Just Eat and Takeaway.com reach agreement to gobble each other

The boards of Just Eat and Takeaway.com have reached agreement to combine their two European food delivery businesses. The pair of publicly listed companies announced they were in talks to combine their businesses a week ago, saying then that talks were at an advanced stage. Today they said their boards have reached agreement on the […]

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Location-based virtual reality goes to the mall as The Void plans a rollout in 25 more locations

The Void, a developer of immersive virtual reality entertainment centers, is partnering with the multi-national, multi-hyphenate mall developer Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield to build twenty five new locations around the world. Location-based virtual reality has become the default gateway into the consumer market for virtual reality headsets given that adoption of the consumer wearable device hasn’t been all […]

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Songtrust adds another 55,000 artists to its rights management service

Over the past year, Songtrust has added another 55,000 artists to its rights management service. The company, a subsidiary of Downtown Music Publishing, a publishing and rights management firm that manages rights for artists such as John Lennon, One Direction and Santigold, now has 205,000 artists on its roster and has 2 million songs it tracks. […]

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Amsterdam Data Center Operators Concerned about Power Supply and Finding New Locations

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The data center growth in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area does not come without its challenges. Access to power is an ongoing challenge for multi-tenant data centers in the AMA.

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A ‘backdoor’ in Optergy smart building tech gets maximum severity score

Homeland Security has given the maximum severity score for a vulnerability in a popular smart building automation system. Optergy’s Proton allows building owners and managers to remotely monitor energy consumption and manage who can access the premises. The box is web-connected, and connects to other devices — like air conditioning and heating — in the […]

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Google offers new treasure trove of air quality data to researchers

Google has employed its network of street view vehicles to also measure street-level air quality in recent years, through an initiative it calls ‘Project Air View.’ Today, it’s making more of the resulting data from that ongoing initiative available to scientists and researcher organizations. The company is releasing an updated version of its air quality […]

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MIT’s robot boats can self-assemble to build bridges, stages or even markets

MIT researchers have created a new autonomous robot boat prototype – which they have named ‘roboats’ to my everlasting glee – that can target and combine with one another Voltron-style to create new structures. Said structures could be bigger boats, but MIT is thinking a bit more creatively – it envisions a fleet of these […]

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European Colocation Provider maincubes Achieves ‘DE-CIX Enabled Site’ Status

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maincubes, an expanding European data center operator with currently two facilities – located in Frankfurt, Germany and Amsterdam Schiphol-Rijk, the Netherlands respectively, has achieved the DE-CIX Enabled Site status.

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European Colocation Provider maincubes Achieves ‘DE-CIX Enabled Site’ Status

Maincubes

maincubes, an expanding European data center operator with currently two facilities – located in Frankfurt, Germany and Amsterdam Schiphol-Rijk, the Netherlands respectively, has achieved the DE-CIX Enabled Site status.

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IaaS Provider 3W Infra Adds Telecom Italia Sparkle to its Global Network Blend

3W Infra Data Center Amsterdam Startup Accelerator Program

3W Infra has selected Telecom Italia Sparkle (Sparkle) to add “high-quality” IP transit services to its blend of bandwidth offerings.

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