Phil Hammerslough

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Slack is 2016's hottest startup, but can it make the leap to huge companies?

The workplace collaboration tool is landing deals with large companies early.<p>Mamoon Hamid discovered Slack in October of 2013 when its CEO, Stewart Butterfield, happened to be on the board of another of his own investments. “That’s how we got exposed to Slack super early on,” said Hamid, a partner …

Kerry presses Afghan leaders on unity; no US troop changes

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Saturday committed to pushing reforms after his picks for attorney general and interior …

Don’t expect any swift rebound in the oil price

One reason is that a recovery in prices does not really suit Saudi Arabia’s strategy<p>It's been another disappointing year for the UK stock market, thanks in large measure to the preponderance of big oil and mining companies in the midst of its indices.<p>Any assessment of stock market prospects for the …

Nepal children in jeopardy, World Bank criticised, and praise for the Philippines

Earthquake puts children at risk of being trafficked; UN official troubled by World Bank approach to human rights; UN hails Philippines’ typhoon response<p>If you are viewing this on the web and would prefer to get it in your inbox every two weeks, register for the email edition<p>Six months after an …

Plan Would Redefine Downtown

By Brent Bellamy, Creative Director and Architect<p>A cyclist meanders his way through downtown traffic. Photo by Mike Pratt.<p>Most mid-sized North …

Urban Design

Amazon Prime and Uber Are Changing the Map of Your City

Apps like Drizly are making it so we don’t even need to leave our homes to buy booze. Illustration by Alli Arnold.

Washington D.C.

Seattle’s 2015 bike map gets a makeover + How it could be even better

Seattle significantly redesigned its city bike map for the 2015 edition. In addition to updating the map to include new bike facilities, the map …

Ford Takes Multi-Modal Mobility to New Level with e-Bike Experiment

With the advent of the next-generation car services, as well as Millennials’ apparent distaste for driving and car ownership, automobile …

Ann Arbor

Ford's Urban-Traffic Solution: App-Powered Folding E-Bikes

Urban traffic, quite simply, is horrible. It’s bad enough outside the doors of <i>Car and Driver</i>‘s Manhattan satellite office, but in Europe, where city centers were mostly laid out centuries before anyone dreamed up the automobile, it’s downright atrocious. But people still need to get around, either …

Ford debuts MoDe e-bike prototypes (pictures)

BARCELONA -- At a press event today,<p>Published: Caption:Lynn LaPhoto:Lynn La/CNETRead the article<p>The car company also showcased its MoDe:Pro, a more industrial bicycle meant for commercial use, such as courier and delivery services.<p>Published: Caption:Lynn LaPhoto:Lynn La/CNETRead the article<p>Ford …

Prototypes

Portuguese engineer designs clip-on windshield for foul-weather cyclists | Fox News

A Portuguese engineer was having a problem giving up his bike commute on rainy days, so he decided to find a solution.<p>What Manuel Brito came up with is what amounts to a clip-on windshield that looks like a plastic boat sail for his bike. He tested it out, and, impressed with the results, decided …