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The IDC predicts that the number of cloud services will triple in the next four to five years.

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk unveils large utility scale home batteries at the Tesla Design Studio in Hawthorne, California, April 30, 2015.

Batteries would store solar energy and serve as a back-up system for consumers during blackouts.

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Company will open portal allowing any mobile operator to offer service under its Internet.org platform.

Some technology companies are developing crowd-sourced data to publish maps of city-wide incidents of violence.