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Startups with dubious business models and sketchy revenue streams are nudging the Silicon Valley economy close to the edge of a cliff.
Countries are seeking creative solutions to tackle water scarcity. Could fog-harvesting be an option? It appears to be working in southwest Morocco.
Brooklyn Microgrids hopes to wean more customers off the local power behemoth known as Con Edison and allow residents and property owners to buy and sell power generated from solar installations.
Hampton Creek, the company behind Just Mayo, continues to find success with its egg-less products. New pancake and cake mixes, salad dressings, and an egg-free breakfast scramble will be available at more stores -- including Walmart and Target.
Last week, Ford formed a new subsidiary, Ford Smart Mobility LLC, which will develop and invest in new mobility services for automobiles.
The food packaging industry has realized that in order to avoid more polystyrene bans, it has to provide an alternative in an era when many cities and towns are confronting diminished landfill space. One trade group is in its second year of grants in an effort to expand polystyrene recycling.
Male, capital of the Maldives, is certainly compact, with its population density ranking among the highest on Earth. This city of over 100,000, however, has become an environmental nightmare.
Yet another alternative meat startup, Memphis Meats, is doubling down on meat products cultivated in the laboratory instead of the factory farm. Its products based on beef, pork and chicken will be available within five years.
This week’s agreement between GM and Lyft is an important milestone as we witness the definition of car ownership rapidly evolve.
Google and Ford are close to creating a joint venture to develop and manufacture cars that will use Google’s driverless technology.
Over the next two weeks, the dating app Tinder will partner with the National Health Service (NHS) to raise awareness about organ donations in the United Kingdom.
A few days after reports surfaced online of filthy conditions in a hospital in Kazakhstan’s largest city, Almaty, the mayor showed up at the facility demanding answers. It was an attention-grabbing stunt that hinted at a new type of governance in ...