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Start-up 24M Technologies receives $10 million in venture funding to pursue high energy density storage for vehicles and grid storage that combines lithium ion and flow battery concepts. Read this blog post by Martin LaMonica on Green Tech.
At a sneak peek session, Adobe shows off Photoshop Express, a slick Web application that quickly makes changes to images. Read this blog post by Martin LaMonica on News Blogs.
Best Buy will demo new grid technologies designed to improve home energy efficiency and give consumers remote control of thermostats and appliances. Read this blog post by Martin LaMonica on Green Tech.
The software tycoon cum philanthropist talks turkey on clean energy tech, arguing that much bigger public investments in R&D are needed. Read this blog post by Martin LaMonica on Green Tech.
Ethernet co-inventor Bob Metcalfe remembers interactions with Steve Jobs in the early days of personal computing and having Jobs at his wedding. Read this blog post by Martin LaMonica on Apple.
Google creates energy subsidiary and submits a request to buy and sell electricity. It's part of Google's goal to use large amounts of renewable energy to offset its carbon footprint. Read this blog post by Martin LaMonica on Green Tech.
The augmented-reality Project Glass provides a peek into Google's ambitions with artificial intelligence and how AI software could further shake up mobile computing. Read this blog post by Martin LaMonica on Cutting Edge.
Data centers from cloud companies, such as Apple and Google, are getting cleaner but Greenpeace pushes for more transparency on energy use and sources. Read this blog post by Martin LaMonica on Business Tech.
Evergreen Solar was a darling of Massachusetts politicians until it fell apart. But there's plenty to learn from what went wrong at this once-promising company. Read this blog post by Martin LaMonica on Green Tech.
iRobot's tablet-sporting Ava mobile robot will get her debut this year in hospitals testing remote diagnosis via videoconferencing. Next step: people's homes? Read this blog post by Martin LaMonica on Cutting Edge.
CNET takes a look at the digital doodads and software trickling into homes to make them more energy efficient. Just don't ask these gadgets to order your groceries. Read this blog post by Martin LaMonica on Green Tech.
Watch this video on CNET TV: The Solar Decathlon, in which 20 universities build a solar-powered home, is a showcase for energy-efficient and solar technologies--some of which are available now, while others are invented for the event. Andy Karsner, the U.S. assistant secretary for energy efficiency and renewable energy, says the competition is a way to educate both students competing in the event and the general public who can see the modular houses on the National Mall in Washington.