Tuesday, 29 November, 2022

Topic: WEF

How Ocean data innovation helps transform the seas—WhaleSafe to EU Digital Twin

The next wave of change in ocean understanding will come from not just increasing the volume of ocean data, but improving our ability to discover and connect it.

EU’s Digital Markets Act means big problems for big tech. Here’s why

DMA aims to prevent gatekeepers from imposing unfair conditions on businesses and end users and ensure openness of important digital services.

Hip-hop in education, empowering black businesses—how Brazil’s entrepreneurs help the State

Over two years, more than BRL7 billion were allocated by the private sector to actions and social organisations on the front line of the pandemic.

Short-sightedness is growing at alarming rate. What world leaders can do to slow it down

Myopia can create a financial burden on countries. Here's why it's on the rise across the world and what can be done to mitigate it.

Using ‘4IR’ tech to beat global challenges — why 4 Indian firms are on WEF’s ‘lighthouses’ list

Cipla, Dr Reddy’s Lab, Mondelez & Unilever lauded for transition to fourth industrial revolution using advanced technologies despite global challenges like Ukraine war & Covid.

Africa’s internet speed is at a record low. The economic impact is huge

South Africa—the continent’s internet speed leader—with an average mobile internet download speed of 68.9 Mbps is way below the global average.

Advanced AI can now end global TB crisis

Companies are developing AI solutions to detect TB. One of them is Qure.ai, which has obtained FDA/CE clearances to highlight abnormalities in chest X-rays.

How we can reduce one-tenth global carbon footprint with ‘net-zero steel’

Net-zero steel will cost more than conventional steel. Bridging this cost differential is key to unlocking investment at the scale and pace required.

Why Angola is Africa’s next agricultural powerhouse

Angola has an abundance of arable land and a diversity of climatic conditions suitable for producing a large variety of agricultural products.

What is quiet-quitting? Researchers explain rising employee disengagement

A Gallup survey has revealed that about half of the US workforce is ‘psychologically detached’ from their job and prefers to do the ‘bare minimum.’

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.