10 ways alternative energy is about to change…

Solar-powered laptops, edible battery power, spray-on solar panels, mini windmills: This may be a game-changing year for clean technology.  Apple was just awarded a patent for a possible solar-powered MacBook display. Image: Apple/USPTO  Instead of…

Research shows BYOD use growing in the enterprise

Research shows BYOD use growing in the enterprise - TechRepublic Research shows BYOD use growing in the enterprise Research from Tech Pro Research, TechRepublic's sister site, shows that more companies are allowing BYOD even though…

New Horizons Survived its Flyby of Ultima Thule

An artistic rendering of New Horizons when it flew by Pluto Image: NASA/APL New Horizons successfully “phoned home” at 10:28 a.m. EST, letting NASA scientists know all of its systems survived the flyby of Ultima…

New Horizons First Close-up Pictures of Ultima Thule…

Scientists say Ultima Thule is actually two objects stuck together. They’ve dubbed the big one “Ultima” and the small one “Thule.” (Credit: NASA/JHUAPL) NASA’s New Horizons’ team released the first close-up images from Ultima Thule…

Climate Change Could Ramp Up Electricity Use in…

(Credit: Sunday Stock/Shutterstock) As the Earth heats up thanks to climate change, people are cranking up the air conditioning. Pumping in that cooled air also increases electricity use, and especially so in countries where people…