- Accepting rides from strangers is something your parents probably warned you against. Now, carpool marketplace BlaBlaCar wants you to do just that.
The City as a Platform
VERGE & the Built Environment
The Future of Energy Innovation
Platforms for Disruptive Transportation
The Power of a Billion-Member Platform
November 9-11, hackers came together at Code for America's Headquarters for "Hack City" - a 3 day-long Cleanweb hackathon at VERGE.
Corporate and civic leaders say partnerships will be key to cities' efforts to better serve their constituents amid population and energy pressures.
At VERGE London, speakers discussed how the convergence of energy, information, transportation and building technologies is impacting cars, buildings, cities, energy and more. Check out the...
If we could shed more light on the power we consume, it would be easier to use less, argues Pilgrim Beart, founder of energy visualization firm AlertMe.
What's needed to cure the world's ills is real culture change, led by better communication about environmental issues and by the innovators Volans executive chairman John Elkington calls...
Governments are key to fostering smarter cars, according to carmakers struggling to make progress. For now, speed bumps are keeping the market from accelerating as quickly as many would like....
Cities already gobble up most of the world’s resources, so will increasing urbanization bring greater efficiency or simply more consumption?
GreenBiz Group and the U.S. Green Building Council announce VERGE SF @ Greenbuild,...
In a webcast hosted by GreenBiz Group and PwC, General Electric and General Motors representatives discuss how they're incorporating the principles of convergence.
As Opower launches a new Facebook app using rivalry to reduce energy use, GreenBiz Senior Writer Marc Gunther discusses how social networks and mobile devices can boost sustainable business.
On a mission to spot the Next Big Thing in business technology, Christopher Mines of Forrest Research writes about his takeaways from GreenBiz Group's recent VERGE DC conference.
Electric vehicles are gaining popularity in fleets, car-sharing services and consumers, but remain far from mainstream. What's missing? Infrastructure, public awareness and better -- and...
Here's what businesses need to know to leverage technology to help cities overcome some of their biggest problems, including traffic, water treatment and infrastructure upgrades.
Looking for a way to make your company's buildings more energy efficient? Check out this four-step strategy from Johnson Controls.
Missed some of the main stage action at the recent VERGE DC conference? See Amory Lovins, Tim O'Reilly, Jennifer Pahlka, Steve Case and more in videos available from VERGE Virtual.