Marius Belea

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Carpooling Startup Carma Launches API, Offers $2.5M For Developers To Drive Ride-Sharing Adoption

Since 2007, Sean O’Sullivan’s SOSventures has been investing in Carma (formerly Avego) to promote carpooling in various markets throughout the world. Now, the firm is looking to invest in the developer community as a way to help make real-time ride-sharing happen, through the release of an API and …

The Best Replacement Android Keyboard Is Now Free

SwiftKey is one of the first apps I install on any new Android device I get, so consider this a mini-review, if you would: If you type a fair amount …

New nano-dots could mean cheap, paint-on solar cells

They're too tiny to see, but a new form of light-sensitive nanoparticles could flood the world with solar power.<p>Colloidal quantum dots sound like something that young Jedi might use for training in a starfighter flight simulator, but they're actually a new form of solid nanoparticles that could …

Clean Energy

Expedia Now Accepts Bitcoin For Your Crypto-Vacations

Another day, another company accepting bitcoin in an attempt to cash in on the craze. This time it’s Expedia the travel booking site that’s accepting the virtual currency for hotel bookings. They’re working directly with Coinbase to accept and then convert the BTC into dollars as soon as they hit …

Expedia takes bitcoin for hotel payments in hope that currency will appeal to travelers

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr/Zach Copley<p>Every week another company tries to make a splash by saying it accepts bitcoin but, most of time, …

Scientists Have Discovered A Planet They Thought Was Impossible

Scientists say the new planet may have "profound implications for the possibility of life" on extra-solar planets, according to a press release from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. They announced the finding in a talk at the American Astronomical Society meeting in …