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Monday, April 16, 2012

1. The Cybercrime Wave That Wasn’t

2. Why Airport Security Is Broken—And How To Fix It

3. The U.S. Leads in Clean Energy Investments

4. U.S. Army opens lab to research hybrid technology

Thursday, April 12, 2012


2. Rising price of gas; energy and government R&D

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

1. Test Drive EIA’s New Interactive Electricity Data Browser

2. Searching for the King of Tech? In Popularity, Google Lays Claim

Monday, April 9, 2012

1. AOL Selling Patents to Microsoft in $1 Billion Deal

2. Fundamental Steps Needed Now in Global Redesign of Earth System Governance, Experts Say

3. Reversing the Loss of STEM Careers

4. Innovation Canada: A Call to Action

Thursday, April 5, 2012

1. Why Spectrum Matters

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

1. Cell Phones Detect Harmful Airborne Substances

2. Anonymous Hacks Chinese Government Websites

3. Next Gen Web Interviews Rob Atkinson, President, ITIF

4.  The Spiky World of Innovation

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

1. Halotechnics: Improved Solar Energy Storage Materials for CSP

Monday, April 2, 2012

1. The Six Ways to Create Venture Capital Returns in Cleantech

2. How to Put Your Money Where Your Strategy Is

3. Inventing the Cleanweb

4. 10 EV Charging Lessons Learned From Portland’s Electric Avenue

5. The New World of Massive Data Mining

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

1. Clean, Green and Local: Why States Are Taking the Lead in Cleantech: Upcoming Webinar

2. Higher Innovation – A Microsoft in Education blog

3. Three Big Plastic Issuers Take Step Toward Mobile Wallets –

4. Apps to boost motivation and productivity

5.  Exciting Innovations That Will Change Computing in 2012