Mechanical motion rectifier leads to better energy harvesting
New solar power material converts 90 percent of captured light into heat
A multidisciplinary engineering team at the University of California, San Diego developed a new nanoparticle-based material for concentrating solar power plants designed to absorb and convert to heat more ...
Apple, Google reach new settlement in high-tech wage case
A revised settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit alleging Apple and Google conspired with other Silicon Valley companies to block more than 60,000 high-tech employees from getting better job offers.
Review: Open e-book format comes with headaches
In the world of e-books, you largely have a choice between Amazon's Kindle and everyone else.
Researchers revolutionize closed captioning
Scientists urge artificial intelligence safety focus
The development of artificial intelligence is growing fast and hundreds of the world's leading scientists and entrepreneurs are urging a renewed focus on safety and ethics to prevent dangers to society.
Many antennas, multiple benefits
A concept that balances large-scale installations of low-cost and low-power antennas to boost cellular coverage in difficult environments will also provide better connectivity to more users. Developed by ...
Social robotics: Beyond the uncanny valley
Municipal broadband offers hope for lagging US internet
No one disputes the importance of affordable access to high-speed internet for economic growth in the 21st century.
Taiwan engineers defeat limits of flash memory
Spaun, the new human brain simulator, can carry out tasks (w/ video)
Arizona solar plant achieves six hours after sun goes down
Microsoft to offer up peek behind curtain of new Windows
Microsoft will use an event Wednesday to offer a wider glimpse of the next version of Windows.