Business

U.S. EPA to propose expanding credit eligibility under biofuel program -sources By Reuters

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: E85 ethanol fuel is shown being pumped into a vehicle at a gas station selling alternative fuels in the town of Nevada, Iowa, December 6, 2007. REUTERS/Jason Reed 2/2 By Stephanie Kelly and Jarrett Renshaw NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Biden administration is expected to propose expanding the kinds of...

how a digital currency could help

Kenya’s central bank has been mulling the official use of a digital currency. More than 60 central banks have already entered the digital currency race since 2014. No details have been released in Kenya, but the central bank governor, Patrick Njoroge, commented that the bank was working with other global regulators and financial institutions to...

Total solar eclipse will bring 2 minutes of darkness to Antarctica’s months of endless daylight

The Sun hasn’t set in Antarctica since October. Earth’s southernmost continent is currently experiencing a long summer’s day, one that stretches from mid-October until early April. But on Saturday December 4, darkness will sweep across the ice of West Antarctica. The Moon will pass directly in front of the Sun, blocking its light and producing...

IMF

IMF Media Center : IMF Georgieva Inflation Growth IMF

IMF Media Center : IMF Georgieva Inflation Growth

The head of the IMF warned that inflation and emergence of new Covid-19 variants is threatening global growth prospects, Kristalina Georgieva said Thursday in Washington, DC. “Even before the arrival of this new variant, we were concerned that the recovery, while it continues, is losing somewhat momentum y because of slowdown in the two countries...

Techno

European SME stands up to Microsoft, urging the EU to open antitrust investigation

Nextcloud has filed an official complaint with the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Competition about the alleged anti-competitive practices of Microsoft related to OneDrive. It is important that SMEs speak up against dominant behaviours by Big Tech. Therefore, the European DIGITAL SME Alliance strongly welcomes this initiative. “Only by forcing everyone to play by the rules...

Atelier Propriété Industrielle et Intellectuelle

Add to Calendar Date : Mardi 14 décembre 2021 Inscription : Formulaire en bas de page Êtes-vous un distributeur de matériels innovants, écoresponsables et durables ? Ou un développeur ou distributeur de logiciels et solutions innovantes ? Une grande partie de l’innovation vient de la France, mais les entreprises échouent souvent à développer et valoriser les technologies par...

The Digital Markets Act should make Big Tech let you choose your default apps

This guest blog post was written by Richie Koch of Proton. At Proton, we have always stood for an internet that protects privacy, enables freedom, and serves the interests of everyone. We have consistently spoken out against recent anti-encryption efforts and worked to preserve privacy while making the internet a safer place. An important aspect of ensuring...

Alessandra Zini – European DIGITAL SME Alliance

Project Manager Contact: a.zini@digitalsme.eu Alessandra’s curiosity and willingness to make a societal impact brought her to Brussels first as a Schuman trainee at the European Parliament and now as a project manager for Horizon and Erasmus + projects. She holds a master’s degree in international protection of human rights and a postgraduate in European project...

Economy

EIOPA publishes monthly technical information for Solvency II Relevant Risk Free Interest Rate Term Structures and parallel technical information

Today, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) published technical information on the relevant risk free interest rate term structures (RFR) with reference to the end of November 2021. In addition to the current official monthly technical information, EIOPA also published today the second parallel technical information on the relevant risk free interest rate...

State of the Union: Commission adopts revised EU Emission Trading System State aid Guidelines

In line with the European Green Deal and the EU’s objective to become the first climate neutral economy by 2050, the Commission adopted revised EU Emission Trading System State aid Guidelines in the context of the system for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading post-2021 (the “ETS Guidelines”). by : europa.eu/newsroom on 2020-09-20 22:00:00 Source link...

Multiannual financial framework for 2021-2027 adopted

Following the European Parliament’s consent yesterday, the Council has adopted the regulation laying down the EU’s multiannual financial framework for 2021-2027. The regulation provides for a long-term budget of €1 074.3 billion for the EU27 in 2018 prices, including the integration of the European Development Fund. Together with the Next Generation EU recovery instrument of...

World

opportunités d’investissement et croissance post-covid

( REPUBLIQUE TOGOLAISE ) – Du 30 novembre au 2 décembre 2021, Lomé a accueilli l’édition 2021 des Rencontres Africa. Cet évènement, qui s’est déroulé en format « phygital » (un format hybride alliant rencontres physiques et digitales) est l’un des rendez-vous d’affaires les plus importants d’Afrique de l’ouest. Placé sous le thème « la relance économique en...

l’économie numérique au cœur des enjeux d’une Afrique en mutation

(HUAWEI ) – La première édition de l’Africa Digital Economy Forum, organisée par La Tribune Afrique en partenariat avec Huawei, s’est tenue en ligne le jeudi 2 décembre 2021. L’évènement avait pour objectif de mettre l’économie numérique au cœur des enjeux de l’Afrique et d’aboutir à des actions concrètes, tant en matière d’investissements qu’au niveau...