Marketplace Tech for Monday, June 10, 2013
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Today Apple will kick off its annual World Wide Developer's Conference. Much of the buzz so far has been about what new software and hardware may be announced for consumers. But at the end of the day, WWDC is for developers. So we talked to one. And the company Planetary Resources has put up a Kickstarter campaign for the world's first crowdfunded space telescope. Why? To encourage space exploration of course. But also to detect asteroids that could be captured and mined for precious metals. One of the campaign's supporters is Bill Nye the Science Guy.
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