Wearable Sensor Market to Expand Sevenfold in Five Years


Source: CellularNews 23 October 2014
Wearable Sensor Market to Expand Sevenfold in Five Years

Driven by rising demand for fitness and health monitoring features as well as by improved user interfaces...

Smart grid market research: forecasts from the analysts


Source: SmartGridNews 23 October 2014
Smart grid market research: forecasts from the analysts

This week’s update covers several different smart grid markets. Read the brief summaries and click the links for more details...

Ebola cases put focus on health IT needs


Source: Healthcare IT News 23 October 2014
Ebola cases put focus on health IT needs

The Ebola cases in the United States, despite their limited numbers, have generated considerable discussion and anxiety...

Solar battery pack allows you be a Freeloader with your gadgets (Review)


Source: TreeHugger 23 October 2014
Solar battery pack allows you be a Freeloader with your gadgets (Review)

The iSIS Freeloader battery pack and Supercharger solar panel, when combined with the CamCaddy camera battery charger, make up a solid...

Telefónica dives into the consumer internet of things with Thinking Things “ambient” pack


Source: Gigaom 23 October 2014
Telefónica dives into the consumer internet of things with Thinking Things “ambient” pack

Telefónica has launched a modular internet of things platform called Thinking Things, which consists of stackable modules for a variety of purposes...

M&S installing UK's largest rooftop solar PV system


Source: BusinessGreen 23 October 2014
M&S installing UK's largest rooftop solar PV system

Marks & Spencer has started work on the UK's largest single roof-mounted solar array, which will see 24,272 panels installed...

French mobile market needs mergers, but we won't lead: Orange


Source: Reuters 23 October 2014
French mobile market needs mergers, but we won't lead: Orange

(Reuters) - French telecoms operator Orange SA still believes the mobile market needs consolidation, but an executive said on Thursday his company...

The world’s 10 greenest economies of 2014 may surprise you


Source: TreeHugger 23 October 2014
The world’s 10 greenest economies of 2014 may surprise you

A new report ranks countries by their green investments, and also compares performance to our perceptions...

After an early bet on Tesla, Daimler cashes in


Source: Gigaom 23 October 2014
After an early bet on Tesla, Daimler cashes in

Tesla was an entirely different company five years ago. Back in the spring of 2009, when Tesla was in a more precarious position than it is today...

6 reasons CEOs feel powerless to drive sustainability into their companies


Source: The Guardian 23 October 2014
6 reasons CEOs feel powerless to drive sustainability into their companies

It’s time to dispel the myth of the all-powerful chief executives of large corporations. Rather than being in control of their destiny...

Why We Are Working With Colleagues in China to Develop Sustainability Metrics


Source: TheEnergyCollective 23 October 2014
Why We Are Working With Colleagues in China to Develop Sustainability Metrics

I am in no way an expert on China, but one need not be an expert to understand that China's elite know they are in the midst of a deep crisis...

Energy’s Big Data day is dawning (Learning what your customers really want)


Source: SmartGridNews 23 October 2014
Energy’s Big Data day is dawning (Learning what your customers really want)

Chances are you know someone (yourself?) who’s a fan of House of Cards, the Netflix original drama. But did you know that...

Roundtable: Where should Care.data go from here?


Source: Health Service Journal 23 October 2014
Roundtable: Where should Care.data go from here?

An HSJ roundtable – sponsored by NHS England – brought together people with different perspectives to consider the Care.data initiative...

Is sustainability just about being green?


Source: Bristol Post 23 October 2014
Is sustainability just about being green?

SKANSKA'S commitment to contribute to a more sustainable world is resolute. One of the main focuses for our business is reducing energy use...

Operating System Increasingly Important for Selection And Brand Satisfaction


Source: CellularNews 22 October 2014
Operating System Increasingly Important for Selection And Brand Satisfaction

As wireless manufacturers (OEMs) struggle to differentiate themselves, the operating system (OS) on a smartphone is becoming an increasingly...

Construction begins on new £4.5m eco-friendly school building with wildflower grass roof


Source: Manchester Evening News 22 October 2014
Construction begins on new £4.5m eco-friendly school building with wildflower grass roof

Construction on a new £4.5m junior school building, featuring an eco-friendly wildflower grass roof, is under way...

Vodafone Plans LTE-Advanced Upgrade in the UK


Source: CellularNews 22 October 2014
Vodafone Plans LTE-Advanced Upgrade in the UK

Vodafone UK has announced plans to upgrade its LTE network to support LTE A with carrier aggregation...

How Often Do Cities Mandate Smart Growth?


Source: Planetizen 22 October 2014
How Often Do Cities Mandate Smart Growth?

I recently coauthored a paper for the Mercatus Institute (a think tank operating out of George Mason University) about the prevalence...

University Microgrid Manages Multiple Generation Assets


Source: TheEnergyCollective 22 October 2014
University Microgrid Manages Multiple Generation Assets

Combined heat and power (CHP) technologies are sometimes overlooked as important assets that can be deployed in Smart Grids and microgrids...

Why designers are on the front lines of climate change


Source: GreenBiz 22 October 2014
Why designers are on the front lines of climate change

Now more than ever, society is accepting that climate change is upon us. From Obama to GE's Jeff Immelt, leaders are confronting the reality...

Wearable tech must get smart with data


Source: Healthcare IT News 22 October 2014
Wearable tech must get smart with data

For wearable technology to live up to the hype, especially when it comes to healthcare, it will have to be "interoperable, integrated, engaging...

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