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Samsung Spins Off Display Business, Kiwi ECard Makers, Mobile Operators Build NFC App, IBM To Build Computer For Giant Telescope

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Breaking news from your editors at Fast Company, with updates all day. Samsung Spins Off Display Business. Samsung has spun off its enormous, hi tech display-making business. Samsung Display will be registered as a separate corporation tomorrow, and based on its employee count of 20,000 is the world's largest display manufacturer,...
Samsung Spins Off Display Business, Kiwi ECard Makers, Mobile Operators Build NFC App, IBM To Build Computer For Giant Telescope
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NASA may get $100 million to drag an asteroid into orbit around the Moon for research purposes

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Good news: It appears that NASA may get the first chunk of money needed to kick off a project to snag an asteroid, put it in orbit around the Moon, and study it. Yes, this is precisely and exactly as cool as it sounds. According to the Christian Science Monitor,...
NASA may get $100 million to drag an asteroid into orbit around the Moon for research purposes

Computing for disasters: saving lives with big data

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If the dazzling computing tools that are emerging to aid disaster response are to be fully effective, they must be integrated with the organizations and individuals who are involved in all stages of disaster management: prevention, preparedness, response and recovery. That holds true whether the event is an epidemic, a...
Computing for disasters: saving lives with big data

Google's big Monday Android event is off on account of the hurricane

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Tech journalists and enthusiasts alike, please prepare to be less wet come Monday. No, the storm is still on the way, you just don’t have to trek out to the Google Android event that was scheduled. It has been called off on account of Hurricane Sandy. According to a statement received by MarketingLand,...
Google's big Monday Android event is off on account of the hurricane
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[Video] NASA Releases 1st Footage of the Dark Side of the Moon

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NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission has released the first footage shot of the moon's dark side. The 30-second clip (after the jump) sweeps from the moon's northern pole to the southern polar region, passing, among other features, the Mare Orientale, a 560-mile wide dry sea that extends...
[Video] NASA Releases 1st Footage of the Dark Side of the Moon
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Mars One Has Officially Raised "Millions" To Build The Red Planet's First Human Settlement

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The not-for-profit just raised "a few million" in funding. It's nowhere close to the expected $6 billion pricetag, but it's a start. Mars One, the private not-for-profit that's planning to build the red planet's first human settlement in 2023, has secured several million dollars in funding for its mission....
Mars One Has Officially Raised "Millions" To Build The Red Planet's First Human Settlement
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