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Consumer & Gadgets

Everywhere you go, there's Wi-Fi. What if there was also a phone charger?

In three years, Freddy Sidi has proved that it is indeed worth the money to advertise on phone chargers.

Energy & Green Tech

How buildings can cut 80% of their carbon emissions by 2050

Energy use in buildings—from heating and cooling your home to keeping the lights on in the office—is responsible for over one-third of all carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the United States. Slashing building CO2 emissions ...

Energy & Green Tech

Growth of wind energy points to future challenges, promise

Advances in adapting the technology for cold climates and offshore use and better methods for predicting wind conditions have fanned significant growth of the use of wind turbines for electricity in the last 40 years. A new ...

Energy & Green Tech

Study: All major Chinese cities capable of generating solar power more cheaply than grid

A team of researchers with the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Mälardalen University and Tsinghua University has found that all of China's major cities are now in a position to produce electricity from solar power more ...

Energy & Green Tech

Fast, not so furious? Europe wrestles with electric scooters

Ban them outright. Issue speeding tickets. Make users take a driving test. From Paris to Berlin, European cities are searching for solutions to the two-wheeled phenomenon that's fast transforming cityscapes worldwide: Electric ...

Business

Saudi Aramco says half-year net income slips to $46.9 bn

Saudi energy giant Aramco said Monday its first half net income for 2019 slipped nearly 12 percent to $46.9 billion, a first such disclosure that still reinforces its position as the world's most profitable company.

Engineering

Fukushima nuclear plant out of space for radioactive water

The utility company operating Fukushima's tsunami-devastated nuclear power plant said Friday it will run out of space to store massive amounts of contaminated water in three years, adding pressure on the government and the ...