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Desk-Size Turbine Could Power a Town

GE Global Research is testing a desk-size turbine that could power a small town of about 10,000 homes. The unit is driven by “supercritical carbon dioxide,” which is in a state that at very high pressure and up to 700 °C exists as neither a liquid nor a gas. After the carbon dioxide passes through […]

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Wireless, Super-Fast Internet Access Is Coming to Your Home

In the gleaming but quiet headquarters of a startup called Starry—above the din of Boston’s Downtown Crossing—40 engineers are toiling to achieve a disruptive vision: delivering Internet access to apartments and businesses, cheaply and wirelessly, nearly 100 times faster than the average home connection today. The idea of gigabit-per-second wireless service to homes has been […]

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Canada’s Telus plans to expand its wireless and wireline networks

(Reuters) – Telus Corp, one of Canada’s three big telecom providers, said it would sell a 35 percent stake in outsourcing service provider Telus International, and plans to use the proceeds to expand its wireless and wireline networks. Competition among Canadian telecom companies has been heating up, sparked by deals including Shaw Communications Inc’s acquisition […]

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