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Costa Rica hits 75 days powered entirely by renewable energy

Heavy rainfall has allowed the Central American country of Costa Rica to be powered almost entirely by its hydroelectric plants.

By March 24, 2015

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Zuckerberg aims to tie Facebook into the app world

The world's largest social network is creating features and tools designed to attract mobile device developers, as it works to offer all things to all people.

By March 25, 2015

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Brazilian company reveals security-minded GranitePhone

Sikur's phone, running a locked-down Android derivative, enables encrypted communications. It's one of several arriving at Mobile World Congress.

By March 3, 2015

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Zuckerberg: Carriers will connect the world, not sci-fi

Facebook's CEO downplays Google's drone and balloon ideas for broadening Net access, saying it's the carriers that are doing the lion's share of the work to connect the world's billions.

By March 2, 2015

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Uber's safety push continues with SafetiPin collaboration

The ride-hailing service will help the India-based safety-tracking app collect more information about various areas in New Delhi.

By February 23, 2015

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Wonder what it's like when your plane's wing catches fire?

Technically Incorrect: A video posted to YouTube suggests that when you're seated by a plane's window and the wing spouts flames, the natural thing to do is pull out your cell phone and start filming.

By February 7, 2015

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Facebook's Zuckerberg talks terrorism, entrepreneurship

During a town hall event in Colombia, Facebook CEO discusses his company's place in world in the wake of last week's Paris attacks. He also says starting a company isn't as hard as you think.

By January 14, 2015

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After Germany's rout of Brazil, jokes fly on Facebook, Twitter

No stranger to insensitivity, social media pours some salt in Brazil's wounds with a deluge of wisecracks.

By July 8, 2014

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'Ultrasound of stellar embryos' determines age of stars

You can find out how old a baby star is simply by listening to it, say researchers at Europe's KU Leuven.

By July 7, 2014

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Might Apple have a future as a fashion conglomerate?

With tech apparently heading toward inevitable wearability, might Cupertino be tempted to have a few smaller high-tech/high fashion brands under its wing?

By July 6, 2014