World's largest solar thermal plant goes online

Whether you see it as a brash and impressive American feat of energy engineering in the tradition of Hoover and Grand Coulee dams, or a blight on nature in the tradition of, uh, Hoover and Grand Coulee dams, it’s here. Ivanpah is here.

RIM wants to know what you love

Surely this is asking for trouble: RIM has announced plans to create a BlackBerry two storeys high, and wants the public to send it messages for display.

SnapStream builds world's largest video recorder

It's hard to imagine who could possibly want to record 50 TV shows at a time, or store 13 years' worth of programming. But just in case there is anybody out there, SnapStream has decided to oblige.