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Be a patriot, eat less beef

This is your favorite protein's carbon footprint.

California gov steps into the cloud

Yesterday the California Department of Technology and IBM announced CalCloud, a new technology model powered by cloud computing. Read more about California gov steps into the cloud

You'd Scream, Too, If You Were This Close to a Collapsing Iceberg

Climate change is melting ice at both ends of the planet—just ask the researchers who published two papers in May saying that a major expanses of antarctic ice are now undergoing a "continuous and rapid retreat" and may have "passedShow More Summary

Letter from Detroit: And now for a completely different kind of Canadian pipeline

A convoy of tap water gets sent across the northern border as a gesture of solidarity with H2O-strapped Detroit residents.

The New Oil Patch: Rail Lines in Albany and Elsewhere

The oil boom in the West is creating traffic jams of oil trains in New York's Hudson Valley.

29% of consumers don’t trust retailers to keep financial data safe

by Jamie Hinks New research shows consumers don’t trust retailers to keep personal and financial data safe from hackers. Read more about 29% of consumers don’t trust retailers to keep financial data safe

Want to support clean energy? Fight for voting rights

In our ever-browning America, empowering black and brown voters is absolutely necessary to make the transition to clean energy.

36% of ex-employees still connected to sensitive data

by Jamie Hinks Study reports that 36% of ex-employees still have access to company data and almost one in ten has admitted accessing a system after leaving. Read more about 36% of ex-employees still connected to sensitive data

iPhone 6 launch scheduled for mid-September (probably)

by Jamie Hinks The Apple iPhone 6 launch event is being tentatively scheduled for the second or third week of September. Read more about iPhone 6 launch scheduled for mid-September (probably)

How Energy Efficient is Induction Cooking?

Induction cooking is a promising new technology that could make food preparation much more energy-efficient (as well as time-saving) The post How Energy Efficient is Induction Cooking? appeared first on Sustainablog.

Amory Lovins’ high-tech home skimps on energy but not on comfort

The Colorado house has no heating system, but it has a greenhouse warm enough to grow bananas, a solar-heated hot tub, and killer views.

Popular Anti-Science Site Likens Journalists to "Nazi Collaborators" Over GMO Coverage

For years, Natural News—a conspiracy-minded alternative medicine website that attracts roughly 7 million unique visitors each month—has been crusading against the practice of genetically modifying food. This week the site's proprietor,...Show More Summary

Not managing your endpoints? Then you don't have an IT service desk

by Christian Nagele Christian Nagele, founder and CEO of CentraStage, talks us through why endpoint monitoring and management is critical to the modern IT service desk. Read more about Not managing your endpoints? Then you don't have an IT service desk

Make your own breaking news with Reddit Live

by Barclay Ballard The so-called front page of the Internet has launched its own live blogging service which will allow users to receive updates on real world events immediately. Read more about Make your own breaking news with Reddit Live

Samsung Galaxy S5 update offers performance boost

by Darren Allan A second major update apparently provides a collection of small tweaks to help the handset run that much more smoothly. Read more about Samsung Galaxy S5 update offers performance boost

How to download OS X Yosemite Beta on your Mac

by Jamie Hinks Apple is inviting regular Mac owners to join the beta testing programme for its next version of OS X and this guide gives details on how to install the first version from tomorrow. Read more about How to download OS X Yosemite Beta on your Mac

Mobile app of the day: WinZip

by Sandra Vogel If you access a lot of email or shared files on your phone, WinZip can be a vital companion as it helps you get at files which have been compressed. Read more about Mobile app of the day: WinZip

What’s new with Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13?

by Simon Williams NaturallySpeaking 13 has reached a point in its development where it really can be a plug-and-go application. Once installed, you should be able to speak directly to it and expect very few errors. Read more about What’s new with Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13?

Google Maps feature will let you Explore Nearby stuff

by Barclay Ballard New Google app will offer suggested venues based on context, such as time of day and weather, and will learn the user's preferences the more it is used. Read more about Google Maps feature will let you Explore Nearby stuff

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