22 July 2016

Making The Cloud Green: Tech Firms Push For Renewable Energy Sources

Few people can demand what kind of electricity they get. But Microsoft and Facebook, which operate huge, power-hungry data centers, are trying to green up the electricity grid with their buying power.

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Episode 576: When Women Stopped Coding

A lot of computing pioneers were women. For decades, the number of women in computer science was growing. But in 1984, something changed.

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Study: The Digital Divide Between Latinos And Whites Is Shrinking

After years of lagging behind other ethnic groups when it comes to accessing the Internet, the "digital divide" between Latinos and whites is now at its narrowest point since 2009.

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WATCH: Facebook Tests Internet-Beaming Plane

The social media company's high-altitude, unmanned, solar-powered drone is designed to provide wireless Internet coverage to the ground below.

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'I Am Proud To Be Gay,' Tech Investor Peter Thiel Tells GOP Convention

Peter Thiel is an openly gay libertarian billionaire financier, co-founder of PayPal and early Facebook investor. "Fake culture wars only distract us from our economic decline," he says.

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