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This popular wire-free home security camera lasts for 2 years before you need to change the batteries

If you want a truly wireless camera system that is as hassle-free as it can possibly be, there’s really only one system you should even bother …

Home Security

Prepare To Invest In The Second Machine Age

Corporate earnings are set to rise more than 20%. Productivity gains in excess of 5% of global GDP are possible. And $650 billion of new industrial spending is likely.<p>That’s all according to “Capital Goods: Data Era Investment and the ‘Second Machine Age,’” a new report from Morgan Stanley …

General Electric

Futuristic agriculture at Scotland's first 'vertical' farm

<b>When you step into the air lock which protects Scotland's first "vertical" farm from the uncontrolled outside world, it feels like you're stepping into the future.</b><p>Inside, bright LED lights of differing colours keep the plants illuminated while vents distribute exactly the right flow of air.<p>The idea …

Aquaponics

10 Statement-Making Vertical Garden Ideas

Tipi Tower<p><i>Annabel Tipi Trellis</i><i>, $1,149</i><p>Like no tipi we’ve seen before, this made-in-the-U.S., weather-resistant, powder-coated steel frame comes in …

Bird is the fastest startup ever to reach a $1 billion valuation

Electric scooter startup Bird is the fastest company to reach a valuation of $1 billion.<p>Bird, one of many scooter startups currently sweeping the US, was last valued at $400 million after closing $100 million in series B funding in early March. In late May, Bird was reported to be raising $150 …

How the 'Beyond Burger' is Taking Over The World

You get a burger! And you get a burger! YOU ALL GET A BURGER!<p>August 07, 2018<p>The Beyond Burger has been all the rage lately. The 100% vegan burger is …

Academics created a periodic table of mind-blowing tech, and it's a handy guide to how the world will change forever

Academics at Imperial Tech Foresight (ITF), an offshoot of Imperial College London, have been working to bring to life nebulous and intangible technological advances in a way you've never seen before.<p>They have created a table of disruptive tech, taking inspiration from the periodic table of …

Imperial College London

Raspberry Pi Receives Official TensorFlow Artificial Intelligence Framework Support

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts may be interested to know that the Google Machine learning software TensorFlow offering and artificial intelligence …

5 Startups Using Blockchain To Disrupt Health & Wellness

These businesses are rewriting all the rules and putting you in control of your health data<p>Blockchain is full of potential. It promises to flatten hierarchy, dismantle institutions and give people control of their data and decisions. A wave of startups, powered by blockchain, are setting out to …

The nine types of startups Y Combinator thinks the world needs in 2018

Every year, thousands of startup founders apply to Y Combinator in the hope that their company will be funded and join the ranks of YC alumni like Dropbox, Airbnb, Stripe, Instacart and reddit. Through the application process, we at YC get to see what some of the smartest, most creative people on …

How this woman went from a Pizza Hut employee to a founder of a $4 billion startup

Nichole Mustard isn't your classic Silicon Valley tech founder. She didn't teach herself to code as a kid. She didn't attend Stanford. She didn't intern at a tech giant.<p>After college, she was a trainee manager at Pizza Hut, living hand to mouth in a cheap Los Angeles apartment with a roommate, she …

Pizza Hut

We’re not sure how this hidden spy camera is legal, but it’s the most covert one we’ve seen

If you want to install a spy camera to do something creepy, please stop right here. But if you have a valid reason to install a covert camera …

Indoor agriculture thriving in Stockholm thanks to better LEDs

Have LED lights now got so cheap and so efficient that it makes economic and environmental sense to grow herbs, salads and vegetables underground, …

Pocket-sized breath analyzer promises to hack your metabolism

Figuring out the perfect weight-loss diet might soon become as easy as breathing into a tiny breath analyzer.<p>Lumen, a digital health and wellness company, revealed its debut product that connects a pocket-sized breathalyzer to your iPhone to see measure your metabolism. The app delivers …

Weight Loss

Dubai Will Be Home To the World’s Biggest Vertical Farm

Vertical farms—indoor facilities in which crops are grown in hydroponic systems stacked on top of each other—are ideal for all kinds of situations. …

Aquaponics

Amazing solar panel device that could change the world goes open source

When you picture solar power, you might think of the enormous Ivanpah solar power plant in California (the largest in the world) or huge tracts of …

Tomorrow raises $4.2M for app that lets you create free legal wills and trusts

Tomorrow is well on its way to helping Americans handle long-term financial and legal decisions with a mobile app.<p>The Seattle startup has raised …

Financial Services

This self-sufficient tiny house is designed to pop up anywhere

If you’ve ever dreamed of living off the grid without giving up contemporary comforts or style, you’ll love Petit Place, a sustainably minded tiny …

Is Vertical Farming Really the Future of Agriculture?

<i>This story was originally published on</i> <i>Civil Eats</i><i>.</i><p>By now, the images of shelves full of perfect greens in hulking warehouses, stacked floor to ceiling in sterile environs and illuminated by high-powered LED lights, have become familiar. Food futurists and industry leaders say these high-tech …

This SA-created irrigation system cuts water usage by up to 70% - and is revolutionising orchards

• <b>Tree Hog can cut an orchard’s water consumption by up to 70%, and reduces the need for weeding.</b>• <b><br>It is an injection-moulded plastic case with a micro</b> …

Blockchain's Impact on Food and Farming, Explained

Blockchain could make it easier to discover the journey that agricultural products take, reduce the frequency and severity of food safety scares, and …

Agriculture

This book shows you how to 'Grow. Food. Anywhere.'

First there’s the title: “Grow. Food. Anywhere.”<p>You can’t get more encouraging than that, especially for newbies trying to raise food in a small urban space such as Los Angeles, where some of us are trying to grow edibles on back patios, decks or front porches.<p>But does it deliver? Absolutely. This …

Why Venture Capitalists Are Investing Billions Into Real Estate Technology

Last year, Softbank launched the Vision Fund, a nearly $100 billion venture capital fund with a mission to invest in technology entrepreneurs solving the world’s most focal challenges. While the founders’ investment hypothesis was to provide long-term capital across a wide array of sectors, the …

Real Estate

The 25 Most Innovative AgTech Startups In 2018

The problems facing America’s farmers in 2018 are as diverse as their crop varieties: Labor shortages. Soil health. Food spoilage. Trade wars. Lack of access to data on seed pricing, yield information, and even commodity forecasting.<p>The good news? There is a veritable army of technologists and …

Agriculture

AI-powered cameras will help Japanese stores nab shoplifters in the act

By teaching AI the behavioral attributes of a shoplifter, Japan’s telecom giant NTT East and tech company Earth Eyes have created AI Guardman, a smart security camera that can catch thieves in the act.<p>The camera uses an open-source technology developed by Carnegie Mellon University to read …

The Five Biggest Startup Opportunities In Agtech Today

Venture investors poured more than $4 billion* into agtech last year, and we are on pace to match or exceed that this year. The convergence of AI, cloud computing, big data and gene editing, with applications from soil to plants, foods to medicines, farm to table are driving investments. Discerning …

Entrepreneurship

Meet Two Young Entrepreneurs Betting The Farm On Homegrown Mushrooms

Thick gray clouds sweep across the sky, obscuring the sun from shining on the stone-paved road heading toward the farmhouse. Nestled in the rolling hills of central Pennsylvania, Greenwood Farm sits among grass-covered fields and black walnut and maple trees. Soft jazz floats through the farmhouse, …

T-Mobile’s FamilyMode offers parental control for your home WiFi

The FamilyMode app costs $10 per month and the Home Base device costs $20.<p>T-Mobile announced FamilyMode today -- a new parental control setup that includes both an app and a device that connects to your home's WiFi. Like other carrier's parental control options, including Verizon's Smart Family and …

Wi-Fi

This new solar farm combines clean energy and beehives

Using the space around the solar panels as sites for 48 hives, the Eagle Point solar farm is using its land to save pollinators and help local agriculture.<p>At a solar farm surrounded by orchards near Medford, Oregon, native flowers are beginning to bloom between the solar panels, and 48 beehives sit …

Wellness Real Estate Has Blossomed into a $134 Billion Industry Worldwide — And It’s Growing Fast

It’s the non-stop pace of our digital lives. An increasingly isolated and aging population. Rising chronic illness. Climate change. Given the …

Real Estate