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Weili Dai, co-founder of Marvell, has become a key ally of One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) founder Nicholas Negroponte. She talks technology in education and R&D.
October 7, 2010 5:51am |
Networking giant uses social network to associate itself with green behavior at home.
October 6, 2010 1:29pm |
Cisco's new Umi brings lifelike, high-definition telepresence to the home, the hospital room and the classroom. It may change these industries forever.
October 6, 2010 10:37am |
What are the secrets to pursuing corporate sustainability? Experts from SAP, Lexmark, REI and Duke University offer 35 pieces of advice for your company.
October 5, 2010 10:56am |
Seventy percent of the buildings in North America aren't automated. They're running wild, according to Cisco smart buildings chief Ed Richards -- and that spells opportunity.
1 | October 1, 2010 1:20pm |
When One Laptop Per Child threatens with to build a tablet computer for developing markets, private companies' ears perk up, says founder Nicholas Negroponte.
1 | September 30, 2010 1:08pm |
How to keep our reliance on software from coming back to bite us.
3 | September 30, 2010 12:01am |
The city's sustainability director says no matter how many light bulbs we replace, the climate is still changing--enough that ski resort operators are worried. Some cities are figuring out how to...
9 | September 29, 2010 2:00am |
The group estimates $15 billion is spent on tobacco marketing each year, and ads are linked to one-third of the smoking done by teenagers.
26 | September 28, 2010 5:36am |
Zero-carbon city; rating the oil spill; inconvenient youth; dumping clean energy; tiny airport rooms.
September 27, 2010 1:59pm |
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is giving the city of Newark $100 million to improve its schools. But without checks and balances, is the project doomed to fail?
1 | September 24, 2010 11:44am |
The U.S. pledges more than $50 million at the UN 2010 Millennium Development Goals Summit to bring cleaner burning stoves into the world's poorest kitchens.
2 | September 23, 2010 4:00am |
A company you've never heard of, ACS, was recently acquired by Xerox. We sat down with their executive team for a roundtable discussion of the future of smart systems.
September 21, 2010 1:15pm |
At Boston Latin: a network of green-minded individuals, partnerships in the community, testimony at public hearings, climate summits and solar panels. The leaders? Most of them aren't even old...
1 | September 15, 2010 2:00am |
Deloitte survey shows lack of confidence in stemming enterprise data theft; but weaknesses can be overcome.
1 | September 11, 2010 2:10pm |
An industry watchdog called Smart-Electronics Initiative wants to stem consumer electronics energy consumption.
1 | September 10, 2010 1:14pm |
Nine in 10 federal employees say that the ability to telecommute would make working for an organization more reliable, according to a recent survey.
1 | September 8, 2010 11:21am |
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation CEO Jeff Raikes says now is the time to eradicate polio. Plus, a breakdown of the foundation's top 10 investment areas in 2009.
6 | September 8, 2010 8:17am |
Mayor Mark Stodola says only 35 percent of Little Rock's households recycle. Would providing them some monetary incentive increase participation?
5 | September 8, 2010 2:00am |
Thoughts about major shifts away from pre-conceived notions of work.
3 | September 6, 2010 7:02pm |