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Nissan Reveals Fuel Efficient ECO Pedal System

Nissan Reveals Fuel Efficient ECO Pedal System

For a car only available in Japan (for now), a car called the Nissan Fuga, Nissan has created a system called ECO Pedal, a system that'll improve fuel efficiency anywhere from five to ten percent. How does this pedal work, you might ask? It provides resistance so that the user will be less inclined to press it all the way down. But there's more, right? It can't just be harder to press down the gas pedal, right? There's just a little bit more, it's not just a brick under your pedal, but essentially it's just a system that suggests you be more sensible about how hard your pressing the gas. I know more than a couple people who could use this.

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Waterless Household Cleaner Saves the World

Waterless Household Cleaner Saves the World

Do you know how much of that bottle of spray cleaner is actually just water? Basically 95% of it. You know who's taking care of this situation? Replenish, a new multi-surface cleaner who's main goal (other than saving the world and earning some profits along the way) is to ask you to "rethink the bottle. They offer basically a cartridge system where you buy an empty bottle, (or maybe that part'll end up being free,) then purchase the chemicals that turn the water into a cleaner in a tinier bottle.

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Introducing eco-friendly in-ear headphones by thinksound

Introducing eco-friendly in-ear headphones by thinksound

New audio startup Thinksound began with a simple goal; “to create incredible sounding headphones with the smallest eco-footprint possible”.  The company’s line of headphones are made with real wood, creating a more “natural resonance and unparalleled acoustics”.

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Sharp announces more efforts to become greener

Sharp announces more efforts to become greener

Today at in a press conference Sharp announced that they are taking extra steps to become more eco-friendly. The series of ultra thin LCDs are designed to be more eco friendly and are up to 30% more energy efficient than traditional LCD TVs using OLED technology.

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Yamaha Japan about to roll out more electric bikes

Yamaha Japan about to roll out more electric bikes

The past few months have really seen a lot of new ways to help the world go green if only to save money at the pumps. One way that people are making the attempt is by walking or riding a bike to work. Not all of us are in the best shape to ride a bike to work, especially if you live in a place with several hills such as San Francisco.

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Senior Intel Executive Joins NComputing to Lead Global Business Development

Senior Intel Executive Joins NComputing to Lead Global Business Development

NComputing today announced that Mark Beckford, a former Intel executive, has joined NComputing as Vice President of Global Business Development. Beckford brings with him 11 years of Intel experience, including bringing affordable computing to more than 40 countries. He was also the original architect and driver of the Intel “World Ahead” program.

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