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Renewable energy represented more than half of all new power capacity in '15

Led by wind and solar, renewable energy in 2015 reached a record 153 gigawatts (GW) worldwide, 15% more than in 2014.

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Microsoft plays creativity card in Windows pitch to consumers

Microsoft unveiled new hardware and named its first 2017 Windows 10 update as part of a new pitch to establish itself and the Windows ecosystem as centers for creativity.

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Hands-on: Surface Dial could be Microsoft's next cult classic

Microsoft's Surface Dial for the Surface Studio probably isn't for everyone. But a small, passionate niche of digital artists will probably love it.

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These are the 3 big reveals from Microsoft's Surface event

Microsoft unleashed a ton of Windows and Surface news on the world from New York on Wednesday, revealing new Windows features and brand new hardware. Here’s the run-down on the biggest news from the company’s two-hour-long...

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AI and robots aren't gunning for your job, White House economist says

Artificial intelligence and robots aren't coming for your job anytime soon, the U.S. White House's chief economic advisor says.

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Raspberry Pi Roundup: Watching for the meter-reader, driving Lego cars and sweet art

This Raspberry Pi roundup features a battle for resident parking, meditative sand art, robots, Legos and more.


Microsoft just democratized virtual reality with $299 headsets

Microsoft is partnering with PC OEMs to offer consumers VR headsets that cost less and offer easier setup than the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.

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10 things Apple's new Macs could (and should) copy from the PC

Everyone wants to know what the new Macs will have, and you need look no further than what's already been on the PC for months.

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Google makes more than Samsung, Apple on flagship phone

The price Google charges for its Pixel XL smartphone is closer to what it costs to make the phone than what both Samsung and Apple charge for the GS7 and iPhone 7, but Google still makes more money. Here's why.

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Self-driving 18-wheeler delivers the first shipment: Beer

Self-driving truck company Otto teamed with Anheuser-Busch to successfully deliver a semi-tractor full of beer to Colorado Springs, a journey of 120 miles.

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Workstation software flaw exposes industrial control systems to hacking

The software used to program and deploy code to various Schneider Electric industrial controllers has a weakness that could allow hackers to remotely take over engineering workstations.

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Google is trying to reinvent the whiteboard

What's big, red, and supposed to be the next big thing in workplace collaboration? Google's new Jamboard, a massive touch display and accompanying cloud service that's supposed to help business users brainstorm together.

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Best Deals of the Week, October 17th - October 21st - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of October 17th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.

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20% off APC Back-UPS 600VA 7-outlet Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) with USB Charging Port - Deal Alert

The new APC BE600M1 Back-UPS has 7 total outlets: 5 battery backup outlets plus 2 Surge Protection outlets, more than ever before. BE600M1 Back-UPS is capable of powering your wireless networking equipment for 2 to 6 hours when power...

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Yours.co will save permanent copies of photos, videos posted on social media

Yours.co is offering consumers who post photos and videos to sites such as Facebook, Flickr, Dropbox or Google Drive an automated service that backs them up on archive-grade optical media platters that are rated to last 1,000 years.

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Nissan, Renault tout plans to make 10 autonomous vehicles by 2020

Nissan and Renault have partnered to create a new mobility division to focus on the development of software, cloud engineering and big data analytics for connected-car technologies.

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Physical RAM attack can root Android and possibly other devices

Researchers have devised a new way to fully compromise Android devices without exploiting any software vulnerability and instead taking advantage of a physical design weakness in RAM chips.

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Target passes Walmart as top corporate solar customer

A new report shows Target is the top U.S. corporate user of solar power, with 147 million watts installed on 300 stores, meaning it has surpassed Walmart, which is still close behind with 145MW. Apple's coming up fast.

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