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April 16 - Tech start-ups in BlackBerry’s hometown of Waterloo, Ontario are tapping talent from the struggling smartphone company and filling the void left in the region by its meltdown. Reuters correspondent Euan Rocha visits the region that could become Canada’s Silicon Valley.
April 15 - Tech giant Google Inc. has acquired solar-powered drone maker Titan Aerospace as part of its strategy to deliver wireless Internet access to remote parts of the world. Titan is developing a variety of solar-powered "atmospheric satellites," which are designed to stay aloft indefinitely, providing aerial and telecommunications services at […]
Apr. 15 - A Lithuanian inventor has come up with an attachable device that can transform an ordinary bicycle into an electric motorbike. Gediminas Nemanis says his device, called the Rubbee, offers cyclists the chance to 'go electric' simply by switching a lever. Debi Bell-Hosking reports.
Apr. 13 - A team of self-described geeks in Taipei have taken to the streets on a bicycle equipped with a 3D printer which they're using to turn plastic waste into useful products. They call their printer the "Mobile Fab" and say it not only helps promote recycling, but also demonstrates how technology can be applied in a socially responsible […]
April 10 - Swiss researchers have developed a portable device that can detect common allergens in a drop of blood within half an hour. Called the Abioscope, the machine is designed to provide a fast, accurate and non-invasive alternative to conventional allergy testing. Jim Drury reports.
Mar. 30 - Scientists in Israel are developing what they hope will be the world's first insulin pill to replace daily injections for diabetics. If it successfully completes clinical trials, the company believes its tablet will transform the lives of diabetics and radically reduce the cost of providing treatment. Debi Bell-Hosking reports.
Mar. 28 - It's a journey that's kept inventor and electrical engineer Jeff Guida busy for the past nine months. The former hedge fund analyst is testing a small, portable engine-in-a-box which gives an electric boost to heavy city rental bikes. Tara Cleary reports.
Mar. 26 - Czech doctors are pioneering a unique and minimally invasive heart modelation surgery, which is expected to significantly improve the quality of life for patients recovering from heart failure. The procedure isolates damaged tissue from healthy muscle within the left ventricle, leaving a smaller, but more efficient chamber to do the work. Rob Muir […]
Mar. 7 - Swiss concept car firm Rinspeed is showing off its latest prototype vehicle, a driverless car it says represents the future of transportation. The Rinspeed XchangE is a luxury car that leaves the job of driving to an onboard computer while passengers relax and enjoy the ride. Jim Drury reports.
Mar. 6 - A company in Poland is manufacturing coal-based pellets which it says could significantly reduce carbon emissions from the country's power-generating plants. The pellets combine coal with cleaner burning biofuel ingredients, producing a fuel that is just as efficient as conventional coal, but more environmentally friendly. Jim Drury has more. […]
The real estate industry has ramped up its attack on rules making it harder to borrow, but its challengers face a big obstacle — mortgage restrictions are working exactly the way the government wants them to
* Wall Street edges lower after six-day S&P rally * Dollar down on weak U.S. markets * U.S. bond yields dip on weak U.S. data * Brent oil slips to $109 as U.S. oil inventories hit record (Adds close...
* Wall Street edges lower after six-day S&P rally * U.S. bond yields dip on weak U.S. data * Brent oil slips to $109 as U.S. oil inventories hit record (Adds opening of U.S. markets, byline; dateline...
April 23 - President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dine at Tokyo's 10-seat Sukiyabashi Jiro restaurant where the chef famously discourages chatting during the meal. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
April 23 - U.S. troops arrive in Poland as the interim government in Ukraine resumes an offensive against pro-Russia separatists in the east of the country. Ivor Bennett reports on the breakdown of an Easter truce agreement, and how the threat of more sanctions from the U.S. could hit markets.
April 23 - An Israeli company has developed a technology that allows wheelchairs and bicycles to travel more comfortably over bumps and down stairs. Softwheel says its 'symmetrical selective in-wheel suspension' system is designed to absorb the impact of obstacles in the road, and could be adapted to suit any vehicle with wheels. Jim Drury reports. […]
April 23 - European consumers are at their most confident in over six years, and the private sector is making a vigorous comeback. Is the pick-up in growth as solid as hoped - and could a strong euro spoil the mood? Joanna Partridge reports.
April 23 - Ericsson off target as Q1 sales and earnings come in below forecasts. CEO Hans Vestberg tells Reuters that recent contract wins should help the Swedish telco return to form later this year. David Pollard reports.