Monthly Archives: May 2017

Rooftop CO2 capture system pipes greenhouse emissions to a greenhouse

Last year, the Paris Agreement saw almost 200 countries pledge to cut greenhouse emissions, in order to keep global temperatures from rising more than 2° C (3.6° F) above pre-industrial levels, before the end of the century. But just curbing

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Rooftop CO2 capture system pipes greenhouse emissions to a greenhouse

Last year, the Paris Agreement saw almost 200 countries pledge to cut greenhouse emissions, in order to keep global temperatures from rising more than 2° C (3.6° F) above pre-industrial levels, before the end of the century. But just curbing

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Two Ducati Scrambler concepts take prizes at Concours d’Eleganza

Ducati has picked up two prizes at this year’s Concours d’Eleganza Villa d’Este for concept bikes based off the Scrambler. The concept Café Racer, with its funky headlight and shiny aluminum bodywork, took top honors, with a redesigned Scrambler Desert

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Two Ducati Scrambler concepts take prizes at Concours d’Eleganza

Ducati has picked up two prizes at this year’s Concours d’Eleganza Villa d’Este for concept bikes based off the Scrambler. The concept Café Racer, with its funky headlight and shiny aluminum bodywork, took top honors, with a redesigned Scrambler Desert

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Weak Paris Agreement Commitments are already mostly on track to not be kept

What are the commitments made by 184 countries related to the Paris Agreement on the environment ? Developed countries have offered absolute economy-wide emissions targets (the United States, for instance, had pledged to reduce its emissions 26-28 percent from 2005

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NASA Solar Plus Probe named after scientist who predicted that the solar wind would exist

NASA has renamed the Solar Probe Plus spacecraft — humanity’s first mission to a star, which will launch in 2018 — as the Parker Solar Probe in honor of astrophysicist Eugene Parker. Parker believed there was high speed matter and

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Amid Trump Cuts, California Proposes Its Own Energy Moonshot

A pending cap-and-trade bill would earmark hundreds of millions of dollars for clean energy research, as the White House takes aim at federal funding.

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BMW modernizes the Art Car with multimedia M6 GT3

Some might already consider certain BMW models works of art, but the automaker has long looked to further enhance the cultural credentials of its vehicles. Since 1967 it has been providing cars to act as canvases for famous artists, but

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LG’s light, bright, portable laser projector hits stores

After making its debut at CES earlier this year, LG’s ProBeam laser projector has hit the shelves. At $US1,499, this compact unit offers a decent price point for those interested in a portable device that can provide big screen entertainment

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Bodhi Linux 4.2.0 Ubuntu-based operating system now available

Bodhi is an interesting Linux distribution thanks to its lightweight nature. If you have an older PC that isn’t particularly powerful, the operating system could breath new life into it. Unlike some other distributions that are light on resources, Bodhi is

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Crunch Report | 2017 Internet Trends Report

Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet Trends Report is released, Elon Musk draws his line with Trump, Nest’s newest smart camera, Nest Cam IQ, is released and Samsung’s Bixby personal assistant is reportedly running a little late on its release. All this

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How sales took Ysiad Ferreiras from gang violence in the Bronx to Silicon Valley

 Silicon Valley has very few executives that have a LatinX background, and today’s Breaking Into Startups Episode features a young Dominican from the Bronx named Ysiad Ferreiras that survived gang violence, became an engineer, and is now the VP of Sales for a company called Hustle. Read

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Why UK businesses can’t take full advantage of Office 365

The advantages of Office 365 are being hindered by poor connectivity, bandwidth and latency issues, according to new reports coming out of Zscaler. As it turns out, Office 365 is a great service with many benefits which businesses all over

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Uber’s head of finance is leaving

 Uber’s head of finance, Gautam Gupta, is leaving the company in July, the Wall Street Journal reports. Gupta’s plan is to join another San Francisco-based startup, but it’s not clear what that startup is. News of his impending departure comes

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Senators ask FBI to look into FCC’s cyberattack claims

 The FCC claimed earlier this month that the comment system by which people can weigh in on the proposal to kill net neutrality had been on the receiving end of a distributed denial-of-service attack. Today, a group of Senators asked

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Psoriasis sensor gets under peoples’ skin

When doctors assess the inflammatory skin disease psoriasis, they generally do so via a visual examination of the red, scaly patches on the skin’s surface. This can be subjective, however, plus it doesn’t take into account what’s going on at

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Psoriasis sensor gets under peoples’ skin

When doctors assess the inflammatory skin disease psoriasis, they generally do so via a visual examination of the red, scaly patches on the skin’s surface. This can be subjective, however, plus it doesn’t take into account what’s going on at

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Wacom unveils two new Bamboo styluses — ‘Ink’ for Windows 10 and ‘Sketch’ for iOS

Drawing and writing on a computer are both important features for creative types, but not everyone has the need. If you do have the need for a quality stylus, however, both Windows 10 and iOS are optimized for such things.

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Bluetooth device brings the noise – to your helmet

Not only is it unsafe to wear earbuds while cycling or riding a motorbike, but it’s also a hassle to fit those buds on underneath your helmet. That’s why Ahead was created. It gets mounted on the outside of any

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Bluetooth device brings the noise – to your helmet

Not only is it unsafe to wear earbuds while cycling or riding a motorbike, but it’s also a hassle to fit those buds on underneath your helmet. That’s why Ahead was created. It gets mounted on the outside of any

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