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Eighth InterEcoForum held in Spain with full UN backing

THE InterEcoForum's eighth annual event addressing the theme of Water For Sustainable Development, supported by the United Nations and its agencies, was held recently...
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AI to the rescue? Oxford-based firm enters partnership to crack COVID-19

AN AI-DRIVEN drug-discovery company in the UK has entered a joint initiative to advance compounds that could treat COVID-19. Oxford-based Exscientia has teamed-up with Diamond...
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Statement on Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi)

WASHINGTON, October 12, 2017 ‒ The Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) donor countries today issued the following statement: It is with great pleasure that we officially launch...
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Reports of Viacom’s Death Are Greatly Exaggerated

Time was when Viacom’s infamous booming audio logo trumpeted the sound of success. And in the risk-ridden world of TV entertainment shows it held...
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Grim UN report shows half-a-billion people struggling to find work

ALMOST half-a-billion people around the world battle to find sufficient paid work, a UN report on employment and social trends shows. The World Employment and Social...
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MONARCH LATEST: Where did it all go wrong?

Private equity firm which owned the popular airline says the total cost of its collapse will take years to calculate as it stares into...

Ray Tomlinson – the alpha email

WHEN Ray Tomlinson inadvertently invented the email, he had no idea his coding and revolutionary use of the ‘@’ sign would change the world...

International students flock to US university to unlock potential – and ‘invent the future’

MIT, with its reputation for academic rigor and innovation, attracts graduate students from around the world. It can be worthwhile, it can be fun,...
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Is Samsung About To Leave The Mobile Market Wide Open?

Despite record sales and impressive forecasts, the tell-tale signs of a looming crisis within the mobile phone giant are there for all to see… By...
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On a roll

All good things must come to an end, but just as the propulsion industry was preparing to write off the iconic brand of Rolls-Royce,...