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Strut lands $1.5M to build the perfect window-shopping app

Social shopping app Strut just closed on $1.5 million in funding to bulk up its team over the next six to nine months. Khosla Ventures led the round. 300 more words


The long, hard slog to unlock the potential of geothermal energy

A few years ago, excitement about the next generation of geothermal energy technology — called enhanced or engineered geothermal, or EGS for short — was at a high point. 1,814 more words


Struggling nuclear company Areva drops solar division it acquired from startup Ausra

French nuclear company Areva hasn’t sold a new nuclear reactor since 2007, and the company has been struggling heavily in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. 298 more words

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Hey, procrastinators: Timeful's new iOS app will help you manage your time

I’ll be the first to admit that managing the hours of my day is something I’ve yet to get a handle on.

Fortunately, I’m not the only one facing this challenge, and a startup called  461 more words


Relcy wants to change the sucky mobile search paradigm, one app at a time

Search on mobile devices is a painful experience. Effective queries on mobile are at prehistoric levels. And the native search experience has yet to arrive. 533 more words


Ditch your checkbook: Plastiq nabs $10M so that you can pay for anything with a credit card

Payments startup Plastiq closed new $10 million round of funding today to enable people to pay with their credit cards anywhere.

The startup’s service essentially replaces things that require paper checks, wire transfers, money orders, or ACH (Automated Clearing House) payments with credit cards. 418 more words


The world can be utopia if technology does your job

If there’s a company I’d work for just because of its leadership, it would be Google.  Larry Page and Sergey Brin are just on another level when it come to thinking about technology, the world and our future.   499 more words