Japanese firm proposes LUNA RING to send solar energy from moon to Earth
Yahoo vows to encrypt all its users' personal data (Update)
Yahoo is expanding its efforts to protect its users' online activities from prying eyes by encrypting all the communications and other information flowing into the Internet company's data centers around the ...
Tech bugs plague federal projects
t was an ambitious federal technology project, tying together a string of government databases in one Web portal. But the launch was a giant mess: contract missteps, broken deadlines, cost overruns. Users complained the site ...
Google, KKR to invest $400 mn on solar projects
Internet giant Google and investment firm KKR will invest $400 million in six solar plants in California and Arizona, the companies announced Thursday.
EU raids electronics companies in prices probe
European Union antitrust regulators have raided the offices of several companies that make and sell consumer electronics and domestic appliances, in an investigation into whether they artificially boosted the prices of goods ...
Cisco's 1Q revenue falls below estimates
Cisco's fiscal first-quarter revenue grew slower than expected and net income declined, which sent the technology company's stock lower in extended trading.
Russian Internet titan Mail.ru targets US
Russian Internet titan Mail.ru hit the US market with email, text messaging and gaming applications for mobile devices.
Swiss reject plan to cap managers' pay
Swiss voters soundly rejected on Sunday a proposal to limit the pay of companies' highest-paid managers to 12 times that of their lowest-paid workers, a plan that business leaders had warned could weaken ...
Israeli hi-tech surfing wave of buyer interest
Israeli hi-tech has become the target of a buying frenzy, with startups sparking investment bids and a flurry of mergers and acquisitions unseen since the dotcom bubble burst in 2000.
Locked cellphones are no longer a lock
Uncle Sam wants to hand you the keys to your cellphone. A federal agency is pressing wireless phone companies to start "unlocking" customers' phones, possibly by the time you exchange gifts for the holidays.
VW tops global Research and Development ranking, but EU companies put in mixed performance
For the first time since 2004, an EU company – the German carmaker Volkswagen – is the world's largest private sector R&D investor. Volkswagen tops the European Commission's 2013 EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard ...