Tag: Sweden

Deutsche Telekom, Covestro, and UID create artistic 5G mmWave antennas

One of the biggest challenges faced by cellular carriers in the 5G era has been winning public approval for the numerous “small cells” required by ultra-high speed millimeter wave networks — the cells often look like plastic pizza boxes or backpacks, and often need to be placed every 600 feet in urban surroundings. Now T-Mobile’s […]

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Diminutive Uniti One EV Priced From £15,100, Arriving In Mid-2020

Sweden’s tiny Uniti One electric vehicle has been revealed in production guise and first deliveries to customers in the UK and Sweden will commence in mid-2020. The electric vehicle, crowdfunded last year and previewed with an eye-catching concept, will go on sale in the UK for £15,100 (US$19,043) after the £3,500 (US$4,414) government subsidy. Two […]

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Abiy Ahmed Awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Abiy Ahmed, the prime minister of Ethiopia, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, for his work in restarting peace talks with neighboring Eritrea, ending a long stalemate between the two countries. Why did he win? Mr. Abiy, 43, broke through two decades of frozen conflict between his vast country, Africa’s second most populous, […]

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The Nobel Prize in Literature Is Just Trolling Now

After a one-year absence brought on by an ugly and convoluted sexual abuse and financial malfeasance scandal, the Nobel Prize in Literature returned in 2019 with a charm offensive. The Swedish Academy’s Nobel Committee would bestow not one, but two awards, to make up for last year’s no-show. And it promised that, after a period […]

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Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded for Studies of Earth’s Place in the Universe

This year’s Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to three scientists who transformed our view of the cosmos. James Peebles, a professor emeritus at Princeton University, shared half of the prize for theories that explained how the universe swirled into galaxies and everything we see in the night sky, and indeed much that we cannot […]

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2020 Polestar 2 Performance Pack Priced From £54,900 / €64,800 In Europe

Only days after releasing European pricing for the all-new Polestar 2 electric vehicle, the Volvo-owned brand has announced how much the Performance Pack will cost. Yes, the Polestar 2 will offer a Performance Pack, despite the fact that it comes standard with two electric motors producing a combined 300-kW (402 HP / 408 PS) and […]

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We Spent A Day Driving Trucks And Buses In Sweden, And Learned About VW Group Traton’s Future Plans

Ask any car journalist what they want to do, and they’ll tell you they want to travel the world and drive the finest machines. Trucks and buses aren’t on our daily agenda, but getting behind the wheel of these vehicles that most of us do not pay much attention to out on the road was […]

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Buy/Drive/Burn: $60,000 Luxury Sedans in 2020

Say you’re an auto shopper of wealth and taste who has around $60,000 to spend. Now, let’s assume the usual options from Japan and Germany are not for you. Would you turn to America or Sweden to fill your luxury needs? Lincoln Continental Lincoln’s Continental enters 2020 in three trims spanning three engine options. Prices start at […]

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How to Cool a Planet With Extraterrestrial Dust

Extraterrestrial events — the collision of faraway black holes, a comet slamming into Jupiter — evoke wonder on Earth but rarely a sense of local urgency. By and large, what happens in outer space stays in outer space. A study published Wednesday in Science Advances offered a compelling exception to that rule. A team of […]

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A$AP Rocky’s Swedish Lawyer Shot in Apparent Attempted Homicide

Photo: Michael Campanella (Getty Images) Henrik Olsson Lilja, the lawyer who represented A$AP Rocky during his assault case in Sweden, was shot in the head and chest on Friday morning in what Swedish authorities believe was an attempt on his life. Lilja’s identity as the victim of the shooting was confirmed by Mia Edwall Insulander, […]

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‘Need Y’all to Keep Praying for Me’: A$AP Rocky Hits the Concert Stage for the 1st Time Since His Release From a Swedish Prison

A$AP Rocky performing in Atlanta, Jan. 23, 2019 Photo: Robb Cohen (Invision/AP) A$AP Rocky hit the ground running and hit the concert stage about a week after returning to the States following a monthlong stint in a Swedish jail—and can we just say that he is thankful AF? “I’m so happy to be here right now. […]

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Fresh Outta Swedish Jail, A$AP Rocky Hits Up Kanye West’s Sunday Service

Photo: Christopher Jue (Getty Images for MARQUEE Singapore) A$AP Rocky had cause for praise this past Sunday. (I know, I know, the more devout amongst us would say every day there’s cause to praise the Lord, but nevertheless!) The 30-year-old rapper, born Rakim Mayers, seemed in high spirits after arriving stateside this weekend, after spending more […]

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Report: The U.S. Government Warned Sweden Of ‘Negative Consequences’ If ASAP Rocky Wasn’t Released From Prison

Getty Image A recent development in ASAP Rocky’s high profile case came Friday when a judge ruled the rapper was allowed to leave prison and travel while awaiting an official verdict. Rocky landed safely in LA Friday night. Many applauded the judge for forgoing prosecutors’ wishes, but a new report from the New York Times […]

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U.S. Told Sweden Keeping ASAP Rocky in Prison Could Cause ‘Negative Consequences’

The United States government sent a letter to Sweden warning of “negative consequences” in the relationship between the countries if Sweden did not release the rap artist ASAP Rocky from prison. The rapper, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, went on trial for assault this week along with two other men, David Rispers and Bladimir […]

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