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Man Reaches For The Sun For A Solution To Pakistan's Gas Crisis

A plan to replace imported oil with domestic natural gas has led to fuel shortages and long lines in Pakistan. A businessman has spent $500,000 of his own money to develop an affordable solar car.
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Capital Bikeshare Supplier Bought, Reopening Door To Expansion

Bixi, the company that supplies bicycles and bike stations to the Capital Bikeshare program, has been rescued from bankruptcy. But does that mean the bike sharing will resume expansion in our area?

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Between Heartbleed And Homeland, NSA Treads Cybersecurity Gray Area

Amid controversy over the Heartbleed security bug, the White House clarified how U.S. intelligence agencies must handle such bugs. Bloomberg Businessweek cybersecurity reporter Michael Riley explains.
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Apple Upgrade Tracks Customers Even When Marketing Apps Are Off

Apple's Bluetooth-based customer tracking system, iBeacon, just got better, if you ask marketers. But privacy researchers aren't so sure.
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Teen Sexting Not So Bad?

Many parents probably hope their teens will never share explicit cellphone messages or photos. But some researchers and parents now say sexting might just be a normal part of teen development.
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A Small Tablet Company Brings High-Tech Hopes To Haiti

A tablet computer assembled in Port-au-Prince makes the Western Hemisphere's poorest nation the latest player on the high-tech stage. Economists hope such jobs help grow Haiti's middle class.
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Ooops! US Airways Accidentally Includes Lewd Photo In Tweet

Airlines commonly use Twitter to address the concerns of customers. When US Airways did that Monday, its response included a graphic picture of a naked woman.
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A Video Game Meant To Take Us Back To The Physical World

Ingress, an innovative game from a Google startup, is designed to get its players more engaged with each other. And as the game evolves, the writers respond to actions taken by players.
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Restaurants: The Modern-Day Lab For Our Smartphone-Obsessed Ways

Servers and bartenders say those addictive glowing screens are changing restaurant experiences, and not for the better. "This is just sort of the new norm," psychology professor Thomas Plante says.
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Dutch Test Glow-In-The-Dark Road Of The Future

Luminescent paint absorbs energy during the daylight hours and then glows green in the dark. If widely adopted, the inventor envisions an energy-saving smart highway.

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