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Sonnen unveils a free smart home charger that always charge your EV from cheap solar power

sonnen, a Germany-based home battery pack manufacturer, is expanding its lineup of products today with the unveiling of a new smart home charge point that can always charge your electric car from cheap solar power using the company’s community of energy storage devices.<p>Here’s how it works.<p>The …

Clean Energy

Find out if your house is a good candidate for solar energy

Sun, space and location can determine if your home can be updated with solar panels.<p>Saving money and the planet though solar energy has a lot of appeal. Not every home is the ideal candidate, though. Here are some tips to help you decide if solar energy is a viable option for your home.<p>Check with …

Solar Power

Read This Before Joining as Employee 1 to 20 at a Startup

Stacy La made the leap from design at Yammer and Microsoft to Clover Health, when the bootstrapped startup was only four people. Now, the company's …

UX Design

How to Negotiate Your Next New-Car Lease Like a Pro

Car salespeople will tell you that most people who end up leasing a new vehicle don’t walk through the door thinking of themselves as lease customers. Rather, like proposals on New Year’s Eve, leasing often just kind of happens, and the person has to live with the consequences of a spontaneous …

Personal Finance

Binance 101: How to Deposit & Withdraw Bitcoins & Other Cryptocurrencies

As cryptocurrencies gain mainstream acceptance, it's not far-fetched to think that we'll one day be able to buy alt coins like Ripple (XRP) and …

Blockchain Is Changing Our World: Here Are The Best Practical Examples Of How It Is Used In 2018

The potential of blockchain technology to disrupt nearly every industry in some way cannot be dismissed even though there are still several hurdles to overcome before we see its full transformative impact.<p>Leaders of major financial institutions where security is paramount and change is often …

Blockchain

The Basics of Blockchain Technology, Explained in Plain English

Anything and everything you need to know about what makes blockchain technology tick.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater source of wealth …

34 tools that let you make the most of your MacOS

A few months ago, Ask Product Hunt launched, a community-powered product search engine. The idea was simple: Ask your product discovery questions on Product Hunt, and the community chimes in with their recommendations.<p>To date, more than 2,300 questions have been submitted, with one of the most …

Operating Systems

ScienceAlert Deal: 10 Unique Gadgets You Didn't Know You Needed

Levitating moon light anyone?<p>Anyone can appreciate a gadget that can make everyday life a bit easier or more fun. However, there's plenty of products …

Electric Cars: 6 Things You Won't Know Until You Buy One

Two months in with my Nissan Leaf, here's what I've learned so far.<p>Have you ever wondered what it would actually be like to own an electric car and use it every day? So did I--and then I bought one. And despite more than a year of careful research before the fact, actually owning the car has come …

Electric Vehicles

8 ways to speed up iOS 11 on older iPhones

Has your iPhone's performance taken a hit with the move to iOS 11? Learn how to speed it back up.<p>If your old iPhone is acting sluggish after updating to the new iOS 11, there are a few ways to chase those slow iPhone blues away.<p>1. Free up some space<p>An iPhone at or near capacity tends to run slower. …

iOS

‘Saturday Night Live’ Wins Nine Emmys, Including Awards for Kate McKinnon, Alec Baldwin

“Saturday Night Live” made a strong showing at the Emmys on Sunday. The long-running NBC sketch series won nine Emmys this year out of its 22 …

Hollywood

Equifax hack likely impacted all US adults, cybersecurity expert warns

As the number of complaints continue to rise following credit reporting agency Equifax’s massive hack last week, the scale and scope of the breach is troubling cybersecurity experts who warn nearly every adult in the United States could have been affected.<p>“You’re talking about a good portion of …

Identity Theft

How to defend yourself against identity theft after the Equifax data breach

To lower the risk of becoming a victim of identity theft and financial fraud after the data breach at Equifax, Americans should place a security "freeze" on their credit reports and delete any suspicious emails that could dupe them into releasing personal data to cyber thieves.<p>That's the advice …

Equifax Gets Slammed, Removes Forced Arbitration Clause from Credit Monitoring Offer

Company's initial requirement that breach victims sign away their legal rights to get complimentary offer was one of several mistakes.<p>Equifax Monday …

Did Equifax execs sell stock before data breach news broke because they knew? U.S. Senators want to know

Two influential members of the U.S. Senate today demanded answers from Equifax on the recent massive data breach that affected 143 million …

Equifax executives should be in jail, too

<i>Re: “Hackers steal personal data for 143 million Americans from credit reporting agency Equifax,” Sept. 7 news story.</i> In Friday’s edition, the Denver …

Equifax

Equifax Drops Controversial Condition From Free Credit Monitoring Service

While the free credit monitoring service being offered by Equifax to the millions victims of its massive data breach leaves a lot to be desired, the …

How To Thwart The Equifax Data Thieves

<i>Identity theft just went nuclear, with the massive hack of Americans’ personal data. This conjured up nightmares where crooks open accounts in your name, running up bills and sticking you with the tab</i>. <i>Rick Kahler, the founder of</i> <i>Kahler Financial Group, in Rapid City, S.D., has some common-sense tips</i> …

Identity Theft

Equifax's credit-monitoring site also reportedly hackable

The vulnerability could let hackers spoof the site, allowing sensitive data to be siphoned off, ZDNet reports.<p>Equifax's hack headache appears to be getting worse.<p>A site Equifax set up to help worried consumers create alerts and freeze accounts after the credit-monitoring firm revealed a massive …

The Equifax Situation Continues to Worsen - ExtremeTech

By on September 11, 2017 at 7:28 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Late last week, Equifax — one …

Don’t Take Equifax Up On Its Credit Monitoring Offer

As anyone able to tear themselves away from hurricane bulletins last week knows, credit reporting bureau Equifax shared the news that the personal …

Identity Theft

Equifax Hack: How to Safeguard Your Own Credit and Save $120 a Year

Paid credit monitoring services may promise peace of mind, but there are better, cheaper alternatives that you can do yourself, experts say.<p>You may …

Chatbot lets you sue Equifax for up to $25,000 without a lawyer

Equifax’s security failure affected 143 million US consumers, or 44 percent of the US population. To add insult to injury, Equifax waited over a month before revealing the security breach it had suffered. If you’re one of the millions affected by the breach, a chatbot can now help you sue Equifax …

Why the Equifax Leak Should Scare the Crap Out of You

Cybersecurity expert says online identities can be sold for as little as $5<p>Even to grizzled cybersecurity experts, the scale of Equifax’s massive …

It costs shockingly little to run a Tesla for 300,000 miles

The first Tesla Model S was released in 2012, so it’s still young by used-car standards. We don’t know what a junker Model S looks like yet, and none …

How Spotify Playlists Create Hits

With more than 60 million subscribers, the streaming service can make or break a song. Here's how the industry is adjusting<p>Last month, Spotify …

Music Industry

How to buy an electric car

Buying a new car is tough, but buying a completely different kind of car is even tougher<p>Tesla’s Model 3 is supposed to be the electric car that changes everything. Beautiful, high-tech, affordable: this is the car that is supposed to bring electric cars into the mainstream. But don’t expect to be …

$200 solar self-sufficiency — without your landlord noticing.

$200 solar self-sufficiency — without your landlord noticing.<p><b>Building a solar micro-grid in my bedroom with parts from Amazon</b><p><b>The problem</b><p>Apartment …

Clean Energy

New life for old Nissan Leaf electric car: battery replacement and what it took

The 2018 Nissan Leaf will likely be revealed within the next three months, but more than 100,000 older Leaf electric cars are still silently in use …