What Olympic gymnasts can teach us about improving our balance

The acrobatic handsprings, somersaults and twists performed by world-class gymnasts at the Tokyo Olympics are among the most complex skills humans can perform. But at their heart is an instinctive process that can help teach us mere mortals how to stay safe from falls as we move much less spectacularly around our own environment. To...

Japan’s public debt financing strategy may be unsustainable – research

Japan’s three-decade strategy to finance its ever-growing public debt load may have reached its limits due to losses of public companies and volatile sovereign bond market. This is the conclusion of the research work, Japan’s public sector balance sheet, by Yugo Koshima, published by the International Monetary Fund. It focuses on the evolution of Japan’s public...

Texas power grid passes first of many tests to meet demand as heatwave lingers By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Overhead power lines are seen during record-breaking temperatures in Houston, Texas, U.S., February 17, 2021. REUTERS/Adrees Latif//File Photo/File Photo By Scott DiSavino (Reuters) -The Texas power grid passed the first of what could be many tests over the next week by meeting the highest demand this year on Monday without problems...


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IMF Media Center : IMF World Economic Outlook

Global growth is strong, but divides are growing between advanced and developing countries largely due the slow rolling out vaccines in many countries and the spread of the Delta variant mutation to COVID-19 the IMF says in its latest quarterly update to the World Economic Outlook report (July 27). Although the total global growth forecast...


DIGITAL SME welcomes G7 agreement on fairer taxation

Global fairness in taxation is good news for tax-paying SMEs from around the world. The Group of Seven (G7) agreement, which proposes a global minimum corporate tax rate and granting taxing rights based on where a multinational enterprise makes profit, is an important step toward fairer taxation. However, the agreement at the Organisation for Economic...

European Digital Academy First Strategic Seminar

The post European Digital Academy First Strategic Seminar appeared first on European DIGITAL SME Alliance. by : Rosanna Belmonte on 2021-06-23 08:56:38 Source link #European #Digital #Academy #Strategic #Seminar

European AI Act – How will this regulation affect SMEs?

On 19 May 2021, DIGITAL SME held a workshop titled “European AI Act- How will this regulation affect SMEs?” for members of the Focus Group on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other invited stakeholders. Mr. Martin Ulbrich, Policy Officer at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology, explained the consequences of the European...

Business without borders: ICT matchmaking event – Feedback Form

The post Business without borders: ICT matchmaking event – Feedback Form appeared first on European DIGITAL SME Alliance. by : Rosanna Belmonte on 2021-07-01 10:59:31 Source link #Business #borders #ICT #matchmaking #event #Feedback #Form


Remarks by Executive Vice-President Dombrovskis at the ECOFIN press conference

European Commission Speech Brussels, 26 Jul 2021 First of all, Europe’s recovery, and as the minister already said, some positive news from today’s ECOFIN meeting. Ministers discussed four more recovery and re… by : European Commission on 2021-07-26 12:57:12 Source link #Remarks #Executive #VicePresident #Dombrovskis #ECOFIN #press #conference

Commission presents guidance to strengthen the Code of Practice on Disinformation

The Commission has published its guidance on how the Code of Practice on Disinformation, the first of its kind worldwide, should be strengthened to become a more effective tool for countering disinformation. by : on 2021-05-25 22:00:00 Source link #Commission #presents #guidance #strengthen #Code #Practice #Disinformation

European Semester Spring Package: Paving the way for a strong and sustainable recovery

The European Commission has presented the European Semester Spring Package, which focuses on providing fiscal guidance to Member States as they continue the process of gradually reopening their economies. by : on 2021-06-01 22:00:00 Source link #European #Semester #Spring #Package #Paving #strong #sustainable #recovery


OECD Economic Survey of Hungary 2021 – Friday 30 July – Online press conference at 10:00 CEST

  26/07/2021 – The OECD will present a new Economic Survey of Hungary on Friday 30 July. The Survey examines the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the economy and discusses how Hungary can ensure a strong and sustainable recovery. A special chapter looks at what Hungary needs to do to raise productivity, including by creating...

La fintech franco-ivoirienne Julaya lève 2m$ pour digitaliser les paiements en Afrique de l’Ouest

(JULAYA) – Julaya, startup fintech basée en France et en Côte d’Ivoire, a reçu un financement de présérie A de 2 millions de dollars auprès de business angels et de fonds de capital-risque pour développer son produit en Afrique de l’Ouest. L’entreprise est spécialisée dans les services financiers digitaux aux entreprises et institutions publiques. Elle...