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Researchers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Wednesday said they've achieved a first: A nuclear fusion system has produced more energy than it initially absorbed
Boring thousands of meters into the ground, Icelanders broke through to the magma layer, uncovering a vast ocean of lava that is now being used to produce steam power.
The UCLA has a graduate-level program focused on teaching architects how to design intelligent robotic buildings. These buildings would be able to change their configuration to adapt to their owners' needs.
If you thought Netflix and iTunes would make optical discs a thing of the past, think again. Facebook has built a storage system from 10,000 Blu-ray discs that holds a petabyte of data and is highly energy-efficient, the company said.
Hewlett-Packard has launched a set of services designed to help organizations manage their data centers more efficiently, using the principles of DCIM (data center infrastructure management).
A survey has revealed that 60% of consumers are unaware that on Jan. 1, 40W and 60W incandescent bulbs will join 75W and 100W incandescent bulbs in being phased out of existence. And, other bulbs will soon follow.
More than most years, 2013 might be remembered for some ominous predictions of doom for the earth and its inhabitants. Here are some of the biggest (and smallest) predictions for next year and beyond.
Oxford University researchers are floating the idea of using semi-transparent solar cells embedded in windows to generate electricity in high-rise office buildings.
Microsoft is investigating the use of fuel cells to power data centers, arguing in a paper released Tuesday that its studies find it a technology with much potential.
Supercomputer maker Cray has hired the founders and key engineers of Gnodal who will be working to develop new technology.
Speculation that had been growing about mysterious barges harbored on both sides of the U.S. is exploding.
A team from Delft University in the The Netherlands won the World Solar Challenge, a biennial cross-Australia race that puts solar cars up against harsh driving conditions.
A team from Holland's Delft University is leading the world's toughest solar car race at the end of its second day.
Intel has partnered with startup TSO Logic in a move that should give more companies tools to track how much power their server applications consume.
Intel has updated its road map with a new, low-power server chip to help it ward off competition from Calxeda and other makers of low-power chips.
From the first day that you plug in a new piece of IT hardware, the clock starts ticking toward the day when it will be pulled out of service.
Apple's proposed 18-megawatt photovoltaic solar farm will power servers running in its Northern Nevada data center
The improbable story of the data center saved by a fuel bucket brigade is not told with fondness, even if there is a sense of pride and humor in its retelling.
A big data project called Digital Delta aims to investigate how to transform flood control and the management of the entire Dutch water system and save up to 15% of the annual Dutch water management budget.
A data center in Sweden has cut its energy bills by a million dollars a year using seawater to cool its servers, though jellyfish are an occasional hazard.