Green Tech

Prius to Sell Speakers to Simulate Engine Noise

The Toyota Prius will offer a new option on August 30 that will alert pedestrians when it is running quietly.
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Electric Bikes 101 at Kalkhoff eBikes

Todd Peres details the workings of electric bicycles, which help commuters get around town on two wheels without breaking a sweat.

Give the Cloud Some Credit, Greenpeace

Greenpeace’s invective new report on the pollution potential of cloud computing misses its overwhelmingly capacity for green.

KTM Electric Dirtbikes Sling Mud with Watts

The Austrian company's first electric bikes spar watt-for-watt with rivals from Zero Motorcycles, and even KTM's existing gasoline models.

AT&T Zero Charger Jams Wooden Stake into Vampire Power Usage

By completely eliminating vampire power draw when plugged in and unused, AT&T's Zero charger uses less electricity and has the potential to reduce electricity bills - if ever so slightly.
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Silicon Diamonds in the Rough: Unheralded Tech Advances for 2010

From deodorizing light bulbs to window shades that power your home, we recognize the most overlooked, disregarded and underrated tech innovations of 2010.

Kia Ray PHEV Concept Appears at 2010 Chicago Auto Show

Kia Motors' new aerodynamic Kia Ray concept car showed up at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show.

Samsung Works on “Green” DDR3 DRAM Using 30nm-Class Tech

The new Samsung DDR3 DRAM will increase cost-efficiency per wafer by sixty percent.