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New Jersey to receive solar farms, part of $446 million plan

What was once a landfill in Kearny, New Jersey is the first such farm, and currently boasts 12,500 solar panels over 13 acres.


Yahoo grabs Tumblr: Will the blog site be corporatized?

Popular news site Yahoo purchased social network/microblogging site Tumblr for $1.1 billion on May 20, and now many are asking:"Will Tumblr be ruined?"


Obama, FCC expanding public Wi-Fi

The move is intended to decrease network congestion and enhance media (such as streaming HD videos). It is also an important shift, however, in the direction of free Internet for everyone.


Robot jellyfish pulls hydrogen fuel from water

An underwater robot has been modeled after a jellyfish, and will be used in rescue efforts and surveillance.


Heat ray weapon a threat to collective action?

Though originally intended for the Afghanistan War, it could soon be headed to the U.S., under the guise of a "riot control device."


Anonymous: A glimpse behind the masks

n a new video released by politically active hacking collective Anonymous, the group has declared war on the U.S. government.


Drones in the U.S. - helpful or harmful?

Sometime soon, Big Brother may be watching.


Billionaires back controversial geoengineering methods

A small unit of climate scientists, supported financially by notable billionaires, is lobbying governments and international organizations to back experiments in geoengineering


Will Facebook get a ‘like’ in China?

Facebook wants to reach China's Internet population, but critics and analysts are doubtful of its prospects there.


FBI wants to follow people on Facebook and Twitter

The FBI is planning on monitoring all 'publicly available data' on social networks like Facebook and Twitter, through a new system it wants to develop.

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