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Luxembourg to Invest $227 Million in Asteroid Mining

On Friday, the tiny European nation of Luxembourg announced that it would open a 200 million Euro ($227M U.S.) fund to entice companies focused on …

Space Exploration

Solar module prices set for further falls in 2016

<b>Solar module prices are set for dramatic falls in the third quarter of 2016 as projected installations in China slow, causing a glut of panels on</b> …

2 Reasons Solar Stocks Are Smart Investments

Image source: SunPower.<p>It's been a rough few years for most solar stocks. The industry has seen the biggest renewable energy developer, <b>SunEdison</b>, go bankrupt, the former largest module manufacturer,<b>Yingli Green Energy</b>, can't pay its debts, and the yieldco market that was supposed to provide …

How Saudi Arabia plans to shake up its economy

RIYADH/DUBAI (Reuters) - In late February, several hundred Saudi officials, company executives and foreign consultants gathered in a luxury Riyadh hotel to discuss how Saudi Arabia’s economy could survive an era of cheap oil.<p>A man walks past the Kingdom Centre Tower in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia April …

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BEIJING — The exhibition was called “Secret,” and opened in the Wuhan Art Museum in April. And what was in the show? The personal information of the …

Five Technologies That Will Disrupt Healthcare By 2020

<i>Frost & Sullivan’s Transformational Health program provides insight on the growth opportunities driven by innovative healthcare technology</i><p>The healthcare landscape is changing exponentially and the following technologies are expected to have far-reaching implications in terms of diagnostics, …

Digital Health

HIV Genes Successfully Edited Out of Immune Cells

Researchers from Temple University have used the CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing tool to clear out the entire HIV-1 genome from a patient’s infected immune …

Angel Investors: The Ultimate Guide To Invest In Startups

Venture investing can be an exciting and challenging game to play. Some startups that show incredible promise go bust while others prove to be real money makers. I see a lot of this happening while leading CoFoundersLab, one of the largest networks of entrepreneurs. Take instagram for instance, …

Skyhook Wireless allows wearables to break free from smartphones

Skyhook Wireless – the company that handles location requests for a number of tech giants including Apple, Samsung and Dell – just launched a new ultra-light software development kit (SDK) that will make location services for wearables a lot more convenient.<p>Until now, wearables could only support …

These prefabricated mnmMOD wall panels could revolutionize the way we build

Imagine a building material that isn't only beautiful, but promotes energy efficiency, so you save money heating and cooling your home. Now imagine …

Santa Monica

This company wants to take on Tesla with batteries that power your home

Tesla has positioned itself as a leader in the field with its rechargeable battery system, the Powerwall. The company's new version of the Powerwall, which is hitting the market this summer, has already sold out through the first half of 2016 after Tesla received a whopping 38,000 orders.<p>But …

Clean Energy

Insider | The Next Web

All stories in Insider<p>Comcast ditched its throttling system, but don't celebrate just yet<p>Comcast is reversing course on a throttling system first deployed in 2008 as a means to deter heavy internet users from exceeding ...<p>Bryan Clark<p>What’s really behind the EU law that would 'ban memes' – and how …

This Wall Can Heat And Cool A Building Without Electricity

Indoor heating and cooling accounts for half of Egypt’s energy consumption. And they’re not alone. In 2011, the provision of hot water, space heating and cooling were estimated to account for roughly half of global energy consumption in buildings, and they produce a large fraction of greenhouse gas …

Green Living

Off Grid Solar Powered RV Air Conditioning – Is it Possible?

Since we shared our very first RV solar video we’ve been asked the same question over and over: Can I run...The post Off Grid Solar Powered RV Air …

Six categories of Data Scientists

We are now at 9 categories after a few updates. Just like there are a few categories of statisticians (biostatisticians, statisticians, …

Boeing Devises Storage System for Renewable Energy

Boeing says it has developed and installed the first affordable system for storing surplus energy from renewable sources.<p>Storing large amounts of …

Maldives opposition leader jailed on terrorism charges for speech

Imran Abdulla convicted of inciting violence at rally demanding release of former president Mohamed Nasheed who was also jailed on terrorism charges<p>The leader of the Maldives’ main Islamic party has been sentenced to 12 years in prison on terrorism charges for allegedly inciting violence in a …

MacTrast Deals: Axis VIDIUS FPV-Camera Drone: The World’s Smallest First Person View Drone!

- Feb 14, 2016<p>You don’t need a huge, “gotta register it with the FAA” drone to get a great view form the pilot’s seat! The Axis VIDIUS FPV-Camera …

Major attacks in Europe 'a certainty', says French PM Valls

More major attacks in Europe are a "certainty", French Prime Minister Manuel Valls told an audience at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday.<p>"We have entered -- we all feel it -- in a new era characterised by the lasting presence of 'hyper-terrorism'," said Valls, whose country was hit by two …

Snowbirds buying travel medical insurance face coverage confusion

A long-time snowbird, Norm Ullock has watched his travel medical insurance premiums trend upward over the past 20 years.<p>"The premiums go up because I'm getting older," Mr. Ullock says. "The minute I turned 60, the premiums tripled."<p>Mr. Ullock accepts this reality. "It's part of the cost of travel," …

Feast Your Eyes On The Most Beautiful Data Visualizations Of 2015

Vaccines and Infectious Diseases by Dov Friedman and Tynan Debold at the Wall Street Journal comprises a series of heat maps showing the number of …

Data Visualization

How to Jumpstart a Car: Batteries in Cars Built After Year 2000

Traditional jumpstarts can cause problems<p>You probably keep jumper cables in your vehicle so you can solicit a jump if your battery dies or offer a …

Fitbit CEO: Here's What's Coming Next

Fitbit’s fitness trackers already gather tons of information about users’ activity. Depending on the device, they know how many steps they’ve taken, …

You can now dive the Great Barrier Reef with Attenborough in VR

Esteemed broadcaster David Attenborough has joined forces with the Natural History Museum to offer visitors a unique VR experience -- which they say …