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Kyocera launches 70-megawatt solar plant, largest in Japan

Nearly 300,000 offshore solar panels will provide enough power for 22,000 homes as post-Fukushima Japan struggles with energy sources.

By November 8, 2013


Give trick-or-treaters a free copy of Plants vs. Zombies (PC/Mac)

PopCap and the American Dental Association have teamed up to provide an awesome alternative to Halloween candy.

By October 4, 2012


Buzz Out Loud 1509: Hey, Windows Phone 7, how much does a polar bear weigh? (Podcast)

Today on the show, we discover that Windows Phone 7 does have a life in the wild -- at least one phone does, anyway. Also, Plants vs. Zombies are taking over the world and BT, Steve, and I are headed for a Tetris showdown. RIM continues to try to defend its co-CEO setup (why!?) and fans rage, rage, against the dying of the cheap Netflix plans. We direct them elsewhere: toward the studios who want so much for streaming content in the first place.

By July 13, 2011


More consolidation among major music labels?

Warner Music Group considers selling itself even while it continues to pursue an acquisition of EMI, moves made as music sales continue to fall.

By January 20, 2011


Utility NRG buys into giant California solar plant

NRG Solar is teaming up with BrightSource Energy and plans to invest over $300 million to build the world's largest commercial solar thermal energy farm.

By October 27, 2010


Waste Management going for 'black gold'

Garbage collector plans to offer organic gardening products made from expanded organic waste collection service.

By September 1, 2010


Architects float prison-in-the-sky idea

Winners of annual skyscraper contest include a "Vertical Prison" whose inmates work for the host city below, and a building that doubles as a water purification system for a polluted Indonesian river.

By March 18, 2010


How to finance a green-tech revolution

Venture-backed tech companies create lots of buzz, but many companies that create green jobs rely on different--and troubled--funding sources.

By August 17, 2009


Steam report card: 2009

One year on, things have gotten worse on Steam. While there's more publishers, there's even more discrepancies in pricing and availability between the US and Australia.

By May 17, 2009


OK, I'm glad we got hosed at the pump

There, I said it. In fact, I was quite ecstatic if that would lead Hummer Nation to rethink its ways.

By November 7, 2008