Human activity has numerous impacts on biodiversity, but none is more significant than food production. Everything we eat represents a sacrifice, whether it is energy, water and wildlife habitat. As billions of tons of food are wasted annually, millions of people suffer from hunger — and the environment suffers from dangerous CO2 emissions.
Linxo, one of the most promising French startups has recently raised $24 million from three financial institutions — Crédit Mutuel Arkéa, Crédit Agricole and MAIF. The Fintech company aims to improve banking apps in the country, which are quite slow to adopt new features, such as fingerprint readers, widgets and more.
Apple and Accenture have decided to work together to design new apps and experiences using new technologies. Both companies are partnering to help businesses transform how their people engage with customers through innovative business solutions for iOS.
Microchips implanted in human bodies could transform the way workers tackle everyday tasks. In Sweden, for instance, some employees are already volunteering to have chips injected into their hands to reduce the amount of personal items they need to carry. However, as beautiful and simple as it may sound, the controversial trend could put your privacy at risk.
Despite the recent terrorist attacks, Barcelona's huge tech potential remains undeterred. By focusing on the Internet of Things (IoT) and welcoming innovative startups, the opportunities are endless for Spain's jewel. Thanks to the smart city program, Barcelona managed to enhance the quality of life of its own citizens providing them better resources and services.
LinkedIn will soon roll out a new video feature via its mobile app, allowing users to record and upload up to 10 minutes of native video. Similar to the other social media platforms, videos can be shot both vertically and horizontally.
There are 7.5 billion people on this planet and WhatsApp says that 13.3% of them are using Whatsapp every day. The eight-year old messaging app reached the one billion active monthly user milestone a year ago, and now has 1.3 billion monthly active users, most of whom use it daily, according to the company.