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Poetic nanotech poster eats air pollution

An experimental poster created with an air-purifying nanotech formula is currently scrubbing pollutants out of the atmosphere in England.

By May 15, 2014


Foxconn brushes off claims of pollution in China

The company says that any emissions from its plant in Kunshan are well within the legal limits.

By August 5, 2013


Social pollution masks? Winning wearable tech ideas

Frog Design asked designers to invent wearable tech concepts, with results ranging from interactive tree displays to a wristband that helps wearers navigate NY subways.

By February 21, 2013


Laundry additive turns shirts, pants into pollution eaters

Soon, the simple act of doing laundry could turn you into an ecowarrior, thanks to a laundry additive that promises to scrub pollutants out of the air when you wear your clean clothes.

By September 26, 2012


Designer rescues stars from light pollution

Frustrated by the lack of visible constellations in his light-polluted hometown of London, Oscar Lhermitte decides to make his own.

By April 19, 2012


Apple agrees to pollution audit in China, report says

A joint audit of pollution controls at an unnamed Chinese supplier's factories is part of Apple's interest in raising supply-chain standards, the Financial Times reports.

By April 16, 2012


Hybrids can be less polluting than coal-powered EVs

How green is an EV? A Union of Concerned Scientists report compares global warming emissions of plug-in vehicles to gasoline-powered cars.

By April 16, 2012


China, Apple start to mend fences over pollution

The iPhone maker met with Chinese environmental leaders this week to work out some plans for reducing its supply chain's environmental impact.

By November 16, 2011


Apple criticized for China supply chain pollution

New report from a coalition of environmental organizations alleges that 27 suspected Apple suppliers had severe pollution problems, from toxic gases to heavy metal sludge.

By August 31, 2011


Ep. 821: Where the water's polluted with germs

After 26 days service outage, Sony finally kickstarted its Playstation Network last week, allowing users to resume online gameplay. It turns out the original server hack was hosted on Amazon's EC2 Cloud Computing network, but the outages aren't over yet though--the servers crashed again after being flooded for password resets.

By May 16, 2011