For centuries, the massive marble quarries above the Tuscan city of Carrara have provided the raw material for the polished masterpieces of Italian sculptors such as Michelangelo, Canova, Bernini and, more recently, ABB2. Carving with pinpoint precision, and at least some of the art style of its more celebrated (and human) predecessors, ABB2, a 13-...

The Cruise Division of the MSC Group, Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and Italian energy company Snam said Monday that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a feasibility study for the design and construction of what would become the world's first ocean-going hydrogen-powered cruise ship. In the next 12 months the three companies...

The making of the Autostrada del Sole – which translates into “Sun Motorway” – is a glorious moment in the history of Italian highways. A history, it shall be noted, that includes both premieres and shames, records and disasters, framed within two one-of-a-kind events with opposite signs. The very first highway in the world is realized in Italy, in...

If autonomous rides ever free us from driving, extra focus will should be paid to car interiors. A brand new concept full of a mind-boggling quantity of tech affords a imaginative and prescient of what that future could appear like. If the automobile ever turns into a actuality, that’s. Meet the Teorema, a digital blueprint for the zenith of street...

Italy's Brembo (BRBI.MI) said on Monday it would open its first high technology lab in California's Silicon Valley to accelerate the company's digitisation, one of the key objectives of a plan announced in September. Brembo's 'Inspiration Lab' will focus on strengthening the company's expertise in software development, data science and artificial i...

The celebrated Italian astrophysicist Margherita Hack will be honoured with a statue in Milan, to be unveiled on the centenary of her birth next year. The tribute to Hack, who died in 2013, will be Milan's first public statue dedicated to a woman. Behind the project is the Deloitte Foundation, in collaboration with Casa degli Artisti and with the s...

Italy is known for its red tape but SPID makes life a lot easier, swapping office queues for online services. Here are the main things you need to know about SPID, how it works and how to get it. So what exactly is SPID? The Sistema Pubblico di Identità Digitale  - SPID for short - is Italy's public digital identity system which offers access to on...

An Italian company that specializes in manufacturing industrial 3D printing technology has released the largest 3D printer on the market. And the company chose Texas as the place to go live with the innovative product. Specifically Houston, where they have their North American headquarters. Roboze revealed the ARGO 1000 — a 3D printer that Roboze i...

He solved among the first what is considered a universal problem. The problem of language. He did it by building a symbiotic relationship between man and machine. His name is Marco Trombetti. In 1999, with his wife Isabelle Andreu, he founded Translated, a translation service in 194 languages that uses artificial intelligence and humans. And today,...

In the first 3 months of last year, thanks largely to the pandemic, the video-sharing platform TikTok was downloaded 350 million times across the globe. But who are the Italian influencers gaining fame through the channel? Here, we’re looking at three Italian channels that have reached TikTok superstardom thanks in part to lockdown. With a natural...