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Elon Musk: I'm afraid of the Terminator

The Tesla CEO echoes the words earlier this week of Stephen Hawking, and says he invests in AI so he can keep an eye on it.

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SpaceX's Elon Musk hopes to put humans on Mars in 10 years

The founder of the private space transport company gives a short timeline for the possibility of firing up a self-sustaining city on the Red Planet.

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Tech Retrospect: Apple's new Beats and Google's new autonomous ride

Apple made a big acquisition this week. Could Beats possibly be worth $3B? Also, a new driverless car from Google, a new superphone from LG, and mankind's latest great hope for space travel from SpaceX.

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The 404 1,486: Where we enlist citizen superheroes (podcast)

An app that enlists the help of CPR-certified citizens to help in local emergencies, proof that the Supreme Court knows squat about technology, the Tesla museum will soon become reality, what we can learn from putting an Oculus Rift on a chicken, and more!

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Electric carmaker reports $17 million in earnings and nearly 6,500 Model S deliveries, but that wasn't enough to satisfy investors.

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SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket carrying crucial cargo to ISS

After numerous delays, the space transport company sends its Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft into orbit to carry cargo to the International Space Station. Next up: get that rocket back.

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HBO gave a sneak peek in its show’s namesake to see if people from the iconic tech hub can take a joke. Turns out they can.

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Tesla's latest (and perhaps greatest) endorser: Bill O'Reilly

Having just one year ago said it was a waste of taxpayers' money, the Fox News icon lavishes garlands on Elon Musk's car.

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Musk, Zuckerberg, Kutcher invest in AI firm Vicarious

The three are joining in on a $40 million round that will help Vicarious toward its ambitious goal: translating the brain's neocortex into code.

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If Elon Musk and <a href="http://news.cnet.com/8301-11386_3-57554583-76/elon-musks-plan-for-life-on-mars/" >SpaceX are looking to inhabit far away worlds</a>, it might make sense to find the most Earth-like places possible, with virgin air and untouched water. With the recent discovery of water on distant exoplanets, we might be one step closer to that reality.
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Using the Hubble Space Telescope's powerful Wide Field Camera 3, which is capable of peering at exoplanets trillions of miles away, two teams of scientists have found faint signatures of water in the atmospheres of five distant planets.
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The strengths of the water signatures varied on the five planets WASP-17b, HD209458b, WASP-12b, WASP-19b, and XO-1b. Each orbit a star, allowing for observation. WASP-17b and HD209458b had the strongest signals, but the readings from the other three planets -- WASP-12b, WASP-19b and XO-1b -- also are consistent with evidence of water.
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The presence of atmospheric water was reported previously on a few exoplanets orbiting stars beyond our solar system, but this is the first study to measure conclusively and compare the profiles and intensities of these signatures on multiple worlds.

5 planets most likely to be on Elon Musk's itinerary (pictures)

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has detected faint traces of water in the atmospheres of five faraway worlds.

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