Silicon Valley boom eludes many, drives income gap SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Arwin Buditom guards some of the most successful high-tech firms in America. Joseph Farfan keeps their heat, air and electric systems humming. But these workers and tens of thousands like them...
Mar 6 2014, 12:46am CST
Coursera Gets $43 Million Funds from World Bank Coursera, free online education provider, nabs $43M from World Bank. The company will use these funds to boost its online education program worldwide by doubling its employees and making its mobile apps.
Jul 10 2013, 8:12am CDT
Google seeks Help of Stanford's Robot Car Stanley The Mercury News reports that Google has licensed the sensing technology that enabled Stanley, the Touareg R5 robot car, which won the 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge.
The Stanford University developed technology is...
May 21 2007, 11:00am CDT
Stanford Researcher says Ethanol Cars are a Health Hazard A study by Mark Z. Jacobson, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Stanford University says that Ethanol vehicles pose a significant risk to human health.
''Ethanol is being promoted as a clean...
Apr 18 2007, 11:00am CDT
European PS3 owners help with Cancer Research In just four days, the number of PS3 owners who have tapped into Stanford University's Folding@Home project has reached more than 30,000. There was undoubtedly a big boost from new PS3 owners in Europe who wanted to...
Mar 26 2007, 10:00am CDT
Stanford's Junior Robot Car Stanford showed it's current state of their robot car for the DARPA Urban Challenge 2007 in Palo Alto, CA.
Stanford's AI team has developed Stanley's successor, named "Junior" (after Stanford University founder Leland...
Feb 18 2007, 5:00am CST
Stanford's Stickybot Climbs up Glass Windows Mark Cutkosky and his team at the Stanford University in California developed a gecko robot that can climb up glass windows.
The scientists developed controllable sticky feet from an elastomer. The video of the...
May 24 2006, 2:51am CDT
Amazing! Four Robot Cars Finish DARPA Grand Challenge 2005 Update:
Official DARPA Grand Challenge 2005 Winner Announced
The official winner of the DARPA Grand Challenge 2005 is not yet announced, but it looks like the Stanford University Racing Team with the Volkswagen...
Oct 9 2005, 2:14am EST
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