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Nest thermostat gets new look

Nest Labs on Tuesday released its third-generation learning thermostat, with a new look and features.  
General Mills has set an ambitious goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions 28 percent by 2025 -- not just within its own operations but from farm to fork to landfill.  
 
Startup company has created an induction light bulb for consumers that promises the familiar shape and light color of incandescents but with longer life and far better efficiency.  
 
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Turning diesel trucks into electric vehicles

Motiv Power Systems, of Foster City, will make powertrain control systems that can be used in delivery trucks, school buses and garbage trucks. 
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Cisco signs solar deal for San Jose HQ

Cisco Systems has signed a 20-year agreement to buy the output of a solar farm NRG Renew will build in the Sonoran Desert near the California-Arizona border.  
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Musk says utilities shouldn't fear his batteries

Tesla CEO Elon Musk told electric utility owners they shouldn't fear that his battery systems will put them out of business -- instead, they should buy them.  
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Nest Labs on Tuesday released its third-generation learning thermostat, with a new look and features.  
 
General Mills has set an ambitious goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions 28 percent by 2025 -- not just within its own operations but from farm to fork to landfill.  
 
Startup company has created an induction light bulb for consumers that promises the familiar shape and light color of incandescents but with longer life and far better efficiency.  
 
 
(Courtesy of Rich Cordes)
Hummingbirds' beak growths worry Fremont resident

First one and now three hummingbirds are showing up at a backyard feeder with odd, black growths on the beaks. Could they be ill? 
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Was Kanye West high during VMAs speech?

Taylor Swift presents award to Mr. Kim Kardashian, who hints at smoking pot and announces he’ll run for president.