Solar-powered classrooms have evolved from an experiment into the next big thing in educational initiatives by IT giants like Samsung and Dell.
It took a bruising battle for Dell to become privatised. Its next quest to reinvent itself may follow a smoother path, writes Arthur Goldstuck.
Dell is looking like the sick man of the PC business, which is not looking too healthy itself.
Samsung unveiled the world's first solar-powered cellphone, "Blue Earth", in front of curious crowds at an industry show in Barcelona on Monday.
Hundreds of coffee-obsessed consumers in the United States chimed in moments after Starbucks launched a website asking customers to pitch changes the company should make to revive its struggling US business. And they have kept those thoughts coming, by the thousands.
Apple produced a stunning set of financial results on Monday, with one big surprise. In a quarter that has been dominated by talk of the iPhone and new iPods, the Macintosh computers were the stars of the show. Apple sold 2,16-million units, which is more than in any other quarter in its history.
Chipmaker Intel unveiled its new high-performance central processing unit at the recent Leipzig Games Convention in Germany. The Intel Core 2 Extreme X7900 was shown to members of the press and industry ahead of the official opening of Europe's biggest show for interactive entertainment.