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Self-Driving Cars Rolling Close To Home
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Self-Driving Cars Rolling Close To Home

Those self-driving cars from Google are now roaming city streets, whirling through boulevards, and using technology to avoid obstacles in their path. Watch »

May 14, 2014
Tesla To Launch New Bay Area Stores

Tesla To Launch New Bay Area Stores

Tesla (TSLA) announced plans to officially open two new Bay Area stores this weekend, one in Corte Madera, and one... Watch »

May 8, 2014
Exclusive: Inside Apple's Server Farm

Exclusive: Inside Apple's Server Farm

Apple opens server facility, largely powered by solar. Watch »

Apr 28, 2014

Stunning Historic Photos of Air Pollution

Click to see some fascinating images of air pollution throughout the US from the 1920s to the 1970s. View »

Mar 25, 2014
Oh, Man! 83% of Tesla Owners are Male

Oh, Man! 83% of Tesla Owners are Male

A new study shows 83 percent of Tesla owners are male. Read »

Dec 27, 2013
Silicon Valley Startup Aquired for $930M

Silicon Valley Startup Aquired for $930M

Agricultural business giant Monsanto Co. reported worse-than-expected losses for its fiscal fourth quarter on Wedne... Read »

Oct 2, 2013
Calif Lawmakers Close to Passing Energy Bill

Calif Lawmakers Close to Passing Energy Bill

California is close to passing a sweeping overhaul of its energy regulations that could affect electrical rates for... Read »

Sep 11, 2013
Revolution 2.0: Getting Healthy Food Into Stores

Revolution 2.0: Getting Healthy Food Into Stores

Revolution Foods expands from school meals into stores Watch »

Sep 4, 2013
Bee-Friendly Plants Actually Killing Them: Study

Bee-Friendly Plants Actually Killing Them: Study

Most of us worry about their stings, when the subject of bees comes up, but the buzz among researchers here in the... Watch »

Aug 14, 2013
Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap

Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap

A car wash in Arizona installed a water filtration tank allowing high levels of oxygen to sanitize the water they... Watch »

Aug 5, 2013
Energy for Sale: Is It Worth It?

Energy for Sale: Is It Worth It?

Door-to-door salesmen, telephone calls and direct mail, all trying to sell you electricity or natural gas. The pitc... Watch »

Jul 17, 2013
94 in Alaska? Weather Extremes, Jet Stream Linked

94 in Alaska? Weather Extremes, Jet Stream Linked

The more the jet stream undulates north and south, the more changeable and extreme the weather. The most recent... Read »

Jul 25, 2013
Recycling Older Gadgets

Recycling Older Gadgets

In the last three years, the number of people who say they recycle their electronics jumped from less than 40-perce... Watch »

Jun 21, 2013
Bioengineers Invent Light-Controlled Gel

Bioengineers Invent Light-Controlled Gel

Modeled after the way plants cells expand and shrink in the sun, bioengineers at UC Berkeley have created a new gel... Watch »

Jun 5, 2013
Teen Invents Quick-Charging Device

Teen Invents Quick-Charging Device

A California high school student, Eesha Khare, has created a new type of "supercapacitor." The San Jose... Watch »

Jun 4, 2013
Solar Impulse Airplane Leaves Texas, Bound for St. Louis

Solar Impulse Airplane Leaves Texas, Bound for St. Louis

A solar-powered plane that spent more than a week in North Texas has departed on the third leg of its cross-country... Watch »

Jun 3, 2013
Tesla Promises to Add Charging Stations

Tesla Promises to Add Charging Stations

Electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. is promising to boost the number charging stations during the next year so its... Watch »

May 30, 2013
Wal-Mart Pleads Guilty to Dumping Hazardous Waste

Wal-Mart Pleads Guilty to Dumping Hazardous Waste

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. pleaded guilty Tuesday to criminal charges the company dumped fertilizer, pesticides and other... Read »

May 28, 2013
Solar Impulse Airplane Lands in Texas

Solar Impulse Airplane Lands in Texas

A solar-powered plane, which took off earlier this month from Moffett Field in Mountain View, has landed in Texas... Watch »

May 23, 2013
Used Car Market Changing

Used Car Market Changing

Sales of used cars are down, but that's not the case for "certified pre-owned" vehicles. NBC's Chris... Watch »

May 20, 2013

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