Business & Technology

Need a job? Skip Harvard. Try the South Dakota School of Mines.

Grads from the South Dakota school's mining program will earn a higher salary than Harvard grads -- at first.

Have you seen this radioactive fracking tool that Halliburton lost?

There's probably a reward, if you have.

Shell gives up on Arctic drilling (until next year)

Don't worry, America. Shell will try again next year.

Manufacturers of pink slime sue ABC for reporting on pink slime

A lawsuit filed by Beef Products, Inc., seeks $1.2 billion in damages, blaming its business problems on ABC's reporting.

Energy democracy: Three ways to bring solar to the masses

More Americans are getting their hands on solar, thanks to innovative new financing and ownership models that do away with high upfront costs.

By 2015, you could own an electric Batmobile

Rigid fuel efficiency standards and a willing auto industry offer promise that the electric Model T -- a car that will change the way the world drives -- is coming. But it'll probably look like the superhero car of the …

As Congress lets wind tax credit die, the wind industry struggles to finish key projects

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid does not seem inclined to hold a vote on a key tax credit for the wind industry -- and neither do House leaders -- likely dooming the jobs of thousands of workers.

Big-box stores go big on solar

While not nearly making up for the other ways in which big-box stores degrade the environment, the focus on rooftop solar is an important step.

Sweden recycles so effectively that it has to import garbage to incinerate

Which is what you might call a mixed blessing.