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Microsoft's campus in Mountain View, Calif., has the largest solar panel system in Silicon Valley. That's the word from John Matheny, general manager of the Silicon Valley campus, during a tour of the solar installation.
Not everything gets made overseas. CNET News.com's Michael Kanellos tours the Silicon Valley facilities of Applied Materials, where they make equipment for producing televisions and solar panels.
The Palo Alto Research Center, a spinoff lab from Xerox, recently opened its doors to show off paper with disappearing ink, solar concentrators, and a way to purify water that was inspired by toner cartridges. CNET News.com's Michael Kanellos took a tour and has the latest on the lab's current research projects.
During the search giant's "National Engineers Week" program, 70 middle school girls got a first-hand look at life as a Googler at the main campus in Mountain View, Calif. CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi tagged along on the tour and was also impressed with the 17 different cafeterias, foosball tables, and resistance pools.
From the RoboDevelopment Conference and Exposition in San Jose, Calif., CNET News.com's Michael Kanellos takes a look at the show's most impressive robotic developments, including a robotic hand for the disabled.
Want to know how a business or home can go solar? CNET News.com's Michael Kanellos speaks with Gary Gerber, founder of Sun Light and Power, about what needs to be installed to start running apart from the electric grid.
CNET News.com's Michael Kanellos interviews Oliso CEO Ehsan Allpour about his company's high-tech household iron at the Cool Products Expo in Stanford, Calif., on April 26.
CNET News.com reporter Michael Kanellos is saying goodbye, but before he goes, take a look of some of the Kanellos moments we have collected over the years.
CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi and Michael Kanellos look at innovative ways that companies are looking to roll out solar-energy technology options on a broader scale for less than that $30,000 price tag.
CNET News.com's Michael Kanellos takes a look at iRobot's new Roomba 560, and gives it a cleaning challenge.