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CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

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Tesla Roadster Makes Comeback

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Flywheels Could be More Efficient for Electric Cars

Flywheels Could be More Efficient for Electric Cars The idea of powering your car with a flywheel conjures up amateurish images of rubber bands, or big, clunky contraptions attached to ponderous nineteenth century steam-powered wagons. But modern flywheels are all about...

Jan 24 2014, 8:36am CST

Is the BMW i3 In Trouble In California Already?

Is the BMW i3 In Trouble In California Already? An article from TheStreet.com has declared that just as the i3 is launching, a “critical BMW selling point has been removed, resulting in a huge victory for Tesla as well as BMW’s other competitors.”  The...

Jan 23 2014, 2:10am CST

Tesla Goes For Aggressive Pricing In China

Tesla Goes For Aggressive Pricing In China Tesla has announced pricing for its Model S sedan in China and in a surprise has decided to match its U.S. price, with one caveat. The large-battery version of the car — which appears to be the only one headed for China...

Jan 23 2014, 2:08am CST

Tesla Expands Supercharger network in Europe

Tesla Expands Supercharger network in Europe More German coverage

Jan 22 2014, 12:18pm CST

Google is Already The King Of Online Advertising, but that is not Enough

Google is Already The King Of Online Advertising, but that is not Enough Forget wearable computers and self-driving cars. The search giant will continue its dominance by sticking with its advertising roots – taking $40 billion out of the hides of some very familiar companies This story...

Jan 22 2014, 9:36am CST

ChargePoint is Building Out The Electricity Highway One Parking Lot At A Time

ChargePoint is Building Out The Electricity Highway One Parking Lot At A Time At the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show this month, BMW and ChargePoint –who has developed the nation’s largest electric vehicle charging network – were touting their growing relationship.  BMW was offering test...

Jan 22 2014, 8:02am CST

Why Investors Should Worry About Cleantech's Response To 60 Minutes

Why Investors Should Worry About Cleantech's Response To 60 Minutes Two weeks ago, 60 Minutes aired a 14-minute segment called “The Cleantech Crash.” The segment was not well-received by the cleantech industry. Climate Progress dismissed it as a “hit job.” Cleantechnica called the...

Jan 22 2014, 3:33am CST

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Silicon Valley has EV Charge Station Shortage Too few charging ports for electric cars in Silicon Valley creates 'charge rage' incidents PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — An increasing number of electric-vehicle driving employees at Silicon Valley companies are finding it...

Jan 20 2014, 1:17pm CST

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Rita Moreno Gets 50th SAG Lifetime Achievement Award

Rita Moreno Receives 50th SAG Lifetime Achievement Award Rita Moreno is a living legend who has been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Screen Actors Guild Awards 2014.

Jan 20 2014, 7:29am CST

After 30 Years, Con Edison's Customers Stop Paying Madison Square Garden's Electric Bills

After 30 Years, Con Edison's Customers Stop Paying Madison Square Garden's Electric Bills Thank you, Consolidated Edison of New York. I never expected to write that, but I felt obliged to applaud the Big Apple's biggest energy utility for pulling the plug on one of the most perverse energy boondoggles I have...

Jan 18 2014, 3:26pm CST

Solar Grid Storage: Finding Value In Grid Frequency Regulation

Solar Grid Storage: Finding Value In Grid Frequency Regulation Many observers feel that energy storage has the potential to be one of the ‘next big things.’ A number of companies are working hard at developing and deploying storage technologies, and raising money as well.  Stem – a...

Jan 17 2014, 9:21am CST

Better To Export Natural Gas Fracking Or Advanced Coal Technologies?

Better To Export Natural Gas Fracking Or Advanced Coal Technologies? World leaders are about to gather in Abu Dhabi to discuss how to feed the global energy appetite with the cleanest fuels and the most modern tools. Questions are bound to crop up involving whether to use more advanced...

Jan 17 2014, 5:41am CST

CES: Looking Back 25 Years

CES: Looking Back 25 Years While many felt that the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) lacked anything revolutionary, the change over 25 years is remarkable. Computer vendors and consumer electronics vendors once had separate shows. Today the...

Jan 17 2014, 5:31am CST

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Europe launches RoboEarth: 'Wikipedia for Robots' European universities launch project to speed robotic development, enable bot-to-bot learning EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — Let the robot race begin. Expectations are high for RoboEarth, a...

Jan 17 2014, 3:01am CST

Coupa At The Golf Course: A New Meeting Place For The New Silicon Valley

Coupa At The Golf Course: A New Meeting Place For The New Silicon Valley @giorodriguez: The Coupa Cafe, at the Stanford Golf Course, is such a great place.  Please don’t tell anyone  When I first moved to Silicon — in the early, pre-Web 1990′s — I quickly found a friend who took great...

Jan 16 2014, 11:46am CST

Tesla Sales Blow Past Competitors, But With Success Comes Scrutiny

Tesla Sales Blow Past Competitors, But With Success Comes Scrutiny To get a sense of how successful the Tesla Model S is, consider this: In 2012, the bestselling full-size luxury sedan nationwide was the Mercedes S-Class. It sold 11,794 units total. For 2013, the Tesla, essentially a...

Jan 16 2014, 9:26am CST

More Professional Sports Teams Are Thinking Green, To Please Fans And Make Money

More Professional Sports Teams Are Thinking Green, To Please Fans And Make Money The requisite press releases have been issued proclaiming the uber green-ness of the upcoming Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in my home state of New Jersey. Indeed, back in 2009, the venue was dubbed the “Greenest...

Jan 15 2014, 6:01pm CST

Asimov's Vision Of 2014 And A Legacy Of Looking Forward

Asimov's Vision Of 2014 And A Legacy Of Looking Forward Asimov was not only one of the greatest science fiction writers of his generation; he was a prolific author of popular science books (e.g. Guide to Science, Understanding Physics and Asimov’s Chronology of Science and...

Jan 15 2014, 1:11pm CST

What SolarCity Wants: Raising Money From Investors It Couldn't Reach Before

What SolarCity Wants: Raising Money From Investors It Couldn't Reach Before To broaden its fundraising base and support its growth, SolarCity said Wednesday it will tap new types of investors by launching an online investing tool developed a company it bought last month. The California solar...

Jan 15 2014, 7:21am CST

Tesla Stock Rises

Tesla Stock Rises After Increased Demand Tesla Motors stock rose by 16% after an increase in demand for its vehicles. Especially, the Model S sedan is up for grabs and has been a major contributor to the coffers of Tesla Motors.

Jan 15 2014, 2:11am CST

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How tunnels are built, used along US-Mexico border How smugglers build and use tunnels along the US-Mexico border NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) — As border security has tightened, drug cartels have turned to tunneling beneath the ground to avoid detection...

Jan 14 2014, 9:56pm CST

We Can't Expect a Reliable Energy Future Without Talking Water

We Can't Expect a Reliable Energy Future Without Talking Water It’s no secret that electricity generation requires substantial amounts of water, and different energy sources require varying amounts of water. Nor is it a surprise that Texas and other areas in the West and Southwest...

Jan 14 2014, 1:56pm CST

Drought Fighting Tool: Using Water Data To Change Behavior, Promote Conservation

Drought Fighting Tool: Using Water Data To Change Behavior, Promote Conservation Does blending personalized water consumption data, conservation tips and competitive spirit create the right formula for getting people to use less water? That would be “yes” for the East Bay Municipal Utility District...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26am CST

Week Ahead: Fasten Seatbelts For Earnings, Indicators & Budget Fight

Week Ahead: Fasten Seatbelts For Earnings, Indicators & Budget Fight Stock markets shrugged off Friday’s confusingly low U.S. job creation numbers – so let’s see how they cope with an onslaught of news this coming week in the shape of big company earnings, economic indicators, Federal...

Jan 12 2014, 7:06pm CST

Tim Draper Loves Bitcoin, Pebble Watch And China

Tim Draper Loves Bitcoin, Pebble Watch And China It’s the second week of 2014, and I’m on my way to visit the world’s innovation center, Silicon Valley, for the first time. My destination: 2882 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park in California. I’m to meet Tim Draper, founder...

Jan 10 2014, 5:01pm CST

HD Everything and Internet of Toothbrushes at CES 2014

HD Everything and Internet of Toothbrushes at CES 2014 Sorry, did I say Internet of Toothbrushes? Maybe I meant Internet of Things. It’s definitely arrived though, for you can connect all sorts of mundane things to the interwebs now, including even your toothbrush. OK,...

Jan 10 2014, 3:11pm CST

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The Rise Of The Biobot: Mixing Biology And Technology In a recent article posted on the The Guardian website, author and new-age guru Deepak Chopra made an interesting observation. “A cyborg future is coming. Man’s relationship with machine is merging and machines are an...

Jan 10 2014, 2:51pm CST

The Worst-Selling Cars Of 2013

The Worst-Selling Cars Of 2013 10 Worst-Selling Cars Of 2013 No surprise here, but the Ford F-150 pickup truck was the most popular vehicle of any kind sold in the U.S. during 2013. With a total calendar-year volume of 763,402, according to Autodata...

Jan 10 2014, 12:21pm CST

PET Imaging Market Poised To Grow With New Compounds

PET Imaging Market Poised To Grow With New Compounds At first glance, a Positron Emission Tomography scanner looks just like an MRI or CT scanner. But obtaining images is a little more complicated in PET. Before undergoing the scan, patients are injected with a glucose...

Jan 10 2014, 10:11am CST

Apple Led The Pack Of Stocks Retail Investors Traded Most In 2013

Apple Led The Pack Of Stocks Retail Investors Traded Most In 2013 The 10 Names Retail Investors Traded Most In 2013 “The whole world has an opinion on Apple,” noted JJ Kinahan, chief strategist at TD Ameritrade. Universal intrigue led retail investors to trade shares of the iPhone...

Jan 10 2014, 7:31am CST

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Alternative energy powered cars on a roll at CES Futuristic cars shown off at gadget show in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS (AP) — While autonomous driving is a major theme at the International CES gadget show, cars that use futuristic sources of energy are...

Jan 9 2014, 6:36pm CST

When The Time For The Big Cashout Comes, You'll Wish You'd Planned For It Earlier

When The Time For The Big Cashout Comes, You'll Wish You'd Planned For It Earlier Congratulations. Your hard work and entrepreneurial instincts have paid off in the form of a fast-growing, profitable business that’s worth millions of dollars, or could be some day. And you’re only 40. Or 30. Or, like...

Jan 9 2014, 9:16am CST

Ditch 'Dogs Of The Dow' - The Mutts Have Bad Genes, Improper Breeding and False Papers

Ditch 'Dogs Of The Dow' - The Mutts Have Bad Genes, Improper Breeding and False Papers The ‘Dogs of the Dow’ reasoning sounds sensible, the process is simple and the result are being reported as proof that it works. However, appearances are not what they seem. The basis (genes) is bad, the process (...

Jan 8 2014, 5:21pm CST

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Mosaic Plans Overseas Expansion With Its Kickstarter-Style Solar Campaigns Mosaic, a California startups that raises solar project investments through kickstarter-like campaigns, plans to expand overseas to communities with little or no access to electricity. The company just won $1 million...

Jan 8 2014, 4:11pm CST

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Few 'wearables' balance fashion and function Gadget show is awash in 'wearable' devices, but questions of acceptance and usefulness remain LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gadget lovers are slipping on fitness bands that track movement and buckling on smartwatches...

Jan 8 2014, 3:51pm CST

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Gadget Watch: The Internet-connected toothbrush Gadget Watch: The toothbrush that knows how you're brushing, and can tell your dentist LAS VEGAS (AP) — Armbands that track how much you move have become popular ways to motivate people to get fit. But how...

Jan 8 2014, 2:01pm CST

Green Tech Investments Down, With Big Deals Going To Car-Sharing Apps, Clean Power, Energy Efficient Gear

Green Tech Investments Down, With Big Deals Going To Car-Sharing Apps, Clean Power, Energy Efficient Gear Venture capital investments in cleantech startups worldwide ended 2013 with 1,007 deals totaling $6.8 billion, a decline from the 1,037 deals amassing $7.9 billion the year before, according to market research firm the...

Jan 8 2014, 12:41pm CST

Toyota Shows New Hydrogen Car In Vegas; Probably Uses Less Energy Than A Slot Machine

Toyota Shows New Hydrogen Car In Vegas; Probably Uses Less Energy Than A Slot Machine We’ve long scratched our heads over why the auto business finds itself necessary to encroach ever deeper into the purple haze of high-tech product unveilings held every January at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las...

Jan 7 2014, 2:16pm CST