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This $199 Cup Knows What You’re Drinking

It took seven years for startup Mark One to finally make its big product reveal: the $199 Vessyl—a cup. But as Valleywag notes, it's not so much a cup as "a 13-ounce, Bluetooth-enabled, smartphone-syn…

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Kite Company Takes Wind Power to New Heights

California-based start up Makani Power believes the future of clean, sustainable energy is in the skies. The company is developing kite technology they say harnesses wind power far more efficiently an…

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Would You Commute in this Motorcycle Car? (We Would!)

A start-up company in San Francisco is developing a new hybrid vehicle its says will have all the comforts and safety features of a car with the fun factor of a motorcycle. Small, speedy and safe acco…

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Dung Beetle Dance: An Inspiration for Future Robots?

The dance of the dung beetle provides clues to navigation and could lead to more sophisticated light-weight robots in the future. Tech News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "FtTGooaNq3tsn8XF", News…

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Could Video Games Be Good for You?

A study suggests video games can be good for you, at least the ones that get you off the couch. The bonus is, they don't just work out your body - they also boost your mind. Health Videos by New…

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Energy Entrepreneurs: The Sun-Lit Jungle

Entrepreneurs bring solar power to Guatemala, where a lack of access to electricity is a major problem. Tech News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "V72FGaEYr7RyHgGR", NewsLook = NewsLook || {}; New…

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Free Solar-Powered WiFi Coming to a Town Near You

Meraki--the ubiquitous WiFi company--announced their mission to bring affordable Internet access to everyone via new solar powered mesh repeaters. Here in San Francisco, I often connect my iPhone to t…

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Volkswagen Uses Biodiesel to Power Race Cars

Volkswagen, which introduced its Clean Diesel Technology on the race track in 2008, announced it's using B5 biodiesel to power its race cars, transport vehicles and generators for the 2009 Jetta TDI C…

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