No. 57: Google carpools, Chipotle porks up and the state of U.S. beer drinking

AUSTERITY? THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT: Greek developers have launched an app to help people find out which nearby ATM has cash in it.

WE NEEDED A STUDY FOR THIS? New research suggests men are more threatened by female bosses.

ATTENTION UBER: Google is testing a carpooling app called Ridewith that would work with its Waze and Maps features to link drivers with passengers willing to chip in on gas and depreciation. No word on whether rides with driverless cars are a possibility.

IT ALSO CHARGES YOUR PHONE: Bolt, the electric motorcycle that runs on the same batteries as a Tesla, qualifies as a bicycle, meaning no license or registration required and you can park in a bike rack. And use bike lanes. $5K, though.

GOVERNMENT, HERE TO HELP: Now that SCOTUS has decreed Obamacare completely kosher, the SBA is offering a series of “what it means to you” webinars for small business. First running is July 30, with added dates in August.

The LIA is also pushing ACA compliance at a July 29 breakfast panel moderated by Tom Suozzi.

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WINGING IT: Angel investing has become so hot in Silicon Valley there’s now a four-hour crash course to help would-be angels get in on the action.

WE’RE SAVED: Chipotle Mexican Grill has inked a deal with a British pork supplier that should end the rolling blackout of carnitas at the chain. Chipotle had to drop the hugely popular shredded pork dish from about a third of its stores after it suspended one of its suppliers for not meeting standards.

Marginally related: Thanks to the rise of laser cutters, you can now record an LP on a tortilla.

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BUFFALO WATCH: Chef’s Italian Restaurant, Buffalo’s best-known eatery, has launched a giant36-foot food truck to push spaghetti parm and other favorites on the streets. Short season, though.

Also: City Dining Cards, a Buffalo startup that offers decks of discounts to 52 restaurants – and with many waiting to get in – is dumping the physical cards infavor of an app. It drops in Western NY and Baltimore on July 17.

REACHING NEW LOWS: The proposed Lowline, a solar-powered underground park in an abandoned trolley terminal on the Lower East Side, has raised $224K on Kickstarter, making it the most-funded public “art” project ever on the popular crowdfunding platform. Not to be confused with the West Side’s High Line park, which is both funded and crowded.

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21 STILL PREFER THEIRS LITE: Priceonomics has scoured thousands of restaurant menus to determine themost popular beer in each state. It’s ho-hum Stella Artois in New York, but microbrews are tops in several parts of the union, including Mac and Jack’s African Amber in Washington and Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale in Georgia.

KEEPING UP APPEARANCES: There’s now a service that loans you a fit dog to walk if yours is embarrassingly plump.

IS NOTHING SACRED? Comic teen hero Archie Andrews has been relaunched as a skateboarding hipster with a fauxhawk. (But relax, gentlemen, Betty’s still a babe.)

THE DEBRIEF: Let’s not give up on hatching the next Google on Long Island, but we should probably have an alternate strategy while we’re waiting, according to LaunchPad Huntingtopn director Phil Rugile. He’s got a plan.

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF CEREAL ENTREPRENEURS: There’s a reason Tony the Tiger and other breakfast brand ambassadors are looking down. That’s where the kids are. Dan Bowen walks us through not-so-obvious side of supermarket marketing and how you can make it work for you.

POWER PLAY: Stony Brook University mechanical engineering prof Jon Longtin and a team from Brookhaven National Lab have landed $2.5M from DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop a way to radically reduce the amount of water used by power plants. One side benefit: We could get them off the beaches.

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Compiled by John Kominicki. Thanks for reading.