With sea life is in danger due to rising ocean acidification, the Wendy Schmidt Ocean XPrize kicks off with $2 million in prize money on the line for the best methods for measuring ocean pH levels.
Bush Australia has been forced to recall one of its TVs, sold in Harvey Norman, due to a flaw that has caused leaking acidic liquid.
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.
The company also promises to rescind its green certification application for plants in Hwaseong, South Korea.
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.
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.
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.
In further revelations from the forthcoming biography of Steve Jobs, both Jobs and Gates offer very direct appraisals of each other.
Flexibility is the order of the day as Web technology developers try to keep the easy-to-run but imperfect test from holding back developments of new standards.
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