The Atom is a bicycle accessory that charges USB-powered devices using energy generated by the cyclist. This little 300 gram gadget mounts onto your bike and captures your kinetic energy while you cruise around town.
Over the Christmas holidays, Google gave Planet Earth a $200 million gift, with nice little green bow wrapped on top.
Who needs a rechargeable battery when you’ve got portable fuel cells?
While imagery of a powerless Manhattan is common in disaster movies, it’s something New Yorkers have been seeing firsthand since Sandy struck on Monday.
As VentureBeat’s Jolie O’Dell pointed out yesterday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg managed to strike a deal with some key investors and friends that gives him 57 percent of the shareholder voting power. For a public company, it’s an almost unheard of concentration of authority, a troubling sign for those who focus on shareholder rights.
Shortages and price spikes are likely to occur for certain kinds of electronic components in the aftermath of Japan’s earthquake, according to market researcher IHS iSuppli.