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Tech giant Hewlett-Packard is working to convince vendors in the home appliance and automotive industries that its mobile operating system, webOS, can help them make their products smarter.
August 16, 2011, 9:59 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
The automotive industry — specifically, electric vehicles — will be the leading market for lithium-ion batteries by 2015, surpassing the current top application, laptop computers.
August 16, 2011, 7:49 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Luxury automaker Audi is working with German and Mexican engineering and design students to develop the “A0,” an electric unicycle that’s both high-tech and high-design.
August 16, 2011, 6:59 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Chemical giant Dow is holding an international competition challenging architecture, design and engineering students and professionals to develop near-zero energy homes.
August 16, 2011, 6:28 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Lightning Motorcycles blew through the land speed record for production electric bikes to become the first in the world to exceed 200mph.
August 16, 2011, 5:58 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Chicago, land of wide avenues and wider cars, is working to craft its first-ever vision for pedestrians.
August 15, 2011, 12:45 PM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Stanford researchers have built a model that shows how the brain’s neurons give rise to movement in limbs. The advancement could help amputees better control artificial limbs with their brains.
August 15, 2011, 11:08 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Toyota brings on Leviton to make electric vehicle charging infrastructure for its Prius Plug-In Hybrid and RAV4 EV models. Meanwhile, the company opens a new station for IEEE employees.
August 15, 2011, 8:55 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Waste Management will construct a single stream recycling facility in Detroit, allowing residents to dispose of all recyclables in a single container.
August 15, 2011, 8:38 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca
Just because we don’t have a ride to space doesn’t mean we’re not thinking about sending a human there again, NASA says.
August 12, 2011, 10:29 AM PDT | By Andrew Nusca