How algae-derived biofuel could help drive climate change

The Irish government says it has a “significant” investment in algae technology to be used in fuel.Energy Minister Richard Bruton said on Wednesday the company, Green BioFuel, is using algae to produce carbon-free energy.Its algae-based biofuel will be sold in supermarkets and fuel stations in the country.Its founder, Ian O’Brien, said algae has the potential […]

Which company has the best smartphone?

By John Turturro and Matthew GiannascoliBloombergTechnology.comMarvell Technology, the technology behind Marvell’s XOOM, is a maker of wireless and networking products that are designed to help mobile devices connect to the Internet.The company’s flagship product, Marvell XOAM, is the fastest, most capable mobile networking device available today.Marvell has made waves in the wireless industry with its […]

Elon Musk: Solar panel manufacturing ‘not easy’

Elon Musk is an industry legend, but he’s also a man with a penchant for exaggeration.When it comes to solar panel manufacturing, he’s a realist.While Tesla Motors and SolarCity were at the forefront of the solar panel revolution, Musk has also been a vocal proponent of cheap and easy manufacturing for solar panels.In a recent […]