The Renewable Electron Economy XII: The 'Cheap Energy Contract'...Bedrock or Dinosaur?

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Green Business, in the Land of the Prius

by: Joel Makower

If you had asked me even a week ago whether Japan or the United States was further along in the greening of mainstream business, I'd likely have answered Japan. That country is, after all, the birthplace of the Prius and other eco-efficient vehicles and advanced technologies.

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Follow the Money: The (Slow) Rise of Green Financial Services

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Nintendo breaks out of the living room and into the classroom

by: John Caddell

It's generally known that Nintendo deftly sidestepped the video-game console testosterone wars by focusing on an innovative motion-sensitive controller rather than amping up processing and graphics power (and price). As a result, Nintendo's Wii is the fastest-selling third-generation console in the world, well ahead of both Microsoft's XBox 360 and Sony's Playstation 3.

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Walking Vending Machine Mascot

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'Japanese innovation' that's actually from Finland, Korea or America

by: Dominic Basulto

Apparently, young Americans have little or no idea of where the best innovation in the world is taking place. When in doubt, they simply assume innovative high-tech products come from Japan or the U.S.

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Half of People in Japan Accessed Internet Via Mobile

by: Lynette Webb

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