Why Toyota thinks blockchain could enable self-driving cars

June 22, 2017 by  
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The technology could make it easier for companies and communities to analyze the huge amounts of data expected from sensors in cars, roads and other new transport devices.

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REBA, a Google SVP and a physicist find the equation for change

June 21, 2017 by  
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Google’s Urs Holzle, the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance and John Goodenough have the imagination and capacity to make the impossible possible for renewable energy.

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Ford plans to plug in 2,100 EV charging stations for employees

September 20, 2013 by  
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As the automaker makes it easier for employees to plug in, the industry remains on track to hit 35 mpg by 2016.

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Watch: How Plastic Gets Recycled

March 5, 2013 by  
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We know that plastics are recyclable. We also know that it can be tricky to find recycling solutions for some types of plastics, easier for others, and that once it’s properly collected and processed, plastic can be turned into just about anything….

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EU amps up e-waste collection rules for companies, consumers

August 15, 2012 by  
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The new directive is anticipated to have a huge impact on the e-waste recycling sector and will make it easier for firms to extract gold, silver, copper and rare metals.

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Retroficiency offers a quick solution for building energy audits

April 4, 2012 by  
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Energy efficiency audits for commercial buildings typically are drawn-out, costly affairs. But an MIT grad has developed software that speeds up the process.

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HP, Intel and GE start fund to boost conflict-free minerals

April 4, 2012 by  
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Many electronics companies would like to use conflict-free minerals, but finding suppliers can prove challenging. A new program could make it easier for smelters to become conflict-free.

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Updated Phone Book Opt-out Website to Debut in 2011

September 15, 2010 by  
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Telephone directory publishers will make it easier for consumers to opt-out of delivery with the relaunch of Yellowpagesoptout.com in 2011, allowing users to stop any or all deliveries with the click of a mouse.

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FTC’s ‘Lighting Facts’ Label Highlights Bulbs’ Energy Efficiency

June 23, 2010 by  
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A new rule from the Federal Trade Commission aims to make it easier for consumers to compare types of bulbs by making lumens, not watts, the most prominent figure on packaging.

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Sleep Anywhere, Any Time, In The Sleepsuit

January 15, 2010 by  
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images from Blogitecture Buckminster Fuller practiced Dymaxion Sleeping, where one has four 30 minute naps over a period of 24 hours. Architect/ Artist/ Scientist/ Graphic Designer Forrest Jessee thought that he would give this a try, but found that getting to a bed and ready for sleep took almost as much time as the sleep itself

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