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EPA’s highest environmental award honors renewable BioForming® process for production of low carbon green gasoline and other hydrocarbon fuels and chemicals Virent Energy Systems, Inc. has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award. Virent’s BioForming process, a game-changing technology that...

Videogames were once blamed for rising obesity rates but are now being championed by the medical industry and for use by government departments for their health benefits. Games like Electronic Arts' "EA Sports Active" and Nintendo's "Wii Fit" have got players of all ages moving --...

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates issued an order yesterday establishing a command that will defend military networks against computer attacks and develop offensive cyber-weapons, but he also directed that the structure be ready to help safeguard civilian systems. In a memo to senior military leaders, Gates...

In a meeting with the Detroit Free Press last October, then-presidential candidate Barack Obama said, "China has consistently stolen our intellectual property. It has not abided by basic copyright protections." Let's hope the president reminds the U.S. climate change team of those words before negotiations...

Lithium-Ion technology can be used on a more personal level. It is becoming more well-known that Lithium-Ion technology is being used for next-generation cars but there are applications on a more personal level which the average consumer may be able to use in powering...

As if the recession wasn't bad enough, budget slashing and layoffs have also taken their toll on the success of IT projects, according to a report by The Standish Group. The group surveyed 400 organizations and found that IT project success rates were dropping. In...

First the real estate bubble popped. Then subprime mortgages imploded taking down Bear Sterns, Lehman Brothers, Merrill Lynch, and Washington Mutual and rocking the boat for other major worldwide players such as AIG and UBS. Then it was the fault of Wall Street greed...

Net worth and consumption are falling. Unemployment and interest rates are rising. The economic outlook is weak for years. What can you do? If you’re concerned about the economy, you can use social media to hedge your bets. This week, I had the opportunity to listen to...