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World Wind Energy Conference

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On the occasion of WWEA’s annual World Wind Energy Conference, WWEA has the tradition to honor personalities and organizations with outstanding contributions to the international development of wind power and renewable energy […]

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GDPR: A business opportunity or obstacle?

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Unless you have been on vacation with no wi-fi for the last 12 months, you have probably heard all about GDPR — the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation. GDPR has been summed up […]

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Electric Truckmaker Rivian, Backed By Amazon, Ford, Raises Whopping $1.3 Billion

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Creating a new auto company is remarkably capital-intensive, so electric vehicle maker Rivian is bent on accumulating a mountain of cash, ending 2019 with a massive $1.3 billion funding round that includes […]

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Global Spending in Construction to Reach $17.5 Trillion by 2030

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The construction industry is in the middle of a transition toward new business models that are technology- and data-driven, better collaboration between stakeholders, and higher productivity. The increasingly aging workforce and digitization […]

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Iberdrola joins the European Network for Cyber Security

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Iberdrola, the leading Spanish utility, has now joined the European Network for Cyber Security(ENCS). The company becomes the latest member of ENCS’ work to strengthen the energy sector’s cyber defences. With a key focus […]

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Finland becomes the first European country to certify safe smart devices

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The Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom has today launched a Cybersecurity label. The label guarantees to consumers that the labelled devices have basic information security features. The Cybersecurity label can be […]

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Cyber security investment: The UK sectors investing most and least

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The prevalence and severity of cyber-attacks/breaches has damningly increased over the last few years. This year alone (2019), 55% of UK firms have already faced a cyber-attack and losses from breaches have […]

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The Ethical Minefield of Microchipping

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When the object beneath his skin first got implanted, Alexander Huber grabbed his hand pretty often. He stroked the little dent between his thumb and index finger and pushed it back and […]

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Code and ethics

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Data has rapidly become one of the most valuable assets a company can hold, thanks in part to the advent of innovative technologies that can extract powerful insights from an array of […]

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Lloyd’s renews European focus on cyber expertise

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Today, the pace of innovation is reshaping the insurance industry, especially in digitisation and cyber insurance. In fact, a growing body of research indicates that the risk of cyber attack is one […]

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The 73-year-old Vietnamese refugee is responsible for bringing Sriracha to American consumers

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After settling in Los Angeles in 1979, Tran founded Huy Fong Foods Inc., named for the Huey Fong boat that brought him to the U.S., and started making hot sauces for local […]

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Russia’s indigenous peoples campaign against Arctic pollution

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Across the Russian Arctic, indigenous peoples are asking Elon Musk not to buy nickel from Norilsk Nickel, one of the largest nickel and palladium mining companies in the world. For the past […]

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Brazilian food delivery drivers strike against employers, citing poor working conditions

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This article was written by Lucas Veloso and Jéssica Moreira. It is published here under a content partnership between Global Voices and Agência Mural.  As soon as he turned 18, Michel da […]

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‘Caribbean super salesman,’ Jamaican tourism mogul ‘Butch’ Stewart, dies at 79

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Just after 11 p.m. EST on January 4, news broke that Jamaican hotelier Gordon “Butch” Stewart, the self-made businessman who perfected the all-inclusive tourism model the Caribbean is famous for, had passed […]

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