Quantum dots could boost the amount of electricity produced by silicon solar cells, by harnessing the energy from hot electrons
Redmond's newest operating system is the fastest selling in its history, the company says.
Two West Virginia women who won a class-action lawsuit against DuPont Co. over long-term exposure to toxins are suing the company again over dozens of ailments they say were caused by the chemicals.
Russian president's visit to Silicon Valley was bolstered by an announcement from Cisco Systems that it would invest $1 billion over 10 years to help foster high-tech innovation in Russia.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Europe's carmakers moved a step closer creating an infrastructure for electric cars after agreeing on plug and socket standards for slow or overnight charging of the battery-driven vehicles due to hit roads from next year.
The market for the low power wireless access points is expected to reach 49 million units over the next five years.
GE said plan to pour $5 billion into energy efficient and environmentally oriented projects has been met a year ahead of schedule and will spend an additional $10 billion by 2015.
Factory orders for durable goods fell 1.1 percent last month, but that was largely the result of a drop in demand for commercial aircraft.
Initial claims for jobless benefits fell by the largest amount in two months last week, but remain above levels consistent with healthy job growth.
Construction and mining equipment maker signed an agreement to have Germany's Wacker Neuson SE design, manufacture and sell Caterpillar's lighter weight hydraulic excavators.
More than 2 million cribs from seven companies were recalled Thursday amid concerns that babies can suffocate, become...
Television manufacturers and content providers are objecting to a requirement that they be licensed to provide non-broadcast services on Internet-capable sets.
( Iowa State University ) A new green, bio-based method for producing a much-used fuel additive and industrial chemical that is currently made from petroleum products has been developed by Iowa State University researcher Thomas Bobik.
About 200 union production workers at Harley-Davidson plant in central Pennsylvania will be losing their jobs in the latest round of layoffs.
( National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) ) Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have shown that under the right circumstances, surface science instruments such as the AFM can deliver valuable data about sub-surface conditions.