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Android captures record 81% global market, Windows Phone is growing

Posted in Software on 1st Nov, 2013 12:47 AM
by AlexMuller
Global phone shipments are over 418 million, smartphone shipments hit a record 250 million, and Android has captured a record 81 percent global market share.

Top climate scientists ask environmentalists to support nuclear power in climate battle

Posted in Science on 5th Nov, 2013 01:57 AM
by AlexMuller
Some of the world’s top climate scientists say wind and solar energy won’t be enough to head off extreme global warming.

Google to block Windows users from installing browser extensions not in Chrome Web Store

Posted in Business on 8th Nov, 2013 04:39 AM
by AlexMuller
Google is locking down Chrome to keep users safe from malicious extensions.

Solar Deployment Is Faster Than Nuclear

Posted in Science on 9th Nov, 2013 11:14 PM
by AlexMuller
Solar and wind have scaled up enough already to make nuclear lose in the market place.

Micro-windmills used to recharge cell phones

Posted in Hardware on 12th Jan, 2014 12:29 AM
by AlexMuller
A micro-windmill that generates wind energy and may become an innovative solution to cell phone batteries constantly in need of recharging.

Battery advance could boost renewable energy take up

Posted in Science on 20th Jan, 2014 10:08 PM
by AlexMuller
US researchers have made an important step forward in the quest to store electricity from intermittent energy sources such as wind and solar.

Google makes huge investment in clean energy

Posted in Online on 18th Feb, 2014 03:38 AM
by AlexMuller
Google is the most aggressive in advancing a clean energy agenda, analysts say. Google has made 15 wind and solar investments totaling more than $1 billion.

Proposal: 100% Renewable Energy is Feasible and Affordable

Posted in Business on 11th Mar, 2014 12:42 AM
by AlexMuller
Detailed plans for each state in the union that to move to 100 percent wind, water and solar power by 2050 using only technology that’s already available.

The Quest To Harness Wind Energy At 2,000 Feet

Posted in Science on 7th Oct, 2014 12:41 AM
by AlexMuller
High-altitude wind contains enough energy to power the planet. A Boston start-up wants to be the first to bring it down to Earth.

Are Americans Doomed To Arctic Winters?

Posted in Science on 15th Nov, 2014 06:09 PM
by AlexMuller
It comes from the north, dragging frigid air and awful commutes like an terrible shroud over the continental United States, from the Rocky Mountains all the way to the Atlantic.

The latest innovations from Microsoft's media event:

Posted in Software on 22nd Jan, 2015 05:53 PM
by AlexMuller
Windows 10 to get 'holographic' headset (Hololens) and Cortana artificial intelligence.

Android apps to run on Windows, Macs and Linux

Posted in Online on 3rd Apr, 2015 12:32 PM
by AlexMuller
Google has released a tool that lets Android apps run on any machine that can run its Chrome browser.

Europe's energy revolution marches on:

Posted in Science on 23rd Jun, 2015 12:01 AM
by AlexMuller
Fully one-third of electricity produced in Europe last year came from renewable energy, reports ENTSO-E.

China to Increase Wind, Solar Power Capacity by 21 Percent in 2016

Posted in Business on 2nd Jan, 2016 05:18 PM
by AlexMuller
The nation is targeting at least 20 GW of new wind power installations and 15 GW of additional solar PV capacity.

Solar to nearly triple by 2020 to about 450 GW and Wind to be about 750 GW

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Mar, 2016 07:39 PM
by AlexMuller
In 2015, China added more than 15 gigawatts of solar capacity, surpassing Germany as the largest solar market.

China proposes $50tn global renewable energy network

Posted in Science on 4th Apr, 2016 12:23 PM
by AlexMuller
The company running China’s power grid is proposing a $50 trillion global electricity network to tackle pollution and climate change.

Wind and Solar Are Crushing Fossil Fuels

Posted in Business on 7th Apr, 2016 03:26 PM
by AlexMuller
Record clean energy investment outpaces gas and coal 2 to 1.

Pluto's Interactions with the Solar Wind Are Unique

Posted in Science on 5th Jun, 2016 07:03 PM
by AlexMuller
Pluto's atmosphere interacts with the solar wind in a never-before-seen hybrid way, one that's both comet-like and planet-like.

China Wants to Build a $50 Trillion Global Wind & Solar Power Grid by 2050

Posted in Hardware on 21st Nov, 2016 12:12 PM
by AlexMuller
The company that is tasked with running China's power grid just proposed a $50 trillion global electricity network to tackle climate change.

Renewable Energy Just Hit a Big Milestone

Posted in Science on 27th Jul, 2017 02:59 PM
by Alex Muller
This year, for the first time in the modern nuclear era, renewable energy has surpassed nuclear power as a percentage of U.S. energy generation.

Solar is now the most popular form of new electricity generation worldwide

Posted in Business on 4th Aug, 2017 12:04 PM
by Alex Muller
PV and wind represent almost half of all net new generation capacity installed worldwide during last year.

Google Will Hit 100 Percent Renewable Energy This Year

Posted in Business on 12th Oct, 2017 09:56 AM
by Alex Muller
That means that all of the electricity the company consumes in both its data centres and offices are provided by wind and solar energy.

Solar panel prices plunge by a shocking 26 percent in one year

Posted in Science on 29th Nov, 2017 06:54 AM
by Alex Muller
Wind power keeps getting cheaper, too.

California Poised To Hit 50% Renewable Target A Full Decade Ahead Of Schedule

Posted in Business on 22nd Dec, 2017 07:23 AM
by Alex Muller
Now that the 50% goal is within reach, California is looking ahead to its next milestone — 80% renewables by 2050.

UK enjoyed 'greenest year for electricity ever' in 2017

Posted in Science on 28th Dec, 2017 09:35 AM
by Alex Muller
The UK has achieved its greenest year ever in terms of how the nation's electricity is generated, National Grid figures reveal.

More than 94% of net new electricity capacity in the USA from renewables in 2017

Posted in Business on 14th Jan, 2018 05:14 PM
by Alex Muller
In 2017, the United States built about 28.5GW of electricity generating infrastructure.

Renewable energy set to be cheaper than fossil fuels by 2020

Posted in Hardware on 16th Jan, 2018 07:21 PM
by Alex Muller
Turning to renewables for new power generation is not simply an environmentally conscious decision, it is now, overwhelmingly – a smart economic one

European Union moves to strengthen renewable-energy goals

Posted in Science on 18th Jan, 2018 10:02 PM
by Alex Muller
European Parliament says that 35% of energy should be clean by 2030, but target is not yet legally binding.

India Coal Power Is About To Crash: 65% Of Existing Coal Costs More Than New Wind And Solar

Posted in Science on 31st Jan, 2018 04:36 AM
by Alex Muller
Increasingly expensive coal generation will fall further from profitability.

Trump could open California desert to more solar and wind farms

Posted in Business on 3rd Feb, 2018 12:59 AM
by Alex Muller
The Trump administration said it will reconsider an Obama-era conservation plan that blocks energy development across millions of acres.

Clean energy is growing the economy and driving down emissions

Posted in Business on 16th Feb, 2018 02:56 AM
by Alex Muller
The economic expansion since 2009 is historic for the role the energy sector had in creating jobs and reducing emissions.

100% Renewable Electricity Worldwide Is A New Cost-Effective Reality

Posted in Science on 18th Feb, 2018 06:52 AM
by Alex Muller
Renewable energy is increasingly a success story in emerging and developing markets.

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