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The tech behind the New Year's Eve ball drop

Dec 31, 2013
The big event is more sophisticated than you think.

New LED light bulb lasts 20 years, sets you back $60

Apr 23, 2012
Just in time for Earth Day, Philips unveils a top-notch LED light bulb replacement for your 60-watters -- at a top-notch price.

New light bulb lexicon

Mar 1, 2012
New government guidelines are taking incandescent bulbs off the market, leaving us with compact fluorescents and LEDs. But now there's a new language for bulb shoppers to learn.

No more incandescents at Ikea

Jan 4, 2011
This final note today, from the Swedish furniture company Ikea. The company confirmed this morning it has stopped selling old-style incandescent ...