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Techcrunch

  • nieuwRoborace autonomous car takes a lap in Paris
     At the Formula E Paris ePrix over the weekend, the driverless Roborace navigated a lap of the 1.9 km course all by itself — all 14 turns. Read More
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  • nieuwKidPass raises $5.1 million for its children’s activity subscription service
     KidPass, a monthly membership program that gives parents access to a variety of kid-friendly activities across their city, has raised $5.1 million in Series A funding, the startup reported this week. Currently live in New York, the new funds will a…
    - 55 mins ago 26 May 17, 7:04pm -
  • nieuwOn-demand food startup Sprig is shutting down today
     Sprig, the startup that makes and delivers its own food, is shutting down today, The Information reports. TechCrunch has since obtained the copy of the email Sprig is sending to customers today.“It is with a heavy heart that my co-founders and…
    - 1 hour ago 26 May 17, 6:51pm -
  • nieuwUK wants G7 to take collective action on online extremism
     The UK Prime Minister is using the annual G7 summit of seven of the world’s major industrialized democracies to push for more to be done about online extremism, including co-ordinating on ways to force social media platforms to be more pro-active…
    - 1 hour ago 26 May 17, 6:39pm -
  • nieuwThe Marc Newson Hourglass For Hodinkee shows us time is a nanoball
     “Can anyone tell me what this is?” the teacher asked. Outside the rust rains had come again and the building reacted by assembling a nano sphere shield. They would be inside until it stopped. None of the children were old enough for the skin ad…
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 17, 6:17pm -
  • nieuwSergey Brin’s giant airship will be world’s largest, serve humanitarian role
     Google co-founder Sergey Brin is building a massive airship, we learned in April, and now The Guardian reports some additional details about the purpose and nature of the project. It’ll be used both as a private luxury air yacht for Brin and his…
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 17, 6:15pm -
  • nieuwInsurance startup Quilt adds life insurance to its portfolio of products
     The startup insurance application processor Quilt has added a life insurance product to its portfolio and has begun pitching its digital enrollment in 37 states across the country.In partnership with Generation Life (a 50-year-old insurance compa…
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 17, 6:06pm -
  • nieuwPickle is a TaskRabbit-style app for Generation Z
     Share economy startups which allow someone to ‘share’ their labour or skills have proliferated over the last few years. Even simple ‘share your skills’ communities with no commercial model have appeared such as Impossible. Now these compani…
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 17, 6:05pm -
  • nieuwFor one new fund, the question isn’t which corporate backer, but why not 10?
     Engage Ventures is a new, Atlanta-based accelerator fund for early-stage deals. It isn’t managing a ton of money — it just closed on $15 million for its debut effort — but it does have some interesting financial backers. Read More
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 17, 5:59pm -
  • nieuwSnap said to leverage discounts to drive growth
     After a painful first-quarter miss, Snap, the parent company of the popular social app Snapchat, is looking to avoid the same fate in the second. According to Digiday, Snap is working to drive new and increased business ahead of the end of its seco…
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 17, 5:45pm -

PCM Web

  • nieuwDe beste systeembeheer-software tegen tech-problemen
    Als PCM-lezer zal je er ook vast niet aan ontkomen: tech-support verlenen aan familie en vrienden. Je kunt dan een vast tarief instellen, óf je kunt het wat slimmer aanpakken. Met deze systeembeheer-software en tips houd je de systemen met minimale…
    - 3 hours ago 26 May 17, 5:00pm -
  • nieuwPCM-weekoverzicht: Nep-helpdesk blijft slachtoffers maken
    Iedere vrijdag blikt PCM terug op de week. Welk nieuws mag je niet missen en welke reviews moet je lezen? Dankzij dit handige overzicht ben je zo voor het weekend weer helemaal op de hoogte.
    - 3 hours ago 26 May 17, 5:00pm -
  • Synology RT1900ac review: een half jaar later
    De RT1900ac is de eerste router van nas-specialist Synology. In deze Synology RT1900ac review bekijken we het apparaat na een half jaar in gebruik. Hoe flexibel en snel blijft deze router?
    - 1 day ago 25 May 17, 10:00am -
  • Zo kun je de prestaties meten van je Windows-systeem
    Veel gebruikers weten niet dat Windows een krachtige tool aan boord heeft waarmee je de prestaties meten kan van zowat alle mogelijke aspecten van het besturingssysteem en de hardware laat meten. Meer zelfs, het is mogelijk deze metingen automatisch…
    - 2 days ago 24 May 17, 2:00pm -
  • Tradfri-lampen IKEA krijgen ondersteuning voor spraakbediening
    IKEA verkoopt sinds een tijdje slimme verlichting onder de naam Trådfri. De lampen zijn later dit jaar compatible met Siri, Alexa en de Google Assistent, waardoor ze te bedienen zijn door middel van stemcommando's.
    - 2 days ago 24 May 17, 2:00pm -
  • Hoe Facebook worstelt met zijn moderatiebeleid
    Facebook ligt al maanden onder vuur vanwege zijn moderatiebeleid, maar het sociale netwerk lijkt voorzichtige stappen te zetten zijn problemen op te lossen. Alleen... Kan dat überhaupt wel? En is Facebooks manier van het modereren van haatberichten…
    - 3 days ago 23 May 17, 1:36pm -
  • Meer slachtoffers en schade door ‘Microsoft-helpdesk’
    Fraudeurs die zich voordoen als Microsoft-helpdesk scoren grotere geldbedragen bij meer slachtoffers in Nederland. Begin 2017 overtreft begin 2016 en de schade nadert al het totaal van 2016.
    - 3 days ago 23 May 17, 10:05am -
  • Sitebuilder van Strato: een website bouwen in een paar minuten
    Een website bouwen klinkt heel ingewikkeld. Dat is het ook, als je zelf alle code moet schrijven en het wiel opnieuw moet uitvinden. Gelukkig is dat nergens voor nodig, want er zijn handige tools die je met het bouwen van je site kunnen helpen. Siteb…
    - 4 days ago 22 May 17, 5:41pm -
  • AMD Ryzen versus Intel Kaby Lake
    Begin dit jaar kwam Intel met zijn nieuwe Kaby Lake-processors en kortgeleden introduceerde AMD eindelijk zijn Ryzen-CPU's. In dit artikel over Ryzen versus Intel leggen we deze twee nieuwe chipgeneraties naast elkaar en bekijken we hun sterke en zwa…
    - 4 days ago 22 May 17, 12:00pm -
  • Smartphones vergelijken: 3 zaken waar je op moet letten
    Ben je in de markt voor een nieuwe smartphone? Grote kans dat je alle nieuwe toestellen met elkaar vergelijkt. Waar moet je dan precies op letten? Wij geven drie zaken waar je naar moet kijken als je verschillende telefoons naast elkaar legt.
    - 5 days ago 21 May 17, 1:50pm -

Slashdot

  • nieuwDisney Chief Bob Iger Doesn't Believe Movie Hack Threat Was Real
    You may remember Disney's boss revealing that hackers had threatened to leak one of the studio's new films unless it paid a ransom. Bob Iger didn't name the film, but it was thought to be "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales." But now Ig…
    - 39 mins ago 26 May 17, 7:20pm -
  • nieuwMajor US Tech Firms Press Congress For Internet Surveillance Reforms
    Dustin Volz, reporting for Reuters: Facebook, Amazon and more than two dozen other U.S. technology companies pressed Congress on Friday to make changes to a broad internet surveillance law, saying they were necessary to improve privacy protections an…
    - 1 hour ago 26 May 17, 6:40pm -
  • nieuwIn a Throwback To the '90s, NTFS Bug Lets Anyone Hang Or Crash Windows 7, 8.1
    Windows 7 and 8.1 (and also Windows Vista) have a bug that is reminiscent of Windows 98 age, when a certain specially crafted filename could make the operating system crash (think of file:///c:/con/con). From an ArsTechnica report: The new bug, which…
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 17, 6:00pm -
  • nieuwFormer Mozilla CTO: 'Chrome Won'
    Responding to Firefox marketing head Eric Petitt's blog post from earlier this week, Andreas Gal, former chief technology officer of Mozilla (who spent seven years at the company) offers his insights. Citing latest market share figures, Gal says "it'…
    - 3 hours ago 26 May 17, 5:20pm -
  • nieuwOpera Abandons iOS Platform
    Reader BrianFagioli writes: After searching for Opera in the Apple App Store, I noticed something odd -- none of the company's iOS browsers (Opera Mini and Opera Coast) had been updated in 2017. Since we are almost halfway through the year, I decided…
    - 3 hours ago 26 May 17, 4:40pm -
  • nieuwMark Zuckerberg Calls for Universal Basic Income in His Harvard Commencement Speech
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has become the latest major tech figure to call for universal basic income as a solution for inequality, joining a growing chorus from Silicon Valley. From a report: "Every generation expands its definition of equality. N…
    - 4 hours ago 26 May 17, 4:00pm -
  • nieuwMessenger App Kik Debuts Its Own Digital Currency
    The messaging app Kik Interactive has decided to create its own digital currency. Kik's plans are for an "initial coin offering," a process by which it sells tokens that can be used to buy services on its platform. "The idea is that as more and more…
    - 5 hours ago 26 May 17, 3:00pm -
  • nieuwScientists Develop Technology That Burns Natural Gas With No CO2 Emissions
    New submitter Ben Sullivan writes: Researchers and engineers in Vienna have developed a way to burn natural gas without releasing CO2 into the air through a combustion method called chemical looping combustion (CLC). In this process, CO2 can be isola…
    - 8 hours ago 26 May 17, 12:00pm -
  • nieuwJuno Spacecraft Reveals Spectacular Cyclones At Jupiter's Poles
    Joe Palca reports via NPR: NASA's Juno spacecraft has spotted giant cyclones swirling at Jupiter's north and south poles. That's just one of the unexpected and puzzling findings being reported by the Juno science team. Juno arrived at Jupiter last su…
    - 11 hours ago 26 May 17, 9:00am -
  • nieuwChinese Company Offers Free Training For US Coal Miners To Become Wind Farmers
    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Quartz: If you want to truly understand what's happening in the energy industry, the best thing to do is to travel deep into the heart of American coal country, to Carbon County, Wyoming (yes, that's a real pl…
    - 14 hours ago 26 May 17, 5:30am -

Alphr

  • nieuwFind a deal in Maplin’s big bank holiday weekend sale
    Wilfred Collins 2 hours 25 min agoDeals So you've got three days off this weekend, which is surely cause for celebration. Maplin thought so and are having a sale just for the bank holiday weekend. The electronics retailer is cutting p…
    - 3 hours ago 26 May 17, 4:53pm -
  • nieuw7 observations from the IoT World Forum 2017
    Alan Martin 4 hours 3 min agoBusiness It’s unfortunate that we’re left with the clumsy phrase “Internet of Things” to describe the estimated 50 billion gadgets, sensors and doohickeys that will be connected to the internet in…
    - 4 hours ago 26 May 17, 3:55pm -
  • nieuwFar Cry 5 release date and news: Watch the Far Cry 5 trailer
    Thomas McMullan 4 hours 20 min agoGames See related  The Internet of Things: The questions that need to be answered Intelligence chief admits Internet of Things can be used for government surveillance From f…
    - 4 hours ago 26 May 17, 3:44pm -
  • nieuwBMW wants to reinvent urban mobility on two wheels
    Wilfred Collins 2 hours 48 min agoCars Let’s face it, getting around cities can be a bit of chore these days. More of us rush to urban centres to seek better opportunities, and that means roads are getting crowded and public transpo…
    - 4 hours ago 26 May 17, 3:33pm -
  • nieuwYou have until Wednesday to apply for Apple’s Developer Academy
    Wilfred Collins 4 hours 34 min agoApple Applications for Apple’s Developer Academy are set to close next week, so if you’ve ever wanted to learn how to build an iOS app directly from the company that brought us the iPhone, now is…
    - 5 hours ago 26 May 17, 3:13pm -
  • nieuwThe brain starts to eat itself when it can’t sleep
    Thomas McMullan 6 hours 43 min agoBioscience As the nights grow warmer, and you toss and turn on sweat-caked sheets, keep in mind that your brain may start to devour itself if it doesn’t get some sleep.A team of researchers, led by…
    - 7 hours ago 26 May 17, 1:27pm -
  • nieuwZuckerberg finally bags that Harvard degree
    Alan Martin 7 hours 53 min agoFacebook Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg finally has that Harvard diploma he missed out on when he instead decided to work on a rival to Myspace, Bebo and Friendster back in 2004.All in all, it was a de…
    - 8 hours ago 26 May 17, 12:05pm -
  • nieuwRaspberry Pi just majorly extended its reach for young coders
    Thomas McMullan 8 hours 38 min agoRaspberry Pi The Raspberry Pi Foundation’s set of miniature computers, which have become a mainstay for budding coders and indie developers alike, have found themselves everywhere from classrooms to…
    - 9 hours ago 26 May 17, 11:23am -
  • nieuwWhy buying refurbished tech could be your smartest shopping decision this year
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    - 9 hours ago 26 May 17, 11:16am -
  • nieuwHas BMW just killed the i5?
    Curtis Moldrich 8 hours 43 min agoCars The BMW i8 is one of the most impressive cars I’ve ever driven, and the i3 is one of the most original ones, so when rumours of an i5 first began several years ago there was reason to be excite…
    - 9 hours ago 26 May 17, 11:15am -

The Register

Fresh Home

  • Why It’s Time to Go Monochrome
    When it comes to redesigning a room, the first decision is usually, “which color?”. And sometimes, that can be the hardest choice of all. I can’t be the only person who has excitedly walked into a paint store, then left a short time later, over…
    - 20 Jan 17, 3:00pm -
  • Italian Apartment Thinks Inside the Box
    This plant-filled apartment in Milan was developed around a white concrete box that houses the living room.The post Italian Apartment Thinks Inside the Box appeared first on Freshome.com.
    - 7 Jan 17, 5:00pm -
  • A Minimalist Villa High in the Italian Alps
    The 3,875-square-foot home, constructed of copper and wood, takes full advantage of its hillside location.The post A Minimalist Villa High in the Italian Alps appeared first on Freshome.com.
    - 7 Jan 17, 4:00pm -
  • Historic Lisbon Apartment Preserves Ornate Details
    Atelier Veloso Architects completed a historic apartment redesign in Lisbon, Portugal. Situated on the first level of a five-storey building dating back to 1893, the loft preserves great details such as the stone masonry walls and the 3.5-meter ceili…
    - 6 Jan 17, 5:00pm -
  • Dramatic Luxury Home Overlooking the Pacific
    Aiming to connect living spaces with the dramatic ocean vistas surrounding the property, Ezequiel Farca Architects envisioned a luxury home with green walls and floor-to-ceiling-windows. The private residence in the photos below is located in the mar…
    - 6 Jan 17, 4:00pm -

High Snobiety

  • nieuwA Hair Dryer Can Get the Creases Out of Your Favorite Sneakers
    Death, taxes, and creases in your sneakers, all of these are certainties in life. But here’s a pro tip: using a hair dryer can get the creases out of your favorite kicks. This discovery is all thanks to Reddit user Mr_JoNeZz, who made use of a hot…
    - 2 hours ago 26 May 17, 9:44pm -
  • nieuwWatch Jacob Banks’ Soulful Rendition of “Mercy” for COLORS Berlin
    Here is the latest entry in our partnership with COLORS BERLIN, an online music channel that aims to break down the barriers of the musical landscape. ALL COLORS NO GENRES is their main mission – from hip-hop to indie, electronica, R&B and pop, COL…
    - 1 hour ago 26 May 17, 9:14pm -
  • nieuwConverse & Carhartt WIP Take on the Chuck Taylor All Star ‘70 Ox
    Brand: Converse, Carhartt WIP Model: Chuck Taylor All Star ‘70 Ox Key Features: Drill, canvas and ripstop construction; triple stitching on eye row and heel counter; red bar-tack style accents on outsole; two sets of premium cotton woven laces. Rel…
    - 1 hour ago 26 May 17, 9:13pm -
  • nieuwThis Super Rare Porsche 911 GT2 Evo Just Sold for $1.45 Million
    This one-of-11 Porsche 911 GT2 Evo recently sold at auction for a staggering $1.45 million USD. The vehicle, which is based on Porsche’s 1996 993-series, is still identical to its race car counterpart, boasting eye-catching exterior design elements…
    - 1 hour ago 26 May 17, 9:01pm -
  • nieuwKanye West & adidas Confirm the YEEZY Powerphase Re-Release
    Following reports from Yeezy Mafia, adidas has today confirmed that they will indeed be re-releasing the YEEZY Powerphase trainer. Featuring a soft white leather upper, die-cut EVA midsole, high abrasion rubber outsole, and Calabasas logo marque, the…
    - 40 mins ago 26 May 17, 8:39pm -
  • nieuwThe First Trailer for ‘Far Cry 5’ Is Finally Here
    The next installment in the Far Cry franchise is not far from its impending release, and now developer Ubisoft has dropped the first trailer to kick off the buzz cycle. Whether you’re a seasoned Far Cry fanatic or not, there are some changes to th…
    - 12 mins ago 26 May 17, 8:11pm -
  • nieuwT-Pain & Young M.A. Find Their Dream Girls in “F.B.G.M.”
    Last week, T-Pain and Lil Wayne swooped in 2017 and reminded us why the mid-2000s were such an amazing time for collaborative hip-hop (and Autotune). Now the self-proclaimed nappy boy is following up the blessing that was the T-Wayne album with a Y…
    - 14 mins ago 26 May 17, 7:45pm -
  • nieuwNike Is Dropping A “Be True” Air VaporMax to Celebrate Pride Month
    Brand: Nike Model: Air VaporMax Key Features: The rainbow-colored sole on both colorways. Release Date: June 1 Price: $200 Availability: Nike Editor’s Notes: Since the sneaker’s release earlier this year, we’ve been treated to so many new Air…
    - 24 mins ago 26 May 17, 7:35pm -
  • nieuwYou Can Cop Drake’s OVO x Clarks Footwear Collab Right Now
    First teased earlier this year, Drake’s OVO label has finally unveiled its footwear collaboration with iconic British brand Clarks — and it’s available to cop right now. Comprising of classic desert boots in three different colorways (Black, Be…
    - 1 hour ago 26 May 17, 6:56pm -
  • nieuwBryson Tiller Surprise Dropped His New Album ‘True to Self’
    With his sophomore album set for release June 23, Bryson Tiller decided to drop True To Self a few weeks early. He took to social media last night to announce the unexpected release of his new music. i know we said June 23rd… but i say we Set it Of…
    - 1 hour ago 26 May 17, 6:33pm -

Portable Gear

  • Nieuwe 10-inch Acer tablets
    Acer heeft vandaag twee nieuwe tablets aangekondigd. De nieuwe Iconia Tab 10 biedt een premium multimediabeleving. De Iconia One 10 heeft twee micro-USB-poorten en is meer gericht op productiviteit.
    - 1 day ago 25 May 17, 2:27pm -
  • Huawei breidt tabletportfolio uit
    Huawei komt met twee nieuwe tablets, de MediaPad M3 Lite en de MediaPad T3. De MediaPad M3 Lite is een mid-range tablet met krachtige mulitimedia-specificaties. De MediaPad T3 is een instaptablet met een prijs vanaf 99 euro.
    - 2 days ago 24 May 17, 9:09am -
  • Telefoongebruik in de EU in meer detail
    Vanaf 15 juni kan je bij alle operators je bundel in de hele Europese Unie gebruiken zonder extra kosten. Het einde van torenhoge vakantierekeningen lijkt hiermee in zicht. In dit artikel leggen we uit hoe het werkt, en waar je rekening mee moet houd…
    - 3 days ago 23 May 17, 1:13pm -
  • Android O: wat is nieuw?
    In maart en mei 2017 toonde Google de eerste beelden van haar nieuwe besturingssysteem Android 8, met werknaam Android O. Android O volgt Android Nougat op. In dit artikel zetten we de belangrijkste vernieuwingen op een rij.
    - 4 days ago 22 May 17, 9:56am -
  • 12 procent belt handheld in auto
    Hoewel vrijwel alle automobilisten berichten sturen tijdens het rijden gevaarlijk vinden, zegt 12 procent dit wel eens te doen. Van de 18- tot 35-jarigen stuurt zelfs 23 procent wel eens berichten vanachter het stuur. Dat blijkt uit een in 2016 gehou…
    - 7 days ago 19 May 17, 4:07pm -
  • TomTom met goedkoper golf-horloge
    TomTom heeft een nieuw goedkoper golf-horloge aan haar assortiment toegevoegd, de GOLFER 2 SE. Tevens breidt TomTom de functionaliteit van de GOLFER 2 uit met een 24/7 activity tracking-optie
    - 9 days ago 17 May 17, 11:13pm -
  • Nieuwe Olympus outdoor camera met 4K
    Olympus introduceert vandaag de vijfde versie van haar stoere Tough TG outdoorcamera. Met de TG-5 kan er nu video worden opgenomen in 4K en 120-fps Full-HD. Ook zijn er nieuwe regelaars en knoppen toegevoegd, en dubbellaags glas dat niet beslaat.
    - 9 days ago 17 May 17, 12:42pm -
  • Moto C Plus komt naar Nederland
    Motorola komt de eerste week van juni met de Motorola C Plus. De Moto C Plus is een ideaal toestel voor niet al te intensief telefoongebruik. Ideaal om te appen, video's kijken en internetten. En dat voor een adviesprijs van 119 euro.
    - 10 days ago 16 May 17, 12:19pm -
  • Galaxy S8 erg fragiel
    Uit een test van Europese consumentenorganisaties blijkt dat de Samsung Galaxy S8 en S8+ erg kwetsbaar is. Het glas van beide toestellen breekt opvallend snel.
    - 10 days ago 16 May 17, 10:28am -
  • HTC U11 heeft knijpbediening
    HTC heeft vandaag de HTC U11 geintroduceerd. De U11 is de eerste telefoon met knijpbediening. Of dit voldoende is om de strijd van Apple en Samsung te winnen is de vraag. De HTC U11 heeft een adviesprijs van 749 euro.
    - 10 days ago 16 May 17, 10:13am -

Versheid

Blackpool Creative

  • Two Months Later, Blacksumac’s Piper Runs Smooth
    A couple months ago I wrote a review of Blacksumac’s Piper device, the all-in-one home security and automation package.  I was pleased with everything this device was able to do, especially coming from a brand new crowdfunded startup company.  I…
    - 30 Mar 14, 1:25am -
  • First Impressions of Blacksumac’s Piper All-in-one Home Security, Monitoring, and Automation Product—the first 24 hours
    As I wrote about a few days ago, there are a couple all-in-one products out on the market that are vying for a place in your home to help secure it, monitor it, and introduce you to the growing world of home automation.  Those two products are Piper…
    - 2 Feb 14, 4:54am -
  • Piper vs Canary: The All-In-One Home Security Systems Face-off
    Two new all-in-one home security systems go head-to-head in a comparison chart - Piper and Canary.
    - 14 Jan 14, 8:06am -
  • How to get LTE on your Google Nexus 5 with T-Mobile, or Not
    So I recently bought a Google Nexus 5 phone direct from Google through the Google Play store.  When I popped in the SIM and connected it to my T-Mobile account it would only show H in the status bar for the data connection, and inside the settings i…
    - 19 Dec 13, 4:24am -
  • The Poetry of Apple Design
    Apple kicked off its 2013 WWDC conference today with a keynote.  The very first thing they showed was a very simple animation and message that tells us all about Apple, and why they do what they do.  It’s rather simple, and they told us in poetic…
    - 10 Jun 13, 10:19pm -
  • A Tale of Two Watches: Pebble & Breguet
    I received my Pebble smartwatch today, which my wife backed for me on Kickstarter last year for my birthday in May. It’s been a long time coming, but it was worth it. I thought it would be fun to compare this new Pebble watch, with a watch I bought…
    - 26 Mar 13, 2:46am -
  • Grab that eBay item before others do
    So, have you ever had that experience where you want to buy something cheaply on eBay, but you don’t want to wait for an auction to end, let alone play the auction game, but the good “Buy It Now” listings are taken before you can ever get to th…
    - 27 Jan 13, 1:32am -
  • A Cool “Person Mover” for FrontRunner Commuting
    Since the dawn of time people have been trying to figure out better ways of moving our bodies about.  Primitively, we got on the backs of animals, cracked a whip, or dug in our spurs.  These days we’ve improved upon that substantially with cars,…
    - 17 Dec 12, 5:03am -
  • The Presidential Boxing Match
    This pretty much sums up the presidential debate tonight.  In the blue corner we had the light heavyweight Barack Obama, defending his title.  In the red corner we had challenger cruiserweight Mitt Romney.  And they rumbled.
    - 17 Oct 12, 5:45am -
  • I am Vincent Freeman, and How Transhumanism Hurts and Helps Me
    This post is a continuation of the discussion that Bruce Nielson began about Transhumanism, and the Mormon Transhumanist Association. Yesterday morning I went on a great 5 mile run around my neighborhood. It was exhilarating! As I ran, I thought abou…
    - 30 Sep 12, 6:20pm -

GeekoSystem

Telecom Papers

  • nieuwAxiata Group revenue up 1.6%, profit more than triples in Q1
    (Telecompaper) Axiata Group reported revenue of MYR 5.9 billion for the first quarter of 2017, which represents an increase of 1.6 percent quarter-on-quarter. Revenue growth was mainly boosted by data revenue which jumped 10 percent quarter-on-quarte…
    - 12 hours ago 26 May 17, 7:34am -
  • Megafon grows revenues 15%, announces new dividend policy
    (Telecompaper) Revenues of the Russian operator Megafon grew by 14.8 percent year-on-year to RUB 86.254 billion in the first quarter of this year. OIBDA increased by 6.2 percent to RUB 32.120 billion, and the OIBDA margin totaled 37.2 percent, down b…
    - 1 day ago 25 May 17, 4:21pm -
  • Danish consumer group slams price rises for roaming change
    (Telecompaper) The Danish consumer council Taenk is designating 06 June as switching day, urging the public to change provider after three out of four mobile firms are raising prices after the EU directive scrapping the international roaming surcharg…
    - 1 day ago 25 May 17, 12:12pm -
  • T-Mobile Poland launches Supernet Video zero-rated service
    (Telecompaper) T-Mobile Poland has introduced the Supernet Video service, allowing zero-rated access to content on the most popular online video and VoD services, including YouTube, Netflix, Vevo, TVP Stream, TVP Sport, Player, Showmax, VOD.pl and Ch…
    - 1 day ago 25 May 17, 11:09am -
  • Lenovo returns to sales growth in Q4
    (Telecompaper) Lenovo reported a return to revenue growth in its fiscal fourth quarter to March, after five quarters of decline. Sales rose 4.9 percent to USD 9.6 billion, thanks to growth in the PC and mobile businesses. Operating profit was still d…
    - 1 day ago 25 May 17, 8:53am -
  • Vodafone agrees merger with Melita in Malta
    (Telecompaper) Apax Partners, Fortino Capital and Vodafone Group announced an agreement to combine cable, broadband and pay TV provider Melita and mobile operator Vodafone Malta. The combined company's mobile and enterprise business will operate unde…
    - 2 days ago 24 May 17, 9:24am -
  • Cellnex acquires 2,239 towers from Sunrise for EUR 430 mln
    (Telecompaper) Spanish operator Cellnex Telecom has announced the creation of a consortium to acquire 100 percent of Swiss Towers AG, a subsidiary of Sunrise Communications that operates 2,239 telecommunication sites in Switzerland. The consortium le…
    - 2 days ago 24 May 17, 8:44am -
  • European SIM-only prices trend lower, with more data in Q1
    (Telecompaper) The cost of a mobile SIM-only plan showed a general decline in most countries in Western Europe in Q1 2017, according to the latest research by Telecompaper. The annual comparison of mobile prices across 16 countries shows a general tr…
    - 2 days ago 24 May 17, 8:25am -
  • Microsoft unveils new Surface Pro tablet
    (Telecompaper) Microsoft has unveiled in Shanghai a new version of its Surface Pro 2-in-1 tablet. Dropping the number in the name, this is the fifth edition of the device, and it will go on sale from mid-June starting at USD 799. The new Surface Pro…
    - 3 days ago 23 May 17, 3:10pm -
  • Chinese smartphone makers push global sales up 9% in Q1
    (Telecompaper) Worldwide smartphone sales climbed to 380 million units in the first quarter of 2017, a 9.1 percent year on year rise that was again driven above all by China's top three device makers, said Gartner. Although Samsung and Apple retained…
    - 3 days ago 23 May 17, 2:23pm -

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