Business

Humans have big plans for mining in space – but there are many things holding us back

Like Earth, planetary bodies such as the Moon, Mars, asteroids and comets contain substantial deposits of valuable resources. This has caught the attention of both researchers and industry, with hopes of one day mining them to support a space economy. But setting up any kind of off-Earth mining industry will be no small feat. Let’s...

U.S.’ Blinken says talked to Turkish FM, confident consensus on Sweden, Finland By Reuters

© Reuters. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken attends a news conference on the day of the Informal Meeting of NATO Ministers of Foreign Affairs in Berlin, Germany, May 15, 2022. REUTERS/Michele Tantussi (Refiles to remove extra word in last line) BERLIN (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said he had spoken to...

Electric car supplies are running out – and could drastically slow down the journey to net-zero

The road map to replacing old fashioned carbon emitting cars with electric vehicles is well developed – at least in theory. All the major car makers (and even some of the smaller ones) are publicly committed to electric. But actually buying a new electric car? That’s another matter entirely. Volkswagen, the largest car manufacturer in...

IMF

IMF Africa Regional Economic Outlook IMF

IMF Africa Regional Economic Outlook

The IMF sees a challenging economic outlook for Africa due to the war in Ukraine and lingering impact of pandemic, but there are reasons to be optimistic as well, Africa Department Director Abe Selassie told reporters in Washington Thursday (April 28) “At the start of 2022 and even a little after in the third year...

Techno

Why Cybersecurity and Privacy Are Key Cornerstones for Europe’s Digital Future

This guest blog post was written by Mirza Silajdzic.  Raising awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and privacy in a […] The post Why Cybersecurity and Privacy Are Key Cornerstones for Europe’s Digital Future appeared first on European DIGITAL SME Alliance. by : Guest Author on 2022-05-05 07:00:27 Source link #Cybersecurity #Privacy #Key #Cornerstones #Europes...

Rolling Plan for ICT Standardisation 2022: Bridging EU policies and ICT standardisation

In support of EU policies and objectives, the EC released the 2022 edition of the Rolling Plan on ICT Standardisation. […] The post Rolling Plan for ICT Standardisation 2022: Bridging EU policies and ICT standardisation appeared first on European DIGITAL SME Alliance. by : Omar Dhaher on 2022-04-28 10:01:22 Source link #Rolling #Plan #ICT #Standardisation...

Giulia Zampedri joins DIGITAL SME

  Business Development Officer Contact: g.zampedri@digitalsme.eu Giulia is originally from Italy, and she holds a Bachelor’s in Political Science from […] The post Giulia Zampedri joins DIGITAL SME appeared first on European DIGITAL SME Alliance. by : Ruel Jacob on 2022-04-21 09:47:21 Source link #Giulia #Zampedri #joins #DIGITAL #SME

DIGITAL SME launches Funding Opportunities Portal – a new service for SMEs

SMEs are the backbone of Europe’s economy, representing 99% of all businesses in the EU. Yet, the official statistics indicate […] The post DIGITAL SME launches Funding Opportunities Portal – a new service for SMEs appeared first on European DIGITAL SME Alliance. by : Giulia Zampedri on 2022-04-13 08:42:03 Source link #DIGITAL #SME #launches #Funding...

Economy

Press statement by President von der Leyen following the EU-Japan Summit

European Commission Statement Tokyo, 12 May 2022 Thank you. We had a very substantive summit. But first, let me express, how glad I am to be here, in Tokyo Because I know that the EU, in this increasingly unpr… by : European Commission on 2022-05-12 02:57:10 Source link #Press #statement #President #von #der #Leyen #EUJapan...

SFDR queries forwarded to the Commission

Friday 13 May 2022 16:00 by : European Securities and Markets Authority – Other bodies and agencies on 2022-05-13 14:00:19 Source link #SFDR #queries #forwarded #Commission

Secure 5G networks: Commission endorses EU toolbox and sets out next steps

The Commission is endorsing the joint toolbox of mitigating measures agreed by EU Member States to address security risks related to the rollout of 5G, the fifth-generation of mobile networks. by : europa.eu/newsroom on 2020-01-28 23:00:00 Source link #Secure #networks #Commission #endorses #toolbox #sets #steps

World

boosting productivity and workforce participation while improving housing affordability will help maintain high living standards, says OECD

  22/02/2022 – Norway’s high vaccination rate has helped to limit the impact of COVID-19 on its population and economy, yet the country must tackle challenges including high house prices and falling labour force participation to sustain its strong socio-economic outcomes, according to a new OECD report. The latest OECD Economic Survey of Norway says...

Amazon veut investir 10 millions $ sur une fintech égyptienne spécialisée dans le paiement

(Agence Ecofin) – L’Egypte continue d’attirer les investisseurs en quête de placements rentables sur les sociétés qui offrent des solutions de paiement grâce à la technologie. Cette fois, c’est Amazon, le leader américain du commerce électronique, qui fait l’actualité dans ce domaine. Amazon, le groupe de commerce en ligne américain, a acquis des certificats de...