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See you next week in New York

I’ll be helping build a larger meetup focused on pre-ICO companies in New York on April 23 and I’d love to see you there. It will be held at Knotel on April 23 at 7pm and will feature a pitch-off with eight startups  and two panels with some yet-unnamed stars in the space. Let’s get […]

Publicado em: 19/04/18

Facebook to exclude billions from European privacy laws

A total of 1.5 billion international Facebook users will not be protected under GDPR.

Publicado em: 19/04/18

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: 19/04/18

Battlefield 2018: everything we know so far

Battlefield will return in 2018 with a brand-new game, and this is everything we know.

Publicado em: 19/04/18

Fortnite Battle Royale news and updates: what’s new in Fortnite

This is all the latest from the new Fortnite patch 3.5.

Publicado em: 19/04/18

Ikea's TaskRabbit app back online after data breach

The odd jobs marketplace has been investigating a "cyber-security incident".

Publicado em: 19/04/18

TalkTalk and Vodafone top complaints chart again

TalkTalk, Vodafone and BT drew the most complaints for their services, the regulator says.

Publicado em: 19/04/18

The helmet which gives firefighters 'X-ray vision'

The C-Thru lens uses augmented reality to improve firefighters’ sight in poor visibility.

Publicado em: 19/04/18

Nasa's Tess: Planet-hunting satellite lifts off

Nasa's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (Tess) searches for new planets.

Publicado em: 19/04/18

Why India's Paytm isn't afraid of WhatsApp

India's youngest billionaire, Vijay Shekhar Sharma, says Indian firms are ready to challenge the West.

Publicado em: 18/04/18

BenevolentAI, which uses AI to develop drugs and energy solutions, nabs $115M at $2B valuation

In the ongoing race to build the best and smartest applications that tap into the advances of artificial intelligence, a startup out of London has raised a large round of funding to double down on solving persistent problems in areas like healthcare and energy. BenevolventAI announced today that it has raised $115 million to continue […]

Publicado em: 18/04/18

OutVoice makes it dead simple for editors to pay freelancers

One of the biggest headaches for freelance writers is the need to send an invoice for their work, then wait (and wait, and wait) for payment. Matt Saincome, founder of the punk-themed satirical news site The Hard Times, knows this, which is why he’s launching a new payment product called OutVoice. Saincome said he started […]

Publicado em: 18/04/18

EarthNow promises real-time views of the whole planet from a new satellite constellation

A new space imaging startup called EarthNow aims to provide not just pictures of the planet on demand, but real-time video anywhere a client desires. Its ambition is matched only by its pedigree: Bill Gates, Intellectual Ventures, Airbus, Softbank, and OneWeb founder Greg Wyler are all backing the play.

Publicado em: 18/04/18

Streaming sports service fuboTV raises $75 million from AMC and others

Days after Disney-owned ESPN launched its new streaming service, ESPN+, a three-year old streaming TV service for sports fans, fuboTV, is announcing the close of $75 million in Series D funding. The round included new investor AMC Networks, and existing investors 21st Century Fox, Luminari Capital, Northzone, Sky, and the former Scripps Networks Interactive, which […]

Publicado em: 18/04/18

Ad-blocking browser Brave signs up Dow Jones Media Group as a partner

It looks like at least one major news publisher is on-board with Brave, the ad-blocking web browser founded by former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich. Brave Software and Dow Jones Media Group announced today they will be partnering in a deal that will bring Media Group content (specifically, full access to Barrons.com or a premium MarketWatch newsletter) […]

Publicado em: 18/04/18

A minor cryptocurrency partners with a major porn network. What could go wrong?

Yesterday brought some interesting news in the cryptocurrency space. In a move that is at once sleazy and ridiculous, PornHub and its tech arm MindGeek announced a partnership with the creators of VergeCoin (XVG), an anonymized cryptocurrency in the vein of Monero that is currently trading at 7 cents, down from an all-time high of […]

Publicado em: 18/04/18

Indian online insurance startup Coverfox lands $22M led by World Bank’s IFC and Transamerica

Coverfox, one of a handful of companies aiming to digitize insurance in India, has landed fresh funding via a $22 million Series C round that will be used to push into more rural parts of the country. The investment is led by IFC, a sister organization of World Bank, and U.S. insurance firm Transamerica, with participation […]

Publicado em: 18/04/18

ReviveMed turns drug discovery into a big data problem and raises $1.5M to solve it

What if there's a drug that already exists that could treat a disease with no known therapies, but we just haven't made the connection? Finding that connection by exhaustively analyzing complex biomechanics within the body — with the help of machine learning, naturally — is the goal of ReviveMed, a new biotech startup out of MIT that just raised $1.5 million in seed funding.

Publicado em: 18/04/18

NHS website defaced by hackers

The digital vandalism was spotted by a security researcher and has since been fixed.

Publicado em: 18/04/18

Iceland's Bitcoin heist suspect 'flees on PM's plane'

The man fled from Iceland to Sweden on a passenger plane reportedly also carrying the prime minister.

Publicado em: 18/04/18

Pokemon on Switch: everything we know about Pokemon's Nintendo Switch debut

This is everything we know about the confirmed Nintendo Switch Pokémon title.

Publicado em: 18/04/18

Are AI fairytales the future?

The first AI fairytale has been written by an algorithm, a company claims - a taste of future story-telling?

Publicado em: 18/04/18

Voicera scoops up AI note-taking app Wrappup

Voicera wants to be the company that eliminates the need for human note taking once and for all. Their vision is an AI-driven voice recognition system that not only takes notes, but identifies speakers and summarizes key points and action items. Today, the company announced it had acquired a similar startup, Wrappup, an AI-fueled note […]

Publicado em: 18/04/18

Call of Duty Black Ops 4: release date, news and rumors

This is everything we know about Call of Duty Black Ops 4.

Publicado em: 18/04/18

Bitcoin peaks and falls become race tracks

The rapidly changing value of crypto-currency has been turned into a mobile game.

Publicado em: 18/04/18

E3 2018: all the latest news and rumors from this year's big gaming show

It's never too early to start speculating. From hardware teases to software reveals, here's our wishlist for next year's show.

Publicado em: 18/04/18

Praising the sun: Dark Souls on Switch delayed until 'summer'

Bandai Namco has announced that Dark Souls Remastered for Nintendo Switch won’t meet its May release date.

Publicado em: 18/04/18

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

We're rounding up all the latest Xbox One X pre-order info right here.

Publicado em: 18/04/18

The best Xbox One S prices, bundles and sales in Australia (April 2018)

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

Publicado em: 18/04/18

The best PlayStation VR prices, bundles and sales in Australia (April 2018)

We've sifted through all the sales to bring you the best prices on PlayStation VR headsets, camera and Move controllers.

Publicado em: 18/04/18

Apple to launch a premium news subscription service, report says

More details are out this morning about Apple’s plans for Texture, the digital newsstand business it acquired last month. According to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple is planning to launch its own premium news subscription service in an upgraded version of the Apple News app, arriving sometime in the next year. The service will […]

Publicado em: 17/04/18

Tony Fadell is worried about smartphone addiction

This weekend, former Apple engineer and consumer gadget legend Tony Fadell penned an op-ed for Wired. In it, he argued that smartphone manufacturers need to do a better job of educating users about how often they use their mobile phones, and the resulting dangers that overuse might bring about. Take healthy eating as an analogy: […]

Publicado em: 16/04/18

The Skagen Falster is a high fashion Android wearable

Skagen is a well-know maker of thin and uniquely Danish watches. Founded in 1989, the company is now part of the Fossil group and, as such, has begin dabbling in both the analog with the Hagen and now Android Wear with the Falster. The Falster is unique in that it stuffs all of the power […]

Publicado em: 16/04/18

In defense of the HomePod

My HomePod, Google Home and Amazon Echo all live within about 15 feet of each other in my apartment. This is as much a testament to my obsession with smart home crap as it is to my inability to buy into a single tech giant’s hardware ecosystem. I’ve gone all-in with each assistant at various […]

Publicado em: 16/04/18

Apple details its crackdown on leakers…in a leaked memo

In an internal memo to employees, Apple threatened severe consequences for leaking confidential company information – reminding staff that those who leak can lose their jobs, have difficult finding future employment, and even get arrested. Last year, Apple claimed to have busted 29 leakers, 12 of whom were arrested. The memo itself was leaked, and […]

Publicado em: 13/04/18

Apple starting to alert users that it will end 32-bit app support on the Mac

Tomorrow at midnight PT, Apple will begin issuing an alert box when you open a 32-bit app in MacOS 10.13.4. It’s a one-time (per app) alert, designed to help MacOS make the full transition to 64-bit. At some unspecified time in the future, the operating system will end its support for 32-bit technology… meaning those […]

Publicado em: 12/04/18

Apple Music hits 40 million subscribers as it accelerates towards surpassing Spotify

Apple Music is continuing its upward climb in subscriber count, quickening its pace as it seeks to overtake Spotify in the battle for users’ ears. The music streaming service now has 40 million subscribers, according to a report today from Variety. Apple has confirmed this number to TechCrunch. The service still has a ways to go before […]

Publicado em: 11/04/18

A peace plan to end the wireless wars

Boris Teksler Contributor Boris Teksler is the former licensing chief at Apple and current chief executive of the patent licensing company Conversant IP. Joe Siino Contributor Joseph Siino is the former intellectual property chief at Yahoo and the current president of Via Licensing . Ira Blumberg Contributor Ira Blumberg is the vice president of IP […]

Publicado em: 11/04/18

Apple is making a show based on Isaac Asimov’s ‘Foundation’ books

Okay, Apple, now you’ve got my attention. Not content with landing an Amazing Stories reboot from Steven Spielberg, multiple series from Reese Witherspoon, a space opera from Ron Moore and much more for its upcoming original TV initiative (which might launch next March), Apple is also developing a series based on Isaac Asimov’s Foundation books. […]

Publicado em: 10/04/18

Fleetsmith secures $7.7M investment to manage Apple devices

Fleetsmith, a startup that wants to make it easier for companies to manage their Apple devices, announced a $7.7 million Series A round today led by Upfront Ventures. Seed investors Index Ventures and Harrison Metal also participated in the round. The company has raised a total of $11 million. They also announced that Luke Kanies, […]

Publicado em: 10/04/18

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