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Latest X Prize aims to measure acid in oceans

The $2 million challenge tasks competitors with accurately measuring ocean acidification, a step toward improving the health of our seas and inspiring new market-based uses of the oceans.

By Sep. 9, 2013


Samsung apologizes for acid leak at plant that killed worker

The company also promises to rescind its green certification application for plants in Hwaseong, South Korea.

By Mar. 4, 2013


Police say Samsung acid leak seeped into environment -- report

Company had said leaking hydrofluoric acid did not actually make it into the environment and was contained. But that runs contrary to a statement made today by police, says a Korean news outlet.

By Feb. 15, 2013


New lead-acid battery angles for micro hybrids

In the technology race to build energy storage systems for start stop hybrids, Axion Power is pushing an advance on the workhorse lead-acid battery.

By Jan. 6, 2012


Wood chips take acid bath en route to biochemicals

Startup Virdia raises funds to test making sugar from wood chips, making it one of many companies trying to create sugars from non-food sources for chemicals, biofuel, or animal feed.

By Mar. 6, 2012


Gates on Jobs: Weird (Jobs on Gates: Should have dropped acid)

In further revelations from the forthcoming biography of Steve Jobs, both Jobs and Gates offer very direct appraisals of each other.

By Oct. 20, 2011


Firefly revamps the lead acid battery

The Oasis battery from Firefly will keep the cabins in long-haul trucks going all night without contributing to global warming.

By Oct. 30, 2007


Jenny Lewis, 'Acid Tongue': Free MP3 of the Day

Fresh off a smashing new turn with main squeezes Rilo Kiley, the queen of L.A. gives us more of her countrier solo stuff. Download a free MP3 of "Acid Tongue" courtesy of CNET Download Music.

By Sep. 22, 2008


Tech worker dies in vat of sulfuric acid

An 18-year-old worker at a circuit board factory in Redwood City, Calif., apparently passed out over a vat of acid, fell in and died.

By Sep. 24, 2007


BenQ W100: No more acid trips

A £500 DLP projector designed for home use? Is BenQ off its little head? Is this the answer to your home cinema dreams, or our generation's Vietnam?

By Jun. 1, 2006