For more on the Detroit Auto Show, see Show Recap: Detroit Goes Electro-tastic!
Top 10 Tech Cars of 2009
Electric-drive cars take second place to sheer survival
How Green Is My Plug-In?
The carbon impact of the millions of electric vehicles soon to hit the road will depend on the grids that supply them
Show Recap: Detroit Goes Electro-tastic!
Slammed by the economic crisis, most carmakers showed hybrid or electric vehicles
Slideshow: Robots Gone Wild
Creatures from across the animal kingdom offer design principles to make robots more useful, engaging, and lifelike
Letters to the Editor: Responses to “Unclean at Any Speed”
IEEE members weigh in on EVs and the importance of transportation electrification
Ozzie Zehner Responds to His Critics
Expensive green technologies aren’t as clean as they seem
How Smart Can You and Your Local Electricity Grid Get?
Xcel Energy's small-town test of smart-distribution and home-monitoring technology may set the stage for much bigger things.
A Rock Show Gets the LED Out
Stadium acts like Nine Inch Nails and Radiohead are trading pyrotechnics and JumboTrons for LEDs and software
Cooling the Hottest Rooms
A creative renovation of Stanford University's data centers saves money and energy
Touchscreen Design with Computational Apps
Applications streamline capacitive touchscreen design and optimize the workflow
Researchers Map Locations of 4,669 Servers in Netflix’s Content Delivery Network
The CDN of the popular video-streaming service lives in at least 243 locations
Maybe Drone Privacy Shouldn't Be a Federal Case
The FAA's new drone rules leave an opening for state and local authorities to pursue privacy protections
Mediterranean Countries Forgot the Mediterranean Diet
The world is tending toward a monodiet based on Western fast food, and nowhere is this more striking than in Spain and Italy
Graphene Enables Next Step Towards the Age of "Valleytronics"
Graphene opens up possibilities beyond electronics and spintronics to a new era of valleytronics
Centimeter-Level GPS Positioning For Cars
Cheap, near-instantaneous, and superaccurate positioning can keep cars safely within their lanes—even in a blizzard
Drive.ai Solves Autonomous Cars' Communication Problem
Safe driving is only one part of the autonomous car challenge. Interaction with humans is another
Some Assembly Required
This online simulator lets you explore the workings of a simple microprocessor
The Surprising Story of the First Microprocessors
You thought it started with the Intel 4004, but the tale is more complicated
Finnish Carrier Sets New World Record for 4G Download Speeds
And that’s good news, because Finns use a ton of data
Malawi and South Africa Pioneer Unused TV Frequencies for Rural Broadband
Pilot projects show the potential for repurposing TV frequencies