33 years

33 years

Nest learning thermostats now saving a whole lot of energy

gigaom.com
Nest’s learning thermostats have collectively saved over 200 million kilowatt hours of energy since they were launched back in October 2011, says the startup. That’s about the equivalent amount of energy to power the Empire State building for four years, and which Nest says is a figure that blew their...
Nest learning thermostats now saving a whole lot of energy
Apple Avoids Paying $17 Million In Taxes Every Day Through A Ballsy But Genius Tax Avoidance Scheme
Interactive 'Lost' guide maps out six seasons of intricacy and mystery

Yoko Ono uses photo of John Lennon's bloodied glasses in plea for gun control

www.guardian.co.uk
Artist tweets picture of glasses worn by singer when he was shot dead in 1980, and says US has become like 'war zone'Better known among her nearly 3.7 million Twitter followers for more gnomic 140-character missives - "You are water. I'm water. We're all water in different containers. That's why...
Yoko Ono uses photo of John Lennon's bloodied glasses in plea for gun control

How can we live to 100? Life Technologies joins the X Prize race to figure out secrets of aging

venturebeat.com
In yet another reminder of the current storm of biotechnological innovation, California-based Life Technologies is the first team to sign up for the $10 million Archon X Prize, a race to sequence 100 entire human genomes for $1,000 or less. The ultimate goal is to create the “world’s first...
How can we live to 100? Life Technologies joins the X Prize race to figure out secrets of aging

Zagat: Who's serving up the best service?

googleblog.blogspot.com
At Zagat we’re obsessed with helping the world find the very best places. We have 33 years of experience working in the field alongside passionate communities of local experts to uncover all the hidden gems in your city. So when you see the maroon Zagat brand—whether it’s in restaurant window...
Zagat: Who's serving up the best service?

Startup Workers In Soho Run Smack Into the Neighborhood’s Past

www.betabeat.com
Soho. (flickr.com/westher) It’s no Flatiron, but these days Soho is a popular place to locate your startup. One building alone, 568 Broadway, is home to Thrillist, Foursquare, ZocDoc, and 10Gen. But it wasn’t so long ago that the neighborhood was an entirely different beast, and today offered a pretty bleak...
Startup Workers In Soho Run Smack Into the Neighborhood’s Past

This Guy Turned Down A $500 Million Offer For His Startup And Is Thrilled About It

www.businessinsider.com
Imagine being 33 years old, looking a half a billion dollars in the face, and saying "no." That's exactly what Qualtrics CEO Ryan Smith did last spring. After about a decade of hard work, the cloud survey business he, his dad, and brother built was on fire and the venture...
This Guy Turned Down A $500 Million Offer For His Startup And Is Thrilled About It
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