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CORRECTED-Portugal's OutSystems eyes rapid expansion after securing funding - CEO

12 Nov 2018

LISBON, Nov 8 OutSystems, one of Portugal's biggest technology start-ups, is confident of retaining its leading position in the fast-growing market for applications built with minimal coding after receiving $360 million in funding this year, its CEO said.

ChargePoint gives Europe equal billing in electric car grid plan

09 Nov 2018

LISBON ChargePoint, which operates one of the world's largest charging station grids for electric vehicles, expects to split a major expansion plan equally between Europe and its home market the United States, its chief executive said.

Samsung sees strong growth at auto electronics unit

06 Nov 2018

LISBON Samsung Electronics expects strong growth at its audio and auto electronics unit Harman, which has put the company "firmly in the picture of the automotive industry" as it eyes the autonomous car market, its chief strategy officer said.

U.N.'s Guterres urges ban on autonomous weapons

05 Nov 2018

LISBON It would be "morally repugnant" if the world fails to ban autonomous machines from being able to kill people without human involvement, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday.

Web Summit helping Lisbon to 'reboot' as tech start-up hub, says founder

05 Nov 2018

LISBON Web Summit, Europe's biggest technology conference, is helping to stoke a "reboot" of Portugal's capital city as a start-up hub as the country continues its emergence from a crippling debt crisis, the event's founder said.

Exclusive - Eurogroup's Centeno confident of budget deal between Rome and EU

22 Oct 2018

LISBON Eurogroup head Mario Centeno said on Monday the latest messages from Rome and the European Commission over Italy's 2019 budget are "very positive" and he expects agreement to be reached on the blueprint.

Exclusive: Eurogroup's Centeno confident of budget deal between Rome and EU

22 Oct 2018

LISBON Eurogroup head Mario Centeno said on Monday the latest messages from Rome and the European Commission over Italy's 2019 budget are "very positive" and he expects agreement to be reached on the blueprint.

Portugal's premier reshuffles cabinet, appoints new economy minister

14 Oct 2018

LISBON Portugal's prime minister announced a reshuffle of his cabinet on Sunday, following the resignation of the defence minister and completion of the draft of next year's budget, making changes at four ministries ahead of a general election in 2019.

Portugal goes on high alert for fires as temperature soars

04 Aug 2018

LISBON Portugal went on high alert on Thursday as temperatures threaten to beat record levels in coming days, prompting the government to warn of a high risk of forest fires in the first test of the country's readiness after the worst fires in history last year.

France, Iberia aim for more energy cooperation

27 Jul 2018

LISBON, July 27 France, Spain and Portugal agreed on Friday to increase the links between their energy networks, aiming to reduce the Iberian peninsula's isolation from European electricity and gas markets and to boost energy security.

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