When it comes to reducing the impact of climate change, Ford has taken steps to improve their efficiency on the road by creating a lineup of alternative fuel vehicles. But they've also taken steps to improve their efficiency at home, by making their manufacturing facilities greener than ever.
A successful weekend summit between U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping points to the countries boosting cooperation on issues from North Korea to China's alleged cyber theft, says one Chinese academic. U.S. officials now say that China is ready to begin working more closely with the U.S. on these big issues.
EPFL scientists have imagined a new modular transportation system. Modules are either loaded on a train or clipped under a flying wing, allowing more flexibility for people or freight transportation. Called "Clip-Air", this concept opens the door to a wide range of new research opportunities in the context of flexible transportation.
Bre Pettis and his team has enjoyed phenomenal growth since fashioning MakerBots in 2009. So much so, that they've opened a new space at Sunset Park in Brooklyn to handle all the orders for the Replicator 2 and 2x. Not to mention the new Digitizer that will democratize 3D printing soon to begin shipping.
Bloomberg Businesweek's Sam Grobart joins Morning Joe to discuss highlights from Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. There's been a perception and maybe a bit of a reality that Apple has fallen behind Android and Microsoft with its mobile operations.
The latest update to Apple's iOS for the iPhone was shown off in a video shown during the 2013 World Wide Developer's Conference (WWDC). Here's a brief look at the new operating system, how it will work and how it will change Apple devices.
Pimco CEO Mohamed El-Erian says uncertainty is keeping the U.S. economy from growing faster, but we're still doing better than the rest of the world. El-Erain discusses the factors behind economic growth and what's holding it back.
Researchers in the University of Minnesota's College of Science and Engineering have developed a new noninvasive system that allows people to control a flying robot using only their mind. Here's a look at the new robot and the system that makes it work.
Boston-based company Altaeros has developed a new wind power generator in the form of a giant balloon that they say will offer a cheap renewable energy alternative to communities that live off the grid. The inventors say this could be the future of wind power. Reuters' Ben Gruber has more.
European Union Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht speaks about the European Commission's new tax on Chinese solar panel manufacturers and the possibility of a trade war. De Gucht talks about what this means for trade between China and the European Union.
The U.S. government says older model SUVs are at risk of catching fire in rear-end crashes. The recall is based on what government experts say is a deadly fire hazard that has left an estimated 51 people dead. It's a recall that could cost Chrysler hundreds of millions of dollars.
The company's "Moto X" phone will be made at a Fort Worth, Texas, facility. With labor costs rising in China pretty dramatically, companies like Motorola are losing incentive to produce goods overseas.
VolturnUS, the nation's first floating wind turbine designed to generate electricity from ocean winds, was launched as demand for clean and alternative energy grows. Developed at the University of Maine, the technology has the potenial to power the U.S. 4 times over. Terrell Brown reports.
Much of the world's electronic waste ends up in Guiyu, China, where old parts are recycled but chemicals like mercury leak into the water. Cell phones arrive in this town by the truckloads, where locals are experts in sorting through the electronic trash.
New England aviation company Terrafugia has unveiled its latest conceptual version of a flying car. Unlike its current flying car, which is designed for pilots, the new design incorporates autonomous functionality, a move the company says will open up the skies to everybody. Reuters' Ben Gruber has more.
The relatively new technology known as '3D printing' has already been used to make prosthetic legs. Now, architects claim they'll soon be able to build a whole house using a 3D printer. The technology is still relatively new, but it's already being used in the medical world and in the arts.
At the All Things Digital conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook says many companies will soon be in the wearable technology space. Although Cook feels that some technologies may fail to garner broad appeal, he does see wearable technology on the horizon.
For companies required to meet the GHS labeling standards for hazardous chemicals, Computype may have a printer and label stock solution with the CAB XC6 printer. Learn more about its capabilities and how it can help a manufacturer with labeling needs.
Matching a color sounds simple. But what do you do when a customer shows you a tableau of colors to translate into one? KYDEX Global Creative David Scott and Color Development Specialist John English show both the creative and technical process in action.
Smithfield Foods, the world's largest pork producer, is being bought by Shuanghui. The price: almost $5 billion. If approved, it will be the largest takeover of an American company by a Chinese buyer. This is the latest in a string of American companies being purchased by China. So why this company -- and why now?