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Lucas Mearian
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Sunrun, one of the largest U.S. residential solar installers, has become the second company to begin selling Tesla's Powerwall batteries to customers.
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Nissan and power management company Eaton Electrical have joined forces to create new residential energy storage unit designed to rival Tesla's Powerwall home battery as the most affordable on the market.
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The 3D printing industry is expected to triple its revenue mainly through the consumer electronics and automotive industries, each of which will contribute 20% of total revenue.
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The costs of consumer and small business-grade solar systems have dropped significantly in recent years, sparking a move away from leasing the systems to outright purchases so owners can reap the financial benefits.
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The Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security have begun a process to define, for the first time, the requirements that manufacturers would need to meet for law enforcement agencies to consider purchasing firearms with enhanced safety technology.
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At the Intel Developers Forum (IDF) this week, the company offered plans for a Type-C for audio connector that would replace the 3.5 millimeter mini-jack.
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Renewables are now the world's fastest-growing energy source and will increase 2.6% per year through 2040, but but fossil fuels still supply more than three-quarters of world energy use.
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An all-electric vehicle maker from Salt Lake City plans to release the first working prototypes of a 2,000HP hybrid electric semitrailer truck later this year, as well as a 520HP all-electric 4x4 utility vehicle (UTV).
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Start-up H2 Energy Renaissance unveiled a hydrogen generator that can make hydrogen gas for $1 or less per kilogram and used by fuel cells to produce electricity.
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Disney has filed a patent for a new 3D printing technique that uses high-intensity light to harden resin into a shape in a single process, unlike traditional 3D printing that uses a layer-by-layer approach.
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After being in talks for months, Fiat Chrysler is said to be in the final stages of finalizing a partnership with Google's Alphabet self-driving car development division.
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Speaking at the Future Transport Solutions conference in Oslo, Norway, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk said the upcoming Model 3 will be affordable for about half the population, but the vehicle after that will be affordable for virtually everyone.
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Computerworld senior editor
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    Editor, 2000 - present
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I graduated from Northeastern University's School of Journalism with a Bachelor of Science degree. I've written for the Boston Globe, the Patriot Ledger in Quincy, Mass., the MetroWest Daily News in Framingham, Mass., and was the editor-in-chief of the Waltham Daily News Tribune in Waltham, Mass. Since joining Computerworld in 2000, I have covered primarily data storage issues, with secondary beats in electronic health, financial services IT and disaster recovery. In 2005, I was promoted to editor of Computerworld's Data Storage Channel. I also cover eHealth IT (electronic healthcare), which includes electronic healthcare records, and I cover disaster recovery and wireless charging technologies. Prior to my career in journalism. I served 8 years in the U.S. Marine Corps.
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