The Japanese electronics maker had backed another high-definition video format, the HD-DVD, but ceded defeat last year.
FriendFeed co-founder Bret Taylor says the two services will eventually merge, though FriendFeed will operate separately for now.
The mayor goes on a crusade to make it a hub of renewable energy.
Facing dire pollution and wanting to be in on what may be the next industrial revolution, China positions itself to be a leader in green technology – with major implications for the rest of the world.
A Georgian blogger called Cyxymu says so. He may have been the target of a cyberattack on Twitter, Facebook, and other sites Thursday.
Column: From Newton to Einstein to Chen, science is writing new laws all the time.
High oil prices and advances in biotech over the past decade have refueled the algae biofuel race.
Once installed throughout a city, WiMax could make Wi-Fi obsolete, as everyone would have access to the Internet from anywhere within the network range.
Many people are already using it to store files on the Web.
Twitter and Facebook were disrupted Thursday morning by attacks, which are proliferating on the Internet.