American Startup News for 22 Jul 2017
(Reuters) — Digital currency bitcoin on Friday averted a split into two currencies after its network supported an upgrade to its software that would enhance its ability to process an increasing... number of transactions. Bitcoin’s miners have signaled their support for the so-called Bitcoin Improvement Proposal (BIP) 91, avoiding a split of bitcoin into two […]
Unreasonable Goals is an intensive, two-week accelerator program for up-and-running social enterprises from different parts of the world, the better to help them scale quickly and tackle the SDGs.
Some entrepreneurs find opportunity in icon-based interfaces.
This week, Tech.eu tracked 3 technology M&A transactions and 76 tech funding deals totaling about €507 million (about $591 million) in Europe, Turkey and Israel. Here's an overview of the 10 biggest... European tech news items for this week: 1) French payments specialist Ingenico announced that it is to buy Stockholm-based rival Bambora from Nordic Capital for […]
With battery efficiency increasing and folks looking at alternatives to fossil fuel powered vehicles, there has been an upward trajectory in consumer interest in electric vehicles. In the first of two... installments, we take a look at compelling single-wheel solutions.
The developers of Middle-earth: Shadow of War have been talking up the ability to build an Orc army and take over the great fortresses of Mordor. But Shelob, the female spider woman who is a key part... of the story, might very well steal the show. Her job, it seems, is to make the story of […]
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GUEST: Almost 90 years ago, in October 1927, the art of storytelling took a dramatic turn when the first "talking picture" or "sound film" was released to audiences around the world. The Jazz Singer... was a smash hit, earning more than $2.6 million as it captivated audiences with its Vitaphone technology, the era's leading sound-on-disc system […]