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Landlords who want to “get to know” their prospective tenants have new tools in their arsenal. It’s tenant reporting services like we’ve never seen before. Social media and personal data normally protected under state and federal law are up for grabs. As one landlord consulting service put it, if the information is in a publicly accessible social media account, it’s “fair game.”
Swiss researchers have developed a low-cost, solar-powered water-splitting device that offers new hope to fans of the hydrogen economy of the future.
Andy Cummings, director of client Solutions at Versaic, answers a common question about modernizing corporate giving programs.
This week Tesla Motors staked its claim to having what is now the fastest production car ever manufactured in history: its new Model S can go from 0 to 60 MPH in 2.5 seconds.
Today, United Technologies, TriplePundit, and a lively online audience discussed how breakthrough innovation takes a commitment of time and resources to create large impacts on environmental sustainability.
Says CEO Mark Fields: “Ford will be mass-producing vehicles with full autonomy, within five years. That means there will be no steering wheel, no gas pedals and no brake pedals.”
A bloc of Australian banks is petitioning the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to make Apple give them the secret to Apple Pay and NFC technology. This case represents the growing potential for disruption of the banking system by digital currency.
SPECIAL SERIES: Sustainable Innovation: The Patience to Get it Right
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s hydrogen highway fell far short of fulfilling its goals a decade ago. But that doesn’t mean hydrogen lacks a future, as lessons learned allowed the industry to rise again.
This week we’re talking to The Water Council, which describes itself as “a globally connected epicenter for freshwater research, innovation, education and business development”.
InterContinental Hotels Group, the parent corporation of popular hotel brands like Holiday Inn, spearheaded a certification program that requires its 5,000 or so franchises to meet environmental benchmarks. Interestingly, hotels aren’t just meeting the minimum requirements, they are reaching beyond them.
For many businesses, buying energy has been simplified into a regular routine. But that ‘set-it-and-forget-it’ mindset could cost your company money.