‘Rogue One’ Gets a TV Show, Leia’s Daughter Loves ‘Episode IX,’ and More Star Wars News

Who knew that the nearly two-year gap between Star Wars movies would see the space in fans’ hearts filled so completely by small-screen developments? Forget the multiplex—at least until December 2019, when Episode IX hits theaters—because a galaxy far, far away seems to be in your own home, or wherever you take your devices. (Or, …

Airbnb is using what3words to list stays with Mongolian nomads

Putting a new spin on the term ‘digital nomad’, UK addressing platform what3words has partnered with Airbnb to list stays with Mongolian nomads. The startup’s simplified addressing system is being applied to help adventurous travellers ‘home share’ with Dukha reindeer herders at their mountain camp where there aren’t any street names to anchor a trip.  The partnership is …

Should I buy an Anker power bank?

If you’re here, the likelihood is you’re shopping for a new portable charger. Below we’re going to talk you through everything you need to know when buying a power bank and whether you should consider an Anker one. Anker is one of the biggest brands in the power bank space, and you’re likely to see …

Lightfoot gets $4M to nudge more drivers to go smooth with a ‘Fitbit for cars’

UK car tech startup lightfoot, which sells a telematics system that gives real-time feedback to drivers combined with a rewards platform to further incentivize good driving, has picked up £3.2 million (~$4M) from London-based early-stage venture fund BGF. Former Dyson CEO, Martin McCourt, also contributed to the investment, and will join lightfoot’s board as a non-executive …

Thin, Flexible New Solar Cells Could Soon Line Your Shirt

The general rule when developing a new kind of solar technology is to expect progress to be slow. Take silicon solar cells, the most ubiquitous and recognizable form of photovoltaic generations today. When silicon panels were first built in the early 1950s, they could only turn about 6 percent of the light that hit them …

Il Pd milanese sceglie Silvia Roggiani: per la prima volta la guida affidata una donna

Silvia Roggiani al 58,4 per cento, Davide Skederi al 24,2 per cento e Ugo Vecchiarelli al 17,4. Questi i dati definitivi delle elezioni che hanno coinvolto gli iscritti a Milano Metropolitana per l’elezione del nuovo segretario metropolitano del Pd. L’affluenza è stata del 68 per cento. A livello regionale, invece, perdono i renziani: Vinicio Peluffo …