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Europioneers Award

Europe promotes web entrepreneurs

The Europioneers Awards are organized by the European Commission in partnership with Deloitte, European Young Innovators Forum and HUB Institute. Applications are open until 31 August for the Europioneers 2014 Web Entrepreneur of the Year awards. Europioneers exists to celebrate the successes of web entrepreneurs in the EU and to provide a platform for them to connect with each other and with investors. Leer más

Europioneers Award

Europe promotes web entrepreneurs

The Europioneers Awards are organized by the European Commission in partnership with Deloitte, European Young Innovators Forum and HUB Institute. Applications are open until 31 August for the Europioneers 2014 Web Entrepreneur of the Year awards. Europioneers exists to celebrate the successes of web entrepreneurs in the EU and to provide a platform for them to connect with each other and with investors. Leer más

Readers absorb less on Kindles

e-reader have lower comprehension levels than traditional book readers, study finds

The Guardian reports that this latest research paper is the result of a comprehension study of 50 readers, all of whom were given a short 28-page story by Elizabeth George to read. Half of the subjects read the e-book on an Amazon Kindle and the other half read through a paperback. After their reading, the subjects were tested on various aspects of the story. Leer más

Upon Families´ Request

Twitter removes gory images of death and deceased

Twitter says it will consider removing images taken "from when critical injury occurs to the moments before or after death". Policy revamp comes a week after Robin Williams´ daughter abandoned Twitter after gruesome images of her late father were sent to her on the social network, Leer más

Rent has risen from €825 to €925

Higher rents for irish students according to a new report

A new report on student accommodation from property website DAFT.ie has found there are 40% fewer properties available for students to rent this year compared to the same time last year. The latest report indicates the problem was most pronounced in Dublin, where city centre rents are 28% higher than this time three years ago, and only 9% short of 2007´s peak rents. Leer más

Rent has risen from €825 to €925

Higher rents for irish students according to a new report

A new report on student accommodation from property website DAFT.ie has found there are 40% fewer properties available for students to rent this year compared to the same time last year. The latest report indicates the problem was most pronounced in Dublin, where city centre rents are 28% higher than this time three years ago, and only 9% short of 2007´s peak rents. Leer más

New study finds

Men viewed more favorably than women when seeking work-life balance

While some suggest that flexible work arrangements have the potential to reduce workplace inequality, a new study finds these arrangements may exacerbate discrimination based on parental status and gender. Leer más

13–21 August in South Korea

2014 awarded to EU-funded mathematicians

The 2014 Fields Medals were awarded to four outstanding mathematicians. Held every four years, the largest meeting of the mathematics community presents some of the brightest minds who have received the Fields Medal, the Nevanlinna Prize, the Carl Friedrich Gauss Prize and the Chern Medal.  Leer más

Through a letter to car companies

Europe presses car rental companies to stop discriminatory practices

The European Commission has published a letter which was sent recently to the CEOs of six international car rental companies which offer their services to consumers in all Member States of the European Union. The letter refers to several complaints received from consumers concerning discriminatory practices for renting a car online. It urges the car rental companies to stop their discriminatory practices that prevent consumers from getting the best price offered online. Leer más

€500 damage per claim

Facebook will face 25,000 users claims at European Courts

An Austrian student Max Schrems has filed his lawsuit in Vienna´s Commercial Court this week, seeking injunctions against Facebook as well as damages of €500 per claim. Facebook has several weeks to respond to the lawsuit, which will reach the European courts later this year. Leer más

Lego launched the "Research Institute" featuring  females as scientist´sScientists of both sexes

Lego launched the "Research Institute" featuring females as scientist´s

Lego has launched the Research Institute, a new kit which features women as aspiring astronomers, paleontologists, and chemists. These STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) jobs gives young women the push to let their imagination build, create, invent, and aspire to become whomever they want to be when they grow up. Leer más

Measuring air pollution

EU project helps to monitor air quality and noise

Partners from Belgium, Germany, Italy and the UK have developed this system to increase people´s awareness of their environment. More than 300 people in Antwerp, Kassel, Turin and London participated in the first tests. Leer más

FoodLoop

An app that helps you buy good food at the best price

This system made possible thanks to an EU-funded toolbox –informs you if a product is reduced in price because the "best before" date is coming up.  Leer más

To raise money for charity

Oxford University students go viral with a cappella cover of Shakira

A group of Oxford University students have become famous after their a cappella cover of a Shakira hit went viral - when it was tweeted by the pop star herself. The choir - called Out Of The Blue - has racked up nearly over 2.000.000 views after their debut music video for Hips Don´t Lie was posted on YouTube. The short clip features 15 students wearing suits and shaking their hips to the tune in the historic grounds of the university. Leer más

Facebook makes users switch into their messaging appFacebook wants to unify its efforts

Facebook makes users switch into their messaging app

Over the next few days, Facebook will stop allowing messaging in its main iPhone and Android apps, and force all their users around the world to download its messenger´s app.  Leer más

#JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies

Social media campaign shows that love goes beyond war

Journalist Sulome Anderson, who is half Lebanese, kisses her Jewish boyfriend in a viral photograph posted on Facebook and Twitter part of an explosive social media campaign spreading the message: "Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies." Leer más

#JewsAndArabsRefuseToBeEnemies

Social media campaign shows that love goes beyond war

Journalist Sulome Anderson, who is half Lebanese, kisses her Jewish boyfriend in a viral photograph posted on Facebook and Twitter part of an explosive social media campaign spreading the message: "Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies." Leer más

EU regulators push search engines to review the ´right to be forgotten´ requestsGoogle grants more than 50% requests

EU regulators push search engines to review the ´right to be forgotten´ requests

European regulators have not yet decided whether to try to force search engines to scrub results globally when people invoke their "right to be forgotten" in the region. Europe´s data protection authorities are trying to formulate guidance on the issue. Leer más

European Communication Monitor

Social media declining as a priority, a new survey reveals

The importance of social media to European communications professionals appears to be tapering off, according to the latest European Communication Monitor report. Communicators are now particularly interested in mobile communications. Leer más

The Prisoner´s Dilemma plays a central role

Study find that cooperation among humans is a question of age

According to an article by scientists from the Universities of Barcelona, Carlos III of Madrid, and of Zaragoza which was published in the journal Nature Communications, young people between the ages of ten and sixteen demonstrate more fickle behavior when it comes to cooperating, unlike other age groups. People over the age of 66 demonstrated the most cooperative behavior. Leer más

Paul McCartney releases his new album as an app available for iphone and ipadBreaking digital barriers

Paul McCartney releases his new album as an app available for iphone and ipad

The apps are available in the Apple Store. McCartney is following in the footsteps of other musicians such as Lady Gaga and Björk, who also used the tablet device to further the reach of their music.  Leer más

Deficiencies of the system

Spanish self-regulation advertising system does not protect consumer, study finds

Two researchers from the Rey Juan Carlos University in Madrid have analysed and compared the self-regulation advertising system implemented in Spain. The results show that this model lacks from effectiveness, autonomy and coverage, working against its main objective. Leer más

Genetic link for maths and language

A new study finds that the same genes influence children´s ability to learn math and reading

A team of scientists from King´s College London, University College London and the University of Oxford used data from the so-called Twins Early Development Study to look at how genes influence the reading and mathematics abilities of 12-year-old children from 2,800 British families. The study found that we use the genes for math and reading. Leer más

In a legal battle with Duke University

John Wayne´s family sues Duke University for the right to sell Duke alcohol

The actors family is suing Duke University in hopes of marketing a line of booze named after Hollywood´s "The Duke," including bourbon. The North Carolina university has fought the family´s attempts to license the moniker for years, most recently complaining to the federal trademark office that it "does not permit use of confusingly similar marks associated with unapproved goods or services." Leer más

Several brain bleeding cases

Headbanging may damage the brain, a new study warns

German doctors have stated they have treated a Motorhead fan whose headbanging habit ultimately led to a brain injury. Scan showed heavy-metal fans suffered from bleeding, a chronic subdural haematoma. Leer más
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