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Google aids in solar panel purchases for homeowners



Google is investing more in SolarCity's residential solar power model, which helps homeowners install rooftop systems. The additional $300 million investment will provide for about 25,000 new solar ho… Read More

Why bosses need ways to blow off steam


  • Strategy+Business online (free registration)

Managers' personal lives can affect how they lead, with many bringing the ups and downs of their family lives into the workplace, according to research. Managers should recognize the importance of a g… Read More

Photos: Live outside the concrete box


  • CBS News

Homebuyers are increasingly drawn to concrete residences, according to the National Association of Homebuilders. That's because such homes are durable, often full of natural light and potentially less… Read More