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Top 5 Apps To Help You Go Green

If you’re ready to take your overall going green experience to the next level, check out some of these apps that can help you reduce your harmful impacts on earth.

04/14/2015

ustomers Try On Apple Watch

Initial Apple Watch Inventory Sells Out On First Day Of Online Ordering

Within half an hour, the company appeared to sell out the initial batch of watches that were available for the first official day of shipping on April 24.

04/10/2015

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Stanford Scientists Develop Batteries That Are Greener, Last Longer Than Today’s Batteries

Scientists at Stanford University said they have developed a high-performance aluminum-ion battery that could replace the alkaline and lithium-ion batteries that are used to power devices today.

04/06/2015

Delphi self-driving car. (Delphi)

Autonomous Car Ride From San Francisco To New York Hits A Few Road Bumps Along The Way

Makers of the autonomous car said the 3,500 journey was 99% glitch-free. Now their engineers are working fix the pesky things that went wrong during 1% of the trek.

04/03/2015

SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 18: Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos presents the company's first smartphone, the Fire Phone, on June 18, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The much-anticipated device is available for pre-order today and is available exclusively with AT&T service.

Larry Magid Tech Report: Amazon’s Dash Offers Ordering at the Push of a Button

Amazon has been offering one-click ordering online for almost two decades, but they’re taking that idea into the real world with the Dash button, offered to their Prime account customers, that allows convenient restocking of everyday items.

04/01/2015

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Oakland Sees Double-Digit Drop In Murders And Gunfire According To ShotSpotter Analysis

Oakland police claim the city is seeing a double-digit drop in murders and gunfire according to the first year-to-year analysis from ShotSpotter, a gunfire detection company.

04/01/2015

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Salesforce Heavily Funds Reinstated SFPD Cadet Academy; Targets Diverse Youth

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced that the city’s police department would revive their cadet academy, aiming to recruit diverse youths from the city’s high-risk neighborhoods for paying jobs within the force.

03/31/2015

San Jose Police Mobile Computer

San Jose Police Mobile Computer System Goes Down After Officer’s Shooting Death

The San Jose Police Department’s 11-year-old 3G mobile computer system was down for hours after the shooting death Tuesday of Officer Michael Johnson because the sudden demand for data from officers outpaced the system’s hardware.

03/27/2015

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Calls For Police Drones Renewed Following Shooting Of SJPD Officer

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo said that all the new technology available could really help police, especially in situations like what unfolded Tuesday night.

03/26/2015

NASA artist's impression of what waves on Titan might look like (Image from NASA video)

6 Extraterrestrial Surf Spots To Try To Catch An Alien Wave

With all the discoveries about extraterrestrial water this month, the question arose — where is the BEST place to catch alien waves, assuming you had a “wet suit” to protect you from extreme heat and cold (and give you oxygen), that you could survive a 1-2 year space journey to get there, and had a pretty good sponsor to pony up $10 billion or so. There technically is only one place where the surf truly is up…

03/23/2015

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