City company builds wind turbines for Eiffel Tower
The Eiffel Tower has been fitted with wind turbines from a New York City-based company as part of a $40 million renovation marking the iconic structure’s 125th birthday. Urban Green Energy, which specializes in vertical axis wind turbines, installed two of their turbines 400 feet above ground level as part of a larger energy-efficiency retrofit […]

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Wall St. set for flat open; Yellen, data on tap
(Reuters) – U.S. stocks index futures pointed towards a flat open on Wednesday, after the Dow and S&P 500 climbed to their latest records, before a second day of testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and data on the housing market. The Fed chair told a congressional committee that the Fed is preparing to […]

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No dogs allowed: San Francisco’s pet housing crisis
The housing crunch in San Francisco isn’t just forcing out lower income renters, it’s forcing out Fido, too. According to San Francisco animal welfare nonprofit SF SPCA, there’s been a surge in owners abandoning their pets due to an inability to find pet-friendly housing. Over the last year, one in four people who left pets […]

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What is a digital wallet – Insights from Tencent and Alibaba’s battle in China
What is a digital wallet? “An electronic device that allows an individual to make electronic commerce transactions. This can include purchasing items on-line with a computer or using a smartphone to purchase something at a store.” – Wikipidia “A system that securely stores users’ payment information and passwords for numerous payment methods and websites. By […]

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The Key Elements of Killer Content Marketing
In his book Success Secrets of the Online Marketing Superstars, Mitch Meyerson introduces you to 22 innovators who have redefined the developing landscape of online marketing. In this edited excerpt, contributing author and founding partner of Copyblogger Media Sonia Simone describes the three types of content you need to create to make content marketing work […]

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City company builds wind turbines for Eiffel Tower

City company builds wind turbines for Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower has been fitted with wind turbines from a New York City-based company as part of a $40 million renovation marking the iconic structure’s 125th birthday. Urban Green Energy, which specializes in vertical axis wind turbines, installed two of their turbines 400 feet above ground level as part of a larger energy-efficiency retrofit […]
Wall St. set for flat open; Yellen, data on tap

Wall St. set for flat open; Yellen, data on tap

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks index futures pointed towards a flat open on Wednesday, after the Dow and S&P 500 climbed to their latest records, before a second day of testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and data on the housing market. The Fed chair told a congressional committee that the Fed is preparing to […]
No dogs allowed: San Francisco’s pet housing crisis

No dogs allowed: San Francisco’s pet housing crisis

The housing crunch in San Francisco isn’t just forcing out lower income renters, it’s forcing out Fido, too. According to San Francisco animal welfare nonprofit SF SPCA, there’s been a surge in owners abandoning their pets due to an inability to find pet-friendly housing. Over the last year, one in four people who left pets […]
What is a digital wallet – Insights from Tencent and Alibaba’s battle in China

What is a digital wallet – Insights from Tencent and Alibaba’s battle in China

What is a digital wallet? “An electronic device that allows an individual to make electronic commerce transactions. This can include purchasing items on-line with a computer or using a smartphone to purchase something at a store.” – Wikipidia “A system that securely stores users’ payment information and passwords for numerous payment methods and websites. By […]
The Key Elements of Killer Content Marketing

The Key Elements of Killer Content Marketing

In his book Success Secrets of the Online Marketing Superstars, Mitch Meyerson introduces you to 22 innovators who have redefined the developing landscape of online marketing. In this edited excerpt, contributing author and founding partner of Copyblogger Media Sonia Simone describes the three types of content you need to create to make content marketing work […]
Samsung and LG go to war over 4 damaged washing machines

Samsung and LG go to war over 4 damaged washing machines

The rivalry between two of South Korea’s biggest appliance makers, Samsung and LG, is well established. Now it’s getting weird. Samsung and LG are going toe-to-toe in a dispute that involves lawyers, criminal complaints and washing machines. Wait — washing machines? Yes, this skirmish is over four damaged washing machines with a total value of […]
Obama, Apple Seek Tech Detente at Cybersecurity Summit

Obama, Apple Seek Tech Detente at Cybersecurity Summit

President Barack Obama is taking his pitch for greater cooperation in fighting online threats to a skeptical crowd in the heart of the nation’s tech sector Friday, hosting the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford University. Obama has gotten positive signals from Republicans and the businesses community on his call to […]
8 Things You Need to Succeed When Working for Yourself

8 Things You Need to Succeed When Working for Yourself

Thinking about freelancing full-time or becoming a solopreneur? Success may take talent, guts, and determination, but there are also some other things that are essential when working for yourself. Check out this article to find out what these things are. When I first started to work for myself, I thought that all I needed to […]
Why Jon Stewart and Brian Williams should just switch jobs

Why Jon Stewart and Brian Williams should just switch jobs

Within minutes on Tuesday night, two major media stories exploded. The first detonated around 7 p.m. Comedy Central announced on Twitter that Jon Stewart, the longtime host of “The Daily Show,” will step downlater this year after more than 16 years running the show. Then, less than an hour later, the Brian Williams bomb dropped. […]
Energy Storage Is Preventing Blackouts But Its High Cost Is Impeding Progress

Energy Storage Is Preventing Blackouts But Its High Cost Is Impeding Progress

Now that Duke Energy DUK -0.52% Corp. has successfully tested its wind-integrated energy storage project in Texas, what does that mean for the future of the technology? The “Notrees Energy Storage Project” is not what the average person might envision — a battery that soaks up the grid’s electrons at night and then releases that […]