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Electric vehicle openness is patently a good idea

In the cut-throat world of developing new technologies, securing intellectual property against rivals and ‘ patent trolls’ keeps inventors up at night - but in a move distinctly against this grain, electric car manufacturer Tesla has opened up its patent book for everyone else to use. While the...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 25/06/2014 - 08:45



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Securing the green energy dream

In the complicated world we live in, there are usually risks entailed alongside advantages in any big undertaking. This is no different in green energy – and indeed the natures of the threats are nothing unique to the green economy either. Firstly, the risk of cyber attacks. This clearly is a...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 19/05/2014 - 08:45