In its fourth quarterly report of 2011, the UCLA Anderson Forecast's outlook for the nation sees gross domestic product growth at a "below-trend rate" for the next five quarters.
Imec and Holst Centre announce that they have made a micromachined harvester for vibration energy with a record output power of 489µW. Measurements and simulation show that the harvester is also suited ...
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have released a technical report that could help improve the performance of electric vehicles (EVs) and the efficiency of the electric ...
Energy-starved Laos sought the green light from Southeast Asian neighbours on Thursday for a proposed hydropower dam on the Mekong River that faces fierce opposition from conservationists.
At today's 2011 IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM), imec presents the worlds smallest, fully-functional HfO2-based Resistive RAM (RRAM) cell, with an area of less than 10x10nm². The new cell shows ...
Yahoo! on Wednesday said that a judge ordered spammers to pay $610 million for running a larcenous lottery scheme using the Internet pioneer's name.
Google has begun construction of a new data centre in Hong Kong, the first of three planned for Asia as the Web giant expands to meet the region's growing thirst for information technology.
(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity has found bright veins of a mineral, apparently gypsum, deposited by water. Analysis of the vein will help improve understanding of the history of ...
(AP) -- The Justice Department is looking into possible anticompetitive practices involving e-book sales.
TED for the first time awarded its coveted annual prize to an idea instead of a person, naming the smart city of the future as winner of the prestigious group's backing.
(AP) -- It may not be much longer before there's an easier way for Netflix's U.S. subscribers to share their tastes in movies on Facebook.
Crows have a long-term memory so good that they can recall colours for at least a year, a Japanese study has shown.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have made a new discovery about how old stars called 'red giants' rotate, giving an insight into what our sun will look like in five billion years.
(AP) -- The organization in charge of Internet domain names has selected a Chinese scholar as vice president for Asia.
(AP) -- Researchers in Chile released a series of time-lapse photos Wednesday showing the dramatic retreat of a glacier in Patagonia.