Philips invites developers to write apps for its Hue wireless LED light bulbs.
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There are now many general-purpose consumer LED bulbs that give off good light. With so many, how can you tell the difference?
Companies showed off their latest clean energy innovations at the ARPA-E Summit.
Philips and Cree predict bright, general-purpose LED bulbs under $10 will be an industry tipping point.
Cree introduces an LED bulb that mimics the design and shape of traditional incandescent bulb to entice consumers to try LEDs.
The MIT spin-off had hoped to enable the hydrogen economy in developing countries, but is now at work on a flow battery using “designer molecules.”
The ARPA-E agency has increased its focus on commercializing energy research but it’s a concern the DOE has yet to fully address.
The sequester means across-the-board cuts to federal R&D and, barring a grand budget bargain, anemic research budgets in the years ahead.
Professionals in energy and other industries say design of control systems makes them vulnerable.
Electric vehicle company Fisker Automotive is in talks to be acquired by Chinese auto companies, a sharp contrast to competitor Tesla Motors.