Open competitions can help find an optimal solution to a well-understood problem, but they are a poor way to innovate.
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The CEO of Eni would like to see new, cheaper solar technologies.
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GM is playing it safe with its promised electric car, choosing a veteran battery supplier.
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Valleywag's Owen Thomas gives his opinions on EmTech08 happenings.
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