Solar industry in for a dire quarter as falling government subsidies and low volumes further drive down equipment prices just as oversupply has already led sector players to lower their full-year profit outlook.
White House's new stance on climate change; green-car battery race; T. Boone Pickens on wind to displace oil; and a reality check on "clean coal."
Toshiba says there's an oversupply of NAND flash memory on the market. In response, it will slash output 30 percent.
Investors report from J.P. Morgan says that demand for Apple's iPad 2 could create an oversupply bubble for competing tablets, leaving rival companies with inventory they can't ship.
The company has revealed that the federal government started an antitrust probe into the competitive practices of the rechargeable-battery industry in May. Sony says it is cooperating with the Justice Department.
Sony wants to pull out of its joint venture of producing LCD for TVs with Samsung, aiming to cut its losses and focus on phones.
Board of directors ousts the solar company's chief executive, Rob Gillette, replacing him on an interim basis with Chairman Mike Ahearn while it searches for a permanent replacement. And then shares tumble.
The valuations of group-buying sites like Groupon have dropped precipitously owing to oversupply and lack of differentiation, says a report from CB Insights.
Solar company--the latest this month to file for bankruptcy protection--cites "global economic and solar industry market conditions" as the reason.
commentary Lux Research analyst Matt Feinstein cuts through the noise on bankrupt solar company, and says Solyndra's inability to compete should not diminish the prospects of other U.S. solar players.