Proxima Fusion raises $21M to build on its ‘stellarator’ approach to nuclear fusion

Munich-based Proxima has raised €20 million ($21.7M) in a seed round to begin building its first generation of fusion power plants.

AI acquires the power to manipulate fusion, but wait, it’s actually good news

A research group has taught AI to magnetically wrangle a high-powered stream of plasma used for fusion research — but wait! Put away your EMPs and screwdrivers, this is definitely a good thing, not

Ford to offer hybrid and electric options in redesigned 2020 Escape SUV

Ford today is taking the wraps off the latest generation of the Escape. It’s a major re-work inside and out, with new sheet metal and powertrain options. The 2020 Escape is sportier, loaded with tec

Original Content podcast: We’re happy to visit ‘Murder Mountain’

Among true crime shows, “Murder Mountain” clearly has the best title. It’s memorable, mysterious and alliterative — it was a real struggle not to just say “Murderrrrrrr Mount

Univision reportedly mulling sale of Fusion Media Group

According to sources cited by The Wall Street Journal, Univision is mulling the sale of the brand portfolio that includes popular sites like Gizmodo, Deadspin, The Root, Lifehacker and a chunk of The

Crunch Report | GoPro Releases The Hero 6 Black

The GoPro Hero 6 and Fusion 360 camera are released, IKEA buys Instacart and Aston Martin is building a submarine. All this on Crunch Report.

AMD Adds USB 3.0 To Fusion APUs

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/amdfusionusb30.jpg" />AMD will add USB 3.0 to its AMD Fusion line of APUs. Huzzah! That makes AMD the first chipmaker to support the inte

Fusion CA-IP500: The iPod-ready car stereo (with no messy wires)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/fusion.jpg" />This is the Fusion Electronics CA-IP500. It's an aftermarket car stereo that has a slot for your iPod. That is, you open th

Run AMD's Fusion utility on any processor

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/intelfusion.jpg" />Although we were a little underwhelmed at what <a href="http://www.amd.com/us/fusion/Pages/index.aspx">Fusion </a>actu

CA-IP500: The in-dash iPod dock for cars

Apple introduced the iPod in 2001. That means it took seven years for someone, here, Fusion, to make an aftermarket in-car dealie (“radio”) with a built-in iPod dock. Wake up, people! The CA-IP150

Mac Fusion: The new Mac Mini? Or escapee from Fake City, USA?

Another day, another blurry screen shot of Apple promotional material featuring a product that might or might not exist in the very, very near future. This one’s the Mac Fusion, apparently a no-

Phantom Night In NYC

I was lucky enough to attend the unveiling of the new Gillette Fusion Power Phantom a couple weeks back in NYC and it was hot. Katherine McPhee from American Idol was there and I finally got to play t

Maxtor Fusion Drive: First Impressions

I’m just getting around to opening the Maxtor Fusion drive we received this week and I can honestly say that it’s an incredible device. It’s the perfect mix between media server and