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Green tech for hipsters: Get onboard before it goes mainstream

Living the green hipster life isn't all about retro tech. You can have the latest environmentally friendly innovations and still keep your hipster cred.

By September 9, 2014

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Destroyed by tornado, town saving big by rebuilding all green

In 2007, a tornado flattened Greensburg, Kan. Now it's on a path to financial stability thanks to a city-wide green rebuilding effort. CNET Road Trip 2014 looked at the wreckage and the recovery.

By August 12, 2014

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Apple recalls 'overheating' older European power adapter

An adapter sold with older models of the iPhone could overheat, says Apple, so you can swap it for a redesigned version.

By June 13, 2014

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Google X spinoff Flux raises $8 million

The company was once part of the secretive Google X research division but is now going solo as it tries to radically revamp building-construction software.

By May 6, 2014

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Greenpeace stages energy protest at Pinterest HQ

Activists hand out cupcakes and coffee to Pinterest employees in bid to press company's management to use greener energy to power its Internet business.

By May 6, 2014

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Coming soon: A better, poison-free solar cell

Sure, solar power is clean and green, but to make it more efficient, researchers have had to use some nasty stuff. Until now.

By May 5, 2014

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Apple has a green dig at Samsung in new ad

"There are some ideas we want every company to copy," says Apple, adding a thinly veiled dig at rivals like Samsung to new environmental-themed adverts.

By April 22, 2014

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Pot speakers, hemp cars: Mark 4/20 with ganja-inspired tech

April 20 has turned into an unofficial celebration of all things marijuana. The tech world isn't immune to the reefer madness, finding inspiration in hemp materials and high-tech vaporizers.

By April 19, 2014

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Tim Cook advises climate change deniers to get out of Apple stock

In a response to a shareholder suggestion that Apple stop its environmentally friendly initiatives, the typically temperate Apple CEO draws a blunt line in the sand.

By February 28, 2014

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Farmer's Fridge brings fruit, veggies to vending machines

Skip the salt and sugar bombs and get fresh salads and snacks from the Farmer's Fridge, now available in Chicago.

By February 17, 2014