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Floating Cities and Tech Utopias (aNewDomainTV)

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Our Todd Townsend does a deep dive on the latest thinking around tech utopias and floating cities. It's aNewDomainTV
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Planetary Resources Inc: Tech Billionaires Announce Arkyd Mission, Asteroid Mining

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In Seattle, XPrize founder and Planetary Resources co-chair Peter Diamandis took the stage today at 10:30 a.m. PT. Tech billionaires announced a planned line of telescopes and asteroid mining spacecraft called Arkyd. "We are not just a paper company," said founder Peter Diamandis. The Arkyd line of telescopes and craft will hunt for waters and precious metals in space and it begins soon, he said. Here is a rendering of its Arkyd Series 300 Interceptor craft.
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Tech Billionaires Fund Company to Mine Asteroids with Robots: Planetary Resources Inc.

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Pictured above, XPrize pioneer, author and co-chair of Planetary Resources Inc., Peter Diamandis. He and tech billionaires Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page, director James Cameron, Charles Simonyi and other space hotshots are announcing details. Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Billionaires, former astronauts and Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page are banding together to announce Planetary Resources, Inc., a private company slated to announce a project April 24. It'll be annnouncing a project involving space ships, off-Earth fuel processing and moon mining April 24, sources tell us ...
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Todd Townsend: On Saving the Space Program

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Ladies and Gentlemen, we are under attack. Not an alien attack. But an attack that's far more heinous -- if you care anything about space exploration, that is. Budget cuts on the space program affect more than jobs at NASA. They directly hit you in all the following ways. Here's our Todd Townsend with a short video explaining why.
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MWC 2012: Days One, Two and Three

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Our futurist and vidcasterTodd Townsend slices through the mire to find three trends at MWC 2012 you need to know about now. It's aNewDomain.net. Meet Todd Townsend.
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Google Chrome for Android Beta: First Look and Review

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Here's our senior editor Todd Townsend giving you a first look at the just-out Google Chrome for Android Beta. He's got it on his Samsung Galaxy Nexus, based on Android 4.0.4 ice cream sandwich. What's the deal? Overall it's a winner. But there's a catch. Short form vidcast. [00:02:30]
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CES 2012: How to Save Energy at Home with Safeplug

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At CES 2012, Todd Townsend found an innovation targeting home energy efficiency. Take a look.
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CES 2012: Escort Social Net Keeps the Cops at Bay

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At CES 2012, aNewDomain's Todd Townsend shows Escort, a social net designed to lessen the number of tickets you get. Cool.
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CES 2012: Wrapsol Polymer Keeps Your Tablet from Sliding Off Your Lap

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At CES 2012, aNewDomain's scitech editor Todd Townsend checked out Wrapsol and the polymer sheet it uses as an accessory to keep your laptop frpm sliding.
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CES 2012: Amazon Kindle Fire Gets Vidyo Video Conferencing App

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Vidyo launched its ubiquitous videoconferencing app for the Amazon Kindle Fire at Showstoppers during CES 2012. And its rep tells Todd Townsend that Vidyo is "better than Skype" -- and why.
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