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Chevron Pipeline Leaks Oil into Louisiana Wildlife Refuge

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Chevron Pipeline Leaks Oil into Louisiana Wildlife Refuge

Bridgelux-Chevron deal brings LED streetlights to cities

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Two municipalities in California will get efficient and long-lasting LED streetlights and pay for the installation through energy and maintenance savings. [Read more]...
Bridgelux-Chevron deal brings LED streetlights to cities

Chevron's CIO Talks Transformation and Why IT Leaders Should Smile

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In the latest installment of the CIO Interview Series, Louie Ehrlich, CIO and president of Chevron Information Technology Company, talks about the most important things he's learned leading a giant, global IT team through massive change. His answers may sound simple, but they're hard-won lessons for Ehrlich, the top tech...
Chevron's CIO Talks Transformation and Why IT Leaders Should Smile

Digital Captain Trips: Government-Created Stuxnet Worm Infected Chevron's Computers

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Stuxnet’s command and control. (Krebs On Security) In Stephen King’s apocalyptic horror novel The Stand, a government-created virus escapes into the wild and kills most of the people on Earth. About two years ago, a similar scenario almost came true–but fortunately for living creatures the bug was the U.S. and Israeli-made Stuxnet malware. The...
Digital Captain Trips: Government-Created Stuxnet Worm Infected Chevron's Computers

Newsmakers 2012: Modumetal CEO Christina Lomasney looks to reinvent the steel industry

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Christina Lomasney Christina Lomasney isn’t out to change the way we share photos with one another, nor does she want to create a new mobile app for finding the best restaurants in your neighborhood.  Nope, she’s frankly got bigger fish to fry. A University of Washington-trained physicist who previously worked...
Newsmakers 2012: Modumetal CEO Christina Lomasney looks to reinvent the steel industry

Need for speed: California's clean power buildout

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For those who pay attention to California’s renewable energy development, it’s not surprising to hear that the state is adding a lot of clean power. But how fast is it doing it? Actually, very fast. Since 2003, 2,871 MW of renewable electricity generation capacity has been installed to meet a...
Need for speed: California's clean power buildout

Facebook debuts on the Fortune 500 list, 12 spots ahead of Yahoo

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Facebook debuted on the Fortune 500 list at spot number 482. Yahoo came in 12 spaces behind, at 494. The Fortune 500 list is comprised of the 500 largest United States-based companies, ranked by revenue, not profits. For the most recent list, Facebook’s listed $5.1 billion in revenue bested Yahoo’s...
Facebook debuts on the Fortune 500 list, 12 spots ahead of Yahoo

Virus Aimed at Iran Infected Chevron's Network

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Stuxnet, a computer virus that former U.S. officials say was created by the U.S. and Israel to attack Iran's nuclear-enrichment facilities, also infected Chevron's network in 2010, shortly after it escaped from its intended target....
Virus Aimed at Iran Infected Chevron's Network

The state of Hadoop: Strong and poised to explode

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Now six years old, the Apache Hadoop platform for storing and processing huge amounts of data — perhaps the catalyst of the current big data movement — appears ready for its closeup. According to the companies leading the Hadoop charge, they’re already beating away customers with a stick. Continual improvements...
The state of Hadoop: Strong and poised to explode

Dude, this Chevron is full-service! http://twitpic.com/1nua96

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Dude, this Chevron is full-service! http://twitpic.com/1nua96

I just pumped your gas at Chevron on @foursquare: http://digs.by/1R51 just kidding! @motownmutt

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I just pumped your gas at Chevron on @foursquare: http://digs.by/1R51 just kidding! @motownmutt
So that's what happened to the Synthetic Genomics, Exxon algae fuel deal

Adapx lands $3M to help remote workers more easily capture data

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Adapx has raised an additional $3 million in venture capital, money that the Seattle startup will use to continue to help mobile workers at large organizations capture data while working in the field. The company, which is led by former Microsoft vet Ken Schneider, develops software that works in conjunction with...
Adapx lands $3M to help remote workers more easily capture data
Chevron sponsors green tech companies at the CleanTech Open, looks to invest in renewable energy

Roadninja adds gas prices to help you decide on which highway exit to take

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Last year we told you about a cool little iOS app powered by foursquare’s API called Roadninja. As you’re driving, the app lets you know which highway exits are coming up and what types of things are close to those exits. If you’re on a pretty long ride, then you...
Roadninja adds gas prices to help you decide on which highway exit to take

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

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It feels like it's been a little while since one comment took the top spot in both categories, but here we are again! An anonymous commenter won Most Insightful by a narrow margin, and Funniest by a wide one, on our post about an app developer hijacking users' Twitter accounts...
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

Why I Trust Blippy, Mint and Others With My Financial Data

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In an up and down week for the startup, Blippy gained a huge amount of unwanted attention on Thursday and Friday as it was discovered that four (and eventually five) of the company's users saw their credit card numbers exposed, in full, through creative Google searches (since removed). As somebody...
Why I Trust Blippy, Mint and Others With My Financial Data

Aahh Kingman... Such a lovely place lol. Pit stop — at Chevron http://gowal.la/c/KfEu

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Aahh Kingman... Such a lovely place lol. Pit stop — at Chevron http://gowal.la/c/KfEu

Big Data Broadens Its Range

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Once the domain of Web companies, new database software is now helping a wave of firms such as AutoZone and Chevron to more efficiently parse and organize large sets of data....
Big Data Broadens Its Range

Stuxnet's Infection Of Chevron Shows Why 'Weaponized' Malware Is A Bad Idea

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The Stuxnet worm that attacked an Iranian nuclear enrichment facility a couple of years ago was exceptional from several viewpoints. It is believed to have been the costliest development effort in malware history, involving dozens of engineers. It also made use of an unprecedented number of zero-day exploits in Microsoft...
Stuxnet's Infection Of Chevron Shows Why 'Weaponized' Malware Is A Bad Idea

Apple surges to No. 6 on the Fortune 500 list, leading all tech companies

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Apple is already considered the biggest company on the planet in terms of market value — clocking in at $433 billion despite a 13 percent stock slide so far this year. But the maker of iPads and iPhones also is surging up the charts when it comes to the Fortune...
Apple surges to No. 6 on the Fortune 500 list, leading all tech companies
Apple jumps 11 places to land at #6 in Fortune 500, first time in top 10

The story behind BrightSource’s ditched IPO

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The tower at the Chevron, BrightSource solar oil plant When solar thermal company BrightSource Energy withdrew its IPO plans last week there was a collective groan from greentech and solar industry watchers. The company was the strongest out of the handful of greentech IPO hopefuls last month, and if BrightSource...
The story behind BrightSource’s ditched IPO
Bird-free physics puzzling in space with Gravity Fleet

Chevron Subpoenas Google, Yahoo & Microsoft To Get Info On Email Accounts Going Back Years

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Chevron is embroiled in a big lawsuit with some folks in Ecuador that has been going on for 19 years, and resulted in an $18.2 billion judgment against the company for environmental damage in the country. Chevron is accusing the lawyer for the Ecuadorians of racketeering. A New Yorker article...
Chevron Subpoenas Google, Yahoo & Microsoft To Get Info On Email Accounts Going Back Years

10 ways companies are using Hadoop to do more than serve ads

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If you just pay attention to the world’s largest Hadoop users, you might think the platform is just a better technology for powering search engines or analyzing customer behavior for ad-serving. Of course that’s not the case, but finding those broader use cases can still be kind of difficult. That’s...
10 ways companies are using Hadoop to do more than serve ads

Backed Or Whacked: Life, Liberty And The Pursuit Of Laziness

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Editor’s note: Ross Rubin is principal analyst at Reticle Research and blogs at Techspressive. Each column will look at crowdfunded products that have either met or missed their funding goals. Follow him on Twitter @rossrubin. Last week’s Backed or Whacked covered light-related products that could be controlled by a smartphone....
Backed Or Whacked: Life, Liberty And The Pursuit Of Laziness

Stuxnet Infected Chevron's IT Network

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Chevron is just one of several energy companies caught in the cyber crossfire between the U.S. and Iranian governments and their proxies. Experts say government-sponsored cyber warfare has opened a 'Pandora's Box' that will lead to an increase in "kinetic impacts" on physical plants....
Stuxnet Infected Chevron's IT Network

PROFESSOR: We're Facing 'Cosmic' Changes In Digital Privacy

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You have no idea how much information about you is floating around the web, available to governments or the highest bidder. Seriously, no one does. The speed of digital innovation has left privacy laws in disarray, according to professor Neil Richards at Washington University School of Law. "Sometimes it's important...
PROFESSOR: We're Facing 'Cosmic' Changes In Digital Privacy

Chevron targets Google, Yahoo, Microsoft e-mail accounts

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Google says immediate compliance with Chevron's request is "simply unreasonable." Oil company says e-mail data will show plaintiff's attorneys in environmental case were "falsifying evidence." [Read more]...
Chevron targets Google, Yahoo, Microsoft e-mail accounts
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