Greenpeace launches Rainbow Warrior III
Greenpeace launched its latest weapon in the fight against environmental destruction Friday -- a multi-million-euro purpose-built campaign ship named Rainbow Warrior III.
'Square' gives small US businesses an edge
Word is spreading quickly among small American businesses hustling to thrive in tough economic times -- hip young Internet payment service Square will give them an edge.
GE, Nissan join hands on electric cars
General Electric and Nissan, maker of the all-electric Nissan Leaf, said Friday they will team up over the next two years to explore ways to promote the use of electric vehicles.
Cisco cuts long-term sales growth forecast
(AP) -- Cisco Systems Inc. lowered its long-term sales forecast on Tuesday, acknowledging that its days of heady growth won't return in the foreseeable future.
Producer responsibility solution to electronic waste in developing countries
How can legislation be used to avoid hazardous waste being dumped where it could poison people and the environment in developing countries? Introducing producer responsibility could be one solution, says Panate Manomaivibool ...
5 years in US prison for Cisco counterfeiter
The US representative of a Chinese company was sentenced to five years in prison on Friday for importing counterfeit Cisco-branded computer networking equipment, money laundering and other offenses, the Justice ...
New camouflage technology from BAE hides war machines
Cryogenic catering truck comes to the ALMA observatory
The ultimate in high altitude, high-tech catering has arrived in Chile to serve chilled "provisions" to the telescopes at the largest astronomical complex in the world, the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter ...
China's Alibaba to launch mobile operating system
China's leading e-commerce company Alibaba said Friday it will launch a mobile operating system, joining industry giants Google and Apple in providing software for smartphones.
Synthetic synapse mimics dynamic memory in human brain
Researchers from UCLA and Japan have designed a synthetic synapse for use in computing equipment that mimics the function of synapses in the human brain. The silver sulfide, nanoscale synapse, or "atomic switch," demonstrates ...
Icahn pushes Motorola to turn patents into cash
(AP) -- Shares of cellphone maker Motorola Mobility Holdings jumped to a four-month high Thursday after activist investor Carl Icahn disclosed that he's pushing the company to squeeze profits from its vast patent portfolio.
Ericsson reports profit leap, shares slump
Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson reported Thursday a 65 percent jump in second quarter net profit on strong sales but this still fell short of expectations and its shares slumped.
Canada won't review $4.5B sale of Nortel patents
(AP) -- The $4.5 billion sale of Nortel's patent portfolio to a consortium including Research In Motion Ltd. cleared another hurdle Tuesday as the Canadian government said the deal does not need to be reviewed under the ...
Judges in US, Canada approve Nortel patents sale
(AP) -- U.S. and Canadian judges have approved a $4.5 billion cash bid from a consortium that includes smartphone makers Apple and Research In Motion for patents held by bankrupt telecom-equipment maker Nortel.