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Biz Break: Apple, Facebook and Zynga make big changes 24.4.2014 San Jose Mercury News: 60-Second BizBreak
Today: Apple adds to its investor returns and announces a stock split, Facebook's chief financial officer departs, and Zynga waves goodbye to its founder as the Silicon Valley companies announce earnings.
Hedge fund Greenlight Capital warns of tech stock bubble 24.4.2014 SFGate: Business & Technology
Greenlight Capital Inc., the $10.3 billion hedge fund firm run by David Einhorn, said it is betting against a group of technology stocks as evidence grows of a bubble. "There is a clear consensus that we are witnessing our second tech bubble in 15 years," the New York firm said in a letter to clients this week. "The current bubble is an echo of the previous tech bubble with fewer larger capitalization stocks and much less public enthusiasm." The Nasdaq composite index has slumped 4.4 percent since March 5, when it reached its highest level in almost 14 years. Stocks with the biggest gains last year led the retreat.
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St. Paul honors environmental efforts 24.4.2014 Twincities.com: News

On May 10, Hamline Church will host its annual "tech dump" for residents to dispose of unwanted electronics. The church, located at 1514 Englewood Ave., isn't the only St. Paul organization to do a good turn for their community and the environment.

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Segetis chooses Iron Range for new $105 million plant 24.4.2014 Star Tribune: Latest
‘Green-chemistry’ company will build a $105 million plant in Hoyt Lakes with funding help from Iron Range agency.
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Giant solar farm uses molten salt to keep power coming 24.4.2014 New Scientist: Living World
Renewable energy could help underpin the grid now that the world's biggest concentrated solar storage plant is up and running in ...
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The Rochdale Pioneers to Paul Flowers: how the Co-operative dream died 23.4.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Mounting debts, chaotic governance, controversies over executive pay and a bank chair who has become a laughing stock. The high street chain that once cared for British people from cradle to grave is in dire straits The history of the British Co-operative movement In February 2009, the Co-operative Group announced that Bob Dylan had allowed it to use one of his most treasured songs in a UK TV advert . The work of London agency McCann Erickson, the commercial in question was soundtracked by his 1962 classic Blowin' in the Wind, and was a self-consciously epic affair: two-and-half minutes long, voiced over by the Scottish actor John Hannah, and first shown on ITV at 7.40pm on a Monday night, mid-way through Coronation Street. It began with a boy launching dandelion seeds into the breeze, which then floated over windfarms, arctic glaciers, Fairtrade coffee plantations, and other symbols of the Co-op Group's supposedly towering ethical standards. "From community projects to a share of the profits, renewable ...
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SunPower and Google invest $250 million in residential solar panel leases 23.4.2014 San Jose Mercury News: News
Google and SunPower are planning to invest up to $250 million to lease solar panels to homeowners, the companies said on Wednesday.
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Britains renewable energy investment boom is a story rarely told 23.4.2014 Guardian: Environment

The backing for eight renewable energy projects is the start of a longer investment journey to create green growth

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Eight major UK renewable energy projects receive government backing 23.4.2014 Guardian: Environment

Five offshore windfarms and three biomass projects will provide millions of homes with clean power

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Menlo Park poised to get solar panels, electric vehicle charging stations 23.4.2014 San Jose Mercury News: Peninsula
Menlo Park is hoping to reel in four new electric vehicle charging stations and five solar panels early next year.
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On Earth Day, Apple exec gets to core of environmental initiative 23.4.2014 San Jose Mercury News: Business
Lisa Jackson, the former head of the Environmental Protection Agency who now runs Apple's Environmental Initiatives, marked Earth Day on Tuesday night by asking a Stanford audience to challenge the idea that people must choose between the environment and the economy.
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Snowdonia hydro-turbine marks major National Trust green energy project 23.4.2014 Guardian: Environment
Power from at Hafod y Llan in Snowdonia will be sold via the grid to a green energy firm and the money invested in conservation Continue reading...
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April 23 Readers' letters: Lawyer defends Judge Diane Ritchie's record 23.4.2014 San Jose Mercury News: Letters
Letters from Mercury News readers.
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Google buys wind power from Buffett's firm for data center 23.4.2014 SFGate: Business & Technology
Google, along with power-hungry companies like Facebook, Apple and Intel, is seeking renewable energy sources to curb its greenhouse-gas emissions. CEO Don Mattrick, who joined the video game developer from Microsoft last year, has been shuffling managers and cutting jobs in an effort to reduce Zynga's dependence on games played on Facebook and focus instead on titles for smartphones and tablets such as FarmVille 2:
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Biz Break: Gilead's new hepatitis C drug produces huge sales in debut quarter 23.4.2014 San Jose Mercury News: Business
Today: Gilead Sciences demolishes earnings expectations thanks to powerful sales of breakthrough hepatitis C drug Sovaldi. Also: Juniper Networks, VMware and Intuitive Surgical announce quarterly earnings as Netflix rises.
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Xcel Energy plans solar power addition in Minnesota 23.4.2014 Star Tribune: Business
Renewable energy companies will compete to build large, utility-size solar parks.
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Tesla delivers first Model S in China, Elon Musk talks expansion 23.4.2014 San Jose Mercury News: Local News
Tesla Motors delivered its first eight electric sedans to customers in China on Tuesday and CEO Elon Musk said the company will build a nationwide network of charging stations and service centers as fast as it can.
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Apple offers free recycling of used products 23.4.2014 Hindu: News
Apple is vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centres with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services
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Koch Brothers, ALEC, Grover Norquist Target Solar Energy 22.4.2014 Truthout.com
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Bloomberg invests $5M in solar-powered lamp 22.4.2014 AP Business
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's foundation on Tuesday announced a $5 million investment in an artsy-looking solar-powered lamp designed for use in off-grid populations in Africa....
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