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Pacific Grim: How the controversial TPP signed away your digital rights

After years of negotiation, the 12 countries behind the Trans-Pacific Partnership have finally signed off on a trade deal worth almost half the world's GDP. So how did we get here? And what exactly have we walked into?

By February 3, 2016

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Tech that nags drivers: It's about safety (and GDP)

In an interview with CNET, Seeing Machines CEO Ken Kroeger says data collected by his company's eye- and head-tracking tech, which is reportedly being put in GM cars, is only for the driver (currently).

By September 15, 2014

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iPhone 5 will drive GDP, chip growth, analysts predict

So, how galactically big is the iPhone 5? Big enough to register in U.S. GDP growth and total global chip sales.

By September 10, 2012

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Gamers collect 300 billion coins in New Super Mario Bros. 2

Mario button mashers collect nearly enough gold coins to equal the GDP of several developing countries combined.

By November 27, 2012

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The 404 1,128: Where Apple saves the economy (podcast)

JP Morgan claims the iPhone 5 could contribute a quarter to a half of the percent of the entire nation's GDP! Aunt Jill Schlesinger from CBS Moneywatch helps us make sense of that figure, and she'll also tell us why the economy's about to leap off a fiscal cliff.

By September 11, 2012

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Ep. 1128: Where Apple saves the economy

JP Morgan claims that the Apple iPhone 5 could contribute a quarter to a half of the percent of the entire nation's GDP! Aunt Jill Schlesinger from CBS Moneywatch helps us make sense of that figure, and she'll also tell us why the economy's about to leap off a fiscal cliff. Listen to today's episode - you bank account depends on it!

By September 11, 2012

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Finally, a cost estimate for building a real Death Star

The Empire's crown jewel would take more than 800,000 years and many thousand times the world's GDP to build.

By February 19, 2012

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China, South Korea lead in green tech funding

All other G20 nations lag behind for percentage of GDP spent on green infrastructure, United Nations book says.

By May 6, 2010

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Olympic notebook: A fresh look at the medal table

Although the U.S. tops the traditional medal charts right now, one company has an app that shows Norway on top, adjusting for factors like a country's population or GDP.

By February 16, 2010

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Autodesk open-sources carbon accounting method

The software maker is encouraging other companies to track and reduce greenhouse gas emissions based on long-term global targets and contribution to GDP.

By November 9, 2009