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For data-driven Oakland A's, the 'IT coach' sets the defense

For eight years, A's coach Tye Waller has been collecting data on opposing players and methodically building an application that gives the team an advantage on defense and on the bases.

By August 17, 2014

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With Toyota in its rearview mirror, GM talks fuel-cell cars (Q&A)

Toyota has unveiled plans to sell a clean and green hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle in the US next year. CNET talks with a GM exec about the challenge of competing.

By June 28, 2014

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Court to Yelp: Reveal names of negative reviewers

A Virginia court insists that seven people who posted anonymous reviews about a carpet cleaning company should be unmasked, because the company believes they were not real customers.

By January 9, 2014

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What are they drinking? Text message sent using...vodka

Using $100 worth of off-the-shelf electronics and sprays of alcohol, scientists sent the message 'O, Canada' a few meters across open space before it was decoded by a receiver.

By December 20, 2013

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One nightmarish sea creature is fun, but is two an invasion?

Another giant, ugly oarfish appears on a California beach. Experts say this is unheard of. What do these fish want from us?

By October 21, 2013

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Sewage-powered hydrogen fueling station opens in CA

Could sewage be the holy grail for clean fuel? The Orange County Sanitation District in Fountain Valley, Calif., recently opened the world's first tri-generation fuel cell and hydrogen energy station, which uses sewage biogas to produce heat, electricity, and hydrogen.

By August 26, 2011

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'Fatbergs' choking London sewers to be used for energy

The world's largest fat-fueled power station will generate some 130 GWh a year. And "fat icebergs" won't end up in landfill sites.

By April 25, 2013

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China's cyberwar: Intrusions are the new normal (FAQ)

Security firm Mandiant delivers compelling evidence that the Chinese military is behind a torrent of intrusions targeting the networks of U.S.-based companies. Here's what happens next.

By February 19, 2013

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Senate readies for fight over cybersecurity surveillance

Sen. Joe Lieberman says his cybersecurity bill is necessary to prevent terrorists from dumping "raw sewage into our lakes." But privacy groups call it a big step toward Big Brother.

By November 13, 2012

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'World's thinnest house' gets closer to big opening

Warsaw, Poland, will soon be home to an abode that's a mere 4 feet wide and built for artists and intellectuals with broad imaginations.

By September 20, 2012