Biofuel improvements inch forward

Advanced biofuels aren’t where U.S. lawmakers expected them to be, but that failure is in the rear-view mirror. The question now is about the road ahead, and the pro-renewables group E2 is forecasting steady growth – but whether that growth will come fast enough to meet the growing requirements of the U.S. renewable fuel standard seems doubtful.

Google highlights social content in search results

Google's updated its social search algorithm to give more prominence to results from a user's friends.

Facebook scraps IE6 support in effort to improve chat

Facebook has admitted that its Chat feature works less well than it should, and is promising a revamped version.