’. And two lucky TechCrunch readers will be able to come for free. Just explain in the comments below...
Two Free Tickets To Le Web And Here's A Discount Code For TC Readers

IEEE Spectrum magazine unleashes an app that is prime reading for the robot uprising

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OMG robots – right? Well if the robot uprising does come about, it might be sensible to do your homework before we have to answer to an army of mech masters. Tech magazine, IEEE Spectrum is helping us out on that with an iPad app that is all about the robots. With...
IEEE Spectrum magazine unleashes an app that is prime reading for the robot uprising

NASA puts Mars rover on a month-long hiatus

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NASA halts communication with Curiosity to avoid any interference during a period when the sun is blocking Earth-to-Mars transmission signals. [Read more]...
NASA puts Mars rover on a month-long hiatus

Mars panoramic skirt: Wrap a rover around your waist

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Flaunt your space nerd cred with a Mars rover panoramic skirt. [Read more]...
Mars panoramic skirt: Wrap a rover around your waist

Curiosity Mars rover in safe mode: are cosmic rays to blame?

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First, Nasa's Curiosity Mars rover failed to hand in its homework. Then it refused to go to bed. Now the naughty rover is in detention. What on Mars caused such bad behaviour?The problems started last Wednesday. Nasa's Mars Curiosity rover failed to send its recorded data back to Earth and...
Curiosity Mars rover in safe mode: are cosmic rays to blame?

7.85" iPad to be Called 'iPad Mini' and Wi-Fi (Cloud iTunes) Coming to iPod Nano?

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Japanese blog Macotakara claims to have additional details about Apple's upcoming 7.85" iPad and the next generation iPod nano. First, the site reports that the new smaller iPad device will indeed be called "iPad mini":According to Asian source, the name of Apple's new product, which are expected to have 7"85'...
7.85" iPad to be Called 'iPad Mini' and Wi-Fi (Cloud iTunes) Coming to iPod Nano?

How NASA battle-tested its Mars rover live stream

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Anyone excited to watch NASA’s Mars rover, called Curiosity, land on the surface of the red planet on Sunday night can all but rest assured that too much demand won’t kill the stream. NASA teamed an application-testing specialist called SOASTA to ensure the world can keep watching even if demand...
How NASA battle-tested its Mars rover live stream

5 Questions (and Answers) About Tonight's Mars Rover Landing

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The Curiosity rover is on a mission of many months and millions of miles to test for microbial life on Mars, and its efforts are visible to the Earthbound....
5 Questions (and Answers) About Tonight's Mars Rover Landing

Robotics 'critical' to NASA's mission on Mars

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The Mars rover Curiosity is on a mission to deliver what scientists hope will be groundbreaking scientific research that wouldn't be possible without robotics, according to a NASA chief engineer....
Robotics 'critical' to NASA's mission on Mars

Watch NASA's live coverage of Mars rover landing

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The big Curiosity rover, on a $2.5 billion science mission, arrives on the Red Planet Sunday evening with a most audacious maneuver. [Read more]...
Watch NASA's live coverage of Mars rover landing

Today's Scuttlebot: Jet Lag From Mars, and Windows 8 Ads

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. Friday's selection includes Korea's plan for exporting its music, why the Mars rover team's schedules have been moving 39 minutes later every day and a hackathon response to Hurricane Sandy....
Today's Scuttlebot: Jet Lag From Mars, and Windows 8 Ads
Mars rover Curiosity's history in pictures, and how to watch the landing live

2012 in America: the year in review

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A Mars rover captured our hearts, Brooklyn got a basketball team, Obama got four more years, and he did it all with Gangnam styleGreg ChenJulian BurgessGuardian US interactive teamErin McCannGabriel Dance...
2012 in America: the year in review

NASA details looming Mars rover landing, '7 Minutes of Terror'

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Curiosity, the Mars rover, is set to land on the planet in August; but to get there it must first pass a harrowing descent, which NASA details in new video. [Read more]...
NASA details looming Mars rover landing, '7 Minutes of Terror'
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