Mark Jacobson, the Stanford professor who specializes in designing scenarios for a massive transition to renewable energy, is at it again – in a more high-profile way than ever.
Almost a year after Hurricane Sandy, parts of New York and New Jersey are still recovering from billions of dollars in flood damage. Tufts University geologist Andrew Kemp sees the possibility of damage from storms smaller than Sandy in the future.
Multi-billionaire mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg, quietly admitted in a radio interview that he expects surveillance drones to come to New York and that there's no turning back the tide for American domestic use.
Piggybacking off someone else's Wifi is generally frowned upon - but Google is planning to allow residents of a 10-block area near its offices in New York to have a free connection.
New York's attorney general has booted thousands of sex offenders off online gaming platforms as part of a drive to protect children from online predators.
3D printer manufacturer MakerBot is making its biggest effort yet to target the consumer market with the release of a new low-cost model and the opening of a New York store.
There is one thing most people probably don't know about offshore wind.
If you've been following EarthTechling for a while, you may remember the LowLine.
We've seen some interesting riffs on the New York skyscraper lately.
With payphones starting to look like relics of another era, the city of New York has found a way to give them a new lease of life.
Looking at child porn on the internet is legal in New York, the Court of Appeals has ruled.
Not entirely unexpectedly, two groups of broadcasters are suing Aereo, the recently-launched streamed television service.
The governor of New York is proposing a new law that would make the state the first in the country to require convicted criminals to provide a DNA sample.
New York residents will now have to be extra careful when they throw their batteries away. Thanks to a new state law those who get caught discarding rechargeable batteries could be fined $50 or more.
An intriguing new study looked at where the most per capita video game spending took place, and ended up with some surprising results.
Federal agents have arrested 16 cyber activists allegedly linked to the Anonymous collective.
Groupon did it. Living Social did it. Now Facebook and Google are doing it. You guessed it! Daily deals.
Rival mobile carrier as well as the state of New York have added to the list of entities that aren't too happy.
In a rage somewhat reminiscent of Amy Fisher a la 1990s, a Long Island woman has been arrested for running over her cousin with a minivan after a Facebook induced catfight.
Graphic porn involving children possibly as young as five was on social networking site tagged.com for two months after it was reported to the site's administrators, New York's attorney general says.