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Optical materials: Solar cells step up

The Sun is our most promising source of clean and renewable energy. The energy that reaches the Earth from the Sun in an hour is almost equivalent to that consumed by humans over a year. Solar cells can tap ...

Nov 20, 2013
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Haiti's prime minister tours Silicon Valley

From Google to Facebook to Apple, Haiti's Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe plans to spend Wednesday on a whirlwind tour through Silicon Valley's most elite tech campuses, hoping to convince some of the world's ...

Nov 20, 2013
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Retailers take on Silicon Valley

(AP)—Software engineers wearing jeans and flip flops test the latest smartphone apps. Walls and windows double as whiteboards where ideas are jotted down. And a mini basketball net is in the center of it all.

Nov 15, 2013
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Amazon fills its video cart with two new comedies

There's a new kid on the block at Culver Studios. Inside a towering soundstage, just around the corner from where such television comedies as TBS' "Cougar Town" and Showtime's "Episodes" have been filmed, ...

Nov 12, 2013
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Dazzling Twitter debut sends stock soaring 73 pct

Shares of Twitter went on sale to the public for the first time Thursday, instantly leaping more than 70 percent above their offering price in a dazzling debut that exceeded even Wall Street's lofty hopes.

Nov 08, 2013
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