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railroads

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Department of Energy loads 240 graphs and maps onto Flickr

Looking to be transparent, the US government agency brings data-driven energy usage charts, which include everything from crude oil production to wind generation to gasoline prices, to the web.

By July 14, 2014

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New York's Metro-North Railroad to test smartphone tickets

The test will determine if smartphone owners can easily purchase tickets directly through their devices, avoiding long lines at the counter.

By July 12, 2012

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Name your own price for a Sid Meier game bundle

Civilization, anyone? And more Civilization? And air combat and railroad management? It's all here, and with a nice kickback to charity.

By February 5, 2014

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Modder Ben Heck tailors guitar for one-armed player

How do you play a guitar when you only have one arm? Supermodder Ben Heck modified a guitar for a musician who lost his arm in an accident.

By November 8, 2013

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GE wants to plug in the 'Industrial Internet'

The conglomerate unwraps a new suite of technologies that it says will fundamentally change the operation of businesses like airlines, railroads, hospitals, manufacturing, and energy companies.

By November 29, 2012

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Recycled plastic ties coming to some U.S. railroads

Axion scores a $15 million deal to provide railroad ties made from the same material as the Army's plastic bridges.

By February 2, 2011

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How the NBN will change education

The NBN will change education irrevocably, in the same way that the construction of railroads did so long ago.

By July 10, 2012

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Ford is now a 'personal mobility' company: How the comeback kids are riding tech to a new destiny

As Bill Ford sees it, Ford Motor Company is about democratizing technology, and it's preparing to tackle a new challenge over the next 50 years. TechRepublic's Jason Hiner has the story.

By July 14, 2012

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AT&T chief to FCC: Speed up those spectrum license transfers

Randall Stephenson says it's clear that regulators don't like mega-mergers. But, he says, they should hasten the process for transferring spectrum -- or the industry faces a dire capacity shortage.

By June 6, 2012

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The event that really 'won' the west

Recalling the "golden spike" that connected a continent, a moment that was as transformational to 19th century America as the Internet is to early 21st century America.

By May 11, 2012