Walney offshore wind farm is world's biggest (for now)
Billionaire unveils Russia's first hybrid car (w/ Video)
Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov on Monday unveiled a new hybrid car that is due to come on the market in 2012, a first in a country where motorists often show scant regard for the environment.
Panoramic images of Great Barrier Reef will take millions on virtual dives
Internet surfers will soon be able to go below the surface to immerse themselves in the spectacular coral and marine life of the Great Barrier Reef, under a joint venture between global technology giant Google, ...
NY MoMath museum aims to add to math appreciation
(AP) -- Mathematics. It's a subject that can elicit groans and exclamations of "boring." But Glen Whitney, a former hedge-fund quantitative analyst, is betting he can change that with a formula that looks ...
Maldives floating island masterplan tests the waters
Chile supreme court halts Patagonia dam project
Chile's supreme court has halted construction on the Rio Cuervo hydroelectric project in the country's remote and pristine Patagonia region, after accepting an appeal from environmental groups.
California desert spaceship factory completed
Space tourism is closer to reality.
Japan's Softbank ties up with eBay in online billing
Internet auction giant eBay and mobile phone operator Softbank said Wednesday they were teaming up to bring the US firm's PayPal online billing system to Japan for the first time.
Repairs on Kenya web cable to take three weeks
An undersea fibre optic Internet cable that was sliced by a ship's anchor in the Kenyan port of Mombasa will be fully repaired in about three weeks, an official said Tuesday.
Verizon launches TV-online movie channel
US telecom firm Verizon launched a high-definition movie channel on Friday, letting subscribers watch films on-demand on televisions or on the Internet.
Mitsubishi Motors suffers fresh lithium battery setback
Mitsubishi Motors said Friday it had detected a new problem with lithium batteries used in its plug-in hybrid vehicle, the latest battery issue to affect the Japanese automaker in the past few days, media ...
Disney joins NBC and News Corp. with Hulu stake
(AP) -- The Walt Disney Co. is taking a stake in Hulu.com. This means titles from The Walt Disney Studios library of films and full-length episodes of ABC television shows will join the online video site.
Microsoft, NBC dissolve MSNBC.com joint venture
(AP) Microsoft is pulling out of the joint venture that owned MSNBC.com, freeing the world's largest software maker to build its own online news service.
Taiwan's AU Optronics, China firm to set up joint venture
Taiwan's AU Optronics Corp said Monday it would set up a flat panel display joint venture with China's Sichuan Changhong Electric Co as it tries to tap the huge Chinese market.