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Nutrium app, which links dietitians and patients, raises $4.9M led by Indico Capital

Nutrium, a digital health startup which links dietitians and their patients via an app, has raised a €4.25 million Seed round led by Indico Capital Partners, alongside the the Social Innovation Fund in Portugal (SIF) and previous investors. It now offers professional nutrition software to 80,000 nutrition professionals and 800,000 patients in more than 40 countries. With this investment round, Nutrium plans to double the team size in the next 24 months in order to focus on platform development a...
Tags: Health, TC, Europe, UK, Nutrition, France, Articles, Tech, Spain, United States, United Kingdom, Italy, Portugal, Vice President, General Partner, Portugal Ventures

We supported 662 journalism projects in Europe

Five years ago, as we saw news publishers shifting towards digital formats and trying new ways of doing things in the internet era, we set up the Digital News Innovation (DNI) Fund to promote innovation and quality journalism. The €150 million program ran until 2019 and supported 662 digital news projects across Europe. Today we’re releasing a final impact report to show where the funds went and how publishers used them. Applicants were able to pitch for projects of up to €1 million, focu...
Tags: Europe, UK, France, Germany, Digital, Eu, Portugal, Poland, Estonia, Le Monde, NPD, Lithuania Latvia, Delfi, GNI, Google in Europe, Ludovic Blecher

I still love using this bath towel after more than 2 years — it's a simple everyday luxury after every shower

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Snowe One of my (and my guests') favorite bath towels is Snowe's Classic Bath Towel ($30). It looks pretty standard as it goes: large, rectangular, and available in five neutral colors.But don't let its appearance deceive you — it feels special and luxurious because it's ultra-soft, fluffy, and absorbent. Even after two years of being put through the washing machine often, it has held up well and d...
Tags: Reviews, Home, Trends, Portugal, Manhattan, Bath, Bathroom, Snowe, Towels, Connie Chen, Product Card, Insider Picks 2020, Home (Reviews, IP Reviews, Snowe Snowe

Comment on three-bean chili by Stephanie Barbour

So good… was a quick supper with butter beans and black beans from jars. I’m in Portugal so sour cream is an impossibility but it was lovely with some crema requeijao for balance.
Tags: Food, Portugal, Stephanie Barbour

Ronaldo still positive for coronavirus before Barcelona game

Turin (Italy) (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive again for coronavirus on the eve of Juventus’s  Champions League clash against his great rival Lionel Messi’s Barcelona, according to media reports in Italy and Portugal.... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Italy, Portugal, Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Juventus, Afp, Turin Italy

Uber’s ‘robo-firing’ of drivers targeted in latest European lawsuit

Uber is facing another legal challenge in Europe related to algorithmic decision making. The App Drivers & Couriers Union (ADCU) filed a case, yesterday, with a court in the Netherlands seeking to challenge the ride hailing company’s practice of ‘robo-firing’ — aka the use of automated systems to identify fraudulent activity and terminate drivers based on that analysis. Under EU law individuals subject to solely automated decisions have a right to request a human review. Article 22 of the Gen...
Tags: TC, Uber, Europe, Lawsuit, UK, London, India, Tech, Eu, Artificial Intelligence, Netherlands, Portugal, Birmingham, Workers Rights, Gdpr, Lisbon Portugal

Uber drivers take ride-biz to European court over 'Kafkaesque' algorithmic firings by Mastermind code

Lawsuit challenges robo-dismissals, Uber insists it manually reviewed cases Four Uber drivers in the UK and Portugal who claim they were dismissed unfairly by the company's anti-fraud algorithm have challenged their account deactivations in a European court, citing GDPR protections against automated decision making.…
Tags: UK, Software, Portugal, Four Uber

10 things we learned from the F1 Portuguese Grand Prix

For the first time since 1996, Portugal played host to a Formula 1 grand prix. The undulating nature of the Algarve circuit and low-grip surface challenged the drivers. LUKE SMITH picks out the biggest talking points from Portimao
Tags: Sport, F1, Portugal, Luke Smith, Autosport

Mercedes explains set-up call key to Hamilton's Portugal F1 win

Mercedes has explained the set-up call that led to Lewis Hamilton's dominant victory in Sunday's Portuguese Grand Prix, as he broke Formula 1's all-time win record
Tags: Sport, Lewis Hamilton, F1, Portugal, Mercedes, Hamilton, Autosport

The lynx effect: Iberian cat claws its way back from brink of extinction

A 20-year project to reintroduce the species across the peninsula has seen their numbers rise to 855Spotty of coat, tufty of ear, and teetering on the verge of extinction less than two decades ago, the Iberian lynx is continuing to claw its way back across Spain and Portugal.According to the latest survey, the lynx population on the peninsula has increased ninefold over 18 years, rising from 94 in 2002 to 855 this year. Experts say that if the current conservation and reintroduction efforts can ...
Tags: Europe, Animals, Environment, Spain, World news, Wildlife, Conservation, Portugal, Endangered Species

FIA race director says F1 Portugal GP drain problem not seen before

Formula 1 race director Michael Masi believes the drain issue that halted third practice for the Portuguese Grand Prix and caused qualifying to be delayed had not previously been seen
Tags: Sport, F1, Portugal, FIA, Autosport, Michael Masi

Hamilton explains "counter-intuitive" tyre choice for F1 Portugal pole

Portuguese Grand Prix polesitter Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes let its drivers choose between taking the soft or "counter-intuitive" medium Formula 1 tyres at the end of qualifying at Portimao
Tags: Sport, Lewis Hamilton, F1, Portugal, Mercedes, Hamilton, Autosport

Hamilton on pole position in Portugal

Lewis Hamilton snatched pole position for the Portuguese Grand Prix from team-mate Valtteri Bottas in a thrilling end to an unusual qualifying.
Tags: News, Lewis Hamilton, Portugal, Hamilton, Valtteri Bottas

Podcast: Friday's F1 Portuguese GP talking points

After 24 years, Formula 1 finally got underway for a grand prix weekend in Portugal at the Algarve circuit on Friday
Tags: Sport, F1, Portugal, Algarve, Autosport

Coronavirus: European leaders tighten measures as WHO warns of pandemic juncture – video report

The World Health Organization has warned of a 'critical juncture' of the pandemic, particularly in the northern hemisphere and urged heads of state to take action to reduce the spread of Covid-19.European leaders have increased restrictions as cases have continued rising. Wales has started a two-week 'firebreak' lockdown and Portugal's parliament has passed a law making it mandatory to wear face masks in many outdoor situationsCoronavirus live news: Wales 'firebreak' lockdown begins; Spanish PM ...
Tags: Europe, Wales, Germany, Spain, World news, Italy, Portugal, Who, World Health Organization, Coronavirus

Deep Science: Alzheimer’s screening, forest-mapping drones, machine learning in space, more

Research papers come out far too rapidly for anyone to read them all, especially in the field of machine learning, which now affects (and produces papers in) practically every industry and company. This column aims to collect the most relevant recent discoveries and papers — particularly in but not limited to artificial intelligence — and explain why they matter. This week, a startup that’s using UAV drones for mapping forests, a look at how machine learning can map social media networks and pre...
Tags: Health, TC, Sweden, Congress, America, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Portugal, Brazil, Machine Learning, Ibm, University of Pennsylvania, Computer Vision, Carnegie Mellon University, Penn, Don

Study: 90% of patients have detectable antibodies up to 7 months post contracting COVID-19

A new study led by Marc Veldhoen, principal investigator at Instituto de Medicina Molecular João Lobo Antunes (iMM; Portugal) with an interdisciplinary team of clinicians and researchers from Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa (FMUL) and Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte (CHLN) and collaborators at Instituto Português do Sangue e Transplantação (IPST), shows that 90% of subjects have detectable antibodies 40 days up to 7 months post contracting COVID-19.
Tags: Health, Portugal, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João Lobo Antunes, Marc Veldhoen, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte CHLN, Instituto Português do Sangue

These are the top 10 countries to retire in, according to US expats who made the move well before the coronavirus pandemic

Where would you want to retire? Thomas Barwick/Getty Images International Living's Retirement Index, an annual comprehensive guide to global retirement destinations curated by US expats, was released.The ranking takes several factors into consideration, including the cost of healthcare, the cost of living, the process of obtaining a visa and owning property, the access to entertainment, and the ease of assimilation.Five Latin American countries made the list, followed by three European coun...
Tags: Personal Finance, New York, Mexico, France, Retirement, US, Trends, Wealth, Spain, Features, Colombia, Malaysia, Portugal, Miami, Vietnam, Ecuador

Autosport Podcast: F1 Portuguese Grand Prix preview

Formula 1 moves on to Portugal for the 12th round of the 2020 season, with another new venue in Portimao
Tags: Sport, F1, Portugal, Autosport

Caldwell flying with the putter in Italy

Laurie Canter. Picture: Getty Images Clandeboye’s Jonathan Caldwell believes the best is yet to come as he continued his hot run of form with the putter to open with a super 67 at the Italian Open in Brescia.The Bangor man (36) made seven birdies to share 16th place on five-under, seven strokes behind England’s Laurie Canter, who shot out of the block...
Tags: England, Sport, Ireland, South Africa, Italy, Golf, European Tour, Portugal, Denmark, Jamie, Baldwin, Caldwell, Gavin Moynihan, Cormac Sharvin, De La Riva Esp, Dean Burmester

Yamaha Auctions 1 of 1 Piro Replica R1 For Charity

A Tribute for an Amazing Cause At the FIM Superbike World Championship in Portugal, Yamaha thought it was a good opportunity to tribute the late and great Fabio Pirovano with a custom 1 of 1 replica R1 racebike to be ridden by previous Yamaha WorldSBK racer, Alessandro Gramigni, on a tribute lap at the Portuguese circuit.  Fabio Pirovano was a talented motorcycle racer, riding for both Yamaha and Ducati in the Superbike World Championships and became the 1998 champion in the Supersport World C...
Tags: News, Motorcycles, Ducati, Portugal, Auction, Tribute, Yamaha, Estoril, Alessandro, Piro, Fabrizio, Motorcycle News, Suzuki GSX R, Pirovano, Fabio Pirovano, Piro R1

Coronavirus live news: France extends night-time curfew to cover 46 million people; new cases record in Italy

Further 38 departments have curfew measures imposed on them in France; Italy breaks cases record for second day in a row; Portugal imposes partial lockdown on three northern municipalities Belgium’s deputy PM in intensive care with coronavirusNumber of US states seeing record one-day deaths rises to sixSpain is first western European country to pass 1m casesUK coronavirus – live updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.30pm BST The French prime minister Jean Castex has announced that Covid-...
Tags: Europe, Science, France, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Portugal, Belgium, Coronavirus, BST Italy, Jean Castex, Castex

Coronavirus live news: partial lockdown for three areas in northern Portugal; 'serious' rise in German cases

Around 161,000 residents in Felgueiras, Lousada and Pacos de Ferreira under partial lockdown; German daily cases rise by 11,287; France follows Spain in passing 1m infections Belgium’s deputy PM in intensive care with coronavirusNumber of US states seeing record one-day deaths rises to sixSpain is first western European country to pass 1m casesUK coronavirus – live updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.23pm BST In India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party on Thursday has promised free ...
Tags: Science, France, India, BJP, Narendra Modi, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Portugal, Belgium, Reuters, Modi

Things to do – online and in-person – in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Oct. 22-29

  Belen Islas’s “Astronomer or Astrologer?” is part of the “ABC Canvas” alphabet series exhibit at Santa Clarita City Hall and also online viewing until Dec. 4. (Photo courtesy of Santa Clarita Arts)   Take a chance on cultural and educational experiences, Oct. 22-29   EVENTS   Atlas Obscura’s Halloweek Experiences: Variety of online events to choose from including a special seminar on death and dying around the world, giant, carniverous bird legends, cave-hunting, a trivia contest, roman...
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New hotel propels Aroeira into top 50 European golf resorts

The Aroeira Lisbon Hote Aroeira Golf Resort, a two-time host of the Portuguese Open, has reclaimed its place among Europe’s golfing elite after being ranked inside the top 50 of Golf World magazine’s influential list of the ‘Top 100 Resorts in Continental Europe’.Boosted by the recent opening of the ultra-modern Aroeira Lisbon Hotel last autumn, the 3...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Sport, Tourism, Golf, Portugal, Lisbon, Continental Europe, Valderrama, Golf World, Aroeira, Aroeira Lisbon Hote Aroeira Golf Resort, Aroeira Lisbon Hotel, Aroeira Golf Resort ORIZONTE, José Maria Cazal Ribeiro, Costa Azul

Ferrari to introduce further F1 car upgrades in Portugal

Ferrari has announced it will introduce further aerodynamic upgrades to the rear of its SF1000 Formula 1 car at this weekend Portuguese F1 Grand Prix, completing its 2020 development programme
Tags: Sport, F1, Ferrari, Portugal, Autosport

Stroll reveals positive COVID-19 test after F1 Eifel GP

Racing Point Formula 1 driver Lance Stroll has confirmed that he tested positive for COVID-19 after the Eifel Grand Prix, but he is fit to race in Portugal this weekend
Tags: Sport, F1, Portugal, Lance Stroll, Autosport

Portuguese Filmmakers Protest Local EU Legislation They Claim Gives Streaming Giants Unfair Edge

A group of Portuguese filmmakers took to the streets on Tuesday to protest new local film and TV legislation being voted on in parliament, which they claim will give foreign streaming giants an unfair advantage within the country’s film landscape. Portugal is among the first countries in Europe to implement the European Union’s recently approved […]
Tags: Europe, News, European Union, Netflix, Portugal

Coronavirus live news: Germany locks down alpine hotspot; Russia reports record new case high

Bavarian region to enter lockdown on Tuesday; Russia records 16,319 new infections; Lombardy to impose curfewLive coronavirus found on frozen food packaging in ChinaWales to go into national two-week ‘firebreak’ lockdownUK: Vaccine not available until spring, says chief scientific adviserSymptoms: how to tell if you have a common cold, flu or CovidSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.24pm BST The number of people registered as unemployed in Portugal leapt 36% in September from a year ago, wit...
Tags: Science, Wales, Germany, Russia, Iran, Ireland, Infectious Diseases, Portugal, Belgium, World Health Organization, Donald Trump, Lombardy, Ministry, Middle East Continue, Trump Administration, Coronavirus

A novel species of bacteria isolated from diseased walnut discovered in Portugal

Xanthomonas euroxanthea, a new species of bacteria isolated from diseased walnut discovered in Portugal.Bacteria recently isolated from walnut (Juglans regia L.) buds in Portugal has been identified as a new species of Xanthomonas.
Tags: Health, Portugal, Portugal Bacteria