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Added 26 March, 2020

Several products are gaining traction now that the majority of the world's white collar workforce is mostly working from home. These include, Officiser, a fitness tool that encourages movement at your desk; Sentien, an open headset that sends sounds directly to the wearer’s inner ear; a wellbeing app for employees called Living Ashram; and an...

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Added 19 March, 2020

The parent company of online travel agency Lastminute.com believes that travel demand across its European business could start to bounce back by May. Like most tourism-focused companies, LM Holding saw a significant drop-off in demand over the past couple of weeks as European countries introduced measures to try and contain the coronavirus...

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Added 27 February, 2020

Newmont, the world’s largest gold miner, announced on Wednesday that its Boddington operation, in Australia, is to become the world’s first open-pit gold mine with an autonomous haul truck fleet once it begins operations in 2021. The move, said the company, will enhance safety and productivity and is also expected to extend the mine’s life by...

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Added 25 December, 2019

Consumers looking for healthier and more humane dairy alternatives are turning to companies like Hart Dairy, an ethically-driven, single-source producer of 100% free-range, grass-fed milk. While other milk producers are suffering, Hart announced they successfully closed a $10 million seed round of funding to catalyze the long-term growth of the...

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Added 22 December, 2019

The world’s first “employment agency” offering robots controlled by artificial-intelligence for hire has launched in Israel as a joint venture between SixAI of Israel and Musashi Seimitsu of Japan. The robots are “genuinely autonomous rather than automated” since they are given tasks and then determine their own optimal way to perform the job...

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Added 15 December, 2019

Off the coast of Rotterdam, Netherlands, a bizarre floating farm is providing locals with a fresh supply of milk.
The farm-boat-combo, created by an aptly-named company called Floating Farm, is an undeniably weird bid to help make cities more self-sustaining — especially in the face of worsening climate change that threatens the area’s...

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Added 29 September, 2019

Sweden’s biggest companies are looking for ways to stop polluting the skies. A phenomenon known as flying shame, which has more and more Swedes shunning airplanes, is spreading to business travel, adding to woes for an industry already hit by the rise of video conferencing and other digital solutions. For carriers such as SAS AB, which rely on...

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Added 9 July, 2019

InterviewPass is one of several new platforms that helps businesses run automated screening interviews for job applicants. The goal is to cut down the time to screen applicants to just a couple of days, down from weeks that it can now take to screen, schedule and conduct these interviews.

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Added 24 June, 2019

Th iPhone's iOS 13 NFC support will be useful for more than just hopping on the subway. Germany, Japan and England, are taking advantage of the upcoming software's support for Apple-approved NFC identification documents to let residents scan their ID cards and use them both online and for check-ins at international airports. You'll need to wait...

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Added 5 June, 2019

After more than a decade of rapid growth, Chinese travel to the U.S. is falling. Travel from China to the U.S. fell 5.7 percent in 2018 to 2.9 million visitors, according to the National Travel and Tourism Office, which collects data from U.S. Customs forms. It was the first time since 2003 that Chinese travel to the U.S. slipped from the prior...