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Gulf Coast oil spill responders employ latest tech

Oil spill cleanup is largely a low-tech field, but there are an increasing number of new technologies being used in the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

By April 30, 2010


Five tips from a budding green-tech cluster

Entrepreneurs at five early-stage, clean-energy companies in Massachusetts say creating a network of like-minded businesses goes a long way to cultivating green start-ups.

By June 3, 2011


The trouble with the cell phone radiation standard

The standard used by federal regulators may not be the best measure of safety, nor is it the best way to help concerned consumers reduce their exposure.

By June 2, 2011


Just how big is Foxconn?

The company that makes our gadgets is bigger than the Big Easy, more crowded than Mumbai.

By May 30, 2011


PayPal lawsuit alleges Google stole trade secrets

PayPal claims the Web giant misappropriated trade secrets by hiring away a key executive in PayPal's mobile payments effort.

By May 26, 2011


AT&T to Congress: T-Mobile buy good for consumers

The phone giant's CEO defends the proposed acquisition to lawmakers, who question the company about market concentration and potential job losses.

By May 26, 2011


In-demand grad takes a very big gamble

Thomas Schluchter is about to graduate with a master's from UC Berkeley's School of Information. He spent weeks preparing for a grueling set of interviews, and discovered he's a very attractive candidate. But quality of life may be more important than money.

By May 13, 2011


College grads find economy improving, but slowly

Newly minted bachelor's degrees in hand, college graduates are finding that there are more jobs to be had, particularly in engineering and technology.

By May 9, 2011


SAS, Google top Fortune's best-employer list

Among the tech firms showing up on the publisher's newly released list of 100 best companies to work for are also Cisco Systems, Microsoft, Adobe Systems, and Intel.

By January 25, 2010


Nokia to cut thousands of jobs, Symbian OS work

The ejected mobile-phone operating system is headed to Accenture along with 3,000 employees, and the Finnish company is cutting 4,000 more jobs.

By April 27, 2011