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streetlight

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Cree $99 LED streetlight could come to a city near you

City planners across the U.S. are dropping the streetlights of yesteryear for brighter, more energy-efficient lights. Here's the scoop on a super-cheap LED streetlight that could come to your city sooner than later.

By Aug. 6, 2013

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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 Nov. 19, 2013

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Man retrieves lost iPhone using dating service - and a hammer

Trombonist Nadav Nirenberg lost his phone only to see someone using it on a dating site. So he set up a date and showed up with a hammer.

By Jan. 7, 2013

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Man says he got stolen iPhone back by seducing thief

Nadav Nirenberg says he has his iPhone stolen. The thief allegedly begins to use the OKCupid dating site on the phone. So Nirenberg contacts him on the site, pretending to be a very attractive woman.

By Jan. 4, 2013

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The 404 1,187: Where we bully the bullies (podcast)

It's our last show before flying out to CES for a week of mayhem in Las Vegas. We're keeping a positive attitude about this year, but it may be a different story when we broadcast live from the CNET stage next Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 1 p.m. PT.

By Jan. 4, 2013

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Get smart: Charge your phone while walking in this shoe

Anthony Mutua's modified Nike sneaker can recharge your phone as you walk. Just don't expect more air in your jumps.

By May. 11, 2012

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Bridgelux-Chevron deal brings LED streetlights to cities

Two municipalities in California will get efficient, long-lasting LED streetlights and pay for the installation through energy and maintenance savings.

By Mar. 1, 2012

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Preview Email Without Opening

Here's another useful tip for all Pre users to keep in mind to quickly preview emails without opening.

By Jul. 31, 2009

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Am I bats? Part 1

How walking the dog with my daughter turned into a technology odyssey.

By Jun. 30, 2007