Solar Millennium decides to go with photovoltaic panels for the Blythe solar project in California, a sign that falling prices make solar PV more attractive to project developers.
How surfers in Australia inspired the development a new device that taps the benefits of salt water mist to treat cystic fibrosis patients.
Developers of solar thermal power plants are scrapping plans to use steam technology in favor of ever-cheaper solar panels.
Clint Eastwood's berating of an invisible Obama launched a viral "Eastwooding" meme, but it was the president's response that garnered the most Twitter traction.
A federal judge tells the company to comply with the FBI's warrantless National Security Letter requests for user details, despite ongoing concerns about their constitutionality.
Apple faces antitrust investigations for the iAd system, the Sony PlayStation 3 has three new 3D games, and how to start an online profile for your deceased loved ones.
After a self-described extremist went on a hate crime-fueled killing spree, President Sarkozy announces it is now illegal to frequent Web sites that promote terrorism or hate.
A top secret order reveals that the National Security Agency is gathering records of millions of phone calls made by Americans.
Google launches its eBookstore, Verizon lets you use your cell phone minutes on your home phone, and Nike will give away its workout app for free on New Year's Day to help whip you back into shape.
eBay buys Milo.com, a new version of Rock Band is out for the iPad and iPhone, and the Wi-Fi Baby 3G will keep an eye on your little ones...and big ones.