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'Pink slime' in burgers? McDonald's hires former MythBuster to find out

Beef patties pumped full of hormones, fillers and preservatives? Grant Imahara visits a food-processing plant to discover what exactly goes into a McDonald's burger.

By October 15, 2014

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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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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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Inside Fujitsu's cloud-powered farm of the future

Japanese farms are smaller and often less sophisticated than those elsewhere in the world. Can a suite of sensors, services, and -- yes -- cow pedometers from Fujitsu help them compete on a global scale?

By October 15, 2013

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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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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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Microsoft launching Office 365 on June 28

CEO Steve Ballmer will host a June 28 event in New York City to launch Office 365, a cloud-based alternative to its traditional desktop and server products.

By June 21, 2011

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Hackers target Sony, Nintendo and FBI partner Web site

Customer data from Sony Europe, InfraGard passwords and benign data from Nintendo server released in separate intrusions, hackers claim.

By June 3, 2011

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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