Makani's flying windmills win Breakthrough award

(PhysOrg.com) -- Makani Power, of Alameda, California, creators of the high-altitude wind turbine, is one of this year’s winners of the Popular Mechanics seventh annual Breakthrough Awards. Naming Makani team members ...

AT&T sells 200,000 new iPhones in first pre-orders

US telecom giant AT&T said Friday it has seen an unprecedented demand for the updated iPhone, with over 200,000 pre-orders of the latest Apple gadget in the first 12 hours alone.

Sprint down after testy meeting with analysts

(AP) -- The struggling wireless carrier Sprint Nextel Corp. said Friday that it will need to raise more money to build a higher-speed data network even as it must spend more to subsidize sales of the new iPhone to its customers.

Climate talks inch ahead on aid despite discord

Climate negotiators said they made progress on laying out ways to help poor countries but deep differences remained on core issues ahead of a make-or-break talks in South Africa.