Google invests $200M in Texas wind farm

Google might have its critics on the privacy and antitrust fronts, but it would be hard to fault the company when it comes to promoting a clean energy future.

Microsoft takes stake in Barnes & Noble's e-book business

Microsoft is making a $300 million investment in Barnes & Noble, creating a new subsidiary aimed at promoting the Nook.

Intel puts $100m into connected cars

Intel's set up a $100 million fund to invest in cloud-based 'connected car' technology.

Google invests in Californian solar energy projects

Google's continuing to pump money into clean energy, investing $94 million in four solar photovoltaic facilities near Sacramento.

Saudi prince buys chunk of Twitter

Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has taken a $300 million stake in Twitter through his Kingdom Holding Company investment firm.

China takes lead in renewable energy investment

China's now the world's biggest investor in green energy, according to the latest annual report on renewable energy investment trends from the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).

Rumor: Microsoft takes on Facebook & Google for a piece of Skype

After postponing an initial IPO earlier this year, Skype has attracted new potential partners or buyers such as Facebook, Google, and now… Microsoft?

Would you invest $2 million in Facebook?

If you had a chance to invest in Facebook, would you do it? Well, Goldman Sachs is giving its clients the opportunity - but at a cool $2 million minimum.

Google invests in offshore wind project

Google's invested in a project to build a 350-mile power transmission backbone along the US East Coast.

Google makes major wind farm investment

Google - one of the largest consumers of power in the world - is to invest for the first time in renewable energy with the purchase of a stake in two North Dakota wind farms.