U.S. building materials maker is hiring for the future of the country

Building materials giant Ikea is hiring a new chief technology officer for its U.K. operations, according to a statement from the company.The move comes less than a week after the company announced that it would lay off more than 100 employees.The company said it was cutting the workforce in response to a “significant global shift in demand for materials, which […]

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Why the World’s First Antique Warehouse Is Called “Antique”

The first building on the antiques road was constructed in the 18th century and the first building to survive the ravages of the Great Fire of 1780, when the building that housed it was destroyed.A second was constructed and later destroyed in the 1920s.Today, more than 200 buildings have been built over the centuries from the 1820s through to the […]

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Solar panels could save lives and cut carbon emissions by the year 2026

By 2025, solar power could provide all the power our homes, offices, and homesites use, saving an estimated 2 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions each year, according to a new study.The study, published in the journal Nature Energy, also found that solar panels could reduce carbon dioxide pollution by as much as 40 percent.In other words, the sun’s rays […]

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How to build a home with the latest in home automation technology

By James HuttonThe average American home today has been upgraded to a cloud-connected platform that is designed to keep the entire home in sync with the cloud.With this cloud-based architecture, all your devices are automatically synced with the internet and the only thing that needs to be done is set your device to stay in sync.However, this setup can lead […]

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