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What we're reading: the future of retail

What we're reading: the future of retail

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Portland's new wind farm; E. coli meets sunscreen; South Africa's rail ambitions; future of retail; Hong Kong culture.

1.)  Portland General Electric Company has completed a 450-megawatt wind farm in northern Oregon.

2.) E. coli bacteria can be engineered to produce natural sunscreen.

3.) South Africa and China have signed a $13 billion deal for high-speed rail.

4.) Four ways to survive the future of retail.

5.) A cultural district in West Kowloon aims to stir Hong Kong's spirit.

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Andrew Nusca is editor of SmartPlanet and an associate editor for ZDNet. Previously, he worked at Money, Men's Vogue and Popular Mechanics magazines. He holds degrees from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and New York University. He is based in New York but resides in Philadelphia. Follow him on Twitter. Disclosure