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Secretary Chu: Global energy race is 'Sputnik' moment

In an address to the National Press Club, Energy Secretary Steven Chu argues that federal R&D in energy needs to be sustained once stimulus dollars run out so the U.S. can stay competitive in the world economy.

By Nov. 29, 2010


Linux comes to ultrabooks: Dell to preload OS on XPS 13

The open-source operating system is going to land this fall on one of Dell's best ultrabook offerings.

By Jul. 19, 2012


Linux arrives on loaded Dell ultrabook

Dell is selling a nicely configured version of its XPS 13 ultrabook with Ubuntu Linux.

By Nov. 29, 2012


Drop-dead sexy audio gear from here and abroad

Sure, we all know high-end audio gear sounds great, but now it also looks great.

By Dec. 31, 2010


Send your own satellite into space

A Cornell grad student wants to make it easy and affordable enough for anyone to explore space, so he and some like-minded collaborators have built little satellites called Sprite.

By Oct. 10, 2011


Ernst & Young: China clear leader in renewable energy

Two days after Energy Secretary Chu calls China's advances in clean energy a "Sputnik moment" for the U.S., a report ranks China top in "country attractiveness" for renewable energy

By Dec. 1, 2010


Attack of the ceiling eyeball speakers

They alien invasion nears.

By Dec. 4, 2007


When Telstar met JFK

Fifty years ago today, the little Telstar satellite relayed the first TV transmission across the Atlantic. It wasn't long before President Kennedy had his black-and-white electrons beamed from the U.S. to Europe.

By Jul. 12, 2012


Neil deGrasse Tyson: Going to Mars vital to future of U.S.

America's best-known astrophysicist says an ambitious space program is just the ticket for an ailing economy and that abandoning the effort would be a severe setback to U.S. technological prowess.

By Apr. 25, 2012


Mixed bag for green tech in Washington dealings

An extension to renewable energy grants and corn ethanol subsidy are part of a tax deal while funding for clean-energy research and development appears flat.

By Dec. 10, 2010