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Former GM Advanced Powertrain Executive Says Not So Fast on EV Adoption

Professor Friedrich Indra is one of the most vocal critics of electric mobility. He started his career at Alpina and Audi before moving to General Motors in Detroit, where he eventually took over responsibility for advanced engineering in powertrain operations. He retired in 2005 but continues to …

Electric Vehicles

OMG Digital, the ‘BuzzFeed of Africa,’ raises a seed round of $1.1M

OMG Digital, the Ghana-based media startup dubbed the “BuzzFeed of Africa,” announced today that it has raised $1.1 million in seed funding. Its main site, OMG Voice, already has versions for Ghana, Nigeria, and Kenya, and the new capital will be used to expand into more countries.<p>OMG Digital’s new …


7 Things You Should Really Do This Week To Celebrate Black History Month

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Addicted to your mobile? The answer is digital detox therapy!

Aaaah, the wonders of being connected… all the time!<p>Do you sometimes feel like it’s just getting too much?<p>A growing number of people suffering from the stress and frustration generated by 24/7 connectivity are turning to what’s known as Digital Detox. It’s all about “limiting the invasion of mobile …

Internet of Things

The creator of MySpace now travels the world taking insane photographs

The founder of MySpace was assigned as the first friend of everyone joining the social network — connecting him to millions of people around the globe.<p>The glory days of MySpace are now long gone, and Tom is no longer involved with the site. But he keeps himself busy.<p>Along with co-founder Chris …

News Corp

100 Homes In 100 Days: How A Startup Plans To Rebuild Haiti Where The Red Cross Failed

One by one, New Story is crowdfunding the construction of new homes–and being completely open about how each dollar is spent.<p>After the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti leveled entire neighborhoods, the Red Cross raised half a billion dollars to help rebuild. Five years later, according to a …

Silicon Valley

Petite Porsche SUV

Almost the same size as a Porsche Cayman, the Nassau concept would be the smallest SUV in the brand’s lineup but would also have the capability of …