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VIDEO: Boost innovation with updated laws, education and new funding

Europe can close its innovation gap with other parts of the world by establishing better conditions for innovation. This means enacting flexible legislation and codes of conduct that give start-ups more freedom to create, says the EPP Group’s Michał Boni. The EU can also encourage innovation by supporting 5G Internet technology, financing for start-ups, and by supporting more education.

Graphene Ultracapacitors Deliver 34% Fuel Savings in One of the Largest Container Terminals in the Baltic Sea

Skeleton Technologies, the European leader in the production of ultracapacitors, and Transiidikeskus, one of the leading container terminals in the Baltic Region with an annual capacity of 600 000 TEU, unveil a Rubber Tyre Gantry (RTG) crane equipped with a graphene ultracapacitors powered kinetic energy recovery system (KERS) reducing the fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by 34%.

The Muuga Crane KERS solution in Estonia recuperates energy while the crane is lowering the cargo and re-uses the same energy for lifting.

What does a connected car do for you?

For years, cars have no longer just been a machine to transport us from one place to another; they have become an extension of our mobile phones. Getting real-time traffic information, inquiring about the weather forecast or opening the garage door from behind the wheel is now all possible thanks to connected cars. With the Mobile World Congress just around the corner, SEAT Digital Officer Fabian Simmer explains how these technologies help us in our everyday lives and gives us some insights into future trends:

Porsche Classic Supplies Classic Parts from a 3D Printer

"No longer available" – for collectors of rare classic cars, the unavailability of spare parts can quickly lead to problems. In the worst case scenario, the car may even be forced out of action. Porsche Classic, the division of Porsche dedicated to classic vehicles, has come up with a solution to this problem: namely, producing extremely rare parts that are only needed in small quantities using 3D printers.

A new Era for Timekeeping Technology in PyeongChang

At the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, every millisecond counts. Timekeeping technology has evolved since the early days of Olympics. 2018 is no exception. OMEGA has been the Official Timekeeper of the Games on 27 occasions since 1932. At PyeongChang, OMEGA will once again take on the role of the official timekeeper. 

Tallinn Based Creative Mobile and FoxNext Games Released “The X-Files: Deep State” Mobile Game

Creative Mobile and FoxNext Games announced the release of "The X-Files: Deep State", arriving on the App Store, Google Play and Facebook, coinciding with the new season of the hit X-Files television series. Tallinn based Creative Mobile has worked in partnership with Chris Carter, Ten-Thirteen Productions, and FoxNext Games to build a genuine X-Files experience based on the series’ iconic character-driven mythology.

Exercise Crossed Swords Practised Cyber-Kinetic Operations in Latvia

Crossed Swords 2018, the technical red teaming cyber defence exercise of the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, took place last week in Latvia in cooperation with CERT.LV. This year the exercise expanded considerably in scope and complexity, covering several geographical areas, involving critical information infrastructure providers and cyber-kinetic engagement of military units.

Partnership between Sigfox operator Connected Baltics and Levira accelerates IoT services reach in Estonia

Connected Baltics OÜ and Levira can now enable hundreds of thousands of smart devices across Estonia to connect directly using Sigfox LPWAN technology, which provides the most energy and cost efficient IoT connectivity solution to the market.

70 years of sports cars at Porsche

Fast. Puristic. Emotive. For the past 70 years, the Porsche brand has been synonymous with sports car construction at the very highest level. The first vehicle to bear the Porsche name was registered on June 8, 1948: It was the 356 “No.1” Roadster. This is the day on which the Porsche brand was born. The Type 356 turned Ferry Porsche’s dream of a sports car into a reality.

Proact to provide bespoke monitoring service to enhance availability at City of Copenhagen’s IT entity

The City of Copenhagen’s IT service provider Koncern IT has selected leading data centre and cloud service provider Proact to provide monitoring and alerts for more than 100 critical components in its complex IT infrastructure, outside working hours. This tailored version of Proact’s Premium Support+ will help Koncern IT reduce incident response times from hours to minutes, ensuring IT operations are supported round-the-clock.

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