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GE and Cisco face off over industrial IoT

Corporate giants are in an all-out race to dominate the widely coveted Internet of Things (IoT) landscape. Today, eight companies with market capitalizations over $150 billion actively promote IoT solutions: Google, Microsoft, Amazon, General Electric, AT&T, Verizon, IBM, and Cisco. When you take …

Internet of Things

6 Scientists Just Spent A Year On Simulated Mars. Here's What They Learned.

The crew "returns to Earth" Sunday after 365 days in isolation.<p>HONOLULU, Hawaii ― Sending humans to Mars presents enormous challenges, from the technological to the psychological.<p>Perhaps no one understands the mental test better than the team of international scientists who just spent a year living …

Python Training | Python For Data Science | Learn Python

<b>Journey from a Python noob to a Kaggler on Python</b><p>So, you want to become a data scientist or may be you are already one and want to expand your tool …

Python Programming

When Fuels Compete: The Evolving Dynamic of Global Energy Markets

<b>Article</b><br>Wednesday, July 15, 2015<br>The recent plunge in crude-oil prices has captured the attention of global markets, but bigger, more profound changes …

Crude Oil Prices

The Flip of the Town: The New Yorker Comes to Flipboard

Eustace Tilley is in the house. Starting today, Flipboard users will be able to read The New Yorker—the award-winning magazine, plus its original digital content—all right here.<p>Founded in 1925 as a humor magazine with a literary bent, The New Yorker is known for its definitive, meticulously …

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Letter From The Editor<p>The Virtues Of Curiosity<p>Features<p>The 9th Annual How It Works Issue<p><b>Your world, explained: The new Formula E racecar, e-cigarettes, Wiffle balls, and more.</b><p>The Electric Racecar<br>• The Inner Earth<br>• A Private Moon Lander<br>• A Wiffle Ball Pitch<br>• The Highest-Efficiency Solar Cell<br>• A Surgical …

3 Surprising Sources of Oil Pollution in the Ocean

The Texas spill is obvious, but automobile oil is a bigger contributor.<p>Obvious oil spills, like the 168,000 gallons (635,000 liters) of oil that leaked into Galveston Bay on Saturday, usually make national news, accompanied by pictures of oil-blackened wildlife.<p><b>But such publicized events account</b> …

Oil & Gas Industry

Oil and gas salaries highest in Europe after UK investment boom - survey

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil and gas workers in Europe last year earned more money than their peers elsewhere in the world as the region was spurred on by record-breaking investments in Britain, an annual industry survey showed on Wednesday.<p>Average oil and gas salaries in Europe rose to 72,714 pounds …

UK oil, gas operators spend record amounts, produce less - report

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s oil and gas companies spent a record 8.9 billion pounds in 2013 to produce 8 percent less fossil fuel than the year before, a survey showed, underlining the challenge the UK faces to stem declining output.<p>The British government on Monday unveiled a strategy to promote …

The Economics of Grid Defection - Rocky Mountain Institute

The Economics of Load Defection<p>Grid-connected solar-plus-battery systems are coming, and soon could supply the majority of customers' electricity …

Top ten emerging technologies which will change your life

Computers controlled by thought and other cutting edge developments have been named in a list of the top ten technologies which could shape our future<p>Computers operated by the power of thought, wearable technology and advanced cancer treatments are among the top ten emerging technologies which will …

World Economic Forum

Is Planet Earth Under New Management?

A hundred million years from now, when we're all dead and gone, a team of geologists will be digging in a field somewhere ...<p>... and they will discover, buried in the rocks below, a thin layer of sediment — very thin, about the width of a cigarette paper, says British stratigrapher Jan Zalasiewicz. …

Ireland's rural protests over wind energy

<b>Ireland is short of money but not wind, which now forms a central plank of its energy policy.</b><p>But plans to develop wind power and export it to Britain are sparking a rural revolt, with local protest groups uniting through social media.<p>Some claim Ireland will become a wind farm for Britain.<p>Turbines …

Renewable Energy

Water

Ceres builds investor and business leadership to protect freshwater supplies around the globe, integrating capital market solutions into everything …

HSBC: Europeans Dragging Their Feet On Climate Action

<b>Published on</b> February 8th, 2014 | <i>by Guest Contributor</i><p>29<p>February 8th, 2014 by <b>Guest Contributor</b><p><i>Originally published on RenewEconomy.</i> <i><br>By Sophie …

How much power do cities really have to combat climate change?

C40 Cities, Michael Bloomberg’s coalition of global mayors trying to tackle climate change on their own, reported Wednesday that their progress is …

Climate

India plans world’s biggest solar project, but money is a hurdle

India has just 2,200 megawatts of grid-connected solar power — less than a quarter of the capacity in the U.S. But four years ago, the heavily …

Masdar, Abu Dhabi and the future of our global energy system

<i>Abu Dhabi likes to see itself as a global capital of renewable energy – but its ventures into sustainability are built on oil riches, which the</i> …

Why a small German village bet big on renewables

Regardless of debate about the success of Germany's renewables revolution, there is no denying that a small town in the corner of rural eastern …

If Ocean Heat Pump Switches On, Expect to Feel It

Scientists are chipping away at a question that has dominated public climate change discussions in the U.S. the last few years: Where's the heat? …

How companies profit by solving global problems

Leading multinational corporations are learning that by finding solutions to the world's greatest challenges, they can reduce costs, mitigate risks …

Google makes huge investment in clean energy

When you conduct a search on Google, your query goes across the Internet, hits a server, gets processed and is sent back to you in microseconds. You …

Renewable Energy