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Automakers push flex fuel over CAFE

Mar 26, 2007
President Bush met with the Big Three to talk about flex-fuel cars. But some say fuel economy standards need to be regulated for flex-fuel efforts to be effective. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Science

Don't just trash it, <em>CRUSH</em> it

Mar 23, 2007
Companies are increasingly worried about how to get rid of data stored on computers. Geoff Brumfiel checked out some interesting solutions on display at a recent government technology conference.

Hold the phone, Motorola

Mar 22, 2007
It wasn't long ago that the ultra-slim Razr phone was all the rage, but some analysts say Motorola spent too much time relishing that success while prices slumped and the industry raced ahead.
Posted In: Science, Wall Street

Google unveils 'pay-per-action' plan

Mar 21, 2007
Search-engine giant is developing a new strategy for its advertising customers that can almost guarantee their ads are working. If not, they don't pay. Janet Babin reports.

Global fixes for global warming

Mar 21, 2007
The theory behind geo-engineering is that if technology is to blame for climate change, it might also be used to fix it. But the solutions are controversial and even proponents warn they should be viewed as an insurance policy of last resort.
Posted In: Science

Google puts online ads to the test

Mar 21, 2007
Google has already charmed Madison Avenue with its advertising potential, but now the search company is testing a service that guarantees marketers their ads are working. If not, they don't have to pay for them.
Posted In: Science

Breaking with tradition

Mar 20, 2007
An estimated 70% of Papua New Guinea's population lives in poverty. Men have mostly been the wage earners. But economic opportunities for women are changing traditional gender roles. Skye Rhode reports.
Posted In: Canada, Investing

Losing our scientific edge

Mar 20, 2007
The more we spend on scientific research, the greater the advances we make. Seems simple enough, but funding hasn't gone up since 2003 &mdash; so a group of U.S. scientists gave Capitol Hill a healthy reminder yesterday.
Posted In: Science, Washington

Mobile search race is on

Mar 20, 2007
Google has become synonymous with Web search, but if you're on a cell phone or PDA, slogging through result links can be a clunky experience. Yahoo thinks it's found a better way &mdash; if consumers catch on.
Posted In: Science

What's your videotone?

Mar 20, 2007
You had to know it was coming: ringtones plus video. As wireless networks and phones improve, video is going to play a greater role in our mobile lives. And video conferencing via cell could be just over the hill.
Posted In: Science

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