energy consumption

  • Tech and policy can make Bill Gates’ ‘energy miracle’ a reality Crunch Network

    Tech and policy can make Bill Gates’ ‘energy miracle’ a reality

    With icons like Leonardo DiCaprio and Bill Gates using their powerful brands and personal convictions to turn the world’s focus toward the crisis of climate change and the long-lever arm of energy efficiency, it’s time for policy makers and practitioners to get serious about finding ways to take better care of our planet. Read More

  • Verdigris takes $9M to power its AI energy consumption analytics b2b startup

    Verdigris takes $9M to power its AI energy consumption analytics b2b startup

    We hear a lot about the Internet of Things on the consumer side. The oft trotted out example of the ‘smart’ refrigerator that tells consumers when they’ve run out of the milk, and so on. But more serious potential for IoT — and potentially seriously big wins — are likely to be on the enterprise side where connected sensors can be deployed to automate at scale. Read More

  • Farewell To Flash: What It Means For Digital Video Publishers Crunch Network

    Farewell To Flash: What It Means For Digital Video Publishers

    It’s been more than five years since Steve Jobs wrote his infamous “Thoughts on Flash” letter citing the high level of energy consumption, lack of performance on mobile and poor security as the reasons his company’s products would not support Adobe Flash technology. Finally, it appears we’re getting closer to the curtain closing on Flash. Read More

  • Food Is The New Frontier In Green Tech

    Food Is The New Frontier In Green Tech

    This is a guest post from Ali Partovi, angel investor, startup advisor and serial entrepreneur. He co-founded iLike, acquired by Myspace in 2009, and LinkExchange, acquired by Microsoft for $265 million in 1998. His portfolio has included successes as far-ranging as Zappos, Facebook, DropBox and OPOWER. Around Earth Day, we’re reminded about global warming and pollution, as well as… Read More