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HONG KONG -- Alarming at the time, the deadly virus left the Hong Kong public with cleaner habits and greater preparedness for future outbreaks.
1 | April 25, 2013 3:00am |
Honeywell is going high end with its new Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat and is tapping its formidable sales and distribution channels to turn up the heat on its competition.
1 | April 24, 2013 8:37pm |
Nest Labs has partnered with several utilities to take the intelligence embedded in its learning thermostat beyond the home and onto the grid.
1 | April 23, 2013 2:29pm |
Terrestrial Energy's safe, liquid reactor could be ready in eight years.
10 | April 23, 2013 4:55am |
Will the streaming service become the next HBO?
5 | April 23, 2013 4:42am |
The U.S. economy is getting better, so why aren't people driving more?
16 | April 23, 2013 4:00am |
With MustHaveMenus, restaurant owners can update and share information with potential diners far more efficiently and cost-effectively.
April 23, 2013 3:00am |
Can LED technology replace voice communication underwater?
3 | April 23, 2013 12:36am |
Artificial limbs, cancer detection, music for the hearing impaired, rockets, water filtration - these are all some of the ideas that were presented today at the White House Science Fair in...
April 22, 2013 8:57pm |
Silicon Valley vendor takes the big data skills challenge to the university level.
1 | April 22, 2013 6:47pm |
Google's Street View service, which sends out camera-equipped cars to map the world, has been fined once again for capturing more than just images.
1 | April 22, 2013 9:33am |
Venture capitalists continued to put money into software and media ventures, but have backed away from clean technology and life sciences in the first quarter of 2013.
April 22, 2013 7:22am |
With Google Glass on the horizon and firms manufacturing high-tech eyewear, is a line being crossed in terms of safety?
2 | April 22, 2013 5:55am |
The $204 million whopper is part of a renewable energy push.
11 | April 22, 2013 4:35am |
In a Nairobi slum, newly minted entrepreneurs run more than 160 public toilets and transform their waste into fertilizer -- and someday they'll turn it into electricity.
2 | April 22, 2013 4:00am |
Can a new project aimed at concentrating sunlight bring solar power back in fashion?
3 | April 22, 2013 2:38am |
Erring on the side of caution seems more important than boosting innovation or research by purchasing firms for many businesses.
April 22, 2013 1:39am |
It also mutes your iPhone if you shush it. Touch-free controls for your touchscreen devices are here.
1 | April 19, 2013 1:57pm |
It seems that U.S. intelligence and defense officials want to bring their mobile technology and security up a gear.
April 19, 2013 6:21am |
And how to sell there, where spending will increase by $1 trillion a year, according to McKinsey.
April 19, 2013 4:29am |