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September 25th, 2017 at 10:50 am

This European country may hold an ICO and issue its own cryptocurrency

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We’ve officially hit peak ICO. Estonia, a small country in Northern Europe, just floated the idea of potentially raising money by issuing a token called “estcoins“.

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September 25th, 2017 at 10:38 am

A 40-year study finds Generation Z is avoiding sex, alcohol, and driving like never before

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Today’s teenagers don’t seem to care much about hitting the open road, scoring a six-pack with a fake ID, or asking their peers out on dates.

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September 25th, 2017 at 10:23 am

Two Americans invented a wood burning stove that could save millions of lives – and it also charges your phone

The CampStove 2 is a wood burner which uses no charcoal or liquid fuels to operate, using only wood for fires.

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September 24th, 2017 at 10:19 am

Scanning the future, radiologists see their jobs at risk

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These days, a radiologist at UCSF will go through anywhere from 20 to 100 scans a day, and each scan can have thousands of images to review.

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September 24th, 2017 at 9:59 am

EV Range Anxiety May Be a Thing of the Past

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If range anxiety is no longer an obstacle to EV adoption, the industry may take off like a rocket.

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September 23rd, 2017 at 11:42 am

Facebook just bid $600 million to stream Indian cricket matches. Will it try NFL games next?

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Mark Zuckerberg didn’t get the IPL but he may have a shot at pro football.

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September 23rd, 2017 at 11:26 am

Revenge hacking is hitting the big time

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The plan was to hack the hackers. Cybercriminals had targeted a global bank’s customers with phishing emails to break into their accounts. The legal option—waiting for law enforcement to investigate and perhaps apprehend the hackers—would have taken too long. So the bank was willing to try something else, and a team of security consultants offered to strike back.

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September 22nd, 2017 at 10:17 am

Legal weed is getting cheaper, fast

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As states legalize marijuana across the country for medical and recreational use, prices are dropping faster than growers and sellers would like them to, according to the Wall Street Journal. The cannabis industry has grown over the past few years, bringing in more than $6 billion a year in retail.

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September 22nd, 2017 at 9:54 am

Quiet energy revolution underway in Japan as dozens of towns go off the grid

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TOKYO/HIGASHI MATSUSHIMA, JAPAN (Reuters) – A northern Japanese city’s efforts to rebuild its electric power system after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami mark a quiet shift away from the country’s old utility model toward self-reliant, local generation and transmission.

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September 21st, 2017 at 10:46 am

Scientists from Bengaluru will now grow forests using drones

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KPJ Reddy, a professor at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, will soon be growing forests with the help of seed-bombing drones. Alarmed by how fast natural habitats and wildlife are disappearing, the nature lover was inspired to make a difference.

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