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Technology 01 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM

Half a millilitre of water needed per Google search

THE IEEE Interactive map shows the relationship between energy and water, and the report reveals the amount needed for a Google search.

Technology 13 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Google goes deep with offshore wind project

b>NEW YORK/b>: Google will invest heavily in a network of deepwater transmission lines to bring power from offshore wind farms, yet to be built, to states along the East Coast.

Technology 13 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Calculated risks?

Making sense of Google's seemingly kooky concepts.

Technology 04 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Is Google founder ready to be CEO?

b>SAN FRANCISCO/b>: Google co-founder Larry Page is known for his vision, passion and intelligence. Yet there is a fair amount of concern that Page's other known traits - his aloofness, rebellious streak and affinity for pursuing wacky ideas - might lead the company astray.

Technology 15 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Greenpeace urges Facebook to ‘like’ green energy

b>PALO ALTO (California)/b>: A handful of Greenpeace activists gathered outside the Facebook headquarters here on Wednesday, calling on the social network to 'unfriend' coal energy for powering datacentres and other operations.

Technology 30 Nov 2011 | 12:00 AM

Google quits plans to make cheap renewable energy

b>SAN FRANCISCO/b>: Google Inc has abandoned an ambitious project to make renewable energy cheaper than coal, the latest target of chief executive Larry Page's moves to focus the Internet giant on fewer efforts.

Technology 22 Dec 2011 | 12:00 AM

In 5 years you will control gadgets with your mind

Forget using passwords to log on to your computer, needing touchscreens to navigate on your smartphone or paying expensive energy bills; in the future your daily activities will create all the energy you need to power your house, biometrics will unlock your devices, and your mind will be capable of controlling them.

Technology 18 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Amazon, Apple, Twitter score low on clean energy

AMAZON, Apple and Twitter were graded poorly in a Greenpeace study of technology titans' use of clean energy to power the mushrooming Internet cloud, but Facebook, Google and Yahoo! won praise.

Technology 29 May 2012 | 12:00 AM

Softbank unveils radiation smartphone

The company will soon begin selling smartphones with radiation detectors.

Technology 01 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

China considers rare earth reserve to stabilise prices

China hopes this will quell large price fluctuations.