Mobile Industry Awards 2018 – Entries open NOW

Celebrating our 16th year, the 2018 Mobile Industry Awards represent the gold standard of excellence in the industry – from the boardroom to the grassroots. The status of the awards has seen previous winners put victories in shareholder releases, emblazoned logos on staff uniforms and taken out billboards to spread the news of their win.  …

Grab, Uber’s Southeast Asia rival, now offers micro-loans and other financial services

Ride-hailing service Grab is being heavily linked with a deal to buy out Uber’s business in Southeast Asia, but those rumors aren’t stopping it from building its fintech platform after announced a financial services unit. The Singapore-based company has been pushing itself into fintech for some time, with the most visible moment being the launch of …

Overwatch League team releases player over hateful speech

Not that he necessarily will. In a stream after his departure, Lengyel noted that the Overwatch League would have to “manually approve” his entry into another team. The process is “a little unlikely to be fair” in light of past events, he said. We’ve asked Blizzard for comment on the situation, but it’s clearly up …

Pensioni, entro il 2050 a rischio povertà quasi 6 milioni di lavoratori

Già oggi, il confronto fra la pensione di un padre e quella prevedibile del proprio figlio segnala una decisa divaricazione del 14,6%. Il sistema previdenziale obbligatorio attuale garantisce a un ex dipendente con carriera continuativa, 38 anni di contributi versati e uscita dal lavoro nel 2010 a 65 anni, … by Livio Acerbo #greengroundit

Artland closes $1M seed for its social art marketplace

Danish startup Artland has closed $1M in seed funding for a social art marketplace app that aims to connect galleries and professional buyers. It’s also hoping to attract newcomers with an appetite to buy art but who don’t necessarily know how to go about learning about the market. We covered the startup last fall. At …

Finding an address on Google Maps becomes easier with Plus Codes

Google today added a new Plus Codes feature to Google Maps. The new feature uses machine learning to shorten addresses and offer an alternate smart address for convenient search and navigation with Maps and Search. Plus Codes are basically an open sourced solution that represents an easy to understand addressing system that works at any …

Tesla raised its Supercharger rates across the US

Those affected most by the changes will be Tesla 3 drivers because while Model S and X owners receive 400 kWh of Supercharger credits each year, Model 3 owners don’t. Tesla has been adding to its Supercharger network this past year, expanding into urban areas and building larger Supercharger stations. And as Model 3 production …

Supernova promises to automatically convert Sketch mobile app designs into native UI code

Supernova, a startup operating out of Prague in the Czech Republic, is on a mission to accelerate the app development workflow of mobile designers and developers. More than three years in the making — and the brainchild of co-founder Jiří Třečák — the Supernova Studio macOS app promises to automatically convert mobile app designs created …