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Scientists move closer to ultrafast quantum computing at room temperature

Researchers were able to store information at 77 degrees fahrenheit for 39 minutes, which is a huge improvement over the previous record of 2 seconds.

Google to invest in six more large solar panel farms in the Southwest

Six more solar panel farms in the deserts of California and Arizona are getting Google as a backer.

Facebook’s new data center in Iowa to be fully powered by wind

Wind power is an increasingly realistic option for the next-generation of data centers built by Internet giants that want to move away from fossil fuel power.

Tesla founder Elon Musk: A gas car is 5 times more likely to catch fire than a Tesla

Tesla CEO Elon Musk shared some insight about why his car is safe, the need to colonize Mars, and the shyness that made it too hard to ask for a job at Netscape.

To understand the potential of Tesla, look to the forest, not the trees

While everyone's narrowly focused on earnings, accidents and stock prices for Tesla, the bigger picture is much larger.

Learn how Internet companies are turning to clean power

Using clean energy -- from solar to wind farms -- to power Internet infrastructure is a complex issue. Next Wednesday in partnership with Greenpeace and some of the leading companies, we'll unbox this topic.

An app to save energy, one office worker at a time

A California startup has raised a seed round to show that its energy management app could keep office workers happy and save energy for building owners.

Ambri launches its first factory to make liquid metal batteries

A Bill Gates and Khosla-backed battery startup, Ambri, has reached an important milestone: it's opened up its first small scale factory.

Sponsored post: Going green with HPC computing: Learn how, where and who with

On the one hand, HPC applications are increasing your need for data center services. On the other, there are pressures to reduce data center expenditure and deliver sustainable business practices. The solution for these conflicting demands could be the green data center.

While Tesla reports solid earnings, its stock falls

Tesla narrows its quarterly net loss, and remains on track with the Model S production. Wall Street reacted and not so nicely.

SunPower buys solar cleaning robot company Greenbotics

Robotics are the future of efficient solar panel cleaning. At least SunPower thinks so. The company bought a small startup called Greenbotics which makes solar panel robotic tech.

Plugging interoperability into the nation’s electric grid

Building out a "smart" electrical grid is going to take more than just the right gear -- that gear has to interoperate, and so utilities are searching for the right standard.

In Dublin, Elon Musk says Tesla will have a right-hand drive version of the Model S by March

Is the Tesla Model S cool enough to catch on with car lovers on both sides of the Atlantic? We'll find out this spring.

Apple files patent for slim solar-powered technology

According to PatentlyApple, Apple has filed yet another solar panel patent. While this is the eighth patent for the Cupertino, Calif.-based company in an effort to make proprietary solar technology, the “Power Management for a system having non-volatile memory” has eliminated the need for a power […]

Trains, planes and miners are all part of Cisco’s internet of things vision

As the internet of things gathers steam, Cisco creates a new business unit to tackle the opportunity. It plans to do so in traditional Cisco style.

Check out this connected water sensor that makes its own power

If we're going to build out an easy-to-use internet of things, we're going to have to figure out how to avoid constantly changing sensor batteries. Which is why Driblet has developed a water sensor that harvests its own energy.

A traffic-jam-reducing algorithm that should have SoCal drooling

An MIT professor has created an algorithm he says can work in conjunction with rangefinders and adaptive cruise control systems to keep cars moving at the ideal speeds to limit traffic jams.

Cleantech VC investments crater, drop down to pre-2006 levels

You've probably heard it before, but the amount of VC funding for cleantech startups has steadily dwindled and now it's back below pre-2006 levels.

The DOE’s early stage program to award $27M for 14 efficient grid electronics projects

The U.S. Department of Energy’s ARPA-E program — which allocates small grants to early stage, high risk technologies — has launched a new project focused on efficient power grid electronics. Say wha? When electricity flows across, on and off the grid it has to go through […]

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