Cornwall is to get 35 new phone masts around its coast as part of a nationwide project to improve mobile reception.
The £5 million government project will be targeted at villages where there is no signal. It comes after David Cameron complained about poor coverage while on holiday.
The Met Office in Exeter is to get a new super computer - costing £97 million.
It'll be able to perform 16,000 trillion calculations a second and will weigh the equivalent of 11 double decker buses.
It will be able to provide very high detail weather information for precise geographical areas and help predict events such as flooding and heavy snowfall more effectively.
It's being welcomed by the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander.
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A new app will allow people to pay for goods and services in Totnes pounds using their smart phones.
The town has had its own currency for several years, encouraging people to trade locally.
The phone app has been developed by the team running the more recent Bristol pound, which has been taken up by 500 traders.
A new energy plant has been opened in Exeter today. The facility will deal with 60,000 tonnes of residual waste from the city and surrounding area every year, transforming it into power.
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The Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway will receive a national award today because it's an example of exceptional British engineering.
Completed in 1890, the railway is the oldest water-powered funicular railway in the UK.
The award is being presented by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
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A giant cable is being laid to give the Isles of Scilly Superfast Broadband. Engineers are using a ship moored off St Mary's to bring a 60 kilometre cable to the shore.
It will be connected to a high speed line that runs from Cornwall to Spain deep under the sea
It will mean islanders have much faster internet access.
Jeremy Steventon-Barnes from BT says the cable will be buried out of the way, deep in the sand.
There could be two new green energy projects set up off the North coast of Devon and Cornwall. The Crown Estate, which manages the UK seabed, has given approval for leases on two sites - one for a wave energy scheme off North Cornwall ,the other a tidal based project off North Devon.
A wave hub is currently in place off St Ives.