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Apple envisions environmental sensors for wearables

Two patent applications describe environmental and temperature sensors that could be outfitted into "wrist-watch devices" as well as other wearable gadgets.

By April 24, 2014

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Not so fast: Environmental concerns halt Atari E.T. cartridge dig

Filmmakers planned to excavate millions of the cartridges, buried as part of Atari's 'corporate shame,' but New Mexico regulators say an environmental report is required first.

By March 21, 2014

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Anonymous activist pleads guilty to threatening FBI agent

While several charges were dropped, former Anonymous spokesman Barrett Brown pleads guilty to sharing stolen data and targeting a federal agent.

By April 29, 2014

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The environmental pitfalls at the end of an iPhone's life

Recycling or throwing out any piece of consumer electronics has an environmental cost. Apple is among the most progressive companies dealing with the problem. But is it enough?

By September 26, 2012

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IFTTT adds new environmental triggers with Netatmo channel

Users of the Netatmo Weather Station will now be able to trigger anything on IFTTT using noise, temperature, humidity, or air quality levels.

By January 23, 2014

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Activist group to debut barcode-scanning boycott Israel app

The Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement is coming out with a smartphone app that can scan products to see if the manufacturer has ties to Israel.

By March 13, 2014

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In Syria, a detained Internet activist remains in limbo

Two years ago this week, authorities arrested a computer programmer, Bassel Khartabil, involved in protests against the Syrian government. There's still no word on when he'll be released.

By March 11, 2014

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'No more iSlave:' An activist fights for iPhone workers

Debby Chan, a human rights activist based in Hong Kong, has led the battle to improve conditions for employees of China's giant contract manufacturers

By September 25, 2012

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Apple planning environmental audits of Chinese supply chain

USA Today says it has spoken with Chinese environmental activists that have confirmed Apple will soon bring in independent environmental auditors.

By February 21, 2012

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Environmentally friendly cars

Cars have a come a long way in efficiency over the past decades, so a new car can also be an environmental statement, if it replaces an older model.

6 Images By October 31, 2013