U.S. partners with Google on energy savings plan

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A partnership between the Google-founded Climate Savers Computing Initiative and a National Governors Association program has already yielded a commitment from two state governments to buy more energy-efficient computers. The governors of Kansas and Minnesota...

Software Tweak Could Produce Gas Savings

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Dutch scientist John Kessels at the University of Eindhoven says he has written code that makes cars more efficient by controlling a vehicle's battery charging system. Employing software to dynamically switch a dynamo, used to...

As Video Game Costs Rise, Industry Seeks Savings

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For years, video game companies have envied Hollywood moviemakers for their glamorous stars, gee-whiz special effects and mass-market appeal -- but now they are learning that these things can come at a high price. Behind...

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