Topic: energy

New Zealand power retailer moves into bitcoin bill payments
NextGen Energy is now accepting bitcoin payment for electricity bills, as the Nelson, New Zealand-based power retailer explores new and emerging…
Why Amazon is the new Microsoft
A few years ago, chatbots were supposed to take over as a leading way to interact with the internet. They would live on our phones and in our…
CES 2018: Crucial launches next generation MX500 SSD
Crucial has announced the launch of its new Crucial MX500 SSD to kick off this year's CES 2018. “This next generation MX500 SSD features a stackable…
Ethereum explores a fix for blockchain's performance problem
The creator of the open-source blockchain platform Ethereum is exploring ways to fix an innate issue with the technology - the inability for…
5 tips for executives who hate social media
Social media can feel like a prerequisite to building a professional brand — and the truth is, you’ll need to log on if you want to grow your career…
Why SMBs need to get project management right from the start
IDC's Top 10 Predictions for Worldwide SMB, 2017-2020 study reports that "what has been the relatively fragmented and improvisational nature of SMB…
Coders and librarians team up to save scientific data
On a windy, snowy night in Dover, N.H., about 15 people gathered in an old converted mill, staring at computer screens and furiously tapping at…
6 tips to avoid job search depression
Searching for a new job can be a full-time job, It's a thankless, tiring -- and, yes, depressing task. Searching for roles, filling out applications…
Trump budget would fund border wall, but slash science and research
President Donald Trump's federal budget outline released Thursday represents a major shift in U.S. priorities. It would increase defense spending,…
IoT and 5G are driving computing to the edge
By 2020, an average internet user will use 1.5GB of traffic a day, and daily video traffic will reach 1PB, Intel predicts. A huge amount of data will…
5G will help autonomous cars cruise streets safely
Years from now, your first autonomous car may have a lot of help from 5G wireless networks to navigate the streets safely.5G will be as important to…
Don’t wait for 5G: LTE could be your key to IoT
One of the many whiz-bang features promised in 5G is a new way of connecting millions of small, low-powered IoT devices. But there's no need to wait…