An ingenious study has found that online shoppers - often thought to be motivated primarily by cost - are, in fact, often willing to pay extra to buy from vendors with strong privacy policies.
Oopsidaisy: HP has realized that it's been using dodgy batteries in a whole load more notebook PCs, and has issued another recall.
Car companies are rapidly developing electric and hybrid electric vehicles. One of the challenges they deal with is discovering a proper energy storage system. They may now have a solution to that problem.
In a State of the Union address packed with nods to cleantech, President Obama's call for the United States to become the first nation with one million electric vehicles on the road - and to do it by 2015 - could easily have been heard and then forgotten.
New batteries based on an entirely new type of nanomaterial are claimed to charge more than 40 times faster than today’s lithium-ion batteries.
Second life for electric car batteries? No, it’s not a world of electric virtual avatars - it’s a plan under development by Duke Energy and Tokyo-based cleantech ITOCHU to develop applications for spent car batteries.
A new type of virus-based battery is under development for the US army and could soon be woven into military uniforms.
A Singapore-based company has launched a portable fuel cell that can power gadgets using only water.
Tiny generators developed at the University of Michigan could produce enough electricity to run a wristwatch or wireless sensor - just from the ambient vibrations in the air.