When will solar close the gap with gas?

It’s just one energy sector watcher weighing in, but Lux Research does have pretty good credentials, so we’ll run with it, leading with their headline: “Solar to Become Competitive with Natural Gas by 2025.”

Team spots 'impossible' binary stars

A team of astronomers has discovered four pairs of stars that they thought couldn't exist, with the stars in each pair orbiting one another in less than four hours.

Google Labs to close

Google's shutting down Google Labs, its sometimes wacky incubator for new and blue-sky projects.

Limewire to close legal business too

Just weeks after closing down its file-sharing site after a four-year legal battle, Limewire has announced that it is shutting its legal online store too.

AOL looks for buyers for Bebo

AOL has decided that it can't afford to run social networking site Bebo anymore, and has announced plans to sell or close it.