carbon

  • Atmotube Is A Tiny Pollution Sensor That Clears Up What’s In The Air You Breathe

    Portable air quality tracker Atmotube aims to be the Waze for air quality tracking in your city. The device is a tiny tube that you can carry around in your pocket or put on a key chain to monitor the air in your environment. Atmotube links to a smartphone app that tells you if the air you are breathing is toxic. It measures a number of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), carbon monoxide, and… Read More

  • Website Builder Weebly Gets A Revamp And Its First App Center

    Website Builder Weebly Gets A Revamp And Its First App Center

    Weebly is launching the third generation of its product today, which it calls Carbon — CEO David Rusenko described it as the “first big step” in a new direction. Until now, Weebly has been known as an easy-to-use tool for building websites and online stores. It’s been successful too, with 30 million people creating sites on the platform, and 250 million visitors to… Read More

  • Carbon Wants To Kick That Smartwatch Off Your Wrist – And Replace It With A Charger Instead

    Carbon Wants To Kick That Smartwatch Off Your Wrist – And Replace It With A Charger Instead

    Your wrist is a hotly contested new battleground, with a small fry like Pebble doing battle with giants including Samsung, and activity trackers like the Jawbone UP and Nike+ FuelBand fighting it out, too. A new Kickstarter project also wants to be a contender, with the Carbon wearable solar charger. The project debuted a couple of weeks ago, with a blank-faced wrist-mounted charger that had… Read More

  • Algorithms/Data vs. Analysts/Reports: Fight!

    Algorithms/Data vs. Analysts/Reports: Fight!

    Quick, what’s the second most traded commodity in the world, after oil? Sorry, no: it’s not coffee. In fact, while hard data is scant, it may well be — of all things — carbon. No, really. According to the World Bank (PDF) , the global carbon market was worth a whopping 1.42 Facebooks US$142 billion in 2010. Mind you, it’s not like container ships weighed down to… Read More