SpaceX made history on Friday when its Dragon capsule was the first private space vehicle to be launched to and dock with the International Space Station. But that could just be the beginning for this privately owned space vehicle.
Spartan Arinze is pursuing the American dream, in China. He's created a social network for Nigerians and Nigerians living in China called Gbooza! It's part Facebook, part Huffington Post and completely devoted to Nigerians. It's not a run-away success yet, but Arinze is confident.
As the Facebook IPO approaches Friday, it's worth discussing just what is in store for Facebook in the world of mobile. While mobile use of Facebook is soaring, and already higher than desktop according to reports, Facebook hasn't figured out how to make money on mobile. Will that weigh down the stock?
Facebook makes its initial public offering on Friday, with signs pointing to a $100 billion value and potentially more demand than supply. But once the IPO has passed, there are questions about just how innovative Facebook can remain, and how qualified Mark Zuckerberg is to lead a multi-billion dollar company.
As the music industry tries to find its way forward in a world of MP3 and iTunes, the computer programmers who were once associated with Napster and other products that the music industry blamed for its malaise are now being brought closer together. The industry hopes programmers can help reinvent the industry.
The Gloucester Marine Terminal, a gigantic produce warehouse in New Jersey, has completed construction on the largest rooftop solar installation in America. The installation has drawn attention to the potential for more corporate rooftop solar projects.
Social networking and texting have become a large part of many of our daily interactions. It can be hard to find someone who doesn't have a cell phone or a Facebook account. Sherry Turkle believes that too much focus is put on these new technologies and that conversations are suffering a result of it.
A new nuclear plant is being built in France, the first of a new generation that French industry hopes to export to the world. But the French people may have different ideas. In the wake of the Fukushima disaster, they're questioning whether nuclear power is really the answer.
China's computer hackers have become renown for their persistence and their ability to seemingly strike anywhere. They're also respected for their skills, believed to be among the best in the world.
Ethanol isn't in the news much anymore, But in recent years the corn-based fuel industry has grown beyond expectations. With gas prices on the rise, ethanol may be ready for a come back.