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Charge your gadgets from the sun with the Ebörd table

Charge your gadgets from the sun with the Ebörd table

The Ebörd from the Spanish startup Proton New Energy Future is one of the many wireless charging devices launched recently. But if similar gadgets need to be connected to the power network, this table is completely independent.
Like stickers in the back window of your car? This device will make them a thing of the past!

Like stickers in the back window of your car? This device will make them a thing of the past!

The Pashko brothers have spent a long time trying to find a way to express their love for their favourite hockey team, the Pittsburgh Penguins. They took their project so seriously that it turned into an entire project on the crowdfunding platform Indiegogo.

Volvo autonomous truck finds first application

Last fall, a prototype of the Volvo Vera autonomous electric truck was presented in Sweden. The car recently passed preliminary tests and found its first practical application.

TEST: Emotional intelligence: a resource that raises business efficiency by 30%

We are aware that Hitecher readers set high goals for themselves. You most likely aspire to leadership and advancing your career. We have prepared a test that will help you to evaluate your emotional intelligence level and be a good guide of how to enhance it

Drones will help French winemakers take their products to the next level

The south of France is a region famous for its wine. In the near future, this fame might get to the next level as local winemakers are actively implementing innovations in their industry.  Today, you can already find drones identifying sick plants, creating agricultural maps and predicting crop yields in the Fronton province.

Uber set to launch air taxi service next month

Uber representatives have shared the company’s plans to launch an air taxi service as soon as next month. At first, the service will only be available for New York residents. Helicopter taxis will operate on a single route.

IKEA creates furniture of the future

Widespread migration into major metropolitan areas is leading to an increase in real estate prices and a reduction in living areas. Each square meter makes a difference, and future furniture has to make effective use of available space. Furniture giant IKEA is currently working on developing the right technology to achieve this.

What Did Apple Present at Its Annual Conference?

California is hosting the 30th annual WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) conference for developers working on Apple platforms. The company presented its new products awaiting us this year.

Looking Glass Pro: a new kind of computer display

Looking Glass is an American startup which has received funding of over $14 million last year to build the first ever holographic display that doesn’t require additional filters to operate. In the end, the company chose to build an entire computer.

IKEA goes online

Many companies are gradually shifting from their retail sales model to online apps. IKEA is no exception, announcing an upcoming release of a mobile app for shopping.

Yandex Conference concluded in Moscow

On May 23, Moscow became the setting for Yet another Conference (YaC) - an annual event where Yandex representatives showcase their latest features. The conference - running under the official slogan of ‘The future is in the details!’ - was very eventful.

USPS tests autonomous trucks

American postal service USPS has recently started testing autonomous trucks made by startup TuSimple. The tests will run for a total of two weeks.

Minecraft Earth to follow the success of Pokemon Go

Ten years ago, the famous game of Minecraft was first released. When celebrating this anniversary, Microsoft announced the upcoming summer release of Minecraft Earth: a new game within this game universe that would actively use augmented reality technology.

Autonomous electric trucks launched in Sweden

T-pod, a prototype of a completely autonomous electric truck, was first introduced two years ago by Swedish company Einride. Logistics company DB Schenker expressed great interest in the vehicle, and the truck passed all tests in 2018. It has recently been put to commercial use.