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This Startup Wants to Shine a Light on Far Reaches of the Globe
Impact Investing

This Startup Wants to Shine a Light on Far Reaches of the Globe

Solar-powered lanterns are improving millions of lives while raising millions in capital.
David Bank
Bright Idea: Startup Finds Unexpected Use for Solar-Powered Lights
Technology

Bright Idea: Startup Finds Unexpected Use for Solar-Powered Lights

The M-KOPA Solar system is literally lighting up a cleaner, greener -- and safer -- future for one remote region of the world.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Panasonic to Pour $5 Billion Into Tesla Battery 'Gigafactory'
Elon Musk

Panasonic to Pour $5 Billion Into Tesla Battery 'Gigafactory'

The two companies are joining forces to build a battery megafactory somewhere in the U.S. The ambitious undertaking could lead to more affordable electric vehicles.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Surprising Ways This 'Trep Uses SnapChat to Run His Recycling Business
Connected Entrepreneur

The Surprising Ways This 'Trep Uses SnapChat to Run His Recycling Business

This founder of a cell phone recycling company the tools that help him and his team run his business while on the road.
Jennifer Goforth Gregory
Photo-Taking Contact Lenses, Giant Crab Robots and Radiation-Blocking Underwear
Technology

Photo-Taking Contact Lenses, Giant Crab Robots and Radiation-Blocking Underwear

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'
Jason Fell
This Crazy, High-Tech Billboard Does More Than Just Display Ads
Far Out Tech

This Crazy, High-Tech Billboard Does More Than Just Display Ads

Get this: An innovative billboard from a university in Peru cleans the air around it. Yup.
Nina Zipkin
This Contraption Transforms Houseplants Into Musical Instruments
Far Out Tech

This Contraption Transforms Houseplants Into Musical Instruments

A device called the MIDI Sprout, which transforms plant biorhythms into a sort of music, is sowing major seed funding on Kickstarter -- to the tune of over $27,000.
Geoff Weiss
Attack Drones, a Smelly Smartphone App and a Smart Paper Airplane-Jet
Technology

Attack Drones, a Smelly Smartphone App and a Smart Paper Airplane-Jet

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'
Jason Fell
A 3-D Printed Electric Car That Can Drive Across the U.S. on 10 Gallons of Gas
Technology

A 3-D Printed Electric Car That Can Drive Across the U.S. on 10 Gallons of Gas

More than 50 percent of the Urbee 2 vehicle has been 3-D printed and it can travel at speeds up to 70 mph.
Katherine Gray
How Green Power Can Benefit Both Small Retailers and the Environment
Growth Strategies

How Green Power Can Benefit Both Small Retailers and the Environment

Tips on making the move to green energy, from wind and solar power to renewable energy credits.
Carol Tice
Clean Tech's New Boss: Hara Founder Amit Chatterjee
Leadership

Clean Tech's New Boss: Hara Founder Amit Chatterjee

Hara founder Amit Chatterjee brings a software angle to the green scene.
Jennifer Wang