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Apple’s Chinese Solar Project, US Forest Conservation Gains Greenpeace Recognition

Apple is expanding its environmental efforts by investing in a new Chinese solarpower project and preserving 36,000 acres of “sustainable” timberland in Maine and North Carolina.

04/16/2015

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Teenage College Grad’s New Business Rewards You For Playing Mobile Games

Imagine if you got a free cappuccino every time you beat someone in Words With Friends, or $5 off at Safeway every time you reach a new level in Candy Crush Saga. That’s the concept that 19-year-old KIIP CEO and Founder Brian Wong had when he built a company to reward people.

04/15/2015

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EU Files Antitrust Charges Against Google Over Dominance In Internet Searches

The European Union’s competition chief is filing an antitrust complaint alleging Google has been abusing its dominance in Internet searches and is opening a probe into its Android mobile system.

04/15/2015

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52 Wacky Art Exhibits You Can Play With Take Over San Francisco’s Market Street For 3 Days

Dozens of art exhibitions will flood Market Street starting Thursday as the public prepares to vote on which ones will become a permanent fixture in this rapidly changing San Francisco corridor.

04/09/2015

Ellen Pao

Reddit CEO Ellen Pao Bans Salary Negotiations To Equalize Pay For Men, Women

After losing a sex-discrimination lawsuit in Silicon Valley last week, Ellen Pao continues on her crusade to bring gender equality to the tech world, but this time with a focus on her home turf.

04/08/2015

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Hackers Spy On Sleeping Children With Wireless Nanny Cameras

CNET’s Tim Stevens has more on who is vulnerable and how to protect yourself.

04/07/2015

A rendering of the Mercedes-Benz F 015. (Photo credit: Mercedes-Benz)

Self-Driving Mercedes Benz Back In San Francisco For TV Commercial Shoot

If you missed Mercedes Benz testing out its new self-driving car in San Francisco earlier this month, don’t fret.

03/30/2015

Apple Introduces iPhone 5

Apple CEO Tim Cook Calls ‘Religious Objection’ Laws Dangerous

Apple CEO Tim Cook said that so-called “religious objection” legislation being introduced in a number of states is dangerous and bad for business.

03/30/2015

3D-printed lower receiver of a a Colt CM109 modular battle rifle being fired. (PrintedFirearm.com)

You Can 3D Print A Heavy-Caliber Gun — And It’s Totally Legal

With a $500 3D printer and enough thermoplastic, you can mass produce deadly plastic guns from the convenience of your own home.

03/27/2015

A rendering of a Facebook drone. (Harvest Zhang/Facebook)

Facebook’s Laser Drones Could Bring Internet To 5 Billion People

Facebook showed off plans to provide internet to billions of people around the world using a solar-powered laser drone.

03/26/2015

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