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environmentalists

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Samsung hires soccer star Messi to save us from aliens

In an ad that must be seen to be understood, the world's greatest soccer player dribbles around apparent gangsters before being presented with an even greater challenge: saving us from green people.

By November 12, 2013

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Khosla: Environmentalists, get out of way

Famed tech investor Vinod Khosla says green tech will succeed when entrepreneurs follow their vision for disruptive technologies rather than expect consumers to pay a premium for green products.

By September 27, 2011

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Artist wants to print out entire Internet to honor Aaron Swartz

MoMA's poet laureate wants your help printing the Internet in honor of the open-access activist, who committed suicide while facing prosecution. Not everyone thinks it's the best way to go about a tribute though.

By June 6, 2013

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Eco-minded exec Musk leaves Zuckerberg's political group

Elon Musk, CEO of electric-car company Tesla Motors, bows out of Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg's political action group after the group funds ads that rile the Sierra Club, MoveOn.org, and others.

By May 10, 2013

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Construction of world's largest optical telescope approved

The massive Thirty Meter Telescope will be able to image objects 13 billion light years away, near the beginning of time.

By April 14, 2013

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Environmentalists take aim at Fujitsu's eco-marketing tactics

Fujitsu's Green IT line just introduced its M440 ECO mouse, but the UK's Inquirer takes issue with its questionable eco-benefits.

By January 31, 2011

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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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Ford is now a 'personal mobility' company: How the comeback kids are riding tech to a new destiny

As Bill Ford sees it, Ford Motor Company is about democratizing technology, and it's preparing to tackle a new challenge over the next 50 years. TechRepublic's Jason Hiner has the story.

By July 14, 2012

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Google brings Brazil's Amazon forest to Street View

Imagine hiking through the Amazon looking for monkeys and tropical birds from thousands of miles away. Now users can do this using Google Maps' Street View feature.

By March 21, 2012

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Khosla Ventures raises $1 billion fund

Half of the famed tech investor's new fund is earmarked for clean tech, with the other half going to Internet and mobile technologies.

By October 13, 2011