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Tesla's powerful new battery, and more in the week that was
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Tesla's powerful new battery, and more in the week that was

In other news, solar-powered offshore gardens and desalinization plants may help draught-stricken areas.

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Watch Snowden talk 'Snowden' with Oliver Stone next month
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Watch Snowden talk 'Snowden' with Oliver Stone next month

The two will beam in via satellite for a live discussion after an early screening of the movie.

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Ubisoft is shutting down the free-to-play 'Ghost Recon'
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Ubisoft is shutting down the free-to-play 'Ghost Recon'

It 'wasn’t as successful as we had hoped for, so we had to make the decision to close the game.'

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08.27.16
Motorola's latest wireless earbuds don't live up to expectations
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Motorola's latest wireless earbuds don't live up to expectations

The frequent connectivity issues are a deal-breaker, especially at this price.

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08.27.16
Six innovative rooftop solar technologies
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Six innovative rooftop solar technologies

Sun-powered roofs aren't new, but some recent innovations make them more affordable and easier to install.

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08.27.16
Privacy groups call foul on WhatsApp sharing data with Facebook
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Privacy groups call foul on WhatsApp sharing data with Facebook

WhatsApp promised nothing would change when it joined Facebook. Now, things are changing.

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08.26.16
FDA recommends that all donated blood be tested for Zika
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FDA recommends that all donated blood be tested for Zika

As the virus is spreading quicker than ever, the previous guidelines have been altered to reflect the current situation.

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ICYMI: This power tool might save you from yourself

ICYMI: This power tool might save you from yourself

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Bacteria: Technology's tiny unsung hero

08.24.16

Sun-powered bacteria turn nasty CO2 into helpful biofuel

— By Steve Dent
Sun-powered bacteria turn nasty CO2 into helpful biofuel
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08.22.16

Gene-modified soil bacteria promise eco-friendly computing

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Gene-modified soil bacteria promise eco-friendly computing
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07.11.16

Scientists dream up a power station staffed by bacteria

— By Daniel Cooper
Scientists dream up a power station staffed by bacteria
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03.16.16

Microrobots use the power of bacteria to avoid obstacles

— By Mariella Moon
Microrobots use the power of bacteria to avoid obstacles
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NASA to test sugary bacteria as space-based power source

 By Andrew Tarantola
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Watch Snowden talk 'Snowden' with Oliver Stone next month

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Facebook will show bigger vertical videos in your News Feed

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ICYMI: The first autonomous robotic octopus has arrived

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Tesla's powerful new battery, and more in the week that was

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Motorola's latest wireless earbuds don't live up to expectations

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Ubisoft is shutting down the free-to-play 'Ghost Recon'

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Progress from 'NBA 2K17' demo carries over to the full game

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Broadcast your Blizzard games right now via Facebook Live

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 Ben Heck's Hackbot wars, part 3

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Juno probe makes the closest-ever encounter with Jupiter

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