BRUSSELS, July 24- European Union authorities have increased pressure on Facebook, Twitter and Google to amend their user terms to bring them in line with EU law after proposals submitted by the tech giants were considered insufficient. The European Commission and consumer protection authorities in the bloc wrote to the three companies in June, asking them to...
Domestic consumers and businesses have been embracing solar energy at a furious pace- thanks to a big assist from China. Low-cost photovoltaic cells and panels made in China and other Asian countries have helped drive down costs by around 70% since 2010, enabling more Americans to go solar. About 95% of cells and panels sold in the U.S. last year were made abroad,...
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