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Apex Legends launches its first season, introduces new character Octane

The first season of Apex Legends is out now – find out all about it in three new trailers.

Publicado em: 20/03/19

Future transport: How will we get around in 2050?

The push for cleaner air will mean more electric vehicles that are driverless and shared, according to experts.

Publicado em: 20/03/19

Why Google Stadia could have the PS5 and Xbox Two running scared

Google Stadia promises a lot, but it could change gaming – maybe enough to threaten the PS5 and Xbox Two

Publicado em: 20/03/19

First Look: Stadia Controller

Google’s gamepad is an experiment in industrial design, but can it topple the DualShock 4 and Xbox One controller?

Publicado em: 19/03/19

Best FreeSync monitors for G-Sync: get the Nvidia G-Sync display for less

Nvidia recently announced that 15 FreeSync monitors would be compatible with G-Sync. But, which are the best? Read on to find the best FreeSync monitors for G-Sync.

Publicado em: 19/03/19

Alcohol e-commerce startup Thirstie raises $7M

Thirstie announced today that it has raised $7 million in Series A funding, and that it’s partnering with Drinkworks to power the e-commerce experience for the cocktail-making machine created by Keurig and Anheuser-Busch. Co-founder and CEO Devaraj Southworth suggested that this is emblematic of the company’s current direction — rather than building a consumer app […]

Publicado em: 19/03/19

The best cheap 4K TV deals and sale prices in the US - March 2019

We've scoured the net to compare prices and bring you the finest selection of cheap US TV deals.

Publicado em: 19/03/19

The top 10 startups from Y Combinator W19 Demo Day 1

Electric-vehicle chargers, heads-up displays for soldiers and the Costco of weed were some of our favorites from prestigious startup accelerator Y Combinator’s Winter 2019 Demo Day 1. If you want to take the pulse of Silicon Valley, YC is the place to be. But with more than 200 startups presenting across two stages and two […]

Publicado em: 19/03/19

Mirai botnet returns to target IoT devices

Security researchers from Palo Alto Networks have discovered a new Mirai botnet with upgraded exploits and a larger list of default credentials.

Publicado em: 19/03/19

Daily Crunch: 85+ startups launch at YC Demo Day 1

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Here are the 85+ startups that launched at YC’s W19 Demo Day 1 With more than 200 companies, the Winter 2019 […]

Publicado em: 19/03/19

Stadia: everything you need to know about Google's game-streaming service

A world where you can open a Chrome tab to play Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is finally here.

Publicado em: 19/03/19

All aboard the driverless bus in Greater Manchester

Developers hope driverless technology could be used in public transport within five years.

Publicado em: 19/03/19

EU government websites littered with Google ad trackers

New research from Cookiebot has revealed that Google and other tech firms are using cookies to track the activity of citizens on EU government websites.

Publicado em: 19/03/19

Get up to £140 in pre-paid Mastercards with BT's fibre broadband deals

Get BT fibre broadband for an effectively reduced price thanks to big reward cards - offerings on both Superfast 1 and 2 packages.

Publicado em: 19/03/19

Zenit unveils 50mm f/0.95 lens

Ultra-wide-aperture optic aimed at portrait photographers confirmed for users of Sony's E-system cameras.

Publicado em: 19/03/19

Glossier triples valuation, enters unicorn club with $100M round

The direct-to-consumer beauty brand has secured new investment from Sequoia Capital at a valuation of $1.2 billion.

Publicado em: 19/03/19

The SEC calls for new contempt sanctions for Elon Musk

US financial regulator has called for sanctions after Mr Musk tweeted without seeking Tesla's approval.

Publicado em: 19/03/19

Tracking tools found on EU government and health websites

The trackers, used to monitor user behaviour online, were found on thousands of official web pages.

Publicado em: 19/03/19

Patreon ups its revenue cut, but grandfathers in old creators

Patreon couldn’t survive charging all creators just a 5 percent rake on the monthly subscriptions they earn from fans while building commerce tools like CRMs and merchandise to try to stay ahead of Twitch, YouTube and Google. But it also didn’t want to screw all its loyal early creators. So today, Patreon is overhauling its […]

Publicado em: 19/03/19

US politician Devin Nunes sues Twitter over insults

A Republican congressman said the platform didn't crack down on "defamatory" tweets.

Publicado em: 19/03/19

Apple updates iMac Pro options

While Apple refreshed the iMac lineup this morning, the default iMac pro that you can buy for $4,999 remains the same. But Joe Rossignol from MacRumors spotted some changes in the configure-to-order options. You can now buy an iMac Pro with 256GB of 2,666MHz DDR4 ECC memory — not storage, RAM. But that will cost […]

Publicado em: 19/03/19

Visa policies threaten innovation but aren’t stopping hiring abroad

The growing intensity of the US visa approval process has made it more difficult for companies to attract, support and retain foreign talent. However, recruiters are still sourcing talent from abroad at an increasing clip. According to a recent, roughly 30-page, report published by Envoy – the corporate workforce immigration management platform – US corporate […]

Publicado em: 19/03/19

Custom framing startup Framebridge is opening two retail stores

For a long while, you couldn’t swing a bag of cats around without hitting a retailer looking to create a digital presence. Now, the inverse is growing in popularity, with many digital-first retail brands looking to set up a brick-and-mortar shop. The latest is Framebridge, a custom framing startup that has raised more than $67 […]

Publicado em: 19/03/19

Vote Leave fined over thousands of unsolicited texts

The group could not prove that everybody who received its promotional message had consented.

Publicado em: 19/03/19

Snapchat under scrutiny from MPs over 'addictive' streaks

Executives promise to examine a Snapchat feature which has been criticised as potentially addictive.

Publicado em: 19/03/19

Apple upgrades the iMac line with boosted processors and graphics

For a company hosting a big event next week, Apple’s sure got a lot of news bubbling up these days. It kicked off the week by unveiling upgrades to the iPad line, and now just revealed a handful of upgrades to its bedrock iMac line. The perennial favorite all-in-one is getting some key upgrades that […]

Publicado em: 19/03/19

Employee retention platform Peakon raises further $35M in a new round led by Atomico

Peakon, the Denmark headquartered “employee retention platform,” has raised a further $35 million in funding. Described as a Series B extension, the round is led by European venture capital firm Atomico, with backing from existing investors, including EQT Ventures, IDInvest Partners, Balderton Capital, and Sunstone. Originally offering “people analytics” by enabling companies to more regularly […]

Publicado em: 19/03/19

Facebook: New Zealand attack video viewed 4,000 times

Facebook says 4,000 people viewed the original attack video and fewer than 200 watched it live.

Publicado em: 19/03/19

In big tech’s future expansion plans, public good should be the corporate incentive

The cancellation of Amazon’s planned expansion in New York exposes the truth about its HQ2 promises.

Publicado em: 19/03/19

Ocado sales hit by warehouse fire

The firm had more orders per week, but their average size was slightly lower.

Publicado em: 19/03/19

Huge aluminium plants hit by 'severe' ransomware attack

The Norwegian firm, which employs 35,000 people worldwide, has switched to manual controls at some plants.

Publicado em: 19/03/19

Axeleo Capital raises $51 million fund

Axeleo Capital has raised a $51 million fund (€45 million). Axeleo first started with an accelerator focused on enterprise startups. The firm is now all grown up with an acceleration program and a full-fledged VC fund. The accelerator is now called Axeleo Scale, while the fund is called Axeleo Capital. And it’s important to mention […]

Publicado em: 19/03/19

Reed Hastings says Netflix won’t be part of Apple’s upcoming video streaming service

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said during a Los Angeles press event tonight that it will not be part of the streaming video service Apple is expected to unveil next week at its Cupertino headquarters. While it will have original content, Apple’s service will most likely initially focus on third-party content, competing against Amazon Channels with […]

Publicado em: 19/03/19

Here are the 85+ startups that launched at YC’s W19 Demo Day 1

Y Combinator’s incubator classes have gotten huge. With over 200 companies, the Winter 2019 class is by far YC’s largest yet. Meanwhile, the incubator prepares to shift its headquarters from Mountain View to San Francisco. It’s so large, in fact, it’s had to change the way it does Demo Day. Rather than all pitches happening […]

Publicado em: 19/03/19

Apple Business Chat drives in-seat drink ordering at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland

With LeBron James hundreds of miles west plying his trade for the Los Angeles Lakers these days, Cleveland Cavalier fans haven’t had a lot to cheer about this season — but Aramark (the stadium food and beverage vendor) and the Cavs have teamed up with Apple Business Chat to let fans order drinks right from […]

Publicado em: 18/03/19

Atlassian acquires AgileCraft for $166M

Atlassian today announced that it has acquired AgileCraft, a service that aims to help enterprises plan their strategic projects and workstreams. The service provides business leaders with additional insights into the current status of technical projects and gives them insights into the bottlenecks, risks and dependencies of these projects. Indeed, the focus of AgileCraft is […]

Publicado em: 18/03/19

Daily Crunch: Apple updates the iPad Mini

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Apple launches new iPad Air and iPad mini The company is (finally) updating the iPad mini and adding a new iPad […]

Publicado em: 18/03/19

Apple launches new iPad Air and iPad mini

Apple has refreshed its iPad lineup. The company is (finally) updating the iPad mini and adding a new iPad Air. This model sits between the entry-level 9.7-inch iPad and the 11-inch iPad Pro in the lineup. All new models now support the Apple Pencil, but you might want to double-check your iPad model before buying […]

Publicado em: 18/03/19

U.S. federal court jury finds Apple infringed three Qualcomm patents

Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm has chalked up another small legal victory against Apple in another patent litigation suit. A jury in a U.S. federal court in San Diego found Friday that Apple owes Qualcomm about $31M for infringing three patents, per Reuters. As we reported earlier the San Diego patent suit relates to the power consumption […]

Publicado em: 16/03/19

Apple addresses Spotify’s claims, but not its demands

Two days after Spotify announced that it had filed a suit against Apple with the European Commission over anticompetitive practices, Apple today issued its own response of sorts. In a lengthy statement on its site called “Addressing Spotify’s Claims”, Apple walks through and dismantles some of the key parts of Spotify’s accusations about how the App Store […]

Publicado em: 15/03/19

Viewpoint: UK Prime Minister mentions of certainty and policy could ultimately affect Europe’s marine energy industry

In a portion of her statement delivered yesterday to the European Union, United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May said, “I hereby notify the European Council in accordance with Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union of the United Kingdom's intention to withdraw from the European Union.”
 

Publicado em: 30/03/17

FORESEA awards US$11.8 million to develop offshore renewable energy technologies

The user selection board of the €11 million (US$11.8 million) Funding Ocean Renewable Energy through Strategic European Action (FORESEA) project has awarded “Recommendations for Support” to 15 offshore renewable energy technologies, according to an announcement today from FORESEA.  

Publicado em: 22/03/17

European marine energy Cofund Joint Call 2017 set for March 20

A European marine energy project program under the new Ocean Energy ERA-Net Cofund (Oceanera-NET Cofund) is proceeding with stage two, Cofund Joint Call 2017, on March 20.  

Publicado em: 15/03/17

Increased cost, delayed commissioning date announced for 695-Keeyask hydropower plant in Manitoba

The partnership between Manitoba Hydro and four First Nations via the Keeyask Hydropower Limited Partnership (KHLP) announced a significant increase in its control budget and a revised commissioning date for the 695-MW Keeyask Generating Station in a statement on March 7.
 

Publicado em: 08/03/17

10.6-MW Pulanai hydropower plant being constructed in Philippines suffers attack

The Philippines Department of Energy (DOE) released a report today saying its US$133.4 million 10.6-MW Pulanai hydropower plant being constructed in the southern province of Bukidnon on the Island of Mindanao, was attacked by armed individuals on Feb. 25.

Publicado em: 01/03/17

Indian Cabinet approves US$854.4 million investment for 900-MW Arun 3 hydropower project located in Nepal

India’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs announced today it has approved investment for the generation component of the 900-MW Arun 3 hydropower project on Arun River in Sankhuwasabha district of eastern Nepal, for an estimated Rs. 5723.72 crore (US$854.4 million).
 

Publicado em: 22/02/17

U.S.-led Power Africa initiative to invest US$1 billion in Nigeria for energy including hydropower

Power Africa and Trade Africa Coordinator, Andrew Herscowitz, announced on Feb. 14 during the Abuja Electricity Distribution Co.’s two-day Distribution Company Workshop in Abuja, Nigeria, that the U.S. will invest US$1billion in the country through the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA).

Publicado em: 15/02/17

Manitoba Hydro announces workforce cuts, rate increases as debt rises

Manitoba Hydro has announced that it will eliminate more than 15% of its workforce while raising rates by at least 10% as the provincial utility's efforts to cut expenditures continue.

Publicado em: 06/02/17

N.C. Attorney General files injunction against Woodlake owners amidst prolonged dam safety concerns

The North Carolina Attorney General's Office has filed a court injunction against the German ownership group that owns the damaged Woodlake Dam in an effort to make it pay for dam safety repairs.

Publicado em: 01/02/17

Aquila Capital opens office in Norway ahead of merger

Germany-based entrepreneurial firm, Aquila Capital, opened an office this month in Oslo, Norway, to coordinate investment and transaction management as well as operations in the hydropower sector.

Publicado em: 25/01/17