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Stories by Larry Greenemeier

2011: The Year of the Personal Robot?

A standardized robotics kit promises to advance the field in ways not previously possible, making robot assistants, especially for elder care, more affordable

January 4, 2011 — Larry Greenemeier

Chevy Volts to hit the road as GM meets year-end deadline

Amidst frigid weather conditions, 350 ice-covered Chevrolet Volts hit the roads aboard transport trucks headed from General Motors's Detroit assembly plant to car dealerships in California, New York, Texas and Washington, D.C...

December 14, 2010 — Larry Greenemeier

WikiLeaks supporters attack Web sites of MasterCard and other opponents

Despite the incarceration of founder Julian Assange, WikiLeaks is not going away quietly. In fact, Web-savvy supporters of the online whistle-blowing operation have gone on the offensive, launching cyber attacks against Web sites of some of the organizations and people perceived to have wronged Assange and his operation...

December 8, 2010 — Larry Greenemeier

Patent office extends green tech fast-tracking for another year

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced Wednesday that it is extending for another year its Green Technology Pilot Program to fast-track the evaluation of patent applications for "cleantech," including inventions related to environmental quality, energy conservation, development of renewable energy and greenhouse gas emission reduction...

November 11, 2010 — Larry Greenemeier
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