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Artificial Intelligence Could Put Mankind At Risk
2012-11-26 05:28:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Machines rising up to enslave humanity and take over the world has been a popular theme in many science fiction works, but a new academic center in the works at Cambridge University will be dedicated to studying whether or not these kinds of potential technology-related threats could actually happen. According to Huffington Post reporter Sylvia Hui, the project, which has been dubbed the Center for the Study of Existential Risk...

2012-11-12 20:21:05

CALGARY, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - All amounts are in U.S. Dollars unless otherwise indicated: Third Quarter First Nine Months 2012 2011 % 2012 2011 % Earnings (Loss): $ Thousands $(4,260) $(274) L $(10,410) $18 L $ per common $(0.03) $0.00 L $(0.07) $0.00 L share assuming...

NASA Testing Internet In Space
2012-11-09 13:00:50

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA has demonstrated the future of the Internet in space, showing how one day space vehicles and habitats could be equipped with the Internet. Space station Expedition 33 commander Sunita Williams used a NASA-developed laptop in October to remotely drive a small LEGO robot at the European Space Observatory Center in Darmstadt, Germany. The experiment used NASA's Disruption Tolerant Network (DTN) to simulate a scenario in which an...

2012-11-08 16:20:27

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) successfully have used an experimental version of interplanetary Internet to control an educational rover from the International Space Station. The experiment used NASA's Disruption Tolerant Networking (DTN) protocol to transmit messages and demonstrate technology that one day may enable Internet-like communications with space vehicles and support habitats or infrastructure on another planet. (Logo:...

2012-11-08 08:25:51

Note:  All figures are quoted in U.S. dollars unless otherwise noted. CALGARY, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE; NASDAQ: IVAN) is reporting today its financial results for the third quarter of 2012. Third Quarter Financial Summary Ivanhoe Energy filed its quarterly financial report on Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission and its Interim Financial Statements with the Canadian Securities Administrators for the period ended September...

2012-11-07 08:21:41

OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PANHANDLE OIL AND GAS INC. (NYSE-PHX-News, "the Company"), a growing non-operating independent oil and natural gas company with reserves and production primarily in the Arkansas Fayetteville Shale, the Southeastern Oklahoma Woodford Shale, the Anadarko Basin (Cana) Woodford Shale and several Western Oklahoma liquid-rich plays, including the Granite Wash, today announced estimated total proved reserve volumes for the Company's fiscal year ended Sept....

2012-10-29 15:22:15

FRISCO, Texas, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Comstock Resources, Inc. ("Comstock" or the "Company") (NYSE: CRK) today reported financial and operating results for the three months and nine months ended September 30, 2012. Financial Results for the Three Months and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2012 Low natural gas prices continue to adversely impact the Company's financial results for the third quarter of 2012 as Comstock reported a net loss of $26.0 million or 56 cents per share as...

2012-10-23 11:21:16

IRVING, Texas, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Breitling Oil and Gas Corporation, an independent exploration and production company based in Irving, Texas, will present at the World Energy Forum in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The conference will take place between October 22 and October 24, 2012. The presentation, entitled "Safe Fracking: The Pathway Forward for Public Acceptance," will be delivered by Breitling's chief executive officer, Chris Faulkner, and will occur at 11:45am on October...

2012-10-07 23:03:25

The Millennium Project, a global participatory think tank in futures research, opens a Node in Kosovo — the fourth Node in the former Yugoslavia (PRWEB) October 06, 2012 After a successful international gathering of eGovernment leaders at the Kosovo ICT Conference, preliminary meetings were held in Pristina, Kosovo, with representatives of the government, private sector, NGOs, and the European Union about establishing a Node of The Millennium Project in Kosovo. The proposed Node would...

2012-10-07 23:00:22

Montenegro´s Ministry of Science establishes “Tele-Montenegro” in cooperation with The Millennium Project. Tele-Montenegro will connect Montenegrins working outside the country to the development process back home. (PRWEB) October 07, 2012 Many developing countries and those in economic transition like Montenegro have suffered from the “brain drain” phenomenon. “There are more Montenegrins living outside of the country than living in the country,”...