Startup Sakti3 expects to have prototypes of a solid-state lithium ion battery that it hopes will increase the range of electric cars and enable cheaper electronics.
Famed technologist spends his time investing in green tech where he's seeking riskier technologies with the potential for a big gains.
A debate is growing between techno-optimists who argue for a sharp increase in clean-energy research to pursue breakthroughs and those who say we should push harder on existing green technologies.
To boost its solar business, General Electric is planning to launch products built around new technology: cadmium telluride thin-film solar cells that lower the cost of solar.
Sprint Nextel's CEO says that, like rivals AT&T and Verizon, his company may one day be forced to consider usage-based pricing on its currently unlimited 4G data service.
To innovate in energy, biotech, and advanced materials, U.S. companies need to locate manufacturing in the U.S. and not outsource production as the IT industry does, according to experts.
Social-media sites like Digg, StumbeUpon and NetVibes represent the future of news distribution, say company founders.
As data traffic increases on wireless networks, carriers are turning to 4G to save them. But is the new network technology enough to keep up with demand?
Here are a few things that caught my ear at EMTech08 and my thoughts about them.
Dan Lyons thinks that our Web 2.0 crowd is wasting a lot of precious resources, like the minds of our best and brightest.