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Defense contractor Lockheed Martin debuts LinGO Link, a military field communications system that allows a soldier to conference in a local translator on the battlefield.
August 26, 2011, 8:19 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Hurricane Irene is approaching the eastern United States. Here’s a SmartPlanet roundup of hurricane-, flood- and disaster-related articles for you to enjoy, learn from and share.
August 26, 2011, 7:09 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Facing dim prospects for funding, the clean technology industry is shifting its focus from developing new inventions to commercializing existing ones.
August 26, 2011, 6:37 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
General Motors and LG say they will “jointly design and engineer” future electric vehicles, bringing the American automaker and Korean electronics giant together in a big way.
August 25, 2011, 8:29 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin and IBM say they’ve developed new flood prediction technology that can simulate rivers 100 times faster than real life.
August 25, 2011, 7:59 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
When disasters occur, Americans turn to social media, online news outlets and mobile technology in general to seek and share information, according to the American Red Cross.
August 25, 2011, 7:30 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Aurora, Colorado relied on runoff from melting mountain snow for its water supply. But what happens when winter doesn’t hold up its end of the bargain?
August 25, 2011, 7:02 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
The University of Texas and IBM used the Guadalupe River as a test bed for faster flood prediction technology.
August 24, 2011, 8:35 AM PDT | By Larry Dignan
Sure, electric cars are green. But what about their tires? Dow and Lehigh Technologies say the answer to sustainability is in micronized rubber powder.
August 23, 2011, 10:49 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
The world is rapidly urbanizing, and cities have a key role to ensure the protection and restoration of ecosystems that they heavily depend on, the World Wildlife Fund says.
August 23, 2011, 10:21 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca