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Boeing pulls out of DARPA's spaceplane program to cheaply launch satellites into LEO
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Boeing pulls out of DARPA's spaceplane program to cheaply launch satellites into LEO

The company's statement, "We will now redirect our investment from XSP to other Boeing programs that span the sea, air and space domains."

RISC-V Foundation to move to Switzerland after members raise concerns about US trade restrictions
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RISC-V Foundation to move to Switzerland after members raise concerns about US trade restrictions

More than 325 companies or other entities pay to be members, including US and European chip suppliers such as Qualcomm Inc and NXP Semiconductors

New space industry emerges to inspect, refuel and repair abandoned satellites
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New space industry emerges to inspect, refuel and repair abandoned satellites

The program will service two to three dozen satellites in a distant geostationary orbit.

Pentagon working on app that will keep track of US soldiers' health by monitoring their smartphone data
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Pentagon working on app that will keep track of US soldiers' health by monitoring their smartphone data

DARPA last week announced that it has awarded a $5.1 million contract to Kryptowire to develop Warfighter Analytics using Smartphones for Health programme.

NASA partners with DARPA to build robots to refuel and repair satellites
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NASA partners with DARPA to build robots to refuel and repair satellites

"Service stations in orbit" — the name given to these robotic satellites — would not only refuel satellites but also drastically improve their longevity and lifespan.

Boeing and DARPA are developing the Phantom Express, a spaceplane for launching nanosatellites
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Boeing and DARPA are developing the Phantom Express, a spaceplane for launching nanosatellites

Boeing and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) are collaborating on an experimental spaceplane, under the XS-1 program.

US Air Force's X-37B space plane completes two-year secret mission
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US Air Force's X-37B space plane completes two-year secret mission

The just-ended mission, known as OTV-4, was launched in May 2015 and conducted secret experiments for a total of 718 days while in orbit.

Facebook F8: Building 8 team developing tools to help you type out your thoughts
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Facebook F8: Building 8 team developing tools to help you type out your thoughts

The social network giant, at its annual developers conference, unveiled Wednesday projects aimed at allowing users to use their minds to type messages or their skin to hear words.

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"Mayhem" wins DARPA's Cyber Grand Challenge

A software program dubbed "Mayhem" was poised to win the final round of a three-year contest to teach computers to launch and defend against cyber attacks, earning a $2 million prize for the team that wrote the winning code.

Facebook woos Google's Regina Dugan, former head of DARPA and Google ATAP
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Facebook woos Google's Regina Dugan, former head of DARPA and Google ATAP

Regina Dugan, former head of DARPA and vice president of Google's ATAP group has now moved to Facebook. At Facebook, she will be heading a group labelled Building 8, which is positioned as a rival to Google's ATAP.

Maybe not sci-fi, but robots readied for big tests
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Maybe not sci-fi, but robots readied for big tests

The real world has not caught up yet with "Star Wars" and its talking, thinking robots...

US working on cyberwarfare software with videogame-style interface
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US working on cyberwarfare software with videogame-style interface

The United States' experimental research wing - the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) - has been working on new technology...

Project Daedelous plans to put humans on stars in 100 years
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Project Daedelous plans to put humans on stars in 100 years

Project Daedelous, so far the most audacious plan to place humans on a star within 100 years, would develop a gigantic spaceship weighing 50,000 tonnes...

Paralyzed woman uses thoughts to move robotic arm
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Paralyzed woman uses thoughts to move robotic arm

Using just her thoughts, a 58-year-old paralyzed woman instructed a robotic arm to grasp a cup of coffee and guide it to her mouth where she sipped ...