The peer-to-peer housing service ranks the hospitality of towns across the country based on the stays of its more than 4 million guests. While the South and West make it on the board, Northeast cities don't make the cut.
Found at the Maker Faire: A few solar-powered tinkerers selling, for the first time, open-source construction kits based on an old design.
In 2012, Hughes Communications plans to launch a satellite that could improve performance tenfold. But will it be a real competitor to other broadband services?
Gearing up to set sail, NOAA's high-tech ship is dedicated to deep-ocean exploration and public education.
A San Francisco sex worker says Craigslist is vital to her industry. Cook County says Craigslist's erotic services section is a nuisance to the community.
Software developed jointly with Microsoft will link the Office interface with SAP business systems.
A Stanford team gives Cape Mendocino the top pick as a site for an offshore wind turbine power plant. Also: interconnect wind farms for a steady electrical supply.
At the American Geophysical Union conference, scientists discuss the ins and outs of Earth and its solar system.
The counterculture roots of the sustainable-living movement were alive and well at last weekend's 12th annual SolFest, a showcase of green products featured in this CNET News.com gallery.