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05.17.12
Intel wants to have conflict-free processors by the end of 2013
05.17.12

Intel wants to have conflict-free processors by the end of 2013

Intel had already promised that it would avoid using conflict minerals, and now it's giving itself...

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02.13.12
Google makes 'next gen personal communications device,' is testing it in employee abodes
02.13.12

Google makes 'next gen personal communications device,' is testing it in employee abodes

We first heard about Google's foray into home-based hardware late last week, when it asked the FCC...

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02.04.12
Nokia establishes stance on conflict minerals in formal policy
02.04.12

Nokia establishes stance on conflict minerals in formal policy

Recent weeks have seen a swell of interest in corporate responsibility, particularly with regard t...

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11.07.11
Cyberdyne turns its HAL exoskeleton into an anti-radiation suit
11.07.11

Cyberdyne turns its HAL exoskeleton into an anti-radiation suit

The original Hybrid Assistive Limb (HAL) suit was designed to help those with muscle diseases, bu...

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04.05.11
Just say no: Apple and Intel stop using conflict minerals
04.05.11

Just say no: Apple and Intel stop using conflict minerals

While the US government hasn't issued an outright ban against the use of 'conflict minerals' coming...

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08.18.10
Diamaze diamond-tipped razor blades can literally split hairs (video)
08.18.10

Diamaze diamond-tipped razor blades can literally split hairs (video)

At last, a sign that we're advancing from our caveman heritage into a brave new world. Gone are the...

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07.26.10
New law requires gadget companies to disclose 'conflict mineral' use
07.26.10

New law requires gadget companies to disclose 'conflict mineral' use

When President Obama put his pen to the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act last week, i...

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08.25.09
Snow Leopard takes a bite out of support for legacy Palm OS devices
08.25.09

Snow Leopard takes a bite out of support for legacy Palm OS devices

Still rocking that Palm Zire with your new Intel-based Mac? Then you might just want to reconsider...

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08.25.09
Snow Leopard takes a bite out of support for legacy Palm OS devices
08.25.09

Snow Leopard takes a bite out of support for legacy Palm OS devices

Still rocking that Palm Zire with your new Intel-based Mac? Then you might just want to reconsider...

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