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Women in Business Q&A: Kristen "KR" Regelein, Head of Global Sales, Pebble Technology

Laura Dunn | Posted 12.02.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kristen "KR" Regelein is Head of Global Sales at Pebble Technology, the company behind the Pebble and Pebble Steel smartwatches for iPhone and Android...

VIDEO: Pebble Mine and the Death Star Mine at Mount Polley

Joel Reynolds | Posted 10.18.2014 | Green
Joel Reynolds

In the wake of the devastating Mt. Polley Mine disaster, and even as the latest tests confirmed elevated levels of toxic copper and lead in aquatic life, a predictable progression is already underway.

Thank You, Rio Tinto: British Mining Giant Divests From Pebble Mine

Joel Reynolds | Posted 06.08.2014 | Green
Joel Reynolds

Rio Tinto, one of the largest mining companies in the world, announced today that it is abandoning once and for all the giant Pebble Mine proposed for the Bristol Bay region of southwest Alaska.

EPA: Pebble Mine Would Threaten Bristol Bay Salmon

Tim Sohn | Posted 03.19.2014 | Green
Tim Sohn

The EPA released the final draft of its Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment this week. Its conclusion: Large scale mining development in Southwest Alaska's Bristol Bay watershed poses a substantial risk to the region's ecosystem and its legendary salmon run.

Pebble Mine's 2013 Year End Review: 'One Foot in the Grave?'

Joel Reynolds | Posted 03.08.2014 | Green
Joel Reynolds

Coming off a disappointing 2012, the Pebble Limited Partnership and its uniquely reckless project hit the rocks repeatedly in 2013.

Mark Twain and the Pebble Mine

Joel Reynolds | Posted 02.01.2014 | Green
Joel Reynolds

In the case of Pebble Mine, perhaps a more apt Mark Twain quote would have been his definition of a mine -- that is, "a hole in the ground owned by liars."

This Is The Reality Of Running A Small Business

Mark Henricks | Posted 10.30.2013 | Small Business

Even back in Shakespeare’s day, the Bard knew, “Better three hours too soon, than one minute too late.” But although the advice about punctualit...

Pebble Is A Great Way To Be Constantly Irritated By Technology

AP | By PETER SVENSSON | Posted 09.16.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — You have a cellphone, maybe a tablet. Sometimes you lug around a laptop. Do you really need one more gadget on you? Y...

Bristol Bay: NRDC's Reynolds Discusses EPA's Watershed Assessment

Joel Reynolds | Posted 09.07.2013 | Green
Joel Reynolds

EPA just concluded a 60-day public comment period, and the vast majority of people asked EPA to protect Bristol Bay from Pebble Mine. NRDC members and activists alone sent over 267,000 petitions to the agency.

Smartwatches Are So Hot Right Now

AP | By MARTHA MENDOZA | Posted 04.30.2013 | Technology

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — On a sunny day at a picnic table in Silicon Valley, Eric Migicovsky glanced down at his wristwatch. He wasn't checking the ...

President Obama: Protect Bristol Bay, Stop the Pebble Mine

Joel Reynolds | Posted 04.28.2013 | Green
Joel Reynolds

EPA's comprehensive Bristol Bay watershed assessment needs to be completed and issued in final as soon as possible, and EPA must then proceed promptly to protect the region under its federal Clean Water Act authority.

Apple Is Serious About This Watch

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 02.13.2013 | Technology

If you don't currently wear a watch (because why would you?) you might soon have a change of heart. This Apple watch could really be happening. Blo...

'Watch' Out! Here Come 7 Awesome Smartwatches From CES

The Huffington Post | Noalee Harel | Posted 07.17.2013 | Technology

The phone isn't the only device smartening up. "Smartwatches," like their smartphone cousins, are wearable timepieces updated to play music, ping ...

Pebble Mine: 2012 Was a Very Bad Year for the Mining Companies

Joel Reynolds | Posted 03.05.2013 | Green
Joel Reynolds

All in all, it was another tough year for the Pebble Mine. And, in the coming year, look for more of the same. Bristol Bay is no place for large-scale mining, and the Pebble Mine will eventually be stopped. It's only a matter of time.

EPA Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment Generates Widespread Applause, Intensifies Opposition to Pebble Mine

Joel Reynolds | Posted 09.25.2012 | Green
Joel Reynolds

As EPA's scientific review found, the Pebble Mine would devastate the region -- its wild salmon fishery, its people, its communities, and its economy.

Meet The 25-year Old Who Raised Over 8 million on Kickstarter

Shira Lazar | Posted 07.07.2012 | Technology
Shira Lazar

According to Eric Migicovsky, Pebble, which has raised nearly 9 million dollars and counting, is THE watch of the 21st century, allowing it to connect to your iPhone as well as download different apps and watch interfaces.

iPhone Watch Funding Hits $4.5 Million!

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.19.2012 | Technology

As reported by The Huffington Post, a watch that syncs with iPhone and Android devices took the crowd-sourced fundraising web site Kickstarter by stor...

Sony Android SmartWatch vs. inPulse Pebble

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.13.2012 | Technology

On Wednesday a Kickstarter campaign for the inPulse Pebble, a smartwatch that is compatible with both Android and iPhone, met with almost instant appr...

Watch To Watch: iPhone Watch Storms Kickstarter

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.12.2012 | Technology

Kickstarter is the ultimate meritocracy. For every dozen navel-gazing "fund my album" projects that flounder and die well before their deadlines, ther...