SmartPlanet stories about the organizations, technologies, policy and infrastructure that facilitate the movement and management of money.
A prescient video, made with eerie accuracy more than 40 years ago, demonstrates what online shopping and communications will look like in the computer age. But the producers didn't foresee major...
1 | June 18, 2010 8:13pm |
Elektrobit, commonly known as EB, introduced two new VoIP phones designed for the military: the Field Phone and Desktop Phone.
1 | June 17, 2010 3:33pm |
We could save $290 billion a year by improving drug compliance, and new technologies are ready to do it for us.
2 | June 7, 2010 12:21pm |
The key to Virgin Healthmiles is a business model for employers, a sliding scale of discounts for participants based on measured results
10 | June 4, 2010 5:48am |
The key to success is compliance. myBETAapp is an iPhone app reminds people to take their injections and tracks them. The electronic diary can then be shared with caregivers.
June 3, 2010 10:44am |
Evergreen Solar installed more than 7 megawatts of solar panels at a German facility, its largest project in company history.
5 | June 3, 2010 10:32am |
Nearly 300,000 hybrid trucks and buses will be on the road in the next five years, according to a new cleantech report.
5 | June 2, 2010 7:50am |
AU Optronics and SunPower will launch a joint venture to build a solar cell manufacturing plant in Malaysia.
May 27, 2010 3:52am |
Microsoft hopes to guilt some 60 million American homeowners into energy efficiency with its new "Hohm Score" metric. It's looking grim, too: the average citizen is failing.
2 | May 26, 2010 12:18pm |
Which American cities will lead the nation into the next decade? Here's a list of the top 10.
May 26, 2010 9:15am |
General Electric and the Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. plan to develop offshore wind farms in the Ohio waters of Lake Erie.
1 | May 24, 2010 3:35am |
Pick the low-hanging fruit first. You can computerize the local grid later. Simple coordination will do for now. Then invest the profits.
May 21, 2010 9:11am |
China is now the world's leader in high-speed rail. Now the nation has set its sights on the United States and the rest of the world to expand.
20 | May 20, 2010 10:24am |
Evergreen Solar on Wednesday introduced a new, rugged kind of "String Ribbon" ES-A solar panel at the Genera Solar Show in Madrid, Spain.
May 19, 2010 6:16am |
BP sticks a tube in the oil leak, but the company is still under pressure to find a permanent solution.
9 | May 17, 2010 3:45am |
Indian IT services company Wipro and German enterprise software firm SAP will collaborate on sustainability performance and energy management products.
1 | May 14, 2010 7:23am |
Osram Sylvania has introduced an LED light bulb designed to replace a conventional 60-watt incandescent model, echoing an announcement made by rival Philips on the very same day.
4 | May 14, 2010 6:42am |
Philips has unveiled its 12-watt EnduraLED light bulb, the industry's first LED replacement for a 60-watt incandescent light bulb.
2 | May 13, 2010 8:30am |
Electronics giant Samsung said it will invest $20.6 billion in solar cells, batteries, LEDs and medical tech over the next 10 years.
May 11, 2010 12:02pm |
SAP will join the Sustainability Consortium, a group that aims to put science behind the sustainability of consumer products.
1 | May 11, 2010 5:41am |