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Electricity Markets: Actions Needed to Expand GSA and DOD Participation in Demand-Response Activities

<b>Status</b>: Closed - Implemented<p><b>Comments</b>: GSA has taken steps to improve tracking of demand-response financial benefits. First, GSA developed a dedicated …

The factory of the 21st century

Africa, which has succeeded in joining certain global value chains, remains, nevertheless, a...<p>By 2030, some 19m people per day—or 7bn per year—will …

Why Tesla Is Poised To Leave Its Competition In The Dust

When Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) announced that they were going to build a Gigafactory that costs $5 billion in order to reduce battery costs by …

Old

Before the days of industrialism and mass manufacturing, shoes were made by hand. The craftsmen who made these shoes paid attention to detail, taking …

I Moved To San Francisco — And Now I Have Apps Doing Everything For Me

It's the kind of convenience I've become accustomed to after living in New York for over six years. I can get just about anything I want, whenever I want, all within a few blocks of my home. There's a Starbucks 184 feet away from my front door. There's a classy Italian steakhouse across the street. …

Associated Press News

5 Ways IBM's Smart Chip Will Revolutionize Technology

It's tiny, it's mighty, and it mimics the brain. Here's how IBM's new smart chip will bring about big tech advances.<p>To most people, a computer is nothing more than a functional box. You can use it to surf the Web, stream a movie, and maybe crunch some numbers at work, but the thing doesn't have a …

Artificial Intelligence

Our weird robot apocalypse: How paper clips could bring about the end of the world

<b>(chictype via iStock)</b><p>If you dread a robot revolt, stop worrying about killer computers, and start worrying about … paper clips?<p>Andrew Leonard<p>August 17, 2014 11:00pm (UTC)<p>Nick Bostrom is explaining to me how superintelligent AIs could destroy the human race by producing too many paper clips.<p>It's not …

Nimble Widget Lets You Add Contacts From Anywhere Online - Small Business Trends

In an effort to keep up with the social-savvy customer, customer relationship management tool Nimble recently announced its new Smart Contacts …

Tesla reveals details about its game-changing battery 'Gigafactory'

Secret weapon to dramatically lower EV costs<p>Looks like we have a double-dose of Tesla for you today. We just reported that Consumer Reports named the …

Maintainance Mode

This Futuristic Truck Was Actually Designed By Walmart

With 7,000 tractor trailers currently in its fleet, it makes sense that Walmart would have a vested interest in designing more efficient delivery …

European debut for Kia Soul EV at Geneva

• <b>Soul EV benefits from class-leading battery cell energy density</b>• <b><br>Soul EV debuts new heating, ventilation and air-conditioning technologies to reduce</b> …

Electric Vehicles

BMW i3 REx Range-Extended Electric: No NJ Sales-Tax Exemption, Costing Owners Extra $3,000-Plus

Electric cars enjoy many incentives, from tax credits and purchase rebates through carpool-lane access, to encourage buyers to give them a try.<p>But …

Electric Vehicles

Mood-Predicting Baby Ankle Monitor Brings “House Arrest” Couture To Your Crib

Want to know if your baby’s been drinking, er, we mean sleeping? Sproutling’s new monitor promises to keep parents in the know when it comes to their …