Songdo, South Korea began its life as tidal marshland. Now it’s leading the charge into the future of smart cities. Once home to small-scale fishing operations, Songdo comprises massive, LEED-certified buildings, an efficient garbage collection system and even an island for rabbits.
Google’s Pixel smartphone this year was a significant reset for the company’s mobile hardware strategy – and one that earned a lot of praise from customers and critics. Good news for those who liked it: Pixel’s successor will arrive sometime in 2017, as confirmed by… Read More
When talking about wearable devices, you usually expect to see a purpose-built device. That purpose is usually surrounding a specific area, whether that is fitness trackers for monitoring insights to your health, smartwatches or anything else that solves a particular issue that we face on… Read More
One problem with 360° videos is that you usually see a tripod or a hand holding the camera. One exception is the throwable Panono camera, but obviously you’re limited to how long you can keep a ball hovering. Varavon has another alternative, with a three-axis-stabilized… Read More
The renewable energy services company Arcadia Power has just launched a new product that allows renters across the U.S. to buy renewable energy. It’s a significant step forward for the renewable energy project developer and operator, which had previously integrated with utilities as an offset… Read More
These days, musician is pretty far down on Will.i.am’s resume. The lead Black Eyed Pea has been kicking around the halls of CES a bunch over the past several years with a series of often odd takes on various consumer electronic categories. Remember the foto.sosho,… Read More
Billions of male chicks are killed every year by the poultry industry. It’s a common industry practice known as culling, destroy the day-old chickens through asphyxiation, or, more gruesomely, maceration, a process involving a conveyor belt and a giant blender. I’ll spare you the videos,… Read More
Kevin Wang Crunch Network Contributor Kevin Wang is with Plug and Play Insurance, the insurtech vertical at Plug and Play Tech Center, one the largest global technology innovation platforms. Plug and Play insurance is a leading insurance innovation platform that has recently launched in partnership… Read More
Dennis Mitzner Crunch Network Contributor Dennis Mitzner lives in Tel Aviv and writes about startups and technology trends. More posts by this contributor: How to join the network Florida-headquartered Magic Leap has set up a company in Helsinki to gain access to Finland’s vast, Nokia-… Read More
Rudina Seseri Crunch Network Contributor Rudina Seseri is founder and managing partner at Glasswing Ventures, an Entrepreneur-In-Residence at Harvard Business School and an Executive-In-Residence for Harvard University’s Innovation-Lab.
More posts by this contributor: How to join the network Information technology evolves through disruption waves. First… Read More