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Parking Panda's Parking Spot Rentals Service Launches In San Francisco And On iPhone

Electric car plugs get 75% subsidy

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The government announces that it will cover up to 75% of the cost of installing charging points for electric vehicles in garages and driveways....
Electric car plugs get 75% subsidy

The Startup Rundown: While You Were Gone, It Got Warm

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Columbus Circle as seen from CityMaps WICKA WICKA. Turntable.fm is in the big leagues now as the young music based social platform signs deals with Sony BMG, Universal, EMI and Warner, TechCrunch reports. Turntable has over one million users now and a new mobile app since September. HIPSTARTER. San Francisco based Indiegogo,...
The Startup Rundown: While You Were Gone, It Got Warm
Another Day, Another New Marketplace: Park Please Tackles City Parking

Here's What It Looked Like After The East River Visited Second Avenue

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The flooding experienced last night in the Cooper Village and Stuyvesant Town housing complexes on Manhattan's east side was unprecedented.  The waters have receded for now, but devastation left by the rising East river is clear.. Garages remain flooded, and the 14th Street ConEd substation -- which powers much of...
Here's What It Looked Like After The East River Visited Second Avenue
Meet Facebook's Stealth Marketing Platform, "Publishing Garage"

Parku Looks To Make Parking Spot Rentals Mobile-Friendly In Europe

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Now that Airbnb and Uber have dramatically changed the markets for providing rides and temporary space, it’s natural that we’re seeing variants of their models being applied in other spaces. Parking seems like a natural place, since there is plenty of unused inventory in urban cities. There have been...
Parku Looks To Make Parking Spot Rentals Mobile-Friendly In Europe

An Interview With Dr. Joshua Pearce Of Printers For Peace

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Joshua Pearce, PhD, is a researcher at Michigan Tech who rearches open source and low-impact solutions to engineering problems. He is also the founder of the Printers For Peace contest, an effort to bring together clever 3D-printed ideas that have loftier aims. You can win one of two 3D printers...
An Interview With Dr. Joshua Pearce Of Printers For Peace

Club Jameco borrows from Etsy and Kickstarter, lets DIYers design, sell and buy project kits

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Though electronics hobbyists may not have the same resources that the Maker Sheds of the world have to design, package and sell do-it-yourself kits, electronics component distributor Jameco plans to change that. With Club Jameco, enthusiasts can pitch their kit ideas to the electronic component wizards in Belmont, CA...
Club Jameco borrows from Etsy and Kickstarter, lets DIYers design, sell and buy project kits
These Hobbies Are Going To Turn Into Tech's Next Huge Industries

Apple Embraces Its Green Side With An Eco-Friendlier Campus In Austin

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You can go check out the new campus when it is finished... in 2021. More details are emerging from this amazingly-named local condo blog--take a bow, Austin Towers!-- about Apple's soon-to-be-built campus in Austin, Texas, with an estimated cost of around $304 million. Of the plot, around one million...
Apple Embraces Its Green Side With An Eco-Friendlier Campus In Austin

All those apps for offloading stuff? Here’s why we need them

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Credit: MelvinSchlubman Consuming goods is about as American as apple pie, so it’s no wonder that homes across the country seem to be overrun with clutter. For four years, anthropologists and other researchers at the U.C.L.A. Center on Everyday Lives of Families observed 32 middle-class, dual-income families in Los Angeles...
All those apps for offloading stuff? Here’s why we need them

Etsy’s secret? The “Cult of Me”

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The online marketplace for handmade and vintage goods just scored another $40 million in venture funding. Here’s why it’s surging. [cnnmoney-byline src="By Doreen Lorenzo, contributor"] FORTUNE — It’s easy to see that many consumers are increasingly seeing themselves as creators, too. Companies that will launch successful products and services in...
Etsy’s secret? The “Cult of Me”

Parking Spot Finder Parking Panda Raises Seed Round, Expands To D.C.

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Parking Panda, the startup that wants to make it easier for drivers to rent spaces or rent out their unused driveways, is expanding its regional coverage with today’s public launch. The company has just arrived in Washington, D.C. – its second market outside of Baltimore, which served as the home...
Parking Spot Finder Parking Panda Raises Seed Round, Expands To D.C.

Car-chitecture: English Heritage celebrates motoring - in pictures

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Seatbelts on. English Heritage has picked 13 new car-related buildings to join its host of protected sites. Here's a selection of the best, ranging from vintage drive-throughs to space-age garages - and including East Sheen's American-style filling station and the famous Pennine Tower restaurant on the M6...
Car-chitecture: English Heritage celebrates motoring - in pictures

Return and Ridicule

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I am going down to Princeton today to talk to Ed Zschau's class on entrepreneurship today. Ed asked me what I wanted to talk about. I told him "return and ridicule". I have found that return and ridicule are highly correlated over the years. We have made more money on...
Return and Ridicule

Mary Meeker sees Web trend toward consumer access

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CD wallets, bookshelves, DVD towers and even garages may be fading away as a new generation lets technology affect the way it thinks about ownership. Citing the rise of services such as Spotify, ZipCar and Netflix, venture capitalist Mary Meeker of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is calling attention to...
Mary Meeker sees Web trend toward consumer access
Tech materials of the future (and how you can make them yourself)

ParkMe's Android app officially launched, does everything but the maneuver

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Finding a spot to stash your whip, especially in unfamiliar territory, can be a chore, so you might want to employ ParkMe to do the finding for you. The service -- which has been available on iOS and via the web for a while -- has now officially debuted...
ParkMe's Android app officially launched, does everything but the maneuver
Taxi race: can Uber and Hailo deliver a real-time revolution?
Former NASA exec says he has a bigger fish to fry: parking
FCC approves new rules for cell phone signal boosters & proposes Wi-Fi decongestant plan

Nissan to offer steer-by-wire systems in some Infinity cars

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We're all at least somewhat familiar with fly-by-wire, the electronic piloting system found in most modern planes. Nissan wants to bring the same tech to cars, leaving behind the purely mechanical solutions currently used to take turns in your four-wheeler. The first automobiles to come equipped with steer-by-wire would...
Nissan to offer steer-by-wire systems in some Infinity cars

Why A 'Want' Button Would Revolutionize Facebook For Advertisers

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The Facebook blogosphere is a-buzz today with speculation that the social media giant is testing a "Want" button. It would be a potentially huge development for brands who would love to see not what people "Like," but what they'd actually be interested in purchasing. "The code was released to the...
Why A 'Want' Button Would Revolutionize Facebook For Advertisers

New Turf for Sharing Services: The Driveway

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While some high-tech companies got their start in garages, a new crop of business founders, with their parking-spot services, are giving a fresh meaning to the term "garage entrepreneur."...
New Turf for Sharing Services: The Driveway
Social Maps App CityMaps Arrives Boston, Rolls Out Local Recommendations
Toshiba electric buses will charge in just five minutes
Zipcar Independent No More: Avis To Acquire Car-Sharing Company for $500 Million

Accumulating Stuff is Easy, Bondsy Helps Us Get Rid of It

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Diego Zambrano moved to the US from Brazil and promptly taught himself English using Twitter. That part of his story is fairly unique, but the thing that inspired him to build a startup is quite common: He landed a decent paying job and discovered the joys of Amazon’s one-click shopping....
Accumulating Stuff is Easy, Bondsy Helps Us Get Rid of It
Facebook plans Publishing Garage program to educate brands about 'social publishing'
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