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fracking

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Sequoia's Michael Moritz explains how technology is like fracking

Thirty years ago, technology was in niches and crevasses of the economy, and now it has seeped into every sector.

By July 22, 2013

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Man sets tap water on fire, sparks debate

A YouTube video of a North Dakota man apparently setting tap water on fire stirs a debate about fracking and methane and all things scientific.

By January 2, 2014

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'Adorkable,' anyone? Tweet a new word into the dictionary

Collins English Dictionary turns to the collective wisdom of Twitter to pick a new word for its next edition.

By May 19, 2014

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F-bombs away! Twitter map tracks curses in real time

A new interactive site displays where, and how often, people around the world use the F-word on Twitter. Looks like New York is really effed up.

By November 9, 2013

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Smokin' Southwest: Take an aerial tour of fossil-fuel country

The hard-worked San Juan basin in northern New Mexico dramatically illustrates the scale of coal and natural-gas production in the U.S.

By November 25, 2011

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Behind closed doors at Mercedes-Benz's tech-filled Silicon Valley R&D facility

We look into how one of the world's oldest car brands is using Google Glass, Pebble smartwatches, and Nest thermostats to make its vehicles smarter.

By December 20, 2013

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Future bright for cleaner-burning natural gas

MIT says the abundance of natural gas will drive conversions of coal power plants, but will make it harder for solar, wind, and nuclear to gain share.

By June 9, 2011

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Look out: Fossil fuels may be out-innovating green tech

Cheap natural gas from "fracking" shale rock and other unconventional fossil fuels are making life tough for cleantech.

By October 29, 2011

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Speed Tests: Samsung Galaxy Tab vs. Apple iPad (video)

A (relatively) short video showcasing the speed of the Samsung Galaxy Tab as compared to the Apple iPad.

By December 2, 2010

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The most Twittery journalists of them all

Exclusive A year-end look at some journalist stats on Twitter (including the most-followed journalists) provided by MuckRack, a sort of LinkedIn for media professionals.

By December 21, 2012