SmartPlanet stories related to the tools, machines, techniques and systems that solve the world's problems.
Trust levels are already high for driverless cars.
1 | May 16, 2013 8:01am |
The bloom is sliding off the rose of renewables. Electric and hybrid vehicles losing favor too. What about nuclear?
28 | May 16, 2013 4:51am |
To paraphrase them: "Fire up the fission. These imported fossil fuels are breaking us."
May 15, 2013 5:28am |
Is it down to age and income, or simply as a means to avoid tax?
1 | May 14, 2013 3:42pm |
Technology companies offering financial services are going after markets long ignored by traditional bankers.
3 | May 14, 2013 3:01pm |
Amtrak's most popular route will soon get locomotive upgrades.
6 | May 14, 2013 12:42pm |
Check out photos of this new facility, which is part of GM's multi-million plan to consolidate its network of data centers and bring its in-house work under two roofs.
May 14, 2013 11:21am |
Iris scans may soon await you on your next hospital visit.
1 | May 14, 2013 4:40am |
With sensor-driven applications on the rise, Hillcrest Labs looks beyond smart TVs to mobile devices and wearable computers.
May 14, 2013 3:00am |
Lease the car and the driver too for 60 years of carbon-free power.
9 | May 13, 2013 12:28pm |
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe securing country's energy and economic future.
7 | May 13, 2013 6:25am |
Find out what big data has to do with tiny atoms
Sponsored | May 13, 2013 6:08am |
BARCELONA -- Ear plugs that you can actually hear through. Cubes of silence in the middle of busy squares. Peace from the city racket is coming to a Spanish city near you.
2 | May 13, 2013 3:06am |
Samsung claims that it has developed new, core technology which allows connections speeds far exceeding those offered to 4G networks.
5 | May 13, 2013 2:58am |
Chinese owned companies are buying up engineering talent in Detroit and may soon ship cars in the United States.
3 | May 12, 2013 8:33pm |
The big glass panels that are built into skyscrapers could soon produce solar power.
2 | May 12, 2013 7:44pm |
Is 'big data' the revolutionary font of business insights many claim it to be, or is it over-hyped, oversold, and essentially useless to enterprises?
4 | May 10, 2013 9:22am |
And why it's hurting the recycling industry.
54 | May 10, 2013 6:15am |
Finance chiefs in the tech industry are receiving hefty rewards for minimizing taxes and improving profits. In some cases, like over at Apple, the CFO makes considerably more than the CEO.
May 9, 2013 8:17am |
The opposition to the tech giant's wearable computer heats up, even before it goes on sale.
4 | May 9, 2013 3:10am |