An upstart Canadian auto seller is aiming to drive the worldwide market for electric vehicle sales by launching an innovative web-based sales platform and showroom that will move transactions online and
GSK will own 55% of the new joint venture, called Galvani Bioelectronics, while Alphabet's Verily Life Sciences (formerly Google Life Sciences) will own the rest. The two companies will invest £540 million
It's amazing what you can do with a 3D-printer and a vacuum former. 3D printing is incredibly useful but it does have its limitations, one of which is that it's very hard to print anything more visually
The flight of Solar Impulse 2 is a huge achievement for clean energy. More than a year after it first took to the skies, a solar-powered plane has completed an epic around-the-world journey without burning
Scientists have long talked about black silicon (that is, silicon with nano-sized structures) having the potential to trump conventional solar power, and there's now some proof that this is happening.
The little guy, with big capacity Backblaze's first server was built in a plywood box in 2007. Now the company, which is dedicated to offering personal cloud backups, stores 200 petabytes in total. (That's
They’re 400 times lighter than current solar cells, but still powerful enough to juice your iPhone without adding any weight. Solar cells are a great way of collecting and storing energy to power gadgets.
UC Irvine's HyperXite team, which is working to develop a pod that would speed travelers through an above-ground tube at more than 700 mph, finished fifth in the design phase of the international SpaceX
When the game-playing system AlphaGo defeated a master of the Chinese game go five games to nil, its creators could not explain why. Is this a sign of intuitive AI? Last week, researchers at the artificial
... of course, they’re not going to do that. So how do managers balance their climate change fears and the reality of the business world? Earlier this week Tim Sanderson, a former executive of the fossil
Coming soon to a fitness tracker near you You might not know it, but your sweat is pretty valuable. The varying chemical concentrations in sweat reveal your blood sugar level, whether you’re dehydrated,
From supermarket bags to CDs, man-made waste has contaminated the entire globe, and become a marker of a new geological epoch Humans have made enough plastic since the second world war to coat the Earth
On a scale of 1 to 10, how worried are you? Richard Quest, CNN's chief international business correspondent, has put that question to a lot of VIPs at Davos. Responses range from 2.5 to 9. The reality
My smartphone–the one I amazingly didn’t lose off the roof of my car– was getting on in years, so last week, I picked up a new one, pictured above. It’s a Droid Turbo, and among the various gadgets I with