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Corporate sustainability must give way to corporate responsibility

To successfully address the unprecedented man-made environmental crises we face, it’s time to retire the word sustainability.

NXP’s new autonomous driving products focus on safety, self-driving trucks

NXP Semiconductor, which made headlines recently after entering into an agreement to be acquired by Qualcomm, unveiled a series of new products today that make it clear why they were a high-value targ

Depth-sensing walker monitors and connects the elderly and mobility impaired

The so-called Internet of Things is often underwhelming — who really needs a tweeting oven? — but inspiring applications of embedded sensors and ubiquitous connectivity still appear, and sometimes

ChargePoint raises $50 million to charge more cars

ChargePoint announced this month that it had raised $50 million in its latest round of funding, thanks in large part to Linse Capital. That makes a total of $164 million raised from investors like BMW

Siemens Launches $100M Fund To Back Startups Aiming To Disrupt Manufacturing

Siemens Venture Capital, the corporate financing arm of Europe’s biggest engineering company, is launching a new, $100 million fund to back early-stage startups working in the areas of industria

Siemens Buys eMeter To Bolster Its Smart Grid Division

<a href="http://www.siemens.com/">Siemens</a> this morning <a href="http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/siemens-to-acquire-emeter-to-enhance-smart-grid-offering-135021768.html">announced</a> that

Nokia Siemens Networks To Cut 17,000 Jobs, Writes Worst Press Release Headline Ever

<a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/nokia-siemens-networks">Nokia Siemens Networks</a> would like you to know that it "puts mobile broadband and services at the heart of its strategy", and to d

Siemens Wins $466 Million Contract To Build 70 Green Trains

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/amtrak1.jpg" /><a href="http://www.mobility.siemens.com/mobility/en/pub/home.htm">Siemens</a> has snapped up a $466 million six-year contract

Lenovo to roll up Fujitsu/Siemens consumer PC business?

In one of these multi-part shuffles that characterize high-level business dealings, it looks as if Lenovo is going to be taking over the consumer PC part of the Fujitsu/Siemens joint venture. It seems

Siemens Says Wi-Fi-only Phones Have No Future

Siemens, which is no longer the shirt sponsor of Real Madrid C.F., did a mea culpa yesterday and ate crow over the fact that Wi-Fi-only phones have been a complete and utter failure. The company has b

Benq-Siemens Phones of the Future

Cell phones design is going to keep getting crazier and crazier. It’s inevitable. And in the pursuit to create something groundbreaking-and-original, companies are designing devices that are loo

Siemens Crazy Lookin' Iron Fights Wrinkles, Crime

Man, look at this thing. Never before have I felt more of an urge to iron. The Siemens Slider S5 is being billed as the world’s first automatic iron. No that doesn’t mean it’ll do th

Siemens Goes for Eight

Not much is known about this display from Siemens other than the fact that it uses eight LCDs. That and the fact that I absolutely must have it. So if anyone from Siemens is reading along, go ahead an

Siemens VDO Road Sign Reader

“120kph? How fast is that in mi…oh crap a tree!” Eliminate the need to even read oncoming road signs with the Siemens VDO-created system that reads them for you and displays it in yo