WASHINGTON, USA: Google, environmentalists and governments have unveiled a state-of-the-art database to track deforestation, hoping to increase levels of law enforcement to prevent it.
21 Feb 2014 09:58
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google announced that it is buying a smart thermostat start-up Nest in a deal valued at US$3.2bn.
14 Jan 2014 07:15
NEW YORK, USA: Ford announced plans for a prototype hybrid car that uses solar energy from a rooftop charger, to reduce petrol consumption without drawing electricity from the national electricity grid.
6 Jan 2014 06:07
NEW YORK, USA: New York City has voted to extend its strict smoking ban to electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), barring them from bars, restaurants, parks, beaches and other public places.
23 Dec 2013 07:37
WASHINGTON, USA: Fisker Automotive, whose high-end electric cars caught the eye of Justin Bieber and other celebrities, has filed for bankruptcy protection.
26 Nov 2013 07:34
NEW YORK CITY, USA: Internet company Google and investment firm KKR will invest $400m in six solar plants in California and Arizona, the companies said.
18 Nov 2013 06:04
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