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Why the U.S. Has Fallen Behind in Internet Speed and Affordability

From the NY Times; Editor’s note: This analysis, first published last fall, is being resurfaced in light of the F.C.C.’s vote on Feb. 26 to regulate broadband Internet service as a public utility. America’s slow and expensive Internet is more than just an annoyance for people trying to watch “Happy Gilmore” on Netflix. Largely a […]

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Utilities Become Movers Into Fuel Stations for Electric Cars

Since hitting the mass market about five years ago, electric vehicles have failed to take off, largely, experts say, because a robust network of public charging stations has not been built. Car companies, retail chains and members of an infant charger industry have announced partnership after partnership to build the stations, but their number still […]

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Vodafone To Focus on Broadband

As consumers change the way they use their smartphones, surf the web and watch television, Vodafone is finding itself in need of a face-lift. After years of focusing heavily on its cellphone business, Vodafone, based in Britain and the world’s second-largest mobile operator behind China Mobile based on subscribers, is concentrating on high-speed broadband. Once, Europeans […]

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Why We Don’t Have Battery Breakthroughs

Transportation accounts for 28 percent of U.S. greenhouse-gas emissions. A lithium-ion battery is loaded into an x-ray device used to help researchers understand how experimental batteries work. Electric cars are quick and quiet, with a range more than long enough for most commutes. If you want a car with extremely fast acceleration, the Tesla Model […]

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2nd Law of Thermal Dynamics and Business

A basic and I mean very basic understanding of Physics is the  2nd Law of Thermal Dynamics; which basically states that everything decays, falls apart and goes away. Another way to look at this, is that anything and everything in the Universe moves from order to chaos, and in business this can happen very quickly; […]

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