“The US Department of Energy projects that we’ll have 404 gigawatts of wind energy capacity across the country by 2050, up from 89 GW today. Since overall electricity demand is expected to hold steady, that would fulfill more than one-third of the country’s needs.”

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An opinion on why the decision to let AT&T buy Time Warner was wrong since it conflated internet platforms with providers after the government made a weak case (Nilay Patel/The Verge)

Nilay Patel / The Verge: An opinion on why the decision to let AT&T buy Time Warner was wrong since it conflated internet platforms with

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In first diversity report since Damore memo, Google says its employees were 30.8% female, 2.4% black, and 3.5% Latinx in 2017, barely increasing from 2016 (Megan Rose Dickey/TechCrunch)

Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch: In first diversity report since Damore memo, Google says its employees were 30.8% female, 2.4% black, and 3.5% Latinx in

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Uber hires Daniel Danker from Facebook to serve as a senior director and head of driver product, filling a role that has been vacant since December (Megan Rose Dickey/TechCrunch)

Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch: Uber hires Daniel Danker from Facebook to serve as a senior director and head of driver product, filling a role

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‘Impossible-to-cheat’ emissions tests show almost all new diesels still dirty – Emissions tests that are impossible for carmakers to cheat show that almost all diesel car models launched in Europe since the “dieselgate” scandal remain highly polluting.

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