Israel could be the first country with a nationwide electric car network, thanks to Better Place. A battery swapping station just opened outside Tel Aviv.
In low-tech villages, biometrics and mobile money can level market spikes and allow a way for people to bypass the grid and still eat.
From a giant "SOS" carved on the ground in Kyrgyzstan to mortar-shell spray in Sri Lanka, human rights can be served by a satellite "spy" camera for proof and prevention of atrocities.
Five forms of new technology that can change the world: From the computer that beats humans on "Jeopardy!" to cellphone apps for African pick-and-hoe farmers, to satellites that spy on human rights abusers.
When small is big: Tinier chips demand less energy and could produce a cellphone that needs a battery charge only once a month.
What's in a Tweet? No more than 140 characters, of course – enough for leaders to speak their peace, or anger. Twitter turned 5 on Monday.
New tools ease the work of emergency managers.
Kickstarter.com points online patrons toward worthy projects they didn't know existed.
Want a short respite from Facebook? A clean break? Here's what to do.
Hybrid cars are finally on track in the US as automakers reach for new refinement on electrics.
When using Bing and Google, eliminate words that search engines will regard as noise, or that introduce ambiguity.
A new crop of games, led by PlayStation Move and Xbox Kinect, steps up motion-sensing technology.
DNA testing deliver uncertainty. Faulty interpretation and incomplete genetic research are cited in direct-to-consumer tests.
With digital 3-D, filmmakers aim to add emotional, not just visual, depth.
Facebook's staggering growth rolls over critics on issues from ease of use to user privacy.
"Scott Pilgrim vs. The World" rides wave of nostalgic enthusiasm for retro revival video games.
Nerd nirvana? It's a video game museum that doubles as an arcade.
Multitasking on smartphones, iPads, and the Mobile Web makes some feel smarter and others just more scattered. Is it changing how we think?
They may not be "digital natives," but senior citizens find connectedness through laptops and Facebook
Resale market grows for outmoded iPhone and Android models, giving new life to old phones.
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