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‚ÄčIndia's mounting e-waste woes

‚ÄčIndia's mounting e-waste woes

The country's smartphone boom has only just begun, which means an urgent game plan to tackle e-waste needs to be formulated in order to prevent a full-blown environmental disaster in the future. The good news is there's money to be made here.

June 9, 2015 by in Tech Industry

The Swiss Army Knife of Forklifts Joins Industry 4.0

The Swiss Army Knife of Forklifts Joins Industry 4.0

German company, STILL GmbH, created a prototype forklift model unlike any forklift ever created before. The model, CubeXX, is connected via SAP HANA Cloud Platform for the Internet of Things, and is helping businesses simplify the way they manage inventory, increase agility, and enable adaptive logistics scenarios.

June 9, 2015 by in Innovation /

Life at Huawei's Shenzhen HQ: In pictures

Life at Huawei's Shenzhen HQ: In pictures

The Chinese tech giant drafts engineers straight from universities around the country to drive its huge R&D effort. What do they find when they get to Shenzhen - and more to the point, what are the canteens like?

October 5, 2012 by in China

ZDNet's new Global site

ZDNet's new Global site

ZDNet has gone global. This means you have access to even more great content from Australia, Asia, UK and US Editions, and valuable resources that connect you with industry experts and your peers from around the world.

July 1, 2012 by in Tech Industry

The Navy's Command Center of the Future takes shape

With U.S. military personnel increasingly spread throughout the world, the Navy has commissioned a prototype of a forward-thinking nerve center that would allow decision makers to get the information they need, regardless of where they are and whether they can be in the room or log in virtually. CNET News reporter Daniel Terdiman was given a tour of the prototype for the Navy's Command Center of the Future by the project's lead research engineer.

September 29, 2009 by in Tech Industry

How does a solar cell work?

How does solar conversion work now and how do we want it to work in the future? Paul Altivisatos, interim director for Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory at UC Berkeley, explains how a solar cell works and how the solar energy of the future, via a solar fuel generator that converts energy the same way plants do, can become more efficient. He says that rather than looking for what's next, he looks to the end result--an ideal usage for materials.

July 16, 2009 by in Tech Industry

Opportunities for investing in solar technology

At the Intersolar Conference in San Francisco, Scott Stephens, Photovoltaic Specialist for the U.S. Department of Energy, explains why he's optimistic about the future. He expects the market to stabilize and manufacturing to begin to consolidate. In addition, he says, the DOE is always searching for solar technology that improves on efficiency, scalability, and durability.

July 15, 2009 by in Tech Industry

Capital flowing into green

At Greentech Media's Green Building Summit in Menlo Park, Calif., Cascadia Capital CEO Michael Butler discusses three subsectors of the green-building industry that recently began receiving the most capital from the stimulus plan and private sectors.

June 18, 2009 by in Tech Industry

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