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How a simple honey harvester demonstrates the sweet success of viral crowdfunding campaign

Nearly 18 months ago, we reported on Flow Hive, the wildly successful crowdfunded project with two key benefits: making it easier to harvest honey in …

GE Plans to Invest $10 Billion in Argentina Through 2026

U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric will invest $10 billion in Argentina over the next decade, vice chairman John Rice said on Monday, the …

Argentina

EmDrive: Controversial space propulsion to be discussed by top scientists at major conference

The Space Studies Institute is to hold a conference in Colorado discussing breakthroughs in space propulsion.<p>An independent scientist, known for his …

Renewable Energy
Diets

Here are the Hyperloop pods competing in Elon Musk's big race later this year

Later this year, dozens of college teams from around the world will travel to Hawthorne, California to compete in a high-stakes contest to prove Elon Musk’s vision of super-fast, super-sustainable, tube-based transportation known as the Hyperloop.<p>The teams were chosen last January in SpaceX’s …

High-speed Rail

Hyperloop Startup Says Its Tech Is Safer, Cheaper Than High-Speed Trains

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, one of several companies trying to build a futuristic transportation system that can hurtle people and cargo …

High-speed Rail

Intel's Stock Might Be Massively Undervalued

Intel’s shift to higher-growth businesses such as server chips and embedded chips for cars could drive a 25% increase in its shares in a year, …

Profit

Tech giants are scrambling to get their hands on the 'hottest commodity on the planet'

Driven by the rise of battery gigafactories and game-changing Powerwall and energy storage businesses, the world now finds itself at the beginning of a lithium super cycle that is all about securing new supply, much of which is poised to come from lithium superstar Argentina.<p>We have Tesla in the …

South America

Tidal has 3 million subscribers a year after Jay Z's takeover

This week marks a year since Jay Z and a lineup of big-name artists took over Tidal, touting a library of exclusive content and a lossless audio option. In the 12 months since Mr. Carter & Co. took control, the streaming service amassed 3 million subscribers, up from the first million the company …

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Take a Closer Look at Clean Tech

Over the past three years, clean-tech funding has been in the doldrums. In 2014, investors poured $2 billion into clean tech, but that number dropped …

Innovation

10 legal mistakes made by startups

Setting up your startup involves a lot of work and effort. Many things need attention, including developing a proof of concept, finding …

Startups

How to start a business with almost no money

You're willing to take some risks, like leaving your current job or going without personal revenue for a while.<p>But there's one logistical hurdle stopping you: You don't have much money.<p><b>Related: 7 Myths About Starting a Business That I Used to Believe</b><p>On the surface, this seems like a major problem, …

Small Business

Netflix has been secretly slowing down your videos for the past five years

Netflix Inc. has long framed itself as the good guy in the fight against Internet service providers — Chief Executive Reed Hastings has described his company as "big believers in the free and open Internet."<p>But the Los Gatos, Calif., company's stance on equal access apparently has its limits, …

Giant holes found in Siberia could be signs of a ticking climate 'time bomb'

When a helicopter pilot spotted the first crater in summer 2014, everyone was baffled.<p>The 100-foot-wide hole appeared on the Yamal Peninsula seemingly out of nowhere, during a tense season of Russian military action in Ukraine and international sanctions.<p>And then more appeared. Lacking a better …

Global Warming

This comprehensive course is the perfect first step into the world of investing

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Spencer Platt/Getty Jumping into the world of financial markets can be a daunting task. For anyone interested in taking a more …

Investing
Stock Markets
Stock Markets

How Lenovo Became The Largest PC Maker In The World

Computer maker Lenovo Group was originally founded in a dusty, two-room Beijing guardhouse in 1984. Today, it’s the largest PC maker in the world and a Fortune 500 frontrunner in smart connected devices with employees in more than 60 countries. But the initial innovative and entrepreneurial spirit …

Hong Kong

Starwood in Cuba: First U.S. Hotel Chain With Permission to Open

Tonight, Stamford, Connecticut-based Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, became the first U.S.-based hotel company to enter Cuba in nearly 60 years, …

Black hole smashup generated yottawatts of power

Yottawatt \YOT-ah-wat\ n.: <br>1 million billion billion watts<p>That’s a lotta watts. And a lot more — 3.6 x 1049 watts, or 36 septillion yottawatts — …

Black Holes

Tesla's Model 3 could be how self-driving cars hit the mainstream

Tesla has confirmed that its upcoming Model 3 launch – widely thought to be the first electric car from Elon Musk’s company aimed at regular, price-sensitive consumers – will go ahead on March 31 in California.<p>Invites to the event have now been sent out, though little specific detail has been …

Lockheed Could Soon Be Making a Plane That Can Reach Mach 6

Lockheed Martin Corp (lmt) is on the verge of a major breakthrough in making a warplane that can fly at six times the speed of sound, Chief Executive …

Aviation

Your next alternative power source: Tomatoes

Every year, the state of Florida throws out nearly 400,000 tons of tomato waste.<p>The sludge is a mixture of damaged or worm-eaten tomatoes as well as unwanted skin and seeds from processed products like ketchup. It goes into landfills where it can produce dangerous methane gas, or ends up in waste …

Wastewater

Oxford professor wins £500,000 for solving 300-year-old mathematical mystery

Sir Andrew Wiles' proof of Fermat's Last Theorem has been described as 'an epochal moment for mathematics'<p>An Oxford University professor has won a £500,000 prize for solving a three-century-old mathematical mystery that was described as an “epochal moment” for academics.<p>Sir Andrew Wiles, 62, has …

Irish Potato Pancakes with Chive Sour Cream

I'm excited about St. Paddy's Day this year because my husband and I recently visited Ireland. This holiday is bringing back fond memories as well as the opportunity to recreate some of the lovely food we had while in the motherland. It also gives me an excuse to share once more, pictures we took …

Latkes

Meet Kyle Vogt, the 'Robot Guru' Who Just Sold His Second Billion-Dollar Startup in Two Years

The Cruise CEO is Silicon Valley's latest entrepreneur with the Midas touch.<p>Ten years ago, Justin Kan and Emmett Shear had just sold their app company, Kiko, and were itching for another venture. They had a concept — livestream video — but no idea how to build it. So they sent an email to the MIT …

Startups