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Aug. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Planetary Resources Inc., an asteroid-mining venture backed by Google Inc. executives, said it added more billionaire investors and is nearing a partnership agreement with a "top-10" mining company. Planetary Resources co-founder Eric Anderson talks about his company on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg)