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Cosmonauts set for Olympic torch relay spacewalk

The Olympic torch arrived on the International Space Station, but how will it do during a spacewalk?

By November 8, 2013


GM, worried about market disruption, has an eye on Tesla

General Motors has created a team to study electric car maker Tesla -- high irony considering GM was one of the pioneers of the moden electric car.

By July 18, 2013


Spacewalking cosmonauts move cargo crane, attach shields

In a virtually trouble-free spacewalk, Russian cosmonauts move a cargo crane from International Space Station module to another, launch a small science satellite, and install debris shields on their command module.

By August 20, 2012


Qualcomm Halo charges your car without cables, or even stopping

Wireless charging system uses magnetic induction to transfer power even more efficiently than cables.

By January 11, 2012


Pentax dSLR takes video to a new low price

Pentax continues its aggressive pricing strategy with the K-x budget SLR, the cheapest video-capable SLR on the market--for now.

By September 16, 2009


San Francisco: Electric car city?

Venture trying to get all passenger vehicles in Israel to run on batteries rather than gasoline could extend its plans to the city by the Bay.

By May 14, 2008


Newsom: 'Green' tech promises not good enough

San Francisco's mayor pushes energy independence, plug-in hybrids, and taxes on carbon and gasoline, but warns of overexuberance about clean tech.

By March 4, 2008


The latest recyclable: Asphalt

San Francisco currently recycles 15 percent of the asphalt that gets churned up when streets get repaved, but the city has a new machine that will help boost the total to 35 percent.

By August 29, 2007


Chevy Volt takes a step toward reality

GM awards two battery contracts for the Chevy Volt's E-flex power train

By June 6, 2007