[Worldkings] Top 50 unicorn startups in the world (P. 03) Stripe, Inc. (2010, USA-Ireland): Leading payment software provider in the e-commerce industry
(Worldkings.org) Stripe is a financial infrastructure platform for businesses. Millions of companies from “giants” to the most ambitious startups use Stripe to accept payments, increase revenue, and accelerate new business opportunities.
[Worldkings] Top 200 breakthrough research works in the world (P. 51) US scientists discover a toothpaste ingredient that can pave the way for high-performance electric car batteries
(Worldkings.org) Scientists at Argonne National Laboratory discovered a fluoride electrolyte that improves the performance of next-generation batteries beyond lithium-ion.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Asia Records Institute (ASRI): Musandam Peninsula: Home to the only desert fjords in the world
(WorldKings.org) The fjords in the Musandam Peninsula are known as the "Norway of Arabia" because of their resemblance to the fjords of Norway. Known locally as khors, these jagged coves were created by the collision of tectonic plates instead of the glacial activity that shaped their Nordic and Alaskan cousins.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - September 4, 2023 – The 25th anniversary of Google founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin (1998)
(Worldkings.org) Google was founded on September 4, 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, two PhD students at Stanford University in California.
[Worldkings] Top 200 breakthrough research works in the world (P. 48) University of California develops breakthrough brain signal translation technology to help paralyzed people ‘speak’ (USA)
(Worldkings.org) A severely paralysed woman has been able to speak through an avatar using technology that translated her brain signals into speech and facial expressions.
[Worldkings] Top 200 breakthrough research works in the world (P. 47) Stanford scientists create a new paint that significantly reduces energy consumption (USA)
(Worldkings.org) Researchers show that their newly invented paints, which they produced in a wide array of colors, can reduce the need for both heating and air conditioning in buildings and other spaces, like trains and trucks for refrigerated cargo.
[Worldkings] Top 200 breakthrough research works in the world (P. 45) US researchers create a new wearable device to help identify early signs of Alzheimer's disease during sleep
(Worldkings.org) Researchers have successfully developed a night-wearable headband that helps detect early signs of Alzheimer's disease from brainwave patterns.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - August 27, 2023 – The 96th anniversary of the official opening of Parks Air College - America's oldest aviation school (1927)
(Worldkings.org) Parks Air College is a college affiliated to Saint Louis University. The school was founded by Oliver Parks, and officially opened on August 27, 1927.
[Worldkings] Top 200 breakthrough research works in the world (P. 43) The complete human Y chromosome sequence was first successfully decoded by US researchers for the first time
(Worldkings.org) Scientists have successfully sequenced the entire human Y chromosome, uncovering critical genomic features. This groundbreaking research offers deep insights into human biology and potential medical advancements.
[Worldkings] Top innovation events in the world (P. 199) ElevenLabs launches AI voice generator capable of creating 'emotional' recordings in 30 languages (US)
(Worldkings.org) With ElevenLabs' AI voice-cloning technology, you can now speak foreign languages while still sounding like the real you.