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Tech Retrospect: Cyber Monday breaks records and BlackBerry breaks Bieber's heart

Miss a few stories this week? We'll get you up to speed with this rundown of all the tech news.

By December 6, 2013

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U.S. drone 'hijackings' raise security concerns

University of Texas professor and grad students manipulate unmanned crafts' flight paths. One exercise is done with DHS. Thousands of civilian drones are destined for U.S. skies.

By July 4, 2012

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Why I had it all wrong about Boston's high-tech scene

commentary A Silicon Valley reporter returns to Massachusetts with a bad attitude about the commonwealth's tech market. The locals happily inform him he can pound sand.

By June 17, 2012

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Purdue set for supercomputer 'barn-raising'

200 employees will help build a machine that will be the size of a semi trailer and will be able to perform more than 60 trillion operations in one second.

By May 3, 2008

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Barn raisings weatherize homes to cut energy bills

It's a grass-roots effort to cut energy use one drafty house at a time. CNET's Martin LaMonica participates in a community barn raising where volunteers weatherize a home.

By October 13, 2009

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Chasing home efficiency, nudged by the sun

Call it home hypermiling: CNET's Martin LaMonica sizes up the numbers after two years with solar panels and finds on-site power has made him more thrifty.

By April 22, 2010

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My year as a green-living beta tester

CNET News reporter Martin LaMonica has spent the past year in the multifamily competition Energy Smackdown to lower household energy use. He finds a little effort goes a long way.

By April 20, 2009