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In Sochi, the Olympics-size job of running Olympics IT infrastructure

With several Olympics under its belt, Atos is supporting one of the largest IT infrastructures in sports history. If it succeeds, it's an unheralded hero. If it fails, it gets crucified.

By February 6, 2014

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'Miracle' tech turns water into fuel

German cleantech company Sunfire GmbH has unveiled a machine that converts water and carbon dioxide into synthetic petroleum-based fuels.

By November 18, 2014

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Silver Spring seeks new profits from smart-city infrastructure

Internet-enabled traffic signals, streetlights, and natural gas meters are expensive to deploy. One company hopes selling the technology as a service will help its business.

By November 19, 2013

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Ex-BlackBerry chief joins Powermat as CEO

Thorsten Heins, who departed BlackBerry in late 2013, will now lead a wireless-charging company on the cusp of its global expansion.

By November 18, 2014

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In NYC, once a payphone, soon a superfast Wi-Fi hub

As part of the $200 million project, the first new hubs are expected to come online in late 2015.

By November 17, 2014

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Solar-powered cycle path is like riding on a river of stars

The inventor of the Netherlands' smart highway has created a solar-powered bicycle path with a swirling pattern inspired by Van Gogh.

By November 13, 2014

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In newest tally, supercomputing progress tapers off

Hardware, software and funding limits mean it's not easy to make the fastest computers even faster. That's too bad for the industries that rely on them.

By November 17, 2014

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FCC chair said to balk at Obama's Net neutrality plan

Tom Wheeler tells Internet executives he is considering an approach that includes some of Obama's proposals as well as addressing ISPs' concerns, the Washington Post reports.

By November 11, 2014

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Obama: Regulate broadband Internet like a utility so it 'works for everyone'

President Obama calls for tighter rules from the FCC -- leaving a little bit of wiggle room -- in an effort to preserve a "free and open Internet."

By November 10, 2014

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BMW turns streetlights into electric-car charging stations

The German luxury automaker unveils a prototype "Light and Charge" streetlight, and has two already installed at its headquarters in Munich.

By November 7, 2014