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Renovo Coupe shapes high-performance electric car future

With a body taken from an American racing car legend and a dose of Silicon Valley start-up tech under the hood, the Renovo Coupe looks set to turn up our perception of what an electric car can do.

By November 14, 2014

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Bill and Melinda Gates top Forbes list as most philanthropic Americans

The co-founder of Microsoft and his wife donated $2.65 billion last year in an effort to combat deadly diseases around the world.

By October 4, 2014

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Secret loopholes drive NSA's 'unrestrained surveillance' on Americans

Thanks to a three-decade-old executive order, researchers say, Fourth Amendment protections against warrantless domestic surveillance may not be as strong as first thought.

By June 30, 2014

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Renovo Coupe: America's first electric supercar

What looks like a Shelby Daytona Coupe, goes like a 911 Turbo S and uses no traditional fuel? The Renovo Coupe. It's a car bred in Silicon Valley and it's the first American all-electric supercar. After four and a half years of working in secret, the car is ready to be seen and we caught up with its creators at Pebble Beach 2014 for a chat about the most exciting new EV on the block.

August 18, 2014

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Invent your own smart home with new LittleBits kit

The New York startup unveils its new Smart Home Kit for $249, offering a way for do-it-yourselfers to create doorbells, pet fish feeders or open-refrigerator alarms.

By November 18, 2014

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Square takes preorders on more-secure credit card reader

Mom-and-pop shops can accept next-gen credit cards early next year -- and avoid the cost of credit card fraud.

By November 12, 2014

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Chromecast adds Showtime Anytime, Starz and new party games

A few key TV apps are adding support for the Chromecast TV dongle, including Showtime Anytime and Starz, as well as casual games like Wheel of Fortune and Just Dance Now.

By November 11, 2014

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Nest's new sales tack: Free thermostats

A deal with Electric Ireland opens a new channel for the Google-owned company's networked thermostats. Nest's CEO expects that it's the first of many such partnerships.

By November 5, 2014

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Drones set to take off in Europe before US -- no thanks to Amazon

Experts in autonomous aerial vehicles suggest Amazon and Google won't be the ones to pilot the industry to new heights.

By November 4, 2014

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Christian Bale bails on Steve Jobs job

The brooding Bale says he's out of the lead role in the upcoming film about the Apple founder's life.

By November 3, 2014