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02Mar/21

Volvo Cars to be fully electric by 2030

Volvo Cars is committed to becoming a leader in the fast-growing premium electric car market and plans to become a fully electric car company by 2030.
By then, the company intends to only sell fully electric cars and phase out any car in its global portfolio with an internal combustion engine, including hybrids. Continue reading

27Feb/21

Stunning new photos from around the world showcase the beauty and importance of concrete

Concrete plays a fundamental role in the world around us and in our daily lives. It supports our communities, keeps us connected, and provides our homes, key infrastructure and the cities around us. The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) is celebrating concrete, the most used human-made material on our planet, with the release of the winning pictures from its ‘Concrete in Life 2020’ global photography competition. Continue reading

24Feb/21

CCTV+: Up and Out of Poverty | Ep 1: How China Fulfilled Solemn Commitment to Eliminate Absolute Poverty

A new eight-episode documentary, Up and Out of Poverty, explores the inside story of China’s successful eradication of extreme poverty. Produced by China Media Group (CMG), the documentary features the theories and practices developed by China during the process and demonstrates China’s anti-poverty policies, models, and ideas. Continue reading

22Feb/21

Technology and media entities join forces to create standards group aimed at building trust in online content

A group of influential technology and media companies has partnered to form the Coalition for Content Provenance and Authenticity (C2PA), a Joint Development Foundation project established to address the prevalence of disinformation, misinformation and online content fraud through developing technical standards for certifying the source and history or provenance of media content. Founding members Adobe, Arm, BBC, Intel, Microsoft and Truepic seek to establish a standardized provenance solution with the goal of combating misleading content. Read more

16Feb/21

Garry Kasparov at IMPROVATE Israel-UAE-Eastern Europe Cybersecurity spoke about Chess, Artificial intelligence, his role in the series The Queen’s Gambit

With the accelerated transition to remote work, cloud use, and the use of online payments, the number and cost of cyber-attacks on individuals, private companies and states has dramatically increased. The IMPROVATE Israel-UAE-Eastern Europe Cybersecurity Conference presented groundbreaking Israeli technologies in the field of cybersecurity, and also defense against circulation of fake news. Continue reading

Crypto Finance Group: Why Every Bank Will Need a Crypto Asset Strategy

ZURICH, Feb. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ —

We live in an age of digital disruption that has accelerated over the last year. Central banks are unleashing record levels of monetary stimulus, while technology continues to rapidly reshape our global economy. It has shown us that conventional thinking will not bring the answers for what lies ahead. In the midst of this change, crypto assets are emerging as a ‘safe-haven’ asset for institutional investors looking for alternative stores of value for their investment portfolios. Continue reading

10Feb/21

New Statesman enjoys digital subscription growth of 75% alongside a rapid rise in paid-for subscriptions as it pivots for future expansion

Thanks to significant investment and a focus on digital transformation, New Statesman sees highest paid circulation for 40 years, with subscriptions revenue also up 77% over three years. With the title set to launch a new website in the coming months.

LONDON, Feb. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — New Statesman has announced digital subscription growth of 75% in just one year, with subscription revenues also up 77% in three years following significant investment in its journalism and the launch of new brands and associated digital services. Continue reading

09Feb/21

The Birds, Bees & Bots: Kids’ internet use puts pressure on 70% of parents to have “the talk” sooner than planned

New findings from AVG Technologies show exposure to adult material is the number one concern amongst mums and dads

LONDON, Feb. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — AVG Technologies, a global leader in digital security products, has today released new findings that show the majority of parents are facing mounting pressures to have important conversations with children about sex and relationships – and sooner than the current compulsory age that it is taught at schools. Continue reading

09Feb/21

Technology Futurist David Shrier Joins Imperial College Business School

Innovator to develop and deliver classes within the new Centre for Digital Transformation

LONDON, Feb. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Imperial College Business School has expanded its faculty with the appointment of technology futurist David Shrier to the position of Professor of Practice (Artificial Intelligence and Innovation). Continue reading