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15 Apr 2014

If you want more news from First Look Media’s The Intercept, you’re going to have to wait

As the eagle-eyed investigative journalists at Pando Daily recently noted, there hasn’t exactly been an outpouring of new material from The Intercept — the high-profile First Look Media property that includes newly-crowned Pulitzer Prize winners Glenn Greenwald
11 Apr 2014

Ruh-roh. Heartbleed afflicts networking gear from Cisco and Juniper too

The Heartbleed security flaw that affected popular web and ecommerce sites has also infiltrated many of the Cisco and Juniper routers, switches and firewalls running those sites and the internet at large. In a Cisco security alert updated Thursday, the company
8 Apr 2014

Meet the Minnesota company pulling petabytes of data from the field

If you know what to look for, those endless rows of corn that paint the Midwest in summer are full of a lot more than just cattle feed and future Doritos. They’re full of data. Now, it’s
7 Apr 2014

Celebrating The 60th Anniversary Of The First Practical Solar Cell — From Powering Ferris Wheels To Cities, & Beyond

By John Perlin, author of Let It Shine: The 6000-Year Story of Solar Energy. Photo’s courtesy of AT&T archive. Sixty years ago on April 25, 1954, Bell Laboratories demonstrated to the world one of the most significant breakthroughs ever
28 Mar 2014

BluEarth buys solar power plant from Canadian Solar

BluEarth Renewables subsidiary has bought the Little Creek solar power plant from Canadian Solar Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canadian Solar, for more than C$ 53m. CTBR – News
22 Mar 2014

Artificial intelligence startup Vicarious collects $40 million from tech elites

It has been a big year for artificial intelligence. Google bought DeepMind in January for $ 400 million and, now, a group of tech elites and venture capital firms have awarded $ 40 million to Vicarious. Venture
20 Mar 2014

Business properties benefit from solar by Affordable Solar

Affordable Solar announced the completion of three commercial solar array systems located on different business properties in the metro area. CTBR – News
18 Mar 2014

Why Your Next Plastic Bottle Will Be Made From Shale Gas

Even as more signs emerge that the natural gas bubble is heading for a colossal bust, Exxon Mobil shale gas is officially a thing. The company plunged into the shale gas market in 2010 with the acquisition
16 Mar 2014

When machine learning takes a lesson from human learning

If you haven’t heard Ramona Pierson’s story, you’re missing out on a great source of inspiration. It involves a broken home, a teenage math phenom, a stint in military intelligence, and a career in public education and
12 Mar 2014

Complete Solar secures $5m fund from EIF

Complete Solar Solution has secured a $ 5m investment from the venture capital fund Ecosystem Integrity Fund (EIF). CTBR – News