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Glow In The Dark Roads? Not So Fast

The idea of roads that glow in the dark is one any kid (or kid-at-heart adult) can appreciate, as well as a possible boon to safety. But the pilot …

Nokia Joins Autonomous Car Development With $100M Fund

Follow Antony<p>Technology firm Nokia, best known for its mobile phones and tablet devices, has announced the formation of a $100 million fund to help …

Tesla Targets 2015 Launch For Model X Electric Crossover

Follow Antony<p>Tesla Motors has announced more details on the release of its Model X crossover, amid production and revenue reports for the first …

End fossil fuel burning, save $71 trillion — and preserve civilization as we know it

High gas prices got you down? Your problems are a tiny fraction of those faced by our whole fossil fuel–addicted global society.<p>A new report from the …

Fossil Fuels

Texas Legislature Starts Talking ‘Frackquakes’ While Oklahomans Get Quake Insurance

On Monday, lawmakers in Texas, for the first time, formally addressed the recent rash of earthquakes that rocked northern Texas this winter. At the …

New Studies Suggest Many Coastal Cities Eventually To Be Abandoned With Antarctic Ice Collapse

New studies in Science and Geophysical Research Letters (GRL) find that glaciers in the Amundsen Sea region of the great Antarctic ice sheet have …

Tesla will source battery materials from North America exclusively

There is no such thing as a truly green car.<p>All cars require raw materials and energy to produce, use energy during their time as transport, and require energy to recycle–the components that can be recycled, at least.<p>To mitigate such pollution issues and increase supply chain transparency, Tesla …

Tesla Completes West Coast Supercharger Corridor from San Diego to Vancouver

Tesla Motors just completed the West Coast Supercharger Corridor, a network of electric vehicle charging stations that stretches all the way from San …

eBay Motors to give away a free Tesla Model S (taxes not included)

This may be the easiest $100,000 ($102,170 to be exact) you’ve ever made.<p>The folks over at eBay Motors are giving away a free Tesla Model S P85. To …

Tesla up 1.7%; Musk vows to build cars in China

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Shares of Tesla Motors Inc. TSLA, -2.75% are up 1.7% in early trading Tuesday as the company started selling its cars …

Tesla

Tesla expects big investment on charging stations in China

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA.O) expects to invest “hundreds of millions of dollars” building charging outlets in China, which could become its biggest global market next year, billionaire co-founder Elon Musk said.<p>A man looks around Tesla Motors' Model S P85 at …

Tesla

Tesla CEO Elon Musk visits China amid consumer complaints

Electric vehicle maker Tesla grabbed the attention of both Chinese media and car buyers since the very beginning of its entry to Chinese market.<p>Elon Musk, founder and CEO of the Silicon Valley-headquartered company, is recently on tour to China, which he once called a “wild card” in the company’s …

Tesla to build electric cars, battery-charging network in China

We’ve expected it for some time, but now it’s been confirmed: Tesla will build electric cars in China in the next three to four years.<p>While Chinese production won’t replace the company’s facilities in the U.S, it will give Tesla a foothold in an ever-growing market–and help it avoid China’s hefty …

Facebook Now Powers More Than Half Of All Social Logins

Social logins are a convenient way to sign in to services without having to go through lengthy sign-up procedures and setting up yet another password. According to the latest data from social login service Gigya, Facebook remains the absolute market leader here and now powers more than 51 percent …

Amazon’s 3D Smartphone Said To Feature Gesture-Based Menus And Navigation

Amazon’s upcoming smartphone will have a unique, gesture-based interaction method that involves tilting the phone to access new information and control on-screen elements, including flipping between pages, according to a new BGR report. This illuminates much more clearly some suggestions about head …

Book News: Ex-Supreme Court Justice Wants 6 Changes To Constitution

<i>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</i><p>In a book out Tuesday, retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens proposes six amendments to the U.S. Constitution, including measures aimed at preventing gerrymandering (that is, redrawing district lines for …

Wireless charger can power 40 mobile phones at once from 15 feet away

By now, most people have seen a wireless charger. It probably looked like a pad that charges mobile devices set directly on top of it. But a future …

Nike reportedly abandons the FuelBand and lays off its hardware division (updated)

One of the first mainstream brands to make wearable fitness electronics is getting out of the game. Nike confirmed to <i>CNET</i> this afternoon that the company is laying off people in its hardware division, which makes the FuelBand line of fitness trackers. "As a fast-paced, global business we …

Maker of In-Wheel Electric Car Motors Goes to China

An innovative in-wheel motor for electric vehicles may get its first tryout in the smoggy, traffic-choked streets of Beijing—and could lead to a wave …

Electric Vehicles

Korean Island Plans for All Cars to Be Electric by 2030

South Korea's Jeju Island has spent years building out its electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure to encourage residents to make the switch from …

Electric Vehicles

What's It Like To Buy A Tesla In China?

China figures big in the future plans of Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA), the Palo Alto, California-based electric car company that has captured the imagination of so many car enthusiasts — and investors. To illustrate how important China is to the company, <b>Veronica Wu</b>, Vice President of Tesla’s China …

The Seven Skills You Need to Thrive in the C-Suite

What executive skills are most prized by companies today? How has that array of skills changed in the last decade, and how is it likely to change in the next ten years? To find out, I surveyed senior consultants in 2010 at a top-five global executive-search firm. Experienced search consultants …

Massachusetts Becomes 8th State To Offset Food Stamp Cuts

WASHINGTON -- Massachusetts on Tuesday became the eighth state to announce new measures to protect food stamp beneficiaries from cuts recently approved by Congress.<p>The cuts target state practices that have allowed residents with as little as $1 per month in federal heating assistance to qualify …

The Secret Lives of Inner-City Black Males

Paul Ryan's explanation for urban poverty isn't much different from Barack Obama's. Why did it make liberals so angry?<p>On Sunday, I took my son to see two movies at a French film festival that was in town. The local train was out. We walked over to Amsterdam to flag down a cab. The cab rolled right …

Sakti3's Big Claim: EV Batteries with Double the Energy Density and Half the Weight and Cost

Everyone agrees that liquid-electrolyte lithium-ion batteries are the state of the art for electric cars, but for how much longer? Conventional …

Experts Predict the Future of Technology and You Will Probably Be Wearing It

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In ten years, finding and sharing information through the Internet will be so ingrained in our lives …

The Internet's Cicada: A Mystery Without An Answer

"Hello. We are looking for highly intelligent individuals. To find them, we have devised a test. There is a message hidden in this image. Find it, and it will lead you on the road to finding us. We look forward to meeting the few that will make it all the way through. Good luck."<p>That message, …

App developers see wearable devices as next big thing

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Wearable computers like Google Glass and the Samsung Galaxy Gear watch may not have caught fire yet, but that hasn’t stopped mobile game developers from rushing to create apps for the new devices, eager to seize what they hope is the next big moment in consumer …