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Tomorrow's Cities: Can start-ups solve city issues?

Every city wants to have a striving tech start-up scene but why is it so important?

Publicado em: 24/06/18

Maps reveal hidden truths of the world's cities

A new website lets people delve into data on the world's cities.

Publicado em: 24/06/18

Open source sustainability

Open source sustainability has been nothing short of an oxymoron. Engineers around the world pour their sweat and frankly, their hearts into these passion projects that undergird all software in the modern internet economy. In exchange, they ask for nothing in return except for recognition and help in keeping their projects alive and improving them. […]

Publicado em: 23/06/18

Are scooter startups really worth billions?

It’s been hard to miss the scooter startup wars opening fresh, techno-fueled rifts in Valley society in recent months. Another flavor of ride-sharing steed which sprouted seemingly overnight to clutter up sidewalks — drawing rapid-fire ire from city regulators apparently far more forgiving of traffic congestion if it’s delivered in the traditional, car-shaped capsule. Even […]

Publicado em: 23/06/18

Codebreaking Bombe moves to computer museum

Designed by Alan Turing, the machine helped uncover how German forces had scrambled key messages.

Publicado em: 23/06/18

Best PS4 games 2018: 25 essential PlayStation 4 releases

Best PS4 Games: Looking to add some great games to your collection? Here's our list for the best games on PlayStation 4.

Publicado em: 22/06/18

Apple will repair busted keyboards on recent MacBooks and MacBook Pros for free

Back in 2016, Apple redesigned the MacBook Pro’s keyboard. It… hasn’t gone as well as they probably hoped. Complaints of failing keys quickly started popping up. Some keys had a tendency to get stuck in place; others move freely, but simply don’t respond. Two years and a lawsuit later, Apple is officially acknowledging the issue […]

Publicado em: 22/06/18

Best Nintendo Switch games 2018: the must-have games at home and on the go

The Nintendo Switch game library has gotten off to a good start but these are the best Nintendo Switch games out there.

Publicado em: 22/06/18

A look back at the best tech ads of the last 35 years

Last week the Association of Independent Commercial Producers announced the winners of its annual awards honoring the best moving image marketing of the year and Apple’s “Welcome Home” ad took home the prize for Advertising Excellence in the single commercial category. Directed by Spike Jonze, the person behind movies like Her and Being John Malkovich, […]

Publicado em: 22/06/18

Konsus looks to give companies a way to get specially designed documents in under a day

Fredrik Thomassen as a consultant used to have the resources to offload the annoying project tasks — like making PowerPoint presentations — but now that it’s gone, he and his team wanted to make that available for everyone. Now the startup, called Konsus, wants to turn that around even faster. Konsus is a design marketplace […]

Publicado em: 22/06/18

WordPress.com parent company acquires Atavist

Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, WooCommerce, Longreads, Simplenote and a few other things, is acquiring Brooklyn-based startup Atavist. Atavist has been working on a content management system for independent bloggers and writers. With an Atavist website, you can easily write and publish stories with a ton of media. You might think that this isn’t particularly […]

Publicado em: 22/06/18

Lime scooters are live in Paris

Lime is the hot new thing in San Francisco, but will it work in other countries? The company just launched its electric scooter service in Paris. This isn’t the first European city as Lime is also operating in Berlin, Bremen, Frankfurt and Zurich. But it’s a significant launch as alternative mobility solutions have all been […]

Publicado em: 22/06/18

Sphero acquires a music education startup

It’s hard to say precisely how Sphero’s pivot to education is going in these early stages, but it recently got an infusion of funding and is already out acquiring new startups. The BB-8 maker announced this morning that it’s picked up Specdrums​ — the fellow Boulder, Co-based startup is a Kickstarter success story that lets […]

Publicado em: 22/06/18

Pokemon Go finally gets trading – but not for everyone

Niantic have rolled out the long-awaited gifting and trading features to Pokemon Go.

Publicado em: 22/06/18

The Resident Evil 2 remake on PC won't require a scary powerful rig

The Resident Evil 2 remake on PC only requires very accessible parts.

Publicado em: 22/06/18

Pokemon Go update: all the news and rumors for what's coming next

Want Pokemon Go news and rumors? The game has a long way to go, but Niantic continues to promise exciting updates.

Publicado em: 22/06/18

Citymapper lets you find Ofo, Mobike and scooters around you

Urban transportation app Citymapper quietly rolled out an app update that lets you find many alternative mobility services in the app. You can now find the nearest dockless bike or electric scooter around you (not the Bird and Lime kind, the motorcycle kind). The integrations are already live in many cities. The company didn’t add […]

Publicado em: 22/06/18

Transfer.sh is an instant sharing tool for programmers

File sharing tools are a dime a dozen these days. There’s Dropbox, Google Drive, and iCloud. But what if you want to share something quickly and easily from the command line? That’s why programmer Remco Verhoef created Transfer.sh. The service has basically a file dump. You send a file to transfer.sh via curl and it […]

Publicado em: 22/06/18

Red Dead Redemption 2 release date, news and rumors

Everything you need to know about your return to the wild west.

Publicado em: 22/06/18

Twitter buys a startup to battle harassment, e-cigs are booming, and a meditation app is worth $250M

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week TechCrunch’s Silicon Valley Editor Connie Loizos and I jammed out on a couple of topics as Alex Wilhelm was out managing his fake stock game spreadsheets or something. (The jury is out on whether this was […]

Publicado em: 22/06/18

Red Dead Redemption 2 rumor points to a PC version

We didn’t get the original on the PC, but things will be different with the sequel, according to info spotted on LinkedIn.

Publicado em: 22/06/18

Steam Summer Sale 2018: all the best games and deals

Your guide to the Steam sales: we highlight the best games, and all the other info you’ll need.

Publicado em: 22/06/18

This Nintendo Switch accessory will let you play classic games in ‘vertical mode’

A new crowdfunded peripheral could open up new ways to play on Nintendo’s best-selling console.

Publicado em: 22/06/18

YouTube fans to fund favourite film-makers

The site will let video-makers charge fans a monthly fee for exclusive content.

Publicado em: 22/06/18

Arizona Uber crash driver was 'watching TV'

The police report suggests the safety operator was streaming The Voice just before a fatal collision.

Publicado em: 22/06/18

Labstep wants to fix the way science experiments are recorded and reproduced

Labstep, an app and online platform to help scientists record and reproduce experiments, has raised £1 million in new funding, including from existing investors. The company, whose team has a background in commercial R&D and academic research, including at Oxford University, is backed by Seedcamp and says it plans to use the new capital to […]

Publicado em: 22/06/18

Cyan colour hidden ingredient in sleep

Adding or removing the colour cyan can have an impact on sleep, according to biologists.

Publicado em: 22/06/18

Over the influence?

Unilever has taken a stand against 'influencers' who buy social media followers to game the system.

Publicado em: 21/06/18

The slow-motion video made after filming plus other tech news

BBC Click's Lara Lewington looks at some of the best technology news stories of the week.

Publicado em: 21/06/18

'Dangerous' carbon monoxide alarms removed from Amazon and eBay

Consumer watchdog Which? finds carbon monoxide alarms on sale online fail British safety tests.

Publicado em: 21/06/18

HTC Vive Summer Sale 2018: the best VR deals to grab right now

With over 100 titles available at up to 90% off, we’re singling out the best Vive deals we can find.

Publicado em: 21/06/18

Intel chief Brian Krzanich resigns over relationship

The company says Brian Krzanich is leaving because of "a violation of Intel's non-fraternisation policy".

Publicado em: 21/06/18

Sesame Workshop will produce children’s shows for Apple

Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind beloved public television series Sesame Street, will be creating children’s TV programs for Apple . The partnership will involve multiple shows, including live action and animated series, as well as a show with puppets. The deal does not include Sesame Street itself. I’m guessing that many (most? all?) of […]

Publicado em: 20/06/18

Apple picks up the immigrant anthology series ‘Little America’ for its streaming service

Apple’s latest addition to its upcoming video streaming service is a timely one. The company has picked up “Little America,” a half-hour anthology series which looks at the “funny, romantic, heartfelt, inspiring, and surprising stories” of immigrants in America. The series comes from Oscar-nominated screenwriters of “The Big Sick,” Kumail Nanjiani (“Silicon Valley”) and Emily […]

Publicado em: 20/06/18

Apple slapped with $6.6M fine in Australia over bricked devices

Apple has been fined AUS$9M (~$6.6M) by a court in Australia following a legal challenge by a consumer rights group related to the company’s response after iOS updates bricked devices that had been repaired by third parties. The Australian Competitor and Consumer Commission (ACCC) invested a series of complaints relating to an error (‘error 53’) which […]

Publicado em: 19/06/18

Google rolls out Messages on the web for Android users

Messages, Google’s more recent focus for its scattered messaging efforts following its decision to “pause” work on Allo, is now available for web users. The company announced that it would begin rolling out Messages for web starting today, with the full rollout completing over the next week. The feature, along with others including GIF search, […]

Publicado em: 18/06/18

iOS 12 will automatically share your iPhone’s location with 911 centers

Apple this morning announced a new feature in iOS 12 which will automatically share your location with first responders when U.S. users dial 911 using their iPhone. The move is meant to address the problems with dialing emergency services from a cell phone, where outdated infrastructure has made it difficult to obtain a mobile caller’s […]

Publicado em: 18/06/18

Apple and Oprah sign a multi-year partnership on original content

Apple announced today a multi-year content partnership with Oprah Winfrey to produce programs for the tech company’s upcoming video-streaming service. Apple didn’t provide any specific details as to what sort of projects Winfrey would be involved in, but there will be more than one it seems. Apple shared the news of its deal with Winfrey […]

Publicado em: 15/06/18

Apple Maps outage disrupts search and navigation for all users [Update: resolved]

Apple Maps is experiencing a widespread outage, according to the company’s System Status page. Maps routing, navigation and search are impacted by the outage, which is affecting all users, the page informs. [Update: the problems were resolved at 1:05 PM ET.] The issues were first noticed by the Apple news site MacRumors, before Apple’s own […]

Publicado em: 15/06/18

Apple’s new Mac ads show that even Grimes uses dongles

Apple has launched a new advertising campaign for the Mac called “behind the Mac”. In this campaign, the company is sharing user stories of people using Mac for work, creative projects and accessibility reasons. The Mac is a versatile platform. People use it for boring tasks, such as checking emails and browsing the web. But […]

Publicado em: 15/06/18

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