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Solar-powered Solara UAV could stay aloft for years

This "atmospheric satellite" flies at 65,000 feet, and could provide satellite-style services for a fraction of the cost.

By August 23, 2013


Google reportedly plans to spend $1B on Internet satellites

The Web giant plans to deploy 180 small satellites that would provide Internet access to underserved regions of the globe, sources tell the Wall Street Journal.

By June 1, 2014


Facebook reportedly in talks for drone maker Titan Aerospace

Social-networking giant looking at the company's solar-powered high-altitude drones to deliver Internet access, according to TechCrunch.

By March 3, 2014


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


Stamp-size thrusters could propel small satellites into space

Satellites the size of a Rubik's Cube could explore distant planets, thanks to tiny ion thrusters that could help reduce the cost of space missions.

By October 25, 2013


Buick and Jaguar lead the pack

Today, J.D. Power and Associates released its 2009 Vehicle Dependability Study results, and Buick and Jaguar top the list.

By March 20, 2009


Why some cars get stopped by cops and others don't

The list of most and least pulled-over cars (by the police) shows that highway patrollers have a very interesting and subjective eye. At the top of the list: the Hummer.

By January 27, 2009


Top 10 cars for traffic tickets

According to a recent study, Hummers are more likely to get traffic tickets than other cars.

By January 27, 2009


Toyota gives Prius improved batteries, slows pickup push

'Automotive News' reports on Toyota's new Prius, and other model changes.

By August 13, 2008