By Brian Dumaine, assistant managing editor
Quick: which nation builds the most wind turbines? If you guessed America, with its blustery Great Plains dotted with whirring GE blades, you'd be wrong. In 2009, China became the planet's largest producer. What's going on here? While America was digging itself out of its financial crisis, China quietly positioned itself to become a leader in what promises to be the largest emerging industry of MOREJan 28, 2010 9:34 AM ET
By Peter Gumbel
Microsoft's titanic struggle with Europe's trust busters appears to be finally drawing to a close -- thanks in part to Windows 7, the new operating system the U.S. software giant is releasing worldwide this week.
The two sides have been at loggerheads for a decade over the European Union's allegations that Microsoft has abused its dominant market position to push its own products such as Windows Media Player and MOREOct 21, 2009 11:05 AM ET
Interview by Scott Cendrowski
Mike Splinter, CEO of the Santa Clara, Calif.-based Applied Materials, recalls the best advice he ever got.
Before I joined Applied Materials (AMAT), I worked at Intel (INTC) for two decades. I recall a session with Andy Grove. It was 1984, and Grove was talking about Intel culture to a group of new employees who were coming in at a senior level. I was running Fab 1, a MORESep 16, 2009 9:48 AM ET
San Francisco is using advanced technology - and the strong arm of government - to turn the city into one of America's greenest.
By David Ewing Duncan
On Pier 96 on San Francisco Bay, a dirty, smelly leviathan of a machine roars and vibrates as it organizes 750 tons of refuse each day into neat cubes of plastic, paper, and metal.
It may look crude, but this three-story-high knot of conveyors, MORESep 11, 2009 6:00 AM ET
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For anyone who's wondered what 'tweeting' can do for business, here are the keys to using Twitter.
By Kim Thai, contributor
Thousands of companies have hopped onto the Twitter bandwagon, trying to find a way to bring in business (and hopefully, revenue) one tweet at a time. But it isn't as easy to Twitter -- especially for companies -- as one might think.
For those who don't know: Twitter's a micro-blogging site that MOREJennifer Lai - Jul 22, 2009 12:27 PM ET
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