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In Paris, cars forced to make way for the two-wheel revolution

With the wind rushing through their hair, they zip past on bikes, electric scooters and mono-wheels, effortlessly passing lines of hot-and-bothered drivers stuck in the endless Paris traffic.

Uber drivers say central London levy puts them out of business

London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s decision to charge Uber Technologies Inc drivers to operate in the city centre amounts to racial discrimination and puts some out of business, lawyers for the drivers said July 10 in court, in the latest stage of a long-running battle between those working for the ride-hailing firm and traditional cabbies.

Police crack down on drunken Danes riding electric scooters

Copenhagen police are cracking down on stoned and drunken people riding electric scooters, which were introduced in the Danish capital at the start of this year.

Museum starts ‘live’ restoration of Rembrandt masterpiece

Amsterdam’s famed Rijksmuseum will on July 8 begin the biggest ever restoration of Rembrandt’s “The Night Watch”, erecting a huge glass cage around the painting so the public can see the work carried out live.

As families flee Paris, fingers point at Airbnb

The bells will ring for the last time this week at Vaugirard elementary school in central Paris, the latest school in the city to close as spiralling property prices drive families out of the capital.

South Koreans get 5G service in ‘scariest place’ on North Korea border

South Korean mobile carrier KT Corp said on June 27 it launched 5G services in one of the world's most heavily armed border zones separating the two Koreas.

Apple says it plans to turn Seattle into ‘key engineering hub’ with 2,000 new workers

Apple plans to add 2,000 software and hardware jobs in Seattle within the next five years, starting with 200 additional jobs this year, company officials said on June 24 at a news conference with Mayor Jenny Durkan.

US city bans all electric scooters following rider death

The mayor of Nashville announced that all publicly-accessible electric scooters operating within the city will be banned and removed 'immediately'.

With drones, AI and e-vehicles, China crafts green-tech megalopolis

Entrepreneur Tony Verb is on a mission to promote technology that can help make cities greener and smarter in China’s Greater Bay Area, now being shaped as a low-carbon megalopolis.

Google puts up US$1bil to ease housing headaches it helped cause

Google is pouring US$1bil (RM4.17bil) into easing the high-priced housing headaches that it and its Silicon Valley peers helped give the San Francisco Bay Area.