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Lyft, A Year-Old Startup That Helps Strangers Share Car-Rides, Just Raised $60 Million From Andreessen Horowitz

Airbnb gets a green light from Amsterdam

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now Just in time for summer tourists, Amsterdam has approved operations for Airbnb in the Dutch city. Amsterdam, known for its stunning canals and art museums and totally nothing else, had made joined cities like Quebec and New York in...
Airbnb gets a green light from Amsterdam
Gyroscopic ear implant could help solve balance problems, gets first test in humans

Amsterdam Spotted by Locals | Canals Amsterdam - All our local tipsAll tips by our Amsterdam locals in the Canals area. To narrow down further select an activity (bars, restaurants, etc) on the left (‘Spots - by area')

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Amsterdam Spotted by Locals | Canals Amsterdam - All our local tipsAll tips by our Amsterdam locals in the Canals area. To narrow down further select an activity (bars, restaurants, etc) on the left (‘Spots - by area')

How to survive Amsterdam when you visit for The Next Web Conference 2012

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Amsterdam – a city inherently connected to the thought of beautiful canals, the red light district and its leniency towards lighting up. Those of you that have been here before will undoubtedly agree though, that there is more to this city than the Hollywood portrayal of the Dutch way of...
How to survive Amsterdam when you visit for The Next Web Conference 2012

Turbine maker Hydrovolts on brink of liquidation, ex-CEO resigns from board

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Hydrovolts, a Seattle startup that developed turbines to generate clean power from canals, is hemorrhaging cash and is on the brink of liquidation, GeekWire has learned. Founder and former CEO Burt Hamner resigned from the board this week, and a board meeting had been planned for Tuesday afternoon to discuss liquidation....
Turbine maker Hydrovolts on brink of liquidation, ex-CEO resigns from board

Google Maps gets more detail in Europe, Africa and Asia, including attractions, roads and ferry routes

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Google has announced a slew of updates to its perennially popular (and ubiquitous) Maps service, as it rolls out more details and information for Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Lesotho, Macau, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore and Vatican City. Following on from the updates it rolled out last year for...
Google Maps gets more detail in Europe, Africa and Asia, including attractions, roads and ferry routes

More detailed maps in parts of Europe, Africa and Asia

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Whether you’re travelling abroad or exploring your own city, the maps you carry with you should be comprehensive, accurate and easy to use. We're constantly making improvements to Google Maps to help you find and discover places that are meaningful to you no matter where you are. And today,...
More detailed maps in parts of Europe, Africa and Asia

Unused US hydropower could supply 1.5 million megawatt-hours annually

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In the US, the loss of landscape and wildlife to hydropower has made the installation of major new dams very unlikely; in fact, the government is seriously considering removing a number of existing ones, and has recently dismantled some smaller ones. But two reports by the Department of the...
Unused US hydropower could supply 1.5 million megawatt-hours annually

Indian Village Bans Unmarried Women And Girls From Using Mobile Phones

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It's fairly widely accepted that the key digital device in the future will be the mobile phone, not the desktop computer that has had such an impact on Western society for the last few decades. That's partly a question of cost -- if devices are to reach even the poorest...
Indian Village Bans Unmarried Women And Girls From Using Mobile Phones

IBM Labs develops 'initial step' towards commercial fabrication of carbon nanotubes

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Commercialization of carbon nanotubes is one of the holy grails of next-gen computing, and IBM thinks it's made crucial steps toward making this a reality. This isn't the first time that we've heard such a claim, of course, but IBM's considerable resources will make this particularly interesting. The specific...
IBM Labs develops 'initial step' towards commercial fabrication of carbon nanotubes

Google Maps to feature UK's canals and rivers

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Google begins process of mapping UK towpaths, so its Maps users can plan journeys that include waterwaysGoogle has embarked on a project to map towpaths in the UK, as part of a plan to get more people on to England and Wales's rivers and canals.Later this year, Google Maps will...
Google Maps to feature UK's canals and rivers

Ray Bradbury and the fever of inspiration | Dan Gillmor

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The novel of his I read as a teenager changed me and my perceptions forever. That was Bradbury's gift to so many readersIn my early teens, I read Ray Bradbury's Something Wicked This Way Comes, a novel that combines fantasy and horror as two 13-year-old boys and one of their...
Ray Bradbury and the fever of inspiration | Dan Gillmor

Google improves maps for several countries, helps you follow the path well trodden

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So it seems the team at Mountain View won't rest until the whole world is mapped to within an inch of its cartographic life. Good for us though, and especially folk in Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Lesotho, Macau, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore and Vatican City. Those nations...
Google improves maps for several countries, helps you follow the path well trodden
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