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Green Buildings Comprise 20% of New Construction in the U.S.

December 9

The market for sustainable buildings rose to $260 billion globally in 2013, according to Lux Research. Green development can produce higher rental...

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LED Bulbs Improve Dramatically, Drop in Price

December 8

LED efficiency increased by more than 50% in the past two years, while prices have continued to fall, according to the U.S. Energy Information...

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New Wireless Traffic Signals Are Vulnerable to Hackers

December 6

Wireless traffic control systems are often poorly encrypted or without any cybersecurity, leaving them open to attacks that could allow hackers to...

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LEDs Light Up the Sistine Chapel

December 5

The Vatican invested $2.3 billion to install an innovative new lighting system in the Sistine Chapel. The system includes 7,000 LED lamps, tuned to...

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LED Inventors Win Nobel

November 13

Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura, the three physicists who developed LED lights, won the Nobel Prize in physics. LED technology, says...

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JPMorgan Chase Security Breach Affected 76 Million Households

November 11

The security breach at JPMorgan Chase this summer affected seven million small businesses and 76 million consumers, making it one of the largest...

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Gartner: Computing Will Be Everywhere in 2015

November 9

Wearable computing and information technology tops Gartner's Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2015. 3D printing, security analytics and smart...

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Will Sustainable Design Save Detroit?

November 7

The beleaguered city is home to a burgeoning green building culture. Sustainable developments like the Green Garage, an incubator for socially...

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Maintaining Corporate Network Security Requires Multipronged Approach

October 12

In order to maintain corporate network security, companies must deploy a "defense in depth" strategy, which includes multiple layers of defenses and...

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A Light Shines In Berkeley (Maybe Too Brightly)

September 8

Berkeley, Calif., is slated to complete the retrofit of all 8,000 of its old city lights with LEDs this year. The city undertook the $3.5 million...

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