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This New Graphene-Based Electrode Could Boost Solar Storage by 3,000%

Hello, future.<p>Drawing inspiration from the plant world, researchers have invented a new electrode that could boost our current solar energy storage …

A Company in Japan Just Broke the World Record for Solar Panel Efficiency

The Rise of Solar Power<p>Solar power is certainly on the rise around the world. There are massive solar power generating installations across Asia, …

This Video Walks You Through the History of the Battery

Batteries are something most of us use every day, but few of us really know much about where they come from. If you’re a DIYer, the evolution of …

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Check out Tesla's four different glass solar roofs

Can you see the solar panels?<p>Tesla released photographs of four different solar roofs that the company announced earlier today. Instead of adding bulky solar panels to an existing roof, the roofs themselves will be made of textured glass tiles that incorporate photovoltaic cells.<p>The new roofs are …

Nest’s new Sightline feature highlights key moments captured from your Nest Cam

Nest is making it easier for owners of its cloud-based security cameras to find and review key moments that have been recorded. An app feature called Sightline now lets you browse through footage within seconds, making it easy to catch a glimpse of anything worth investigating.<p>“80 percent of our …

Deadly attack on Indian air base is blamed on Pakistani militants, clouding peace talks

Militants wearing army uniforms stormed an Indian air force base near the Pakistani border early Saturday, setting off a daylong battle that left five assailants and three Indian soldiers dead, according to officials and media reports.<p>Four attackers were killed by security forces in the early hours …

Obama: San Bernardino terror victims' families 'could not have been more inspiring'

President Obamasaid he was inspired after meeting the families of the victims of theSan Bernardino terrorist attack.<p>"Despite the pain and the heartache that they're feeling, they could not have been more inspiring, and more proud of their loved ones, and more insistent that something good comes out …

Sensors, Insects, Drones And Sustainable Nitrogen Define Innovation In European AgTech Start Ups

If you can’t digest the whole unicorn concept of $1 billion dollar companies you’ve never heard of, or you’re tired of all those wearable or social robot projects on crowdfunding platforms that never see the light of day, there’s hope. Agtech.<p>Agtech investment is on the rise, nearly doubling in one …

IoT Wall Outlet With Arduino and ESP8266

IoT Wallet (smart Wallet With Firebeetle ESP32, Arduino IDE and Google Spreadsheet)<p>Pocket Metal Locator - Arduino<p>Awful to Awesome: Replace a …

Use this tool to check your code's browser compatibility

Browser compatibility is something all Web developers spend a lot of time working on. A handy Node package makes it easy to see if the shiny new feature you’re trying out is compatible with enough browsers to implement it.<p>Can I use’s NPM package is an extension of its useful website that makes it …

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Pocket-sized personal transporters could soon be seen on the streets of Tokyo

<i>(Reuters)</i> — A Japanese engineer has developed a portable transporter small enough to be carried in a backpack that he says is the world’s first ‘car in a bag’.<p>Twenty-six-year-old Kuniako Saito and his team at Cocoa Motors recently unveiled the lithium battery-powered “WalkCar” transporter, which is …

These 4 Gadgets Will Make Your Home Environmentally Friendly

Aya Brackett—Nest<p>DJI<p>Apple<p>Osmo<p>Tesla<p>Jawbone<p>Square<p>Hasbro<p>Oculus VR<p>Qualcomm

3 Smart Irrigation Systems for Summer

Still staring at those brown patches you call a lawn? The warmer weather means that you should at least think about getting outside to tend to the …

Internet Of Things (IoT) -- The Lean Way

Often, being early in a market is a bad thing. As the old saying goes: The pioneers are those with arrows in their back.<p>But for entrepreneur Saar Yoskovitz, being early has turned out just fine. In fact, he started his business, Augury, when the buzzword, the Internet of Things (IoT), did not exist …

Will Adobe's Kickbox Transform Ideas into Products?

Adobe has introduced to the tech world a product toolkit called Kickbox, a step-by-step strategy designed to inspire innovative ideas within companies while avoiding management red tape.<p>In a talk at The Next Web Conference, Kickbox’s creator Mark Randall, vice president of creativity at Adobe, …

Great Entrepreneurs Share These Six Traits - And Some May Surprise You

What does it take to be successful as an entrepreneur? It’s a frequently asked question. Common answers are passion, smarts, audacity—not to mention the ability to work 70-hour weeks with no end in sight.<p>However, there are other traits that can be just as advantageous but might not fit into our …

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Google's HR boss says the best managers practice these 9 habits

It was his statement against corporate bureaucracy, but it was soon reversed. And eventually Page determined that managers were a necessary evil at Google.<p>By 2008, however, there was still a gap between many of the engineers and their managers, Google's SVP of People Operations Laszlo Bock writes …

9 big takeaways from last week’s #MarTech conference

Wow. Last week’s <b>MarTech Conference</b> was an awe-inspiring two and a half days for me. I am immensely grateful to the 29 speakers, 67 exhibitors and …

Why a startup called Nutanix is making VMware absolutely crazy

An ugly, very public, and somewhat entertaining squabble between a hot startup, Nutanix, and the tech incumbent it challenges, VMware, has taken a new twist, Business Insider has learned.<p>At stake is a big up-and-coming $77 billion market that VMware desperately needs.<p>Here’s what we’re hearing:<p><b>1.</b> …

The Next Generation Of Structured Data: Taking Markup To The Next Level

en_US<p>article<p>Contributor Janet Driscoll Miller recaps an SMX West 2015 session covering the latest in structured …

Steve Case: We're at a pivotal point in the Internet's history

Entrepreneur Steve Case, co-founder of AOL, took on a different role at SXSW: history professor and Internet savant.<p>In a keynote speech on Saturday in Austin, Case recalled his early days as an Internet pioneer and gave his predictions for its future.<p>Case -- who now heads up Washington, D.C. based …

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4 Animated GIFs That Reveal The Secret To Great UX Testing

All designers should use these techniques to test their designs.<p>Great designs don’t just fall out of a designer’s brain. More often than not, they’re the result of rigorous testing, using a nebulous mix of scientific and not-so-scientific techniques. But if you’re not sure what the difference …

How To Get Your Own Email Newsletter Off The Ground

Email newsletters are back in a big way. Starting your own is a great way to build an audience for yourself or a company and offers a way to personally reach people in a place that they’re most likely to read: their Inbox.<p>This post will take a look at how to start your own email newsletter, from my …

Public cloud providers’ end game shouldn’t surprise anyone

Image copyright Jon Le-Bon / Shutterstock.com.In the beginning, public cloud was the only choice. If you had an existing environment on-premise, …

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How It Works

How Automatic Works<p>Your car is smarter than you think<p>Did you know?<p>Your car is a computer<p>Whether your car is brand new or decades old, it has data …

The Future Of Biometric Marketing

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Cavan Canavan is a co-founder of the motion tracking technology company FocusMotion.</i><p>The current smartwatch and fitness device space is stagnant. The offerings and the devices are a commoditized mess with companies competing for the same consumers – with the same features. There must …

The Netflix cloud team loves OSS — and would love to stop building it

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Netflix<p>Netflix is in known in some (albeit geeky) circles as much for its advanced Amazon Web Services architecture …