Independent green energy supplier Ecotricity is hoping to roll out a networked energy storage device that it reckons could reduce the UK’s energy demand by up to 15 per cent if every home in the country had one. Speaking to BusinessGreen, Ecotricity founder and chief executive Dale Vince said the company has been developing a […]
New England and the Pacific Northwest have a shared history of energy efficiency leadership that stretches back three decades, and two recent independent assessments show that their efforts to help customers find smarter ways to use electricity are now saving billions of dollars every year on utility bills. read more
Indie films now are bigger than ever. That’s was the takeaway at today’s CinemaCon panel for “The 'Independent' Game: Based on a True Story” panel which was comprised of Sony Pictures Classics co-chiarman Tom Bernard, Oscar-winning actress...Show More Summary
The Green Party proposes to drastically scale back copyright in the UK, HBO clamps down on VPN users and independent studios team up against piracy.
Staffers at the University of Missouri’s independent student newspaper had to stop working on their Wednesday edition last night after someone phoned in a bomb threat to the Student Center, where the newsroom is located. “We were roughly two hours into our production night when the Student Center was evacuated,” says Katie Pohlman, editor-in-chief of … Read More
By TOM GUILLANI, MD, MS Thinking of starting a new practice? Is the lure of independence calling to you? There are more reasons than every why independent practice is a great option. Being your own boss is not only easier than it once was, it can actually make you happier. Independent physicians have many more […]
Crowdpac, the “independent, non-partisan and for-profit” website, posted an article this morning entitled “WHCD Celebrity Twinner,” laying out which celebrities and politicians should sit together at Saturday’s dinner to avoid awkward...Show More Summary
Cardinal Health just acquired Metro Medical, the largest independent specialty distributor. There was no public announcement—unless you count my @DrugChannels tweet yesterday morning. So, today's article counts as another Drug Channels...Show More Summary
Life is tough for physicians in solo and small group practice. The federally mandated introduction this fall of ICD-10 requires physicians and their staffs to learn a new system of coding diseases. “Meaningful use,” another federal program, requires physicians to install and use electronic health records systems, which are complex and expensive. And PQRS, the […]
CPJ highlights controls on Internet, independent media as top censorship tools New York, April 21, 2015--With journalists often facing a choice of life in exile or prison, and with even reporters for state-run outlets in fear of arrest, Eritrea secures its place as the most censored country in the world,...
Anyone can have an idea. Multiple people can independently have the same idea. It's the expression that counts, but Alara Mills, the creator of one version of a periodic table of HTML5 elements, seems to think she should be able to curb other expressions of this idea. Show More Summary
Independent record store data compiled by BuzzAngle Music for Saturday's Record Store Day 2015 shows once again what a powerful sales and marketing platform this anual promotion has become. Key data: 628% growth in sales at independent record stores on Record Store Day (Saturday, April 18) in comparison to the...
Syracuse University's recent announcement that it is divesting from fossil fuel holdings has prompted George Will, who was once upon a time a thoughtful and independent conservative, to fire off another right-wing screed. In an April...Show More Summary
Dear President Peña Nieto: The Committee to Protect Journalists is writing to express its concern at the continued detention of an independent journalist and Mayan activist in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. Pedro Celestino Canché Herrera has been imprisoned since August 30, 2014, when he was arrested by state security forces and charged with sabotage.
TV2 Tomsk turned to the Internet after being forced off public airwaves in a dispute with authorities. read more
Americans love solar and recognize that beyond producing energy it powers us toward greater energy independence, combats global warming and lowers our utility bills. Getting a grid-connected home solar electric system up and running shouldn't be particularly hard or time-consuming. read more
"Independent record stores are much more than the name suggests. They are an international community and platform where music has an outlet and an opportunity to grow over the long term, in a way that sincerely connects with community and culture. They are also a magnificent mob of highly opinionated...
This history of Bristol’s erstwhile independent record store Revolver is a bittersweet homage to a hallowed place As an undergraduate at the University of Bristol in the early 1990s, Richard King spent almost as much time in the city’s record shops as he did in the library. Show More Summary
Tomorrow April 18th is Record Store Day, a time to celebrate and support independent music retailers. But some think the day has gotten too commercial. Vote after the jump and let us know if you'll be visiting a record store tomorrow. Tell us why and you have a chance to...
With all the news about streaming music services and the state of the “new” music business, many independents artists are wondering whether there’sstill a need for physical recorded product (i.e., CDs, download cards, vinyl, and USB flash drives). 8 experts weigh in. Guest Post by Bobby Borg 1. Sydney Alston,...