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July 4 Holiday Prices Gas Expected To Reach Highest Point Since '08

July 4 Holiday Prices Gas Expected To Reach Highest Point Since '08 AAA's released their latest fuel report, and Iraq's unrest leads price jump.

Jun 30 2014, 5:40pm CDT

The Good News Behind the Alarming Energy Headlines

The Good News Behind the Alarming Energy Headlines In Davos, Switzerland the confabbing tycoons at the World Economic Forum spent their Friday fretting over climate change.  The irony of the super-wealthy flying in their private jets to hang out in a luxurious...

Jan 29 2014, 3:05am CST

Twin Toilets in a Stall at Sochi Olympics 2014

Twin Toilets in a Stall at Sochi Olympics 2014 A photograph of twin toilets in a washroom stall at the Sochi Olympics 2014 is doing the rounds of cyberspace. It has raised the issue of Russia’s corruption and thoughtlessness regarding the funds set aside for the Olympics.

Jan 23 2014, 5:12am CST

5 Highlights From The Netflix Earnings Report

5 Highlights From The Netflix Earnings Report Netflix is starting to look like a precision machine. The company modestly exceeded expectations for the fourth quarter, adding 2.3 million subscribers in the U.S. and more than 4 million overall, bringing the total to...

Jan 23 2014, 4:21am CST

The Cloud is Powered by Coal

The Cloud is Powered by Coal “Americans use too much energy” is one of the most politically correct things you can say—but it’s wrong. My favorite response to that complaint is by the great energy commentator Robert Bryce, who says: “Actually, I...

Jan 23 2014, 2:10am CST

Are You A Billionaire Looking To Make A Deal? Call this Guy

Are You A Billionaire Looking To Make A Deal? Call this Guy “You gotta meet Demetri while you’re in town.” The text message had come from an entrepreneur and investor I knew. One of those guys with enviable and inexplicable links to business heroes and at least a couple...

Jan 22 2014, 5:06am 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

Las Vegas Casinos Accept Bitcoins

Las Vegas Casinos Accept Bitcoins Las Vegas casinos now accepting cybercurrency Bitcoin; will work for rooms, food, not gambling LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas is getting one more novelty. Starting this week, patrons will be able to use the online currency...

Jan 21 2014, 1:20pm CST

CES 2015 News
Exploiting Unconventional Oil Fields Need Overcoming of Tough Logistics Challenges

Exploiting Unconventional Oil Fields Need Overcoming of Tough Logistics Challenges Unconventional oil and gas production is a huge factor in the US.  “Unconventionals” – which include shale gas, shale oil, and tight gas sands – accounted for over 8.5 trillion cubic feet of natural gas production...

Jan 20 2014, 3:21pm 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

Wind Energy Of No Use In The Pacific Northwest

Wind Energy Of No Use In The Pacific Northwest I am all for a diverse energy portfolio and truly believe we can get to the 1/3-1/3-1/3 mix that we’ve put forward by 2040. A third fossil, a third nuclear and a third renewable would be sustainable and ethical. Having...

Jan 18 2014, 1:46am CST

Why Investors Should Focus On 'Non-Financial' Issues

Why Investors Should Focus On 'Non-Financial' Issues Once a niche corner of the market, analysis of environmental, social and governance (ESG) trends is increasingly taking centre stage, as illustrated by the recent news that the US energy group FirstEnergy has agreed to...

Jan 17 2014, 11:11am 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

Guns, Rods ... And Titanium

Guns, Rods ... And Titanium To call Dave Lamoureux a fishing enthusiast would be an understatement. He set a new record, catching a 157-pound Bluefin tuna from his kayak off the coast of Cape Cod in 2009. A former Wall Street commodities trader,...

Jan 16 2014, 11:46am CST

The Universe's Star 'Baby Boom' Ended Five Billion Years Ago

The Universe's Star 'Baby Boom' Ended Five Billion Years Ago The Universe’s star-making boom period is already over, according to a new study, which suggests that the rate of star-formation in the Universe is around a hundred times lower than it was five billion years ago. Using...

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

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

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: AVIC-800 NEX from Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: AVIC-800 NEX from Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: AVIC-800 NEX from Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc

Jan 15 2014, 12:44am 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

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JPMorgan's Dimon: Target breach is a wake-up call JPMorgan's Dimon: More Target-like breaches will occur unless retail, banks work together NEW YORK (AP) — More Target-sized security breaches will happen if banks and retail stores don't start working...

Jan 14 2014, 11:46am 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

Why Even North Korea Outpaces The U.S. In Credit Card Security

Why Even North Korea Outpaces The U.S. In Credit Card Security The ever-worsening news from Target’s breach of credit card and customer data highlights the need to implement a more secure U.S. system to process our card payments. In recent articles, I have discussed ways to get...

Jan 14 2014, 10:26am CST

Why Nest Could Be A Nightmare For Google

Why Nest Could Be A Nightmare For Google Google’s headquarters in Mountain View and the California Public Utility Commission in San Francisco are only about 50 miles apart as the crow, or techie commuter bus, flies. But when it comes to style and outlook on...

Jan 14 2014, 1:46am CST

Strip Steak: Las Vegas Chefs Discuss Burgeoning Trends Across America's Playground's Steakhouses

Strip Steak: Las Vegas Chefs Discuss Burgeoning Trends Across America's Playground's Steakhouses Steakhouses are sprucing up their menus.  No longer is it acceptable just to have dry or wet aged beef.  Guests are demanding, and receiving, sustainably raised, grass-fed products prepared with upscale techniques like...

Jan 13 2014, 7:31am CST

Bangkok's Shutdown Day Could Last Much Longer

Bangkok's Shutdown Day Could Last Much Longer Monday,  January 13, is “Shutdown Day” for the anti-government, anti-election protesters that have been rallying around Bangkok for almost two months. Barring a coup, these rallies intended to paralyze government...

Jan 12 2014, 6:26am CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Vapotherm Precision Flow from Ximedica

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Vapotherm Precision Flow from Ximedica CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: Vapotherm Precision Flow from Ximedica

Jan 11 2014, 12:25pm CST

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Gadget Watch: The desk that tells you to stand up Gadget Watch: Stir Kinetic desk tells you to stand up for a change, and moves with you LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sitting down all day is bad for you, or so doctors say. There's been a burst of interest in standing...

Jan 10 2014, 10:51am CST

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Gadget Watch: Look around in Sony's video headset Gadget Watch: Looking up, down, sideways in Sony's video headset LAS VEGAS (AP) — A virtual-reality headset from Sony almost puts you inside a video by allowing you to widen your view when you turn your...

Jan 10 2014, 2:41am 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

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Gadget Watch: Car game leaves Hot Wheels in dust Gadget Watch: iPhone-controlled toy car game leaves Hot Wheels and tracks with rails in dust LAS VEGAS (AP) — So long, Hot Wheels. You just got lapped by toy race-car company Anki, which...

Jan 9 2014, 3:16pm CST

The Best Startup Advice From 14 Tech Heroes

The Best Startup Advice From 14 Tech Heroes Some say that people do not really want advice, even when they ask for it — but when starting a company, good advice early on can be the difference between success and failure. For this reason, it is common practice for...

Jan 9 2014, 12:06pm CST

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Old meets new in 2014 video game lineup Master Chief, Meet Aiden Pearce : Old faces collide with new ones in 2014 video game lineup LOS ANGELES (AP) — The usual suspects are back in new video game installments in 2014 — Mario, Solid Snake and...

Jan 9 2014, 10:56am CST

Don't Kill Off Your Website -- Use It As The Hub For Your Social Media Presence

Don't Kill Off Your Website -- Use It As The Hub For Your Social Media Presence #6 Of  “10 More Don’ts Of Corporate Social Media” By Davia Temin and Ian Anderson The questions plaguing many corporate leaders these days about social media include: How can we take best advantage of this continually-...

Jan 9 2014, 10:26am CST

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Gadget Watch: Case makes iPhone a BlackBerry clone Gadget Watch: Typo keyboard case turns iPhone 5, 5S into close BlackBerry clone LAS VEGAS (AP) — If you love your iPhone but would prefer a physical keyboard, Typo could be for you. But you...

Jan 9 2014, 2:36am CST

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Best Of FORBES: The Polar Vortex, 30 Under 30 And Self-Driving Cars “The polar vortex gripping the nation has brought a crazy week for natural gas. On Monday the demand for gas nationwide hit a record 125 billion cubic feet as homeowners and power generators sought to burn as much of it...

Jan 8 2014, 5:01pm 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

Overwhelmed By Your App Options? Try These 10 Must Have Apps For 2014

Overwhelmed By Your App Options? Try These 10 Must Have Apps For 2014 In 2009, Apple trademarked their catchphrase, “there’s an app for that.” Little did we know how true that would turn out to be. Nowadays there really is an app for everything. There are finance apps, game apps, reading...

Jan 7 2014, 1:26pm CST