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Cell phone cam nabs Loch Ness Monster's cousin

With all the digicams out there snapping away at the planet, can it be long before Nessie and Bigfoot are conclusively made nonfictional? A just-clicked pic leaves the question unanswered.

By February 19, 2011


Future uncertain for in-home energy 'dashboards'

Green-tech firms have created a slew of gadgets to help people use energy more wisely at home. But consumer acceptance is another matter.

By February 3, 2011


Utility industry grapples with smart-grid tech

In a survey, utility industry executives say they want certainty over regulations and are struggling with how best to invest in new technologies.

By May 18, 2010


With Valeo deal, Google Apps gains business cred

Cloud-based applications are starting to see serious enterprise adoption. Google announces a new 30,000-seat, worldwide deal with industrial group Valeo.

By May 13, 2009


Amazon tweaks EC2 pricing

In the next step of its enterprise evolution, Amazon will let customers reserve instances for one-year and three-year terms as if they owned the hardware.

By March 12, 2009


IBM, Amazon foreshadow bevy of connecting clouds

Now that Amazon and IBM have teamed up, a picture of multiple computing clouds is emerging. Is Microsoft surrounded?

By February 13, 2009


Google crashes the smart-grid party

Company introduces PowerMeter software for tracking home energy use, part of smart-grid plan to make energy data available on the Web for free in real time in standard formats.

By February 10, 2009


Green news harvest: Wind power expands in Northwest; lime-laced oceans explored to fight global warming

A sampling of green-tech news, including a waste-to-fuel plant set for Nevada, criticism of new coal plants, hybrid taxis in the Big Apple, smart homes set for Europe, and more.

By July 21, 2008


Smart grid investment heats up

Money is flowing to smaller companies that do networking over the power grid or have advanced metering technology as utilities seek tools for energy efficiency.

By April 8, 2008


Green in the boardroom: the environment tops utilities execs' concerns

Environmental issues and carbon regulations top the list of what worries boards at energy utilities, as awareness of climate change grows.

By April 9, 2008