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Best Buy’s Electronics Recycling Freeriders

Best Buy is gambling that you’ll stay and shop after you drop off used electronics. But is the big-box retailer covering all the expenses while other companies reap the rewards?

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Aspen Goes 100 Percent Renewable

Aspen, Colorado, just became the third U.S. city to meet all of its electricity needs with renewable energy.

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Wearable Tech Goes Recycle-less

The three Rs, reduce, reuse and recycle have become the mantra for the 21st century. But wearable tech, and the invention of components invisible to the naked eye, are shifting the way we think about our favorite gizmos and what we do with them when they have reached the end of life cycle.

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Productive Energy Use: A Catalyzer for Rural Energy and Water Access

Pico-solar lighting and solar home systems have proved themselves as revolutionary entry-level energy access technologies for low-income rural communities. These technologies have kick-started a base-of-the-pyramid push toward energy independence, and it is critical to continue this forward momentum in order to deliver a real long-term solution for rural energy and water access.

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Toyota’s New Prius Scores High on Fun and Style

Toyota’s dazzling red 2016 Prius twirled in the air, paused, then returned to earth. This is the spectacle that greeted the media-only audience at the 2016 Prius World Premiere in Las Vegas. It was a ritzy event, perfectly designed for people holding cameras (hint: everyone).

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Twitter Chat Recap: #TechTitans

Today, TriplePundit and distinguished panelists came together for a special hour-long Twitter Chat at #TechTitans to discuss tech companies in the Bay Area.

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Tesla’s Newest Car Crashes Consumer Reports’ Rating System

Tesla’s Model S P85D sedan just broke the record for the best car ever, according to Consumer Reports. It scored 103 out of 100 possible points. This Tesla can accelerate from zero to 60 miles per hour in 3.1 seconds on “insane” mode. If that’s not fast enough for you, you can buy the $10,000 ludicrous mode upgrade that shaves the zero-to-60 down to 2.8 seconds.