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USDA awards $44.6 million for biofuel projects

Projects funded include those utilizing ethanol, biodiesel, and landfill gas made from a variety of renewable biomass resources.

By November 2, 2011

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Google says it was cut off from USDA project bid

With Microsoft winning a USDA cloud computing project, Google claims it was denied the opportunity to bid for the agency's business.

By December 9, 2010

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USDA making the move to Microsoft

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is the latest government organization to move the cloud, and has picked Microsoft for the task. The deal covers 120,000 employees.

By December 8, 2010

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City of San Francisco's e-mail heads to Microsoft cloud

The city will use Microsoft's cloud system for its 23,000 employees, to reduce IT costs and create a robust disaster response system.

By May 18, 2011

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Biodiesel to take up 10% of US soy crop this year

Soy, for the breakfast table and the car

By August 2, 2007

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Meraki scores government funds for Wi-Fi clouds

Wireless network provider Meraki taps into federal stimulus funds to bring broadband wireless to the masses.

By July 28, 2009

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Google gets halt of Microsoft contract with Interior Dept.

Judge says there were deficiencies in the procurement process that led to U.S. government agency preparing to grant $49.3 million contract to Microsoft for e-mail system.

By January 5, 2011

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AmazonFresh vs. supermarket: A hands-on shopping test

CNET's Sharon Vaknin has long hungered to shop for groceries online, and now that AmazonFresh has arrived in San Francisco, she finally can. But how does the experience stack up to a regular supermarket?

By December 17, 2013

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Most expensive Starbucks drink in the world?

You think you paid a lot for your venti mocha latte today? Wait til you see how much one computer technician shelled out for a cup.

By February 15, 2012

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GPS headsets make sure the cows come home

"Helmet" holds electronics device containing sound-transmitting earphones and a GPS device to monitor the animals' whereabouts.

By August 6, 2008