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At the Greentech Media Networked Grid conference in San Francisco, David Leeds, a senior manager with GTM Research, discusses the key characteristics that will give operators digital control over...
4 | May 5, 2011 8:29am
There's a new contender in the fight against plastic bottles. Paper. Watch as SmartPlanet correspondent Sumi Das dissects Seventh Generation's green alternative to bulky plastic laundry...
6 | May 4, 2011 2:24pm
What's refreshing, saves you money and is good for the planet? The Bobble could put an end to your search for the perfect water bottle. Find out why SmartPlanet correspondent Sumi Das never...
3 | April 28, 2011 9:17am
At the Green Net conference in San Francisco, Microsoft's chief environmental strategist, Rob Bernard, talks about how the company is examining climate change by studying carbon cycles and the...
4 | April 22, 2011 1:55pm
At the Green Net conference in San Francisco, Silver Lake venture capitalists Adam Grosser and Cathy Zoi talk about a new clean-tech fund they are starting backed by billionaire investor George...
1 | April 22, 2011 9:58am
Silicon Valley start-up Chegg.com rents textbooks to students for only the time they need them. The books are then returned via UPS free of charge. SmartPlanet correspondent Sumi Das talks to...
3 | April 11, 2011 1:09pm
San Francisco International Airport is putting the finishing touches on its newest terminal--a retrofit that will be home to American and Virgin Airlines. The new building is on track to be the...
4 | April 4, 2011 1:14pm
At Economist confab in Berkeley, Calif., U.S. CTO Aneesh Chopra contextualizes President Obama's remarks that America needs to "out-innovate" countries like India and China to remain competitive....
5 | March 25, 2011 11:05am
At the Cleantech Forum in San Francisco, John Denniston, a partner for Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield, and Byers, talks about how innovation in clean tech has helped drive strong growth in both solar...
9 | March 15, 2011 4:58pm
Despite being on medical leave, Apple CEO Steve Jobs steps back in the spotlight to show off the 2nd generation of the iPad tablet. Shipping on March 11, the thinner, lighter iPad 2 is also...
2 | March 2, 2011 1:06pm
NASA Ames Research Park Director Michael Marlaire discusses plan to build a new research and development facility at NASA Ames in Silicon Valley. Marlaire says the space agency already has more...
8 | February 7, 2011 3:08pm
SmartPlanet contributing editor Boonsri Dickinson took a ride on the Maglev Train in Shanghai. The trip was short, only lasting less than 15 minutes. The train uses magnetic levitation technology...
8 | February 1, 2011 3:52pm
A lot of companies have employee-giving programs, but Yahoo is putting a unique spin on social responsibility. SmartPlanet takes a look at how Yahoo is empowering its employees to donate money to...
3 | January 24, 2011 4:02pm
William Jarvis built his winery underground so he wouldn't pollute the natural environment with large winery tanks and buildings. Among the sustainable technologies his business relies on are...
2 | January 18, 2011 9:28am
Karl Huie's parents started Pacific Heights Cleaners in 1969. After contemplating changing the company's course for years, Karl finally made the big -- and expensive -- decision to go green during...
4 | January 5, 2011 3:43pm