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January 28th, 2015 at 11:30 am

8 Solar trends for 2015 to follow

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GTM Research’s solar analysts release every quarter, the most important data and findings from the past three months.  The most important charts from the Q4 2014 Solar Executive Briefing follow. Continue Reading »

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January 28th, 2015 at 11:00 am

Tesla Motors “Destination Charging”: Fast-Growing Network Beyond Superchargers

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One of the most commonly cited arguments against electric cars is range anxiety.  Tesla Motors has been rapidly expanding its Supercharger network in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia to combat this fear of not having a place to charge before your battery quits.

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January 28th, 2015 at 10:30 am

Creating a bacterial kill switch using genome engineering

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Researchers announced in 2011 that they had reprogrammed the genome of the bacteria E. coli so that one of DNA’s methods of encoding information went unused.  While a technological breakthrough, the scientists didn’t do anything with the new bit of genetic code.  Now only a few years later, two different groups have taken this technological tour-de-force, and are using it in the same way:  creating genetically modified organisms that may never be able to escape into the wild.

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January 28th, 2015 at 10:00 am

The Apple App Store makes more money than Hollywood box office

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Hollywood has long been the cash cow of entertainment in the U.S., but now Apple is schooling the entertainment industry on how to bring in the cash with the App Store.

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January 27th, 2015 at 1:09 pm

Harvard professors: Privacy is dead and it’s never coming back

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Imagine a world where a department store knows from your buying habits that you’re pregnant even before your family does or mosquito-sized robots fly around stealing samples of your DNA.  Continue Reading »

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January 27th, 2015 at 1:00 pm

BMW, VW join forces to build fast-charging stations for electric cars in US

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German car companies, BMW and Volkswagen are teaming up with ChargePoint to install a network of fast-charging stations for electric cars in the U.S. Continue Reading »

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January 27th, 2015 at 12:35 pm

Bill Gates wants to tackle mobile banking without bitcoin

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Bill and Melinda Gates have a pretty substantial to-do list.  In the Gates Foundation annual letter, they have outlined their long-term, 15 year goals for the challenges they wish to solve.   Continue Reading »

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January 27th, 2015 at 12:13 pm

Grow your ashes into a tree with the Bios Urn

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How would you, your loved ones, or even your pet like to grow into a tree after death?  It is now possible with the Bios Urn. Continue Reading »

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January 27th, 2015 at 11:54 am

Real life Star Trek Tricorder By 2016?

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The tricorder was a handheld device, featured on the Star Trek shows and movies, that is able to diagnose a wounded or sick patient in seconds.
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January 26th, 2015 at 2:04 pm

Disruptive technology trends for the coming year

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Every new year comes with a landslide of predictions and trends to guide us through the year. Continue Reading »

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