Category: Technology & Innovation

Biodiesel locomotive

The First Biodiesel Locomotive in Romania

It took over a year for a team of engineers at Reloc-Electroputere VFU Craiova to build the first the first locomotive in Romanian running exclusively on pure biodiesel (B100) or vegetable oil. 

R/GA

R/GA Thoughts on the Future of Technology

One of the most Top 10 innovative companies in the world, R/GA is known for the way it reinvented itself when the business context required it. Here’s how some of the brightest minds in R/GA today are thinking of the future of technology.  

genetics

Opening Genetics’ Pandora Box

It is estimated that the global sales of genetic tests will reach $60 billion per year by 2020, so we definitely entering the era of personal genetics as a big business. This may sound great for companies like Ancestry and 23andMe, yet it also opens up an important ethical debate… 

MavenHut

RockYou Acquires Romanian Solitaire Games

MavenHut, a gaming company founded in Romania has recently sold for an undisclosed price two solitaire apps to RockYou, expanding the latter’s reach into social games. 

Panasonic exoskeleton

Panasonic Exoskeleton to Be Launched in September 2015

Weighing only 6 kg, Panasonic’s  new wearable robot is designed to help warehouse and construction workers lift heavy objects up to 15 kg.  

SafeDrive - Romanian Startup

Vote for SafeDrive

Romanian SafeDrive startup aims to reduce car accidents by rewarding drivers for keeping their phones out of reach while driving. Encourage SafeDrive with your vote on ProductHunt to cross the 500 benchmark. 

 

Vector — Smartwatch with Romanian DNA

This story it’s not exactly what you might think! Yes, it has something to do with Vector Watch, but it’s neither a “hands on story” or a con analysis predicting Vector’s future… It’s just a story about local entrepreneurs and the Romanian tech talent.

R/GA

Looking for Senior Frontend Developers at R/GA Bucharest

R/GA Bucharest is looking for two skilled senior front-end developers to join an already existing team working on a global tech brand project. This position requires both a mastery of the hands-on aspects of web interface engineering, as well as an ability to design solid front-end architecture.

Developers for Volvo

SiteCore DEVs Wanted at R/GA

R/GA Bucharest is looking for 5 great senior developers with extensive “hands on” experience with SiteCore platform. The project you’ll be will be working together with our colleagues in R/GA Stockholm is the global rolling out of 70 sites of the most admired Swedish brands, VOLVO. 

Fastest broadband download speed in Europe

Romania — Fastest Broadband Download Speed in Europe

According to Ookla’s 2015 report, Romania ranks 1st in the top of broadband internet download speed in Europe. At global level, with a 69.62 Mbps, Romania has an honorable fourth place, following Singapore, Hong Kong and South Korea.