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The best Xbox One X prices, bundles and sales in Australia (December 2018)

We've rounded up all the latest Xbox One X offers in one place.

Publicado em: 19/12/18

Uber to resume autonomous vehicle testing months after fatal accident

Uber has regained approval to test its self-driving cars on Pennsylvania roads.

Publicado em: 18/12/18

40 best PC games 2018: the must-play titles you don’t want to miss

PC gaming continues to grow, but what are the best PC games you can play in 2018?

Publicado em: 18/12/18

Rothy’s just landed $35 million from Goldman Sachs to sell more of its popular ballet flats

Rothy’s, a three-year-old, San Francisco-based company that makes a variety of colorful flats for women, has some more walking-around money today. According to Bloomberg, the company just closed on $35 million in funding from Goldman Sachs’ asset management unit. The round brings the young company’s total funding to $42 million, including an early $5 million […]

Publicado em: 18/12/18

Coinbase lets you convert one cryptocurrency into another

It’s hard to believe that you still had to convert your BTC into USD in order to buy ETH on Coinbase. The company is finally adding direct cryptocurrency-to-cryptocurrency conversions. The feature works with Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Ethereum Classic (ETC), Litecoin (LTC), 0x (ZRX) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH). It is only available to U.S. customers […]

Publicado em: 18/12/18

PS4 vs Xbox One: which gaming console is better?

Torn over PS4 vs Xbox One? Here's our guide to choosing between the two consoles.

Publicado em: 18/12/18

Ex-Googlers meld humans & machines at new cobotics startup Formant

Our distinct skill sets and shortcomings mean people and robots will join forces for the next few decades. Robots are tireless, efficient and reliable, but in a millisecond through intuition and situational awareness, humans can make decisions machine can’t. Until workplace robots are truly autonomous and don’t require any human thinking, we’ll need software to supervise […]

Publicado em: 18/12/18

PlayStation Classic drops to just $75 on Amazon

Get PlayStation Classic for $75, a 25% discount on the faulty – but still solid – nostalgia machine.

Publicado em: 18/12/18

Fresh Prince star Alfonso Ribeiro sues Fortnite over Carlton dance

Alfonso Ribeiro, who played Carlton in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, says the game copied his moves.

Publicado em: 18/12/18

SpaceX said to be raising $500M to help fund internet service

SpaceX is raising $500 million at a valuation of $30.5 billion, according to a WSJ report citing people familiar with the matter. The company is said to be raising the capital in part to help fund its ambitious Starlink internet service project. According to the announced plan, SpaceX intends to launch 11,000 satellites to plaster […]

Publicado em: 18/12/18

The best Boxing Day sales 2018: deals landing before January sales

The Boxing Day sales are a fantastic chance to get a great deal and are usually better than January sales.

Publicado em: 18/12/18

Sphero is finished making Star Wars products

Sphero’s on-going deals are about more than just priming the pump for the holidays. The Colorado robotic toy startup is also in the process of cleaning out inventory of what are now marked “legacy” products on its site. All of the Disney-licensed products now carry a “THIS IS A LEGACY PRODUCT AND NO LONGER IN […]

Publicado em: 18/12/18

Remote areas stuck in data slow lanes

Many rural homes receive mobile data from only one operator, an Ofcom study finds.

Publicado em: 18/12/18

Google China: Has search firm put Project Dragonfly on hold?

Report that Google has put its Project Dragonfly search engine for China on hold.

Publicado em: 18/12/18

Next Xbox consoles are codenamed 'Anaconda' and 'Lockhart'

Rumors are circulating about the successors to the Xbox One S and Xbox One X, and a disc-less 'Scarlett' model.

Publicado em: 18/12/18

Ada nets $19 million Series A to grow its customer service chatbot

Ada is on a mission to build chatbots powered by artificial intelligence. The company today is announcing a $19 million Series A that will go far in helping it reach that goal. The company sees the capital fueling international expansion and launching products into new verticals, as well as doubling down on employees. Chatbots were […]

Publicado em: 18/12/18

YouTuber's glitter bomb tricks parcel thieves

A former Nasa engineer spent six months building a disguised glitter bomb to surprise thieves stealing parcels from his doorstep.

Publicado em: 18/12/18

Meng Wanzhou: China park rewards Huawei phone owners

Chinese firms are showing their support for phone giant Huawei, whose CFO is facing extradition to the US.

Publicado em: 18/12/18

A month after raising $70M, Clearbanc raises $50M fund to front startups ad money

Clearbanc is disrupting startup funding by providing companies cash to buy ads in exchange for a revenue share so they don’t have to sell as much equity to venture capitalists. That idea has proven so appealing that 1,000 companies seeking up to $1 billion total hit up Clearbanc since we reported it raised $70 million […]

Publicado em: 18/12/18

Is Brexit 'game over' for tech recruitment?

One video game company boss is worried international staff will be harder to hire post-Brexit.

Publicado em: 18/12/18

UK tech firm Blippar collapses into administration

One of the great hopes of the UK tech sector, Blippar, collapses following a funding dispute.

Publicado em: 18/12/18

Atari teams up with some startup to pretend to make blockchain-based games

Animoca Brands will produce and publish blockchain-based versions of RollerCoaster Tycoon and Goon Squad worldwide (excluding China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau); the new titles will feature the integration of non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The term of the Agreement extends through to 31 March 2022. In honor of this exciting announcement I’d like to propose the […]

Publicado em: 18/12/18

Tonsser scores €5.5M Series A to help discover the next soccer star

Tonsser, the Copenhagen-based startup that offers a “football performance app” aimed at youth soccer players who want to build their own online profile and potentially get discovered by a bigger club, has raised €5.5 million in Series A funding. The round is led by Alven Capital, with participation from existing investors SEED Capital and Wellington […]

Publicado em: 18/12/18

'My Christmas parcel ended up being recycled'

Courier firms are struggling to cope with the rise of online shopping, and tech can only help so much.

Publicado em: 18/12/18

Twitter warns of 'unusual activity' from China and Saudi Arabia

Twitter says "unusual" activity from China and Saudi Arabia followed a users' country code bug.

Publicado em: 17/12/18

The best VR apps for education

Virtual reality is great for entertainment, but it’s also a great way to learn -- here are the best virtual reality apps for education.

Publicado em: 17/12/18

France doesn’t want to wait for European tax reform to tax tech giants

France’s Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire held a press conference earlier today to announce that France will tax big tech companies starting on January 1st, 2019. This has been a long-rumored tax reform, and it looks like France is changing the scope of the new tax. After a couple of years of negotiations at the […]

Publicado em: 17/12/18

Xbox streaming console leak reveals next-gen AMD processor

A ton of new details about the rumored Xbox Scarlet Cloud has been laid bare thanks to a new report.

Publicado em: 17/12/18

Shazam reveals 2018's most-searched songs

A lot of people wanted to know the name of the song that goes: "I do it solo." (It's called Solo.)

Publicado em: 17/12/18

The best Xbox One prices, deals and bundles for Christmas 2018

We have all the best Xbox One deals, including the best value bundles and games.

Publicado em: 17/12/18

The best cheap PlayStation VR bundles, prices and deals for Christmas 2018

Looking for the best bundles on the PlayStation VR headset, Move motion controllers and PS4 camera? You've come to the right place.

Publicado em: 17/12/18

Cydia shuts down purchasing mechanism for its jailbreak app store

Years after becoming one of the go-to destinations for iOS jailbreaks, Cydia’s app store is disabling purchases. Users will be able to access existing downloads through the store and access purchases via third-parties, but beginning this week, they’ll no longer be able to buy apps through the store. Founder Jay “Saurik “ Freeman revealed the […]

Publicado em: 15/12/18

Apple is producing new content about Snoopy and other Peanuts characters

Apple has signed a deal with DHX Media that will see the Canadian broadcaster producing new shows, specials and short films about Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang. That includes exclusive short-form content for Apple starring astronaut Snoopy, aimed at getting kids excited about STEM. Peanuts was created by Charles Schulz, […]

Publicado em: 15/12/18

The new Palm is almost the MP3 player I want

The iPod Classic still looms larger as my favorite gadget of all time. Sure, plenty have lapped the device in terms of technology, while any lingering concerns about not owning the music I listen to have faded for the ubiquity of Spotify, but the iPod lives on in the perfect sweet spot for my own […]

Publicado em: 14/12/18

Influential Apple analyst cuts iPhone shipment estimates

TF International Securities Apple analyst extraordinaire Ming-Chi Kuo delivered a less than stellar iPhone forecast this week with the straightforwardly titled note, “2019 iPhone shipments likely to be under 190 million units.” The letter puts the number of Apple handsets well below previous analyst predictions of 212 million for next year. Kuo is largely regarded […]

Publicado em: 14/12/18

Tumblr’s back in the App Store following porn ban announcement

Tumblr is back. Sort of. The social blogging platform reappeared on Apple’s App Store this week, some three weeks after being pulled over child pornography concerns. Ten days ago, the company adopted a scorched earth response to the issue, announcing a blanket ban on adult material as part of a “better, more positive Tumblr.” The […]

Publicado em: 13/12/18

Jennifer Garner and J.J. Abrams are making a limited series for Apple

More than a decade after the end of “Alias,” J.J. Abrams and Jennifer Garner are teaming up on a new limited series for Apple. The show, titled “My Glory Was I Had Such Friends,” will be based on the Amy Silverstein memoir of the same name, about how Silverstein’s friends supported her as she waited […]

Publicado em: 13/12/18

What China searched for in 2018: World Cup, trade war, Apple

Soon after Google unveiled the top trends in what people searched for in 2018, Baidu published what captivated the Chinese in a parallel online universe, where most of the West’s mainstream tech services, including Google and Facebook, are inaccessible. Google’s year in search 2018: the World Cup, Fortnite GIFs and Bitcoin China’s top search engine […]

Publicado em: 13/12/18

Apple plans major US expansion, including a new $1 billion campus in Austin

Apple has announced a major expansion that will see it open a new campus in North Austin and new offices in Seattle, San Diego and Los Angeles as it bids to increase its workforce in the U.S. The firm said it intends also to significantly expand its presence in Pittsburgh, New York and Boulder, Colorado over […]

Publicado em: 13/12/18

Report: Apple’s news and magazine subscription service to launch in early 2019

Bloomberg today updated its earlier reporting on Apple’s plans for a news and magazine subscription service. Earlier this year, the outlet said Apple would relaunch the digital newsstand business Texture, which it acquired this spring, as part of the Apple News app. Now, Bloomberg confirms the launch time frame could be “as soon as this […]

Publicado em: 12/12/18

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