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NRC plans review as focus turns to nuclear fuel storage

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is set to launch "systematic" scrutiny of U.S. plants, where there's nearly 100 tons of spent radioactive fuel.

By March 21, 2011

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NSA slapped malware on 50,000+ networks, says report

The US National Security Agency placed malicious software on more than 50,000 computer networks around the world, says a report based on documents leaked by Edward Snowden.

By November 23, 2013

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Report reveals U.S. nuclear plant safety issues

A well-timed report from the Union of Concerned Scientists highlights safety incidents at U.S. plants in 2010 and gives the NRC mixed grades on its responses.

By March 18, 2011

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TransProse turns literature into music

Ever wondered what your favourite novels sound like? Forget audiobooks -- this project transposes literature into music.

By May 19, 2014

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Nokia R&D dreams up mind-bending tech

CNET takes a trip to Nokia's U.S. headquarters to get a glimpse at the future of smartphones, as imagined by the Nokia Research Center.

By November 30, 2011

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Rice cooker builds flavor for one-pot meals

The Aroma NutriWare Rice Cooker uses a saute function to help develop flavor. The countertop appliance can also steam food.

By May 31, 2012

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Nissan researches autonomous cars in Silicon Valley

Nissan opened its sixth worldwide research center in Sunnyvale, California, where it will research autonomous and connected car technologies.

By February 19, 2013

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U.S. nuclear regulator a policeman or salesman?

The NRC exists to police, not promote, the domestic nuclear industry--but diplomatic cables show that it is sometimes used as a sales tool to help push American technology to foreign governments.

By April 18, 2011

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First nuclear reactor approved in U.S. since 1978

But no nuclear renaissance appears to be imminent, despite the go-ahead to build and operate two new reactors in Georgia.

By February 13, 2012

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Fukushima, one year later: Safety fears and slow fixes

Nuclear power plants in the U.S. are due for upgrades to guard against natural disasters. Will they come fast enough to satisfy a new generation of nuke critics?

By March 9, 2012