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Tiny power plants hold promise for nuclear energy

By LORI HINNANT | 04/17/14 12:00 PM

PARIS (AP) — Small underground nuclear power plants that could be cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts may herald the future for an energy industry under intense scrutiny since the Fukushima disaster, the incoming head of the Nuclear Energy Agency told The Associated Press. Size...
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Robot sub makes first complete search for plane

By MARGIE MASON | 04/16/14 08:16 PM

PERTH, Australia (AP) — A robotic submarine has completed its first full 16-hour mission scanning the floor of the Indian Ocean for wreckage of the missing Malaysian airliner after two previous missions were cut short by technical problems and deep water, authorities said on Thursday. The...
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Weibo is just a half-Twitter as IPO seen fetching 18 times sales

By Bloomberg News | 04/16/14 12:47 PM

Weibo's done half the job that Twitter has in turning its microblogging users into earnings. That may explain why the Chinese company is seeking as little as half the valuation in its initial public offering.
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