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Smart TV hub Solaborate secures $10M Series A and a go-to-market partnership

When siblings Labinot and Mimoza Bytyqi fled the war in Kosovo in 1999, arriving as refugees on the West Coast of the US, they would have had no idea they’d go on to launch a technology company together. But as adults, the pair set up attacking the $6.7 billion telepresence and video communication category which ...

Danish banks will pay you to borrow money from them

10-year mortgage interest rates in Denmark have hit -0.5% -- that is, the bank will pay to you borrow money. 20 year loans? Zero interest. 30 year loans now at 0.5% are headed negative. Translation: some people with a LOT of money think that we're heading for a depression so ferocious that they'll loan ...

GetAccept’s workflow and e-signature platform for sales secures $7M Series A funding

Many years ago every sales deal was sealed with a handshake between two people. Today, digitization has moved into the sales process, but it hasn’t necessarily improved the experience. In fact, it’s often become a more time-consuming affair because information and communications are scattered across multiple channels and the number of people involved in a ...

Organic cotton shopping bags have to be used 20,000 times before they’re better for the Earth than plastic disposables

In February 2018, Denmark's Ministry of Environment and Food published its Life Cycle Assessment of grocery carrier bags, which looked at the overall embodied energy, materials and labor in different grocery bags, and also evaluated the environmental impacts of different kinds of plastic bags.

Their conclusion was that single-use, flimsy disposable plastic bags are the ...

Google has quietly added DuckDuckGo as a search engine option for Chrome users in ~60 markets

In an update to the chromium engine, which underpins Google’s popular Chrome browser, the search giant has quietly updated the lists of default search engines it offers per market — expanding the choice of search product users can pick from in markets around the world. Most notably it’s expanded search engine lists to include pro-privacy ...

First IONITY 350 kW Chargers Ready For Use In Denmark

02.12.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

350 kW is 100 times more than an ordinary household outlet According to elbil.no, one of the latest IONITY fast-charging stations in Nyborg, Denmark is the first to be enabled to support 350 kW power. Previously, the chargers installed by IONITY were limited to about 150 kW, but now it seems that the first liquid-cooled ...

The EU’s ambitious, fearless antitrust czar is unlikely to win another term

Margrethe Vestager (previously) has been the EU antitrust commissioner for five years, and now she is getting ready to step down (her party is unlikely to prevail next year, so she will likely be replaced), having presided over an unprecedented era of antitrust enforcement that has seen billions of euros extracted in penalties from ...

Check Out This Electric Tesla Model X Ambulance

01.21.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

High-voltage defibrillator standard Falck, which as a provider of ambulance and healthcare services, operates more than 5,000 vehicles in 35 countries. It recently set out to develop an all-electric ambulance. The company decided to use Tesla Model X as a base. The car was retrofitted with the required equipment and – because apparently there’s still ...

In 2018 Denmark Returned To Strong Growth Of Plug-In Car Sales

01.19.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Organic growth led Denmark to levels from 2015, driven by incentives Denmark finally shows signs of increased demand for plug-in cars. In 2018 some 4,583 were sold, which is 261% more than year ago, and the best results since 2015. The market share also improved to 2.0%, close to a record of 2.3% in 2015. ...