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This 355-square-foot Stockholm studio has it all

Smeg refrigerator, farmhouse sink, marble countertops<p>For micro-apartment-living inspiration with a Scandinavian twist, look no further than this 33-square-meter (that’s approximately 355 square feet) studio apartment in Stockholm, Sweden.<p>The apartment is essentially one room that has been expertly …

Lake Austin Cabin Modern Home in Austin, Texas on Dwell

This previously undeveloped 5 acre lot, nicknamed ‘the Narrows’ had been a gathering place for the family since the 1970’s. The beautiful Cyprus tree lined Lake Austin waterfront oasis lies just a few miles outside of downtown. The owners insisted on a simple, humble, yet unique cabin to host their …

Small Spaces

German jesters take on kings for 2017 Carnival

German Carnival is back with a vengeance, ridiculing the likes of Donald Trump, Marine Le Pen, and Angela Merkel. Following a turbulent year, Germans …

Europe

Iceland turns into winter wonderland after record snowfall

Iceland'scapital has been turned into a winter wonderland after the city's residents saw the biggest snowfall for 80 years.<p>Up to 51cm blanketed Reykjavík on Sunday, the most snow to have ever fallen on the capital in February.<p>It also came close to topping the overall record of 55cm that was …

VMware and Disaster Recovery

Some IT initiatives are a natural fit for cloud computing. Disaster recovery (DR) is one of them. In this technical white paper, we’ll explain how to …

Disaster Recovery

How Donald Trump's immigration moves could damage the city's economy

New York cannot thrive without a growing workforce<p>President Donald Trump’s new harsh rules on undocumented (and documented) immigrants could cause …

20 Best Jobs to Work in Retail

Top 20 Jobs in Retail<p>Updated March 23, 2017<p>The retail sector employs almost 16 million workers in many different types of positions. The pay isn’t …

Clever 3-in-1 apartment offers offers flexible, affordable housing

Hungarian firm Batlab put three studios into one Budapest apartment<p>Hungarian architecture firm Batlab—known for striking loft designs—has come up with a clever way to accommodate three separate studio within a single apartment. Titled, appropriately, “3in1,” the project explores the idea of …

China Has Overtaken the U.S. as Germany's Biggest Trading Partner

China for the first time became Germany’s most important trading partner in 2016, overtaking the United States, which fell back to third place behind …

Economy

Catastrophe Hits Your Datacenter - But Users Don't Notice

Many large, network-dependent organizations are deploying OpenStack together with Red Hat Ceph Storage because they are inherently high-available …

Business Technology

Apple's new product launch: Introducing Apple Park

Apple has issued a press release in time for Steve Jobs’ birthday on the 24th of February, launching their new headquarters as if it was a new …

Foster and Partners
LinkedIn

Carnival party in Bavaria sparks racism debate in Germany

A charity ball in Raindorf has launched a debate in Germany over its use of a derogatory term for black people. The locals have defended the name as …

Festivals

Reality Check: Is Malmo the 'rape capital' of Europe?

<b>The claim:</b> Many young male migrants arrived in Sweden over the past few years, when the country accepted unprecedented numbers of refugees, and there has been a huge rise in sexual crime in Sweden especially in the southern port city of Malmo.<p><b>Reality Check verdict:</b> Malmo, along with other urban …

Sexual Harassment

Casa Lago Todos los Santos Modern Home in Maipú, Región Metropolitana…

Location: Maipú, Región Metropolitana - Situated on a 70-degree slope and accessible only by boat, Casa Lago Todos los Santos proved a challenge to build.

South America

Cloudflare admite que un bug filtró durante meses las contraseñas, IPs y cookies de sesiones HTTPS

El gigante online Cloudflare, que ofrece cifrados SSL a millones de páginas web, ha anunciado en su blog una enorme filtración provocada por un bug. …

Mobile 101: A quick explanation of quick charging

As we gear up for this year's first smartphone flagships, we expect "quick charging", alternatively known as fast or turbo charging, to be an …

Electric Vehicles

Microsoft Introduces New Network Peformance Monitor

With Microsoft's Network Performance Monitor, Operations Management Suite customers gain enhanced views of their cloud environments.

Enterprise Tech

'How is this fair?': readers on the non-European spouses income ruling

We hear from citizens as the UK’s supreme court ruling backed the £18,600 earning threshold for non-European spouses<p>If you wish to bring a non-European Economic Area spouse to live with you in the UK, you need to be earning a minimum of £18,600.<p>Earlier this week, supreme court justices backed this …

United Kingdom

Danish demagogue calls for annexation of German region

A leader of Denmark's far-right party has managed to revive a border dispute that dates back to the 19th century. The Danish minority in Germany has …

Europe

Storj introduces a distributed blockchain-protected cloud storage service

Would you believe in a safe peer-to-peer cloud storage solution? Storj Labs thinks you will with their blockchain-protected, open-source …

Blockchain

I’m a British academic, but no longer feel welcome in the UK

Much has been written about the possible brain drain among European nationals following the Brexit vote. A huge 76% of European academics are thinking about leaving the UK. But they aren’t the only ones who feel unwelcome here. I’m a British academic, and I’m leaving to take up a post in …

Hard Brexit

They won't admit it in Stockholm, but Donald Trump is right about immigration in Sweden

I was in Stockholm last Friday, an eyewitness on the great night that nothing happened. Donald Trump gave a speech in Florida the next day, asking his audience to look at what had occurred “last night in Sweden”. Something appalling, apparently, involving asylum seekers. The Swedes “took in large …

3 hybrid cloud alternatives to AWS CloudFormation

CloudFormation enables impressive orchestration of AWS resources. Here are three alternative solutions for hybrid cloud environments.<p>A natural side …

The 17 most beautiful museums around the world

Add some architecture to your travels<p>On the heels of Curbed’s round up of the best museums and libraries in the United States, it’s time to cue the wanderlust and turn our eyes abroad.<p>Although our country boasts some of the finest art in the world—all housed in seriously amazing buildings—there are …

Azure Search launches in UK to help you find what you want, when you want

Microsoft’s cloud customers can now make their apps more user-friendly after <b>Azure Search</b> was launched in the UK.<p>The feature, which is now available …

Customers

Scrapping the Dubs amendment on child refugees will leave them in the hands of traffickers. We can stop this 

The Dubs amendment was one of my biggest tests in Parliament since my election in May 2015 as before this point I had not rebelled against my party. On the morning of the vote I constructed an argument and published my position explaining why I would be supporting the Government on the issue.<p>Yet …

Cutoff

Morgan Stanley considers moving 300 jobs away from the UK after Brexit

US banking giant reportedly in talks to move jobs to Frankfurt or Dublin once Britain leaves the EU.<p>Morgan Stanley is reportedly considering moving …

Recreating the PCLinuxOS Full Monty with KDE Plasma Activities

I'm a nostalgic type, so I decided to try to learn a bit more about the KDE Plasma desktop by creating an updated Full Monty installation of …

Linux

Extraordinary House on the Portugal Coast

The articulation of two overlapping forms causes visual relations between full and void, between light and darkness. This is where QL house project …