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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

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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