Novo Nordisk Expands Insulin Manufacturing Facility in Denmark

August 4, 2016 7:01 am0 comments
Novo Nordisk Expands Insulin Manufacturing Facility in Denmark

Novo Nordisk is investing 400 million Danish kroner (more than 65 million USD) in a 500-m2 extension of what the company notes is the world’s largest insulin production plant in Kalundborg, Denmark. Groundbreaking for the expansion took place on July 4, 2016 and is expected to be completed at the end […]

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Danish Blockchain Startup Coinify Scores $4 Milliom Early-Stage Investment

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Danish Blockchain Startup Coinify Scores $4 Milliom Early-Stage Investment

By Roger Aitken With Coinify, the Danish blockchain payment service provider (bPSP), announcing that it has raised $4 million (m) in a ‘Series A’ investment round from SEB Venture Capital, part of the SEB Group, and SEED Capital Denmark, a “strong message” has been sent out to the banking and Blockchain communities. […]

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Privacy Shield: EU, U.S. Launch Controversial Data-Sharing Deal

July 14, 2016 11:16 am0 comments
Privacy Shield: EU, U.S. Launch Controversial Data-Sharing Deal

The European Union and the United States are set to implement a new deal to protect transatlantic data flows, after the European Commission on Tuesday adopted the controversial agreement. The new, so-called Privacy Shield aims to replace the Safe Harbor framework, which the EU’s top court struck down last year […]

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Denmark to Buy Lockheed Martin’s F-35 fighter Jets

June 23, 2016 8:54 am0 comments
Denmark to Buy Lockheed Martin’s F-35 fighter Jets

The Danish Ministry of Defence has agreed to buy 27 F-35A Lightning II multirole fighters to replace its existing fleet of F-16 aircraft that has been in operation since 1980. The announcement follows approval from the Danish parliament. Lockheed Martin’s F-35 was chosen over Boeing’s F-18 Super Hornet and Airbus’ […]

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Vattenfall to Build € 1 bn Offshore Wind Farm in Denmark

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Swedish state-owned energy company Vattenfall is to construct a €1bn offshore windfarm Horns Rev III off the west coast of Denmark. Slated to be commissioned in 2018, the Horns Rev III offshore windfarm will be largest in the European country. After being commissioned, the wind plant will have the capacity […]

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Nets and Coinify Launch Blockchain Development Lab in Denmark

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By Eeva Haaramo Danish payment technology provider Nets is the latest financial services company to explore the potential of blockchain. Together with fellow Dane, cryptocurrency payment facilitator Coinify, Nets has launched a blockchain development laboratory to identify the technology’s business opportunities. The complementary expertise of the two organisations will help put […]

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The latest tech weapons the US might deploy in Syria

September 11, 2013 7:46 am0 comments
The latest tech weapons the US might deploy in Syria

By Sharon Weinberger   US military commanders often see conflicts as opportunities to use recently developed technology. Here are the latest weapons or systems that may be used and why – from microwave to cyber weapons. Military action against Syria may have been put on hold, at least for now. But […]

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NSA snooping: Facebook reveals details of data requests

June 16, 2013 7:37 pm0 comments
NSA snooping: Facebook reveals details of data requests

Facebook received 9,000-10,000 requests for user data from US government entities in the second half of 2012. The social-networking site said the requests, relating to between 18,000 and 19,000 accounts, covered issues from local crime to national security. Microsoft meanwhile said it received 6,000 and 7,000 requests for data from […]

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Scientists call for action to tackle CO2 levels

May 11, 2013 10:28 am0 comments
Scientists call for action to tackle CO2 levels

Scientists are calling on world leaders to take action on climate change after carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere broke through a symbolic threshold. Daily CO2 readings at a US government agency lab on Hawaii have topped 400 parts per million for the first time. Sir Brian Hoskins, the head […]

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Twitter acquisition move hints at music service

April 14, 2013 12:09 pm0 comments
Twitter acquisition move hints at music service

Micro-blogging site Twitter is rumoured to be launching a new music service after buying the music discovery site We Are Hunted. We Are Hunted confirmed the deal, adding “there’s no question that Twitter and music go well together” – and said it was shutting down. The hashtag #music is also featured […]

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