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smog

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Air pollution apps are no joke in smog-choked China

Commentary: In a place where protective face masks are common attire, having the right app can make a huge impact on your lungs.

By April 21, 2016

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Pokemon Go could put lives in danger. This feature might save them

Commentary: You shouldn't drive while you play Pokemon Go, but inevitably some people will. CNET's Sean Hollister explains how Niantic can make that a much-safer experience.

By July 13, 2016

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Where Volkswagen's $5 billion environmental payout is going

As part of its landmark $14.7 billion settlement with US regulators, Volkswagen will be shelling out cash to improve the land it sullied with its excess diesel emissions.

By June 28, 2016

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It's happening: Volkswagen's $15 billion diesel settlement covers buybacks, repairs

If you stack 15 billion $1 bills end to end, you can go to the moon and back nearly three times.

By June 28, 2016

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Apple is pushing into China harder than ever

The company is unabashedly dropping a few China-focused features in its updated OS as it tries to make a bigger push into the world's largest economy.

By June 14, 2016

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Ceci n'est pas une autoroute: Paris bans pre-1997 cars in city center

It's only on the weekdays, and it sadly includes classic cars, but it could go a long way in reducing Paris' pollution problem.

By May 31, 2016

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The 404 1,474: Where we cut through the smog (podcast)

Justin wraps up his three-part trip to Singapore, South Korea, and Beijing with tips on how to survive heavy pollution, the right way to eat Peking duck, and the secret to keeping a clean city!

By April 29, 2014

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The 404 1,474: Where we cut through the smog

Justin wraps up his three-part trip to Singapore, South Korea, and Beijing with tips on how to survive heavy pollution, the right way to eat Peking duck, and the secret to keeping a clean city!

By April 29, 2014

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These roofs can clean the air

Students at UC Riverside have created a cheap coating that can go on ordinary clay roofing tiles to bust smog.

By June 4, 2014

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Possible smog solution: Air-powered motorcycle

It's slow, but very green. Meet the possible future of transportation.

By May 12, 2009