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Gates-backed TerraPower pitches new nuclear tech

TerraPower is talking to a number of countries to build the first plant with the next generation of nuclear power plants that run entirely on the spent fuel from current nuclear plants.

By December 12, 2011

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Gates-backed nuclear outfit TerraPower funded

TerraPower, which counts Bill Gates as an investor, raises $35 million in venture funding to pursue an alternative nuclear-power technology.

By June 14, 2010

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The Nissan TeRRA SUV Concept is hydrogen-powered and iPad-ready

At the 2012 Paris Motor Show, Nissan's TeRRA SUV Concept is keeping alive the idea of hydrogen fuel-cell powered cars. But what most impresses CNET's Wayne Cunningham is a technology that uses an iPad-like device that serves as a key to power the car.

By September 28, 2012

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Nissan Terra SUV concept: Hydrogen-powered and tablet-enabled (pictures)

Nissan offered preview photos and some details of a new concept vehicle to be shown at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, a fuel-cell SUV that uses a tablet as its key and instrument panel.

6 Images By September 12, 2012

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Still plugging new nuclear power tech post-Fukushima

Despite the worst nuclear disaster in decades and other roadblocks, young nuclear power companies NuScale Power and TerraPower still see strong interest in getting alternative reactor designs built.

By November 20, 2011

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Toshiba eyes nuke alliance with Gates start-up

Company is in talks with TerraPower, which is backed by Microsoft's chairman, to jointly develop advanced nuclear reactors.

By March 23, 2010

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Korea's backhander to Bill Gates for one-handed handshake

The Microsoft co-founder has one hand in his pocket when shaking hands with South Korea's president, Park Geun-hye. This does not go down well.

By April 23, 2013

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Bill Gates and learning from Leonardo da Vinci

60 Minutes preview: Gates won't entertain comparisons of his life to that of da Vinci, but says the great thinker was way ahead of his time.

By May 10, 2013

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Bill Gates calls for massive increase in energy research

Despite the threat of cuts to current energy research programs, Gates, in an editorial, says the U.S. should increase annual R&D from $5 billion a year to $16 billion for economic, national security, and environmental reasons.

By November 21, 2011

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Nathan Myhrvold, patent troll? Check out his nuclear reactor

Founder of Intellectual Ventures, speaking at D10, deflects the usual accusations that his business is harming innovation.

By May 30, 2012