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New Silicon Valley in the Andes: Promise and paradox

special report In the second installment of a four-part series, Crave's Eric Mack delves into the ways Ecuador's ambitious "City of Knowledge" could change Latin America -- and the wider tech world.

By March 27, 2013


Charles Addams celebrated with Google doodle

The Google home page today honours Charles Addams, the American cartoonist who created the Addams Family.

By January 7, 2012


Predator-style night specs see heat images

These night-vision goggles from ITT Exelis can lay thermal images over the typical green display, allowing soldiers to pick out hidden people.

By November 16, 2011


Audi's formula for EVs is part head, part heartbeat

Automotive News reports on Audi's e-tron EV strategy.

By March 17, 2011


Voters: Tax and spend OK when it comes to water

Survey by water systems manufacturer ITT shows supermajority of American voters support investing in U.S. water infrastructure overhaul.

By October 27, 2010


Boeing wins $1.7 billion contract from FAA

Under the lucrative contract, Boeing will develop the Next-Generation Air Transportation System designed to improve air-traffic control.

By June 4, 2010


Rainmaker wins $100,000 Lemelson-MIT award

Nonprofit venture capitalist BP Agrawal wins humanitarian award for rain-harvesting system, health kiosks.

By April 28, 2010


Google to buy GeoEye satellite imagery

Google Maps and Google Earth will get a new infusion of higher-resolution imagery from the GeoEye-1 satellite, due to launch from a California Air Force base September 4.

By August 29, 2008


Lockheed gets greenlight for GPS III satellites

The defense contractor wins a $1.4 billion contract from the U.S. Air Force to build the next generation of navigation satellites, set to be more accurate and more resistant to jamming.

By May 17, 2008


DigitalGlobe's new satellite view is twice as sharp

New satellite from DigitalGlobe sends supersharp images for military and commercial use.

By November 14, 2007