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  • SolarCity's CEO On What's Holding Back Solar Power In America: It's 50 Markets, Not One

    SolarCity's CEO On What's Holding Back Solar Power In America: It's 50 Markets, Not One

    Solar City, a company that designs, installs, and leases out solar power systems to home and business owners, announced that it will bring renewable electricity to some 30 Wal-Mart stores in California and Arizona. Chief executive and founder of Solar City, Lyndon Rive [pronounced like “five”] spoke with TechCrunch about helping Wal-Mart go greener, what his company looks for in… Read More

  • New ITC suit could have far-reaching effects on Blu-ray, other technologies

    [photopress:threechairs2.jpg,full,left]Who is Gertrude Neumark Rothschild, and why is she potentially responsible for keeping technology like Blu-ray players out of your hands? Rothschild is a retired professor from Columbia University in New York who holds a patent for short-wave LED lighting, the same type that powers the lasers used by Blu-ray to read high-density disks. She’s filed… Read More

  • Celebrity Death Match: Nokia vs Qualcomm

    Celebrity Death Match: Nokia vs Qualcomm

    Fight! Nokia has asked the US International Trade Commission to deny entry of Qualcomm chipsets while the two are fighting it out in court over five patents that Qualcomm is supposedly infringing upon. The patents in question relate to technologies that improve the performance and efficiency of wireless communication devices as well as enabling lower manufacturing costs, smaller product size… Read More