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Clean tech promising but tricky in the developing world

Competition highlights special hurdles faced by start-ups attempting to provide clean technologies for people in developing nations.

By May 16, 2008


From Silicon Valley to Buenos Aires' slums

Engineer Rebeca Hwang, a Ph.D. student from Stanford University, is working to strengthen Argentina's water co-ops and bring clean water to more people. CNET Download's Jessica Dolcourt, author of CNET News.com's "Engineering change" series, e-mailed questions to Hwang, who sent back her videotaped answers.

November 1, 2007


Engineering change: Finding clean water for the slums of Buenos Aires

Day 2: Stanford University Ph.D. Rebeca Hwang has a plan for boosting the power of water treatment technology in Argentina. Photos: Tapping pure water

By April 10, 2007


Engineering change: Photos

From Mongolia's wind-torn steppes to the slums of Buenos Aires, technologists are finding ways to help the world's poor.

April 10, 2007


Engineering change: Of PDAs and maternal medicine in Mongolia

Day 1: Jaspal Sandhu wants to find out if 50 personal digital assistants can help puncture Mongolia's inflated maternal death rate. Photos: Life in rural Mongolia

By April 9, 2007


Fiorina to leave Cisco board

The networking gear maker says that Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina plans to step down from its board of directors.

By September 18, 2003


Dell cuts prices across range of products

The PC giant slashes prices by up to 22 percent on servers, a day after rival HP blamed its disappointing financial results on reducing prices too aggressively.

By August 20, 2003


HP OpenView exec moves to rival BMC

A 20-year veteran at the company, Jim Grant was most recently the general manager of HP's OpenView software business. He'll lead BMC's group that sells software for help desks.

By March 12, 2003


New math sheds different light on old HP

New accounting helps the company's PC unit turn an operating profit in its most recent quarter, but the same method would have made HP's PC unit profitable a year ago, without Compaq.

March 12, 2003


HP sharpens dual-brand PC focus

Hewlett-Packard wants to use its two PC brands as a weapon, with Compaq aimed at Dell and the HP line taking on Sony and Apple.

February 26, 2003