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Twitter is run by potheads, suggests famed investor Thiel

Iconoclastic investor Peter Thiel says Twitter is horribly mismanaged because there's "probably a lot of pot-smoking" there.

By September 17, 2014

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NBN: the next 1000x and why it matters

We've got 1000x the internet we had in 1993. What's the point of another 1000x by 2033?

By September 3, 2013

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Ep. 1295: Where we telegraph it in

The Internet claims another victim today as Google closes Reader, Yahoo will stop supporting Alta Vista sites, and India will no longer allow the delivery of telegraphs. This and more on today's 404 episode!

By July 1, 2013

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The 404 1,295: Where we telegraph it in (podcast)

The Internet claims another victim today as Google closes Reader, Yahoo will stop supporting Alta Vista sites, and India will no longer allow the delivery of telegraphs. This and more on today's 404 episode!

By July 1, 2013

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Off with their heads: Yahoo issues list of nixed projects

A dozen projects -- including blast from the past Alta Vista -- are getting tossed aside as the company says it needs to make choices to create "beautiful products that are essential" to users.

By June 28, 2013

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The 404 1,282: Where the water is rising (podcast)

Aunt Jill is back from her sojourn to Italy where she went off the grid, only to return to a battalion of Internet trolls on her LinkedIn. We'll shield her from harm, and she'll return the favor by answering a few of your finance questions.

By June 5, 2013

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High-speed cam catches cool 3D shots of snowflakes

The Multi-Angle Snowflake Camera captures closeup images of snowflakes, as well as data on their fall speed, to improve weather forecasting systems. Did we mention how stunning the shots are?

By April 10, 2013

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Alta Devices lifts curtain on high-efficiency solar cell

The key to boosting solar cell efficiency is capturing light emitted by solar cells themselves, according to stealthy solar start-up Alta Devices.

By June 20, 2011

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Vint Cerf: Google may not always be top search dog

The father of the Internet -- a vice president at Google -- says the search giant could one day be outshined by a company with better techology.

By March 23, 2012

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Thinly sliced cells slash solar power costs

Startup Twin Creek's equipment creates super-thin silicon solar cells to dramatically cut the cost of solar panel production.

By March 12, 2012