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Gigaom: A 3D printer will make its way to the International Space Station tonight

A 3D printer could save astronauts in an emergency by providing access to a specialized tool they never thought they would need. Made in Space will use what it learns from…

Gigaom: Pay-as-you-go solar startup signs up 100K solar users in East Africa

Mobile payment enabled solar is working its way across rural Africa and India.

Gigaom: Finally: Meta begins shipping its augmented reality glasses to developers

The developer kit edition of Meta's glasses has come a long way since last December. But it's clear that augmented reality is still in its infancy.

Gigaom: This squishy tentacle robot may haunt your dreams, but it could also help you in a disaster

Soft robots can fit in especially tight corners and tunnels, which could be useful in a search and rescue operation. MIT researchers decided to build a bot that has no hard…

Gigaom: SpaceX, Boeing will carry astronauts to orbit for NASA

NASA will award $6.8 billion in initial contracts to the first-ever space taxis made by private companies. They will lift the U.S.'s reliance on Russia to get astronauts into space.

Gigaom: Check out this electric garbage truck from a Silicon Valley startup

Startup Motiv Power Systems has spent the last five years building a business off of electrifying truck fleets.

Gigaom: Ecobee may have the killer app for the smart home and thoughts on wearables

I've traded by two $70 thermostats for $500 worth of thermostats, and I'm not yet sure it has been worth it. This week we welcome Ecobee's co-CEO and discuss Apple's watch.

Gigaom: Duke Energy goes big on solar in North Carolina, plans to drop $500M

North Carolina is getting a wave of new solar farms bought, built, and developed by utility Duke Energy.

Gigaom: Y Combinator now wants startups that really want to change the world. Here’s why that matters

The world likes to make fun of Silicon Valley for the seemingly useless ideas its entrepreneurs come up with. But there are startups out there that could fundamentally change how our…

Gigaom: Drone-based businesses soar in Canada, as FAA grounds US entrepreneurs

Hundreds of companies in Canada are putting drones to work in industries like farming and TV filming. They are getting a leg-up in an important new aviation industry as US rules…

Gigaom: Thinking about farming in space? Choose Mars over the moon

A Dutch study found that many types of plants could survive 50 days in synthetic Martian and lunar soil, but the Martian plants grew significantly better.

Gigaom: Curiosity reaches its major destination: Mount Sharp

The Curiosity rover has been rolling across Mars' surface for two years now, stopping regularly to analyze samples of Martian rocks and conduct other experiments. But the whole time it has…

Gigaom: Airware partners with NASA to develop drone air traffic control system

The San Francisco startup develops hardware and software that help drones avoid collisions and safely return to their operators.

Forget Terminator: The robots of the apocalypse could be squishy

Soft robots can be especially resilient when it comes to bad conditions. A new robot out of MIT can withstand ice, fire and being run over by a car. Forget Terminator: The robots of the apocalypse could be squishy originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

Samsung’s Gear VR turns a phone into a fully-fledged virtual reality headset

Samsung announced the Gear VR, a virtual reality headset that works with the new Galaxy Note 4 smartphone, on Wednesday. Samsung’s Gear VR turns a phone into a fully-fledged virtual reality headset originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

Can’t agree less. I have used Form1+ for prototyping my product and can safely say that it should be the first 3D printer for anyone who wants to get on with 3D printing. Of course, wait time is still a lot.

Can’t agree less. I have used Form1+ for prototyping my product and can safely say that it should be the first 3D printer for anyone who wants to get on with 3D printing. Of course, wait time is still a lot. Can’t agree less. I haveShow More Summary

Tesla teams up with China’s wireless carrier Unicom for charging network

Tesla finally announced its strategy for building out an electric car charging network in China: a domestic partner in the second largest wireless carrier. Tesla teams up with China’s wireless carrier Unicom for charging network originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

Studying how dogs herd sheep could help robots learn how to herd humans

Robots could someday be used in disaster situations to help people out of burning rooms or collapsed buildings. They could also control huge crowds, which herding dogs already do with ease. Studying how dogs herd sheep could help robots learn how to herd humans originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

Shapeways might have found the best model yet for 3D printing copyrighted objects

Shapeways is now allowing anyone to upload and sell content featuring Hasbro characters. Shapeways, Hasbro and the artist all get a cut of the sale. Shapeways might have found the best model yet for 3D printing copyrighted objects originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

This energy data company is using connected thermostats to slash air conditioning

In a large program in Nevada last Summer, EcoFactor's data analytics beat the competition. This energy data company is using connected thermostats to slash air conditioning originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

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