August 16, 2010, 6am PDT
"Nine projects in California are making their way through the Bureau of Land Management's fast-track program which, if completed, will bring over 4,500 megawatts worth of generating capacity onto the grid."
June 10, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>The California Air Resources board is expected to approve a new propane-fueled engine this week, opening the door for an alternative fuel source for cars and trucks. Supporters say its also convenient because distribution channels already exist.</p>
June 2, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>Asphalt is a byproduct of oil production, and so is getting more expensive along with rising oil costs. A $5 million research project is looking for greener solutions.</p>
November 9, 2006, 6am PST
<p>In a challenge to the popular Google Earth, Microsoft has released a new technology that allows users to view 3D models of cities.</p>
December 14, 2005, 11am PST
New York City officials are looking at using wireless or some other technology to get the city's roughly 8 million citizens access to affordable broadband.
September 13, 2005, 11am PDT
Electronics companies urge Congress to adopt a uniform policy on electronic waste and recycling.
February 28, 2003, 12pm PST
Computer software written by a professor at Ohio State University can help ease traffic congestion.
February 24, 2003, 7am PST
Columnist Charles Cooper argues that the Segway Human Transporter does not belong on city sidewalks.
February 20, 2003, 9am PST
An insurance provider now covers the Segway Human Transporter.
December 30, 2002, 7am PST
A Northern California town listed on eBay, the online auction website, sold for $1.78 million.
November 20, 2002, 11am PST
The Segway Human Transporter, the much-hyped, high-tech scooter billed as the future of transportation runs into opposition in San Francisco.
June 5, 2002, 9am PDT
The U.S. Postal Service will expand its testing of the Segway Human Transporter to six new cities.
March 3, 2002, 9am PST
High-tech companies are leaving San Francisco for less expensive U.S. and Canadian cities.
January 15, 2002, 10am PST
A Japanese robotics professor claims the Segway Human Transporter resembles a patented machine he invented 15 years ago.
October 19, 2001, 1pm PDT
The city of Glendale, CA has replaced its employees' password protection system with fingerprint scanners that use biometrics, once considered a space-age technology.
August 9, 2001, 6am PDT
A new for profit government venture program may create new technology centers in some unlikely places.
July 8, 2001, 6am PDT
The dot-com crash has hit the real estate industry hard. Real estate deals are going bust.
May 26, 2001, 7am PDT
Cisco joins a growing list of technology companies that suddenly find themselves in the development and real estate business.
May 10, 2001, 11am PDT
Study finds declining commercial rents and higher vacancy rates in the home of the once booming dot-com companies.
March 29, 2001, 6am PST
Internet companies are facing massive layoffs and closing up shop in the Bay Area. How will this impact real estate in the region?