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Memphis Meats Raises $17 Million from Industry Giants

In the most recent Series A funding round, Memphis Meats raised an unprecedented $17 million from venture capitalists/meat industry leaders that include DFJ, Cargill, Atomico, Bill Gates, Richard Branson, New Crop Capital, SOSV, Fifty Years, KBW Ventures, Inevitable Ventures, Susy and Jack Welch, Kyle Vogt, and Kimbal Musk. This now marks a total of $22 […]

Toyota patents cloaking device

Japanese automotive manufacturer Toyota recently received a patent for a cloaking device. What was once a fictitious technology appearing only in sci-fi and fantasy entertainment is now progressing towards becoming a reality. But this particular invisibility cloak doesn’t resemble Harry Potter’s or that of a cybernetic ninja from the future.   Proprietary Invisibility The official […]

Intel ruler ssd

The term “form factor” is used in the computer industry to describe the shape and size of computer components, like drives, motherboards and power supplies. Intel has unveiled its new “Ruler” SSD form factor as part of their Optane enterprise launch. Designed to revolutionize storage at the enterprise level, Intel’s “Ruler” SSD will be bound […]

IBM areal recording density

With more than 60 years of tape innovation, IBM has a new world record after capturing 201 gigabytes per square inch of data on a sputtered magnetic tape prototype. According to the company’s most recent press release, this is more than 20 times the areal density currently used in commercial tape drives.

Called “DNA Fountain,” two researchers have discovered a way to store large files of data inside DNA nucleotides. According to a recent study published in the journal Science, Researchers Yaniv Elrich and Diana Zielinski were able to store “six files into 72,000 DNA strands, each 200 bases long.” That’s not all they stored. They also […]

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 98% of large cities in low to middle-income countries exceeded healthy air guidelines (compared to 56% of cities in high-income countries). Cities across Asia, mostly due to overcrowding, seem to have the highest carbon emission levels and fortunately for city dwellers, there’s been an uptick in consumer tech […]

Dubai is prepping to host the World Expo in 2020 – the first one to be held in the MENA & SA (Middle East and Northern Africa & South Asia) region. The United Arab Emeritus (UAE) selected the theme “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future,” sub-themes being Sustainability, Mobility, and Opportunity. Staying true to its World […]

With the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) predicting 250 million climate refugees displaced due to rising water levels, architects and academics are racing to conceptualize sustainable water dwellings. Whether it’s Vincent Callebaut’s Lilypad Ecopolis or Seasteading Institute’s new “Floating City,” eco-friendly aqua domiciles seem to be at the forefront of innovation.

It’s time we stop slaughtering livestock for the sake of satisfying our world’s obsession with hamburgers. Considering the advances in 21st-century agricultural technology, factory farming is an outdated practice and considered by most – a downright cruel method of producing meat. Not only is livestock farming detrimental to our environment but it’s also a breeding […]