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BP accused of rewriting environmental record on Wikipedia

A British Petroleum representative allegedly rewrote 44 percent of the oil giant's Wikipedia page, including the environmental sections. Some Wikipedia editors are crying foul.

By March 20, 2013


Obama sets 2035 clean electricity target

In his State of the Union speech, the president delivers a centrist message, saying nuclear power, clean coal, and natural gas are needed to meet a goal of 80 percent clean energy.

By January 26, 2011


Ig Nobels honor research on cursing, bat sex, socks

Awards given out this year for studies on sex lives of fruit bats, whale snot, treating asthma with roller coaster rides, and swearing that's good for you.

By September 30, 2010


Microsoft embraces 'Bring Your Own Laptop' model

It bought Kidaro with an eye toward spurring Vista adoption, but the company says the deal should allow businesses to let workers to use personal laptops on the corporate network.

By May 22, 2008


BP CEO: Today's clean tech not nearly enough

Tony Hayward says policies to put a price on carbon and accelerate clean-technology development are needed to address climate change and energy security.

By March 4, 2008


Police Blotter: Fake gay HotorNot profile draws suit

HotorNot.com profile saying man was gay and used crack led to "constant" ribbing from co-workers--and a suit claiming it led to post-traumatic stress disorder.

By July 13, 2007


The underground option for CO2

There's growing momentum behind the idea of turning the carbon dioxide spewed from coal into a liquid or a solid and storing it in caves.

By January 23, 2007


Keeping Microsoft in the frame

Kevin Johnson has two huge tasks: Chase Google with Windows Live and get the operating system back on track.

By May 18, 2006


Microsoft to standardize Office formats

Office's 12 XML-based file formats will be submitted to European standards body Ecma International.

By November 21, 2005