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Why Is Tesla Part of Google's Electric Fleet?

In this exclusive Fresh Dialogues interview, Google's Rick Needham describes the company's fleet of electric vehicles and how it has enabled millions of miles of electric driving (almost 2M and counting).<p>As well as the "usual suspects" like Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf, and Ford Focus Electric, Google's …

Amazon is Increasing Its Webstore Seller and Transaction Fees

Amazon is planning to increase its Webstore seller subscription fees and transactions fees on February 1, 2014. As you can see below, the Webstore only transaction fee is the only one that isn’t changing:<p>The Webstore only subscription fee is effectively doubling from $39.99 to $79, the Webstore + …

Japanese designer turns the umbrella on its head

In Japan, wet umbrellas are a problem taken a little more seriously than in the rest of the world. Many of the country's stores offer disposable bags for you to pack your dripping umbrella into, and now some of its creative types have taken on the task of improving the basic design as well. Hiroshi …

How To Delete E-Mail Attachments After You Send Them

“Have you ever seen Mission Impossible, the film? Do you remember in the beginning he gets his mission and then it blows up after a few seconds? We do exactly the same thing but with digital documents.”<p>This is how Clement Cazalot, the CEO and co-founder of docTrackr, gets to describe his company’s …

Effective Corporate Training Videos

In the past couple of decades, video has exploded onto the enterprise scene as a viable delivery mechanism for internal team and company training …

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Scientists Color Silk By Feeding Silkworms Fabric Dyes

The process is designed to be more environmentally friendly than traditional dyeing.<p>Brown cows may not actually make chocolate milk, but pink silkworms do produce pink skeins of silk, a team of scientists has discovered. To see if they could produce pre-dyed silk—silk that comes colored, straight …

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