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Sustainable Ocean Alliance nets $1.5 million donation from Benioffs

Sustainable Ocean Alliance nets $1.5 million donation from Benioffs

4 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Healthy oceans are on the minds of Marc and Lynne Benioff, and they showed it today with a $1.5 million donation to the Sustainable Oceans Alliance, a new non-profit attempting...
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Google launches clean energy project in Taiwan, its first in Asia

14 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Google has launched its first clean energy project in Asia. The company announced today that it struck a long-term agreement to buy the output of a 10-megawatt solar array in...
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Geoengineering could solve our climate problems if anyone allowed it

9 days ago   |   TechCrunch

This weekend, I finished reading Oliver Morton's The Planet Remade (thanks to reader Eliot Peper for recommending it). Morton has a multitude of goals with the book, but there...
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Testing times for second wave scooter startups

10 days ago   |   TechCrunch

Investors are still pouring millions into scooter startups , albeit sometimes at flat valuations. At the same time a little cash is flowing the other way, in cases where cities...
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Shokubai, Greentech team up in Japan

21 days ago   |   Chemical & Engineering


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This project is mapping every solar panel in the country using machine learning

This project is mapping every solar panel in the country using machine learning

1 month ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

Renewable energy is the future, but at present no one is tracking just who's got solar panels on their roof, in their back yard, or a shared neighborhood installation...
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China's BYD further drives into Chile with 100 electric buses

China's BYD further drives into Chile with 100 electric buses

1 month ago   |   TechCrunch

Over the past few years, Chinese automaker giant BYD has been on a partnership spree with cities across China to electrify their public transportation systems, and now it's...
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OffGridBox raises $1.6M to charge and hydrate rural Africa with its all-in-one installations

1 month ago   |   TechCrunch

The simplest needs are often the most vital: power and clean water will get you a long way. But in rural areas of developing countries they can both be hard to come by...
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Why you need a supercomputer to build a house

Why you need a supercomputer to build a house

1 month ago   |   TechCrunch

When the hell did building a house become so complicated? Don't let the folks on HGTV fool you. The process of building a home nowadays is incredibly painful. Just applying for...
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Cove.Tool wants to solve climate change one efficient building at a time

Cove.Tool wants to solve climate change one efficient building at a time

1 month ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

As the fight against climate change heats up, Cove.Tool is looking to help tackle carbon emissions one building at a time. The Atlanta-based startup provides an automated...
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Hulu's cheapest plan will soon cost just $5.99 per month

Hulu's cheapest plan will soon cost just $5.99 per month

One week after Netflix announced its biggest price hike yet, Hulu has today revealed its own plans to modify its pricing structure. But unlike its rival, not everything is... Read more ...

Far Cry New Dawn initial review: A post apocalyptic shooter that isn't grimy

Far Cry New Dawn initial review: A post apocalyptic shooter that isn't grimy

Far Cry New Dawn took us by surprise when it was announced at the end of 2018. We thoroughly enjoyed Far Cry 5 and looked forward to a return to Hope County at some point, but... Read more ...

Is the Xbox One Kinect still worth buying in 2019?

Is the Xbox One Kinect still worth buying in 2019?

Best answer: No way, no how. Kinect is a dead accessory, with canceled support by Microsoft. A second hand unit will still function for the small library of available games and... Read more ...

Microsoft fights fake news with NewsGuard integration in its mobile Edge browser

Microsoft fights fake news with NewsGuard integration in its mobile Edge browser

In a bid to fight fake news read while on your phone, Microsoft's mobile Edge browser on Android and iOS now includes the NewsGuard extension. The addition, noted by The... Read more ...

A ‘Farming Simulator 19' esports league will crown Europe's best virtual farmer

A ‘Farming Simulator 19' esports league will crown Europe's best virtual farmer

Giants Software is turning Farming Simulator 19 into a full-fledged esports league, with 10 separate European tournaments being held before crowning the ultimate team of... Read more ...

PUBG's Vikendi Snow Map Now Available On PS4 And Xbox One In New Update

PUBG's Vikendi Snow Map Now Available On PS4 And Xbox One In New Update

Follow its launch on PC and mobile last month, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds ' newest map, Vikendi , has now arrived on consoles. PUBG Corp. has released a new update for the... Read more ...

Adobe just bought in big on gaming

Adobe just bought in big on gaming

This morning Adobe acquired Allegorithmic, the makers of the application family called Substance. With this buy, Adobe just became a big name in 3D textures and material... Read more ...

These accessories complete your Chromebook perfectly

These accessories complete your Chromebook perfectly

Your Chromebook is a productivity machine, and to keep productive, sometimes you need more than just the laptop itself. These accessories will help you maximize the experience... Read more ...

Nintendo Is Holding Open Tournaments For Super Smash Bros. Ultimate And Splatoon

Nintendo Is Holding Open Tournaments For Super Smash Bros. Ultimate And Splatoon

Nintendo is kicking off 2019 with major tournaments in both Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Splatoon 2 and, whether you're a beginner or a pro, everyone is invited to get in on... Read more ...

Amazon has made its own autonomous six-wheeled delivery robot

Amazon has made its own autonomous six-wheeled delivery robot

Amazon is entering the robot delivery game with an electric hamper on wheels it's calling the Amazon Scout. The e-commerce giant is the latest company to try its hand at this... Read more ...