Vladimir Hristov

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This CEO Quit His Job To Create A New Kind Of Bicycle And People Are Loving It

Which is why so many people were shocked earlier this year when Weiner quit the gig at age 34. But this is what happens when you have a childhood dream that just won't die.<p>Now the newly minted entrepreneur is the owner and CEO of Priority Bicycles, a startup that he founded with recreational riders …

The No. 1 Predictor Of Career Success According To Network Science

It has been over three years since Steve Jobs died.<p>Since then, books have been written and movies have been made.<p>Each has celebrated his legacy and aimed to share the secrets he used to build the largest company in the world; things like attention to detail, attracting world-class talent and …

6 ways to up your hot chocolate game

slurp it up, baby. slurp it up.<p>Some people's January pasttimes include taking a barre class, or knitting, or creating some kickass ceramics. Mine, on the other hand, primarily consist of binge watching Netflix shows, reading a few book club picks, and sipping (read: chugging) hot chocolate. …

Dessert

Mark Zuckerberg: Even The Smartest Genius Can't Start A Company Alone

Mark Zuckerberg thinks that the media's portrayal of what it takes to start a company often discourages people from trying to do it themselves.<p>At his …

Elon Musk Will Build A Hyperloop Track For Ultra-High Speed Transport Tests

Oh, you thought Elon Musk had moved on past the whole Hyperloop thing? That ultra high-speed transportation system he first started talking about back in 2013?<p>That’s understandable. It’s been a while since he’s said much about it.<p>He’s still thinking about it, though. In fact, he’s just committed to …

Elon Musk

The liquid metal battery moves closer to launch with new $35M funding round

A new kind of battery for the power grid, made from liquid metal and developed at MIT, is getting ever closer to plugging into the power grid. On …

Ambri hopes liquid batteries are the future of clean tech

If all goes according to Ambri's plan, the problems with renewable energy will literally melt away.<p>The Cambridge, Mass.-based startup, founded in 2010, has developed liquid metal batteries that contain cheap materials that melt at 500 degrees Celsius. The cells store hours worth of energy, and …

Clean Energy

Molten metal batteries aimed at the grid

<b>Engineers in the US have invented a battery, made of three molten metals, which could help smooth the power supply from renewable energy sources.</b><p>Previous battery designs have largely been too expensive to help store energy on the scale of a national power grid.<p>The new liquid battery has a negative …

A Prototype Battery Could Double the Range of Electric Cars - MIT Technology Review

An experimental lithium-ion battery based on materials developed at a U.S. Department of Energy lab stores twice as much energy as the batteries used …

This Battery Has One Billion Components - But Is The Size Of A Postage Stamp

How is this for the ultimate miniaturization of energy storage: A new tiny nanopore includes all the components of a battery though it is just is a …

Clean Energy

Tiny Batteries Could Revolutionize Green Energy

Nanotechnology could dramatically improve energy storage for electronics, cars, and buildings.<p><b>Tiny is big in the quest to build batteries that store more energy for cars, buildings, and personal electronics.</b><p><b>Nanosize batteries that are 80,000 times thinner than a human hair represent a promising new</b> …

New Batteries Charge to 70% in Two Minutes and Last 20 Times Longer

We use rechargeable batteries for practically everything these days – from our toothbrushes to our cars – but when a battery runs down, it can put a …

Clean Energy

Chemists one step closer to new generation of electric car battery

An ultra-thin nanomaterial is at the heart of a major breakthrough by Waterloo scientists who are in a global race to invent a cheaper, lighter and …

Nature Communications

New batteries charge 70 percent in 2 minutes

The freedom to hold computers in our hands, pop wireless headphones in our ears and pilot drones through our backyards is all brought to us by batteries -- especially rechargeable lithium ion batteries. The portable powerhouses are a critical component of our march toward tech mobility, yet most …

Clean Energy

This everlasting battery is made from recycled vanadium and ready to plug in

After a decade of development, a $100 million in funding, and some twists and turns (including a name change), Silicon Valley startup Imergy Power …

Amazon tells FAA to change drone laws or it'll move research abroad

Amazon has warned the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) that if it doesn’t relax its attitude towards drone regulation then the internet giant will be forced to move its research teams out of the country.<p>"Without the ability to test outdoors in the United States soon, we will have no choice but to …

AI is coming to IoT, and not all the brains will be in the cloud

Smart devices, appliances and the internet of things are dominating International CES this week, but we’re probably just getting a small taste of …

Machine Learning

A tiny startup has made big strides in creating self-navigating drones

Veterans of Google X and MIT have created some remarkable computer vision systems<p>Some of the biggest news out of CES this year was the huge progress companies have made on technology that can help drones be aware of their surroundings, allowing them to sense objects and avoid collisions. Those …

How to build a start-up that changes the world: don't overthink it

In 2008 Leah Busque was an engineer at IBM with an idea. She wanted to start a website that would match people with work. She left her job and cashed …

189 Powerful Words That Convert: Write Copy That Gets Your Customer’s Attention Every Time

“Join us!”<p>“Sign up!”<p>These phrases litter the huge variety of email newsletter boxes you’ll come across online, and they generally serve the same …

Marketing