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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 |
A massive global disparity exists for the cost to access a fixed broadband Internet connection, according to new United Nations figures.
4 | September 3, 2010 7:38am |
Britain's Royal Mail issued this week what it calls the "world's first intelligent stamp," which links to online content using mobile image recognition technology.
17 | September 3, 2010 7:06am |
Private funding of space travel will become common, a NASA economist predicts.
1 | September 2, 2010 9:27am |
Darden Restaurants, home to Red Lobster and Olive Garden, is one of the largest purchasers of seafood. What is the company doing to ensure there will be plated lobsters for the next generation?
4 | September 1, 2010 2:00am |
Does Sal Kahn represent the future of education? His online course site draws more students than Harvard and Stanford combined.
4 | August 31, 2010 9:34am |
In a city already plagued with high rates of childhood asthma, Hurricane Katrina changed the landscape of the disease in New Orleans. An asthma expert talks about managing the epidemic today.
3 | August 25, 2010 1:39am |
'Palo Alto is like Google -- big and established. New York City is like Foursquare -- not as big and growing...'
August 24, 2010 9:32am |
With a one-two punch aimed at reducing climate change and improving crop yields worldwide, re:char is turning agricultural waste into soil-improving biochar.
10 | August 24, 2010 4:00am |
For more friendly Russian - U.S. relations, this problem has to be addressed.
August 23, 2010 6:54pm |
Is today's young generation too hooked on the Web to distinguish reality, or does this generation bring promise of a new productivity surge?
16 | August 23, 2010 9:28am |
The western North Atlantic ocean has its own garbage patch to deal with, say scientists.
4 | August 20, 2010 7:09pm |
We underestimate -- by a lot -- how much we use.
20 | August 19, 2010 10:05pm |