Tuesday, December 11, 2018

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What is this drone startup doing differently
04:55
Via News: Real-world Business News
01:01
Reasons Why Lisbon Is a Top European Startup Hub: Interview with André Costa
31:42
Is Email Marketing Declining or are Businesses Using it Effectively?
08:57
Police escorting Chinese President Xi Jinping in Lisbon
01:55
Does banking have a future? Interview with Brett King, Moven's CEO
04:23
Trump is a marketing genius says Zeta Global CEO, David Steinberg
04:08
How InvestHK is helping you invest in Hong Kong: Interview with Thorsten Terweiden
05:38
How to be Successful like the Web Summit CEO, according to Ewan Spence
00:54
Why is the Web Summit so important for entrepreneurs
01:14
Three skills successful entrepreneurs must have, according to Ewan Spence
01:00
Why Invest in Portugal: Secretary of State for Internationalization Explains
07:19
Is Donald Trump a marketing genious?
00:37
Why world class CEOs love going to the Web Summit
01:08
How will banks be in the future?
00:54
How the Hong Kong government sees Brexit
01:47
Who will you meet at the Money Conf (Web Summit)
00:39
The Hong Kong Goverment is helping you Incorporate in Hong Kong
00:34
Why will banks have to use blockchain
00:45
What are the most disruptive technologies today
01:43
Angel Investor Reveals the Traits he Looks for in an Entrepreneur
00:56
Can companies get funded too soon?
00:50
Martin Schulz appealing for a common tax regime in the EU
01:34
How's the Lisbon startups scene evolving and the Web Summit Influence
01:18
Are the new top-level domains becoming more popular?
01:04
What is this top European tech jobs platform doing differently from the competition?
02:29
Alberto Portugheis speaks against militarism in a pro-peace event in Trafalgar Sqare
02:11
Ewan Spence Advice to Young Entrepreneurs
04:58
Execute first and perfect it later is Sergio Gonçalves advice to entrepreneurs
04:16
Female entrepreneurs have been around for the last 20 years says Portuguese Shark Tank investor
03:38
Entrepreneurs in the media space need to adapt fast to succeed says Adweek Editorial Director
01:59
World-class pianist talks about the dangers of militarism
12:39
Artificial Intelligence will replace millions of jobs, says leading neuroscientist
03:47
3D printing will transform the manufacturing of vehicles, says Porche SE executive board member
01:37
The European tech jobs landscape explained by LandingJobs co-founder
11:41
Business angel shares advice with young entrepreneurs
05:54
Electric transmission lines station in Maracaibo, Venezuela. Photo by Rjcastillo.

No Light at the End of the Tunnel: Venezuela’s Electric System Crisis

MARACAIBO, Venezuela (ViaNews) - One of the most recent consequences of the Venezuelan crisis has...
WIki Loves Women Event Women In Social Services- Promoting SDG in Nigeria. Photo by Kaizenify.

Social Networks are Transforming the Way Nigerians do Business

LAGOS, Nigeria (ViaNews) - Nigerians have gone full-on in what using social networks for business...
Luis Caixado, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at GesEntrepreneur. Photo by Via News.

What’s being done for young entrepreneurs in Portugal: Interview with Luis Caixado

LISBON (ViaNews) - Luis Caixado founded JustEnjoy, a startup looking to deliver memorable moments for...
Nairobi's skyline from Uhuru Park, next to the central business district of Nairobi, Kenya. Photo by Jorge Láscar.

Nairobi Central Business District: County Government Rescinds Decision On Decongestion Following Public Outcry

NAIROBI, Kenya (ViaNews) - The Nairobi City County government has suspended its move to decongest...
All leaders of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Venezuela. Photo by Kremlin.ru

G20: Buenos Aires, an armored city

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (ViaNews) - If you were heading towards the city of Buenos Aires,...
Amalia Ribi Forclaz at the Graduate Institute Geneva talk about "Crisis and conflict in Agriculture". Photo by Kimberley Evans.

Farming for Freedom

GENEVA, Switzerland (ViaNews) - Conflict takes on many shapes. In our current global situation, we...
es, obviously. There’s a lot of people that actually stopped by today. When meeting them, I always begin by understanding what’s the idea and what they are building

Sunrise Lisbon for Startups in Europe

LISBON (ViaNews) – Startup Lisboa launched an early-stage business incubator for local commerce, tourism, and...
McDonald's at Cilandak Mall, Cilandak KKO. Photo by: Nur Cholis

Anti-Plastic Straw Movement Trending In Indonesia, What’s Next?

JAKARTA, Indonesia (ViaNews) - Plastic straws are used everywhere, mostly in restaurants. Just imagine how...
Lecture by Carlos Ghosn (X 1974), Chairman and CEO of the Renault-Nissan Alliance at the Ecole Polytechnique

Turmoil in the Automaker Industry

The world woke up today to the news that chairman and chief executive officer of...
A woman votes in Indonesia’s 2009 presidential election. Photo by: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Promise To Give Millennials Ministerial Seats

JAKARTA, Indonesia (ViaNews) - One of Indonesia’s vice presidential candidates, Sandiaga Uno, promised to give...
Eurico Brilhante Dias interview about investing in Portugal at the Web Summit. Photo by: ViaNews.

Why Invest in Portugal: Secretary of State for Internationalization Explains

LISBON (ViaNews) - We met with Portugal's Secretary of State for Internationalization, Eurico Brilhante Dias,...
Presidental election 2007 in Indonesia. Photo by: Maria Tschanz.

War of Words Ahead of the 2019 Indonesia’s Poll Makes Campaign Period Lose its Substance

JAKARTA, Indonesia (ViaNews) - Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo introduced a new term. “Genderuwo politician” is...
Storyteller, Ewan Spence interview. Photo by: ViaNews.

Web Summit: Keys To Entrepreneurial Success, According to Ewan Spence

LISBON (ViaNews) - Ewan Spence describes himself as a storyteller but he's been doing a...
Ramfis Dominguez Trujillo. Photo by: courtesy Ramfis Trujillo.

Trujillo is Back to the Dominican Politics and Recent Polls are Surprising

SANTO DOMINGO (Dominican Republic) - Rafael Trujillo was a U.S. Marine in 1918 who reached...
From left to right: Rafael Campillo and Ramón from the Mobbeel team. Photo by: ViaNews.

Web Summit: Spanish Company helps your business cut costs with its multibiometric technology

LISBON (VIANews) - Right at the heart of the Web Summit, we met with Mobbeel,...

Special Report

European Parliament in Strasbourg, Belgium. Photo by: David Iliff.

EU anti-corruption: Conflicts of interest among MEPs earning $41 million in...

BRUSSELS, Belgium (ViaNews) - Released in Brussels a report showing how in the current EU mandate, Members of Parliament (MEPs) have earned up to...
Birmingham Airport fire trucks sprayed the plane to prevent fire. Photo by: Via News.

Exclusive photos of the Birmingham Airport incident involving a Norwegian Air...

A Boeing 737-800 jet flying from the Iceland capital, Reykjavik, to Madrid, Spain, was diverted to Birmingham after a technical problem. According to a...
Venezuelan Pantheon in Caracas. Photo by: Eugenia-Tovar

The Government or a Website: Who has more power over the...

CARACAS Venezuela (ViaNews) - The study of the influence of the dollar and its impact on the black market has been a recurring theme...

Business

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Analysis

Europe

Web Summit opening ceremony. From left to right: Fernando Medina, (Lisbon Mayor), Paddy Cosgrave (Web Summit founder), and Antonio Costa (Portuguese Prime-Minister). Photo by: ViaNews.

“500 Years Later, Lisbon is Once Again the Capital of the...

LISBON (ViaNews) - The Portuguese Prime-Minister, António Costa, and Lisbon Mayor, Fernando Medina, said at the opening ceremony of the Web Summit technology summit...
Pro-EU march in London on March 25, 2017 to mark 60 years since the Treaty of Rome. Photo by: Ilovetheeu.

Brexit: It’s Not All Doom and Gloom

London (ViaNews) - “Brexit”, the word induces fear, confusion and apprehension. It’s obviously not an ideal situation, but it’s a situation Britain is in...
Dixie Gang is a Portuguese band witha a passion for the traditional New Orleans Jazz (also known as Dixieland). Photo by: (Courtesy) Dixie Gang band.

Portugal: Concert With Ten Doctor Bands to Help a Nonprofit Organization

Lisbon (ViaNews) - This is the first edition of the Doc's Medley, a solidarity music event to take place in the auditorium of FMDUL...

United Kingdom

All leaders of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Venezuela. Photo by Kremlin.ru

G20: Buenos Aires, an armored city

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (ViaNews) - If you were heading towards the city of Buenos Aires, it's highly recommended to wait for the Group of...
Pro-EU march in London on March 25, 2017 to mark 60 years since the Treaty of Rome. Photo by: Ilovetheeu.

Brexit: It’s Not All Doom and Gloom

London (ViaNews) - “Brexit”, the word induces fear, confusion and apprehension. It’s obviously not an ideal situation, but it’s a situation Britain is in...
Birmingham Airport fire trucks sprayed the plane to prevent fire. Photo by: Via News.

Exclusive photos of the Birmingham Airport incident involving a Norwegian Air airplane

A Boeing 737-800 jet flying from the Iceland capital, Reykjavik, to Madrid, Spain, was diverted to Birmingham after a technical problem. According to a...
Sutton Grammar School in Surrey, Greater London. Photo by: A P Monblat.

Middle Classes To Benefit Most From Grammar School Funding Boost

London (ViaNews) - Theresa May’s Conservative Government have re-ignited their stated wish to increase the number of grammar school places available to pupils in...
Syrian rebels carry RPG-29 anti-tank missiles Damascus, Syria. Photo by: Qasioun News Agency.

Understanding the Uncertain Motivations Behind Syria Bomb Attacks

LONDON (ViaNews) - As the relationship between Britain and Russia plunges to new depths – if it were a marriage, they’d be in court...
Bedford hospital. Photo: Public Domain.

UK: NHS Surgery Team’s Attention to Detail Might Have Saved a Patient’s Life

LONDON (ViaNews) - Peter Bird, a professional writer and journalist from Milton Keynes, in the UK, went through an experience he won't easily forget....

Politics

Protest against the AfD in the Bundestag. The sign reads "Stand up against racism". Photo by: Martin Heinlein.

New Left-Wing Politics in Germany

BERLIN (ViaNews) - After the phenomenal success of Emmanuel Macron’s En Marche-movement in France, follows the German “Aufstehen” movement – headed by politicians of...
Airport ballot box in Ataturk, Turkey. Photo by: Sakhalinio.

Turkish Elections: SEC Refuses to Fund Ballots for the Visually Impaired

ANKARA, Turkey (ViaNews) - The Supreme Electoral Council (SEC) of Turkey had recently confirmed the use of tactile ballot papers for the June 24...
Oprah Winfrey at a rally in 2007. Photo by: vargas2040 (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Oprah 2020: Is America ready for another ‘celebrity’ president?

WASHINGTON (ViaNews) - Her speech at the Golden Globe Awards has turned into a social media storm and has launched a firestorm on social...
The White House in Washington DC. Photo by: Cezary p.

New Book Could Deepen Divide in Washington

WASHINGTON (ViaNews) - Instead of starting the new year focused on a government spending bill or infrastructure, the White House has been consumed by...
Jacob Zuma, Presdent of South Africa, at the World Economic Forum on Africa 2009 in Cape Town, South Africa, June 12, 2009. Photo by World Economic Forum / Eric Miller.

South African legislature must develop impeachment rules for Zuma

WASHINGTON (ViaNews) - A South African judge has ruled the country’s legislature must now set out rules of impeachment for President Jacob Zuma. The Constitutional...
United Nations in New York. Photo by: Javier Carbajal.

What does Jerusalem condemnation mean for U.S./U.N. relations?

NEW YORK (ViaNews) - Despite a threat from the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley to pull funding to the global body,...

Asia

A woman votes in Indonesia’s 2009 presidential election. Photo by: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Promise To Give Millennials Ministerial Seats

JAKARTA, Indonesia (ViaNews) - One of Indonesia’s vice presidential candidates, Sandiaga Uno, promised to give millennials ministerial posts if he becomes the winner on...
Presidental election 2007 in Indonesia. Photo by: Maria Tschanz.

War of Words Ahead of the 2019 Indonesia’s Poll Makes Campaign Period Lose its...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (ViaNews) - Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo introduced a new term. “Genderuwo politician” is used to describe politicians who influence people by spreading...
Malacañang Palace in Manila is the official residence of the President of the Philippines. Photo by: Patrick Roque.

Is There a Plot to Unseat the Philippine President?

MANILA, Philippines (ViaNews) - “Red October." This is the purported plan of several political groups, allegedly led by the Communist Party of the Philippines,...
Malala Yousafzai at the Girl Summit 2014. Photo by: DFID - UK Department for International Development.

Malala Yousafzai: Why Pakistanis Think She’s a Fraud

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (ViaNews) - Malala Yousafzai is a human rights activist and the youngest Nobel Prize laureate. Despite her impressive curriculum at such an...
Indian rupees. Photo by: Monito.

Billions Transferred to Ice-cream Vendor Caused his Bank Account to be Frozen

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (ViaNews) - The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Pakistan's security agency, froze the account of an ice-cream vendor in Karachi who reportedly received...
Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz.

Pakistan Ex-PM and Daugther Freed after 2 Months in jail: Court found no Solid...

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (ViaNews) - The former prime minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz, and son-in-law Captain Safdar (retired) were released from...

Africa

WIki Loves Women Event Women In Social Services- Promoting SDG in Nigeria. Photo by Kaizenify.

Social Networks are Transforming the Way Nigerians do Business

LAGOS, Nigeria (ViaNews) - Nigerians have gone full-on in what using social networks for business is about. Most businesses, entrepreneurs, and salesperson in the country...
Nairobi's skyline from Uhuru Park, next to the central business district of Nairobi, Kenya. Photo by Jorge Láscar.

Nairobi Central Business District: County Government Rescinds Decision On Decongestion Following Public Outcry

NAIROBI, Kenya (ViaNews) - The Nairobi City County government has suspended its move to decongest the Central Business District (CBD) by banning of Public...
Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. Photo by: Jorge Láscar.

Three Kenyan Journalists in Hot Soup Over Alleged Cybercrime Involving Sports Minister

NAIROBI. Kenya (ViaNews) - Three journalists in Kenya have been arraigned in court following their supposed involvement in the false publication of information and...
Nairobi, Kenya, skyline after sunset. Taken from the top of the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC). Photo by: Stuart Price.

Kenya: Digital TV migration state rages on three years after government closed the lid

NAIROBI, Kenya (ViaNews) - Kenya's journey to digital television migration has proven to be a steady yet indifferent process if existing factors is anything...
South Sudan oil contamination. Photo by: Courtesy German NGO Sign of Hope.

Interrogation of Lundin Execs for Crimes Against Humanity and Environment in South Sudan

MUNICH, Germany (ViaNews) - “Lundin Petroleum’s chief executive and chairman are set to be charged with aggravated crimes against human rights over the Swedish...
NOCK officials James Chacha (far left), Kipchoge Keino (centre) and Stephen Soi when they appeared before a previous parliamentary committee. Photo by: Ronnie Evans.

Ghosts of Rio Olympics Summoned as Public Prosecutor Reopens Investigation

NAIROBI, Kenya - (ViaNews) - Director of Public Prosecution, Noordin Haji, has continued his crackdown on graft by opening the cold case of the...

South-America

All leaders of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Venezuela. Photo by Kremlin.ru

G20: Buenos Aires, an armored city

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (ViaNews) - If you were heading towards the city of Buenos Aires, it's highly recommended to wait for the Group of...
Venezuelan President, Maduro, with the Chinese President, Xi Jinping, during his state visit to China. Photo by: @PresidencialVen / Twitter.

Gauging Venezuela’s Real Economy After Maduro’s Recovery Plan and Talks With China, US

Caracas, Venezuela (ViaNews) - Starting in August, the Venezuelan economy was in such difficult situation that its bank notes were illegally exported to Colombia,...
Venezuela Culture Minister, Ernesto Villegas, with JV Rangel. Photo by: Courtesy José Vicente Rangel.

White House Leaks Reportedly Show Venezuela has Been Under Trump´s Crosshairs

CARACAS, Venezuela (ViaNews) – Recent leaks were published on the September 8 edition of the New York Times regarding Trump´s administration supporting the military...
Outside Banco de Venezuela in Punto Fijo, Venezuela. Photo by: ArwinJ.

Venezuela’s Real Economy: What’s coming next?

CARACAS (ViaNews) - Venezuela’s unprecedented collapse continues. It seems almost unthinkable for a country that not so long ago was considered an emerging market,...
Statement by "Operacion Fenix" hours after the Venezuelan drone attack.

“Operación Fénix” Claims Responsibility for the Venezuelan Drone Attack – Read the Full Statement

CARACAS, Venezuela (ViaNews) – From Miami, through her own YouTube channel, three hours after the attack, Venezuelan journalist Patricia Poleo said that militaries from...
President Maduro being secured by government staff moments after the first drone exploded.

Maduro Saved by Counter-Drone Technology, Says Venezuelan Attorney General

CARACAS, Venezuela (ViaNews) – Tarek William Saab, Venezuela´s Attorney General appeared on television today to deliver new information regarding the frustrated attack to President...

Interview

Luis Caixado, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at GesEntrepreneur. Photo by Via News.

What’s being done for young entrepreneurs in Portugal: Interview with Luis Caixado

LISBON (ViaNews) - Luis Caixado founded JustEnjoy, a startup looking to deliver memorable moments for families during their holidays. Today, he's focused on teaching and helping young entrepreneurs to become a better version of...
es, obviously. There’s a lot of people that actually stopped by today. When meeting them, I always begin by understanding what’s the idea and what they are building

Sunrise Lisbon for Startups in Europe

LISBON (ViaNews) – Startup Lisboa launched an early-stage business incubator for local commerce, tourism, and tech companies in February 2012. It was part of an ecosystem of hubs and incubators of Portugal’s new governmental focus...
Eurico Brilhante Dias interview about investing in Portugal at the Web Summit. Photo by: ViaNews.

Why Invest in Portugal: Secretary of State for Internationalization Explains

LISBON (ViaNews) - We met with Portugal's Secretary of State for Internationalization, Eurico Brilhante Dias, for an interview at the Lisbon's Web Summit which is the largest technology event in the world. Eurico Brilhante Dias...
Rafael Valera, leader of the Venezuelan political movement Rumbo Libertad. Photo by: ViaNews.

Interview with Rafael Valera, leader of the Venezuelan political movement Rumbo Libertad: “I...

CARACAS, Venezuela (ViaNews) - Venezuela’s crisis continues to grow rapidly and no one seems able to stop it. After last years failed protests and a variety of also failed negotiation attempts with the government,...
Empty Education. Caracas Central University. Photo by: Waraira repano & Guaicai puro.

Venezuela’s Hidden Crisis: Basic Education

MARACAIBO, Venezuela (ViaNews) - The sufferings of Venezuelan economy are hardly unknown these days. Inflation over 10,000 %, massive scarcity of basic products, an insignificant salary, rising dollar black market, cash almost inexistent, and so...