Toyota is playing with the idea to equip upcoming Prius hybrids with solar panels to improve the energy efficiency of the car.
Just in time for next week’s G8 summit in Japan, the World Wildlife
Fund (WWF) has released a new report examining the progress of each of
the G8 countries toward addressing climate change, a main focus of this
year’s meeting. The ranking lists energy efficiency progress made in
each of the G8 nations. There are very few surprises – especially the
fact that the U.S. once again trails the pack.
A new study released by Net Applications indicates that a decreasing
percentage of the Internet population is using Windows as their
operating system. It appears that Mac OS X could soon be listed in the
double digit-range, while Windows could fall below the 90% mark.
If we believe the public statements of AMD executives, then the
company’s market strategy has always been based on maintaining and
growing market share at virtually any expense. So far, this game cost
AMD more than $4.3 billion, but according to iSuppli, AMD may have
reached a point where it may have stabilized its market share and could
have a foundation for growth in the future. However, iSuppli’s numbers
indicate that AMD is walking on very thin ice.
The Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) released its 2008 annual
report with a wealth of data revealing the most trends in TV, home
video and video gaming segments. The flood of data reveals that video
game publishers are closing in on the revenue of stagnating home video
sales, Blu-ray looked like the losing HD format in 2006, but was able
to reverse the trend thanks to the PS3 in 2007, Microsoft has sold
316,000 now useless HD DVD add-ons for its Xbox 360 console and the
average person now spends $310 on movie and game entertainment per
Recent updates and media buzz surrounding Safari and Firefox apparently
helped the two browser to gain market share at the expense of
Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, according to a new survey released by
Net Applications. Apple’s and Mozilla’s software have been chipping
away share from Microsoft’s browser for some time now and it appears
that Microsoft could use a convincing new browser rather sooner than