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Ascent Solar Blanket (pictures)

Currently in development for military use, this all in one system is positioned to become the best solar portable charging option available.

7 Images By January 8, 2015

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Xiaomi, suddenly the world's most valuable startup, raises $1.1B

The co-founder of the Chinese smartphone startup uses Facebook to confirm the financing, which gives it a valuation of $45 billion.

By December 29, 2014

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Uber's year of prosperity and controversy

Uber had a tumultuous 2014. Here's a look at its biggest ups and downs -- from becoming the highest-valued venture-backed company in the world to #Ubergate.

By December 26, 2014

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Google, France space agency partner up on Project Loon

France will contribute its expertise in balloon technology, while Google will assist the space agency with long-term balloon campaigns.

By December 12, 2014

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Grumpy cat made $100 million last year? Oh, no

It's got a deformity. That's why it's grumpy. Humanity can't get enough of staring at it. But did this cat really make $100 million? It seems not.

By December 8, 2014

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Orion space test flight a giant step toward humans on Mars

Before we can go to Mars, we need a reliable vehicle to get us there. NASA's big test flight of Orion will help pave the way for manned deep-space missions.

By December 2, 2014

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Google to test its Project Loon balloons over Australia

Can Google's high-orbit, high-tech balloons provide Internet access to remote areas? The company will conduct its latest Project Loon test above Australia.

By November 17, 2014

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Electric superbike rolls out to everyday street drivers

Lightning Motorcycles' electric bike -- the first to win the Pikes Peak challenge -- is now ready for your driving pleasure.

By November 12, 2014

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Taylor Swift is right about music, wrong about Spotify, says CEO Ek

Spotify's Daniel Ek says the world's top subscription streaming-music service added 2.5 million paying members in fewer than six months and has returned a total of $2 billion to the music industry.

By November 11, 2014

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Have your ashes dropped from near space to return as snow

A new company called Mesoloft will rocket your ashes to near space, where they will likely traverse the globe before becoming the seeds of raindrops and snowflakes.

By October 17, 2014