Efficiency

03.21.12
Nissan Leaf to get minor range boost, prove Moore's Law doesn't apply to EVs
03.21.12

Nissan Leaf to get minor range boost, prove Moore's Law doesn't apply to EVs

Fifteen months and 10,000 American sales later, Nissan is preparing a 2013 overhaul of its Leaf EV....

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02.08.12
Two US startups break solar efficiency records, aim to light up your life
02.08.12

Two US startups break solar efficiency records, aim to light up your life

Two US startups are breaking solar efficiency records in their quest to bring clean, cost-effective...

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12.12.11
Researchers build world's smallest steam engine that could
12.12.11

Researchers build world's smallest steam engine that could

Wanna create your very own microscopic steam engine? Just take a colloid particle, put it in wa...

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12.06.11
The big memory cube gamble: IBM and Micron stack their chips
12.06.11

The big memory cube gamble: IBM and Micron stack their chips

Manufacturers have been murmuring about 3D memory chips for years, but an escalation in recent ra...

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12.06.11
Aluminum oxide 'egg-carton' could improve quantum dot efficiency
12.06.11

Aluminum oxide 'egg-carton' could improve quantum dot efficiency

Quantum dots have been deemed the future of everything from light bulbs, to displays and solar pa...

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11.10.11
Captain's Log: To spec or not to spec?
11.10.11

Captain's Log: To spec or not to spec?

Captain's Log, Stardate 65340.3... Hello, computer (and players)! Unlike an answer to Shakespear...

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10.20.11
ARM unveils Cortex-A7 processor, 'big.LITTLE' computing
10.20.11

ARM unveils Cortex-A7 processor, 'big.LITTLE' computing

Fancy a glimpse of the future? That little psychedelic beauty on the right is ARM's brand new Cort...

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09.18.11
Honeywell and Opower team up for cloud-connected smart thermostat
09.18.11

Honeywell and Opower team up for cloud-connected smart thermostat

Normally we wouldn't get too excited about a thermostat, even a so-called smart one. But, unlike...

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09.15.11
Koomey's law heckles Moore's in the post-PC world
09.15.11

Koomey's law heckles Moore's in the post-PC world

Around the same time most years, (2007, 2009, 2010), someone heralds the death of Moore's law....

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