San Francisco among growing list of “smart cities”

The number of municipalities bristling with sensors and other computerized gadgets to improve everything from the way they monitor traffic to how they manage water use will likely quadruple by 2025, according to a new study that cites San Francisco Read More →

Will Carly Fiorina run for president?

Carly v. Hillary? It may happen in 2016. Carly Fiorina, the former chief executive of Hewlett-Packard who lost her 2010 race for the U.S. Senate, may be exploring a run for president, reports U.S. News & World Report. The speculation is based Read More →

The cost of Snowden’s leaks, and a new Senate NSA reform bill

Forget talk of loss of liberty. Let's talk about losing hard cash. The revelations about U.S. surveillance leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden is costing U.S. businesses millions of dollars in curtailed sales of cloud computing services and Read More →

Energy storage start-up Green Charge Networks raises $56M

Santa Clara-based Green Charge Networks announced Tuesday a $56 million funding round, led by K Road DG. It's yet another sign that energy storage is one of the next big sectors for clean tech. Green Charge, founded in 2009, Read More →

I’d like to order a bobblehead of Kiss bassist Gene Simmons and his tongue

In what's sure to be a boost to the DIY movement,  this week is launching a new service that lets users custom-build their own items, including earrings and bobblehead toys, using the latest 3D printing technology. That's right, folks. Through Read More →

Tesla watchers eye Mobileye’s $500 million IPO

Mobileye, an Israeli company that's at the forefront of developing active safety features for vehicles, is scheduled to IPO on the New York Stock Exchange this week. The company makes software and cameras that help cars avoid accidents, Read More →
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