Innovation

"A rocket-plane that could fly from Vancouver to Tokyo in three hours instead of 10 has been patented by Airbus." "Airbus said the plane would be targeted mainly at business travel and VIP passengers 'who require transcontinental return journeys within one day,' and at the military." "[…] the supersonic plane could carry 20 passengers or […]

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Cliff on June 29th, 2015

"[…] the US Securities and Exchange Commission has greenlit using the social network to drum up interest in future stocks and debt offerings. This only works for small outfits raising less than $50 million per year, but it should do a lot to help these young companies get funding when many venture capitalists thrive online." […]

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"Last year was a record for dealmaking in the sector and 2015 is also off to a strong start, with healthcare transactions worth $193.9bn announced since the beginning of January, according to Thomson Reuters." "As the value of deals has shot up, so has the premium that buyers are willing to pay to secure novel […]

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"L’Oreal needs human skin. Lots of it. That’s why the French cosmetics giant earlier this month announced that it’s partnering with bioprinting startup Organovo to figure out how to 3D print living, breathing derma that can be used to test products for toxicity and efficacy." "This isn’t L’Oreal’s first foray into skin production. Looking to […]

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Tesla Reveals the Powerwall a Revolutionary New Battery Technology that Could Literally Change the World "Powerwall is a new stackable battery system to store electricity for homes, businesses, and the grid. It comes as a slick looking wall mounted battery pack – in the colour of your choice, obviously – that weighs just 220 pounds […]

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