Rhonda Walton

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14 legendary natural wonders of South America

Tucked in a corner at the borders of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay, the 275 falls of Iguazu dwarf Niagara and have to be one of the most amazing …

POD Zero Autonomous Vehicle for UK in 2015

Teamed up with Transport Systems Catapult (TSC), RDM Group will lead the way into the production of autonomous vehicles for UK for the LUTZ …

Autonomous Vehicle

App developers to target industrial Internet of Things in 2015

An increasing number of application developers in the Internet of Things (IoT) space say they are building apps, infrastructure and systems to target …

Hydrogen Economy: Boom or Bust?

<b>Published on</b> March 19th, 2015 | <i>by Glenn Meyers</i><p>47<p>March 19th, 2015 by <b>Glenn Meyers</b><p>For all the renewable energy champions pointing to hydrogen as our …

Department of Homeland Security seeking national license plate database

Early last year, it was revealed the Department of Homeland Security was seeking a Federal License Plate Reader Database, something that was later …

Bitcoin derivatives leader Tera Exchange agrees to reverse merger as a path to a public listing

Bitcoin’s derivatives leader is going public – but not in the way you’d expect.<p>Tera Group has announced a planned merger with MGT Capital …

Alibaba founder Jack Ma unveils selfie payment technology

At least that’s what Jack Ma, Chinese internet tycoon and founder of online merchant Alibaba, is hoping will happen.<p>Ma unveiled a new e-payment …

Facebook Inc's New Service Could Disrupt PayPal and Square

Will Facebook turn the mobile payments industry upside-down?<p><b>Facebook</b> (NASDAQ:FB) just unveiled a payments system for Messenger that will let users …

Bitcoin Exchange Bitt to Bring Digital Currencies to the Caribbean

Bitt, the Caribbean's first bitcoin exchange company, is looking to provide more efficient and cost-effective payment solutions to the region's …

Caribbean

Square Cash Introduces Novel Way To Ask People For Money

Anyone can sign up for one of Square's new $Cashtags and start accepting payments online. Even businesses.<p>Square beefed up its payment system, Square Cash, today with a feature designed to make it easier for anyone to accept payments, and also opened its doors to businesses. It's a good update, …

Apple Pay adoption sits at just six percent among iPhone 6 / 6 Plus owners, report claims

For years, experts argued that mobile payment systems wouldn’t really take off until Apple got involved. That finally happened late last year with …

Square’s $Cashtags let you pay people and businesses anywhere easily via the Web

Square introduced Square Cash in 2013 to go against Venmo as an easy payment system anyone can use to send some money over to friends and families.<p>Turns out companies liked the idea too, so Square has now made Cash available for businesses in the US.<p>As with Cash for consumers, payments are …

Square rolls out its Square Cash payment service to businesses

The company hopes to replace checks and cash with a simple electronic payment<p>Back in October of 2013, Square introduced Square Cash with the promise that it would make exchanging money between friends as easy as sending an email. The service proved popular, with around $1 billion dollars now …

FinTech

Square Goes After Branded Payments With $Cashtags

Square adds quick payment for businesses, as well as a very trendy username feature.<p>Square is opening up its Square Cash quick-payment service, previously used only for exchanging money between individuals, to, well, almost anyone: just set up a user handle, called a $Cashtag, for you, your …

Facebook who? Square rolls out simpler cash transfers to businesses

Square, the startup that helped heat up the tech world's interest in mobile payments, seems determined not to lose ground to giant rivals like …

Houze

Say Goodbye to<br>energy payments.<p>Say Hello<br>to Energy Independence.<p>(November 29, 2012) HOUZE® Advanced Building Science Inc., along with the City of …

Natural Gas

Mercedes to introduce 10 plug-in hybrids vehicles by 2017, one every 4 months

It doesn't take a weatherman to know which way the wind blows, and Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes Benz, clearly knows that the future is …

Can you use supercaps to power electric vehicles?

Supercapacitors (also called ultracapacitors) are a relatively recent fundamental technology innovation for passive devices, with the first ones …

Electric Vehicles

BMW’s first plug-in hybrid X5 is an impressive and innovative SUV

The new BMW X5 xDrive40e comes to market to compete in a fast growing segment and opens the doors for future BMW SUV hybrids.<p>313 horsepower and 450 Nm (332 lb-ft) of torque<p>Permanent all-wheel drive and the BMW EfficientDynamics eDrive technology endow the BMW X5 xDrive40e with sensational …

BMW Developing Future Batteries with Samsung SDI

BMW announced that it is developing future batteries with Samsung SDI. Also, it will use a Samsung SDI battery in its PHEV model of the BMW 3 …

Richard Branson hints at Virgin electric cars to rival Tesla

The Virgin giganto-brand already encompasses a media empire, a few airlines, wireless phone service, some hotels and an honest-to-goodness space program -- why wouldn't it churn out some electric cars for us, too? CEO Richard Branson hinted as much during a chat with <i>Bloomberg</i>, noting that Virgin's …

Tesla's Model S will plan trips along charger routes

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is making good on his promise to "end range anxiety" for Model S owners today with an over-the-air software update that packs in two new features: Smart trip planning for plotting routes along its charger network, and alerts for when you're getting out of charger range. The trip …

Tesla basically just ignited the driverless car era

The computer-controlled driverless car is barreling down the road of the future towards us. We've known this for a long time, but the speed and the …

Autonomous Cars

Elon Musk Says Self-Driving Tesla Cars Will Be in the U.S. by Summer

For many drivers who commute long distances, the prospect of owning a self-driving car — where a driver takes his hands off the wheel and feet off the gas — has been an elusive dream.<p>But on Thursday, Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla, took a big step in that direction when he announced that the …

Tesla

Elon Wants to Make Your Tesla Drive Itself. Is That Legal?

Forget about Google and Audi and Nissan promising we'll see autonomous cars within the next few years. Elon Musk says he'll roll them out in three …

Starting Over

On My Dream of Founding a New Nation State<p>I consider myself a perfectionist—a characteristic I find often tiresome, but invaluable as a designer. …