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Forbes: Shale Oil And Gas: Potential For Earthquakes Could Cause Sector To Lose Footing

Forbes: Shale Oil And Gas: Potential For Earthquakes Could Cause Sector To Lose Footing

May 6, 2014

Shale oil and shale gas development is helping give new life to parts of the country. But it could also be helping to do something more nefarious — contribute to smaller earthquakes by discharging... read more

The Internet of Things could encroach on personal privacy

The Internet of Things could encroach on personal privacy

May 5, 2014

Computerworld: A recent White House report on big data wonders aloud about the capability of sensors and smart meters to turn homes into fish tanks, completely transparent to marketers, police -- and... read more

Scientists Warn of Quake Risk From Fracking Operations

Scientists Warn of Quake Risk From Fracking Operations

May 2, 2014

National Geographic: Underground disposal of wastewater from fracking may pose a much greater risk of causing dangerous earthquakes than previously believed, particularly in areas of the U.S.... read more