Business news / Technologies

World Wind Energy Conference

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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Business news / Technologies

GDPR: A business opportunity or obstacle?

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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Technologies

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

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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Business news / Financial crimes / Technologies

Global Spending in Construction to Reach $17.5 Trillion by 2030

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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Technologies

Iberdrola joins the European Network for Cyber Security

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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Technologies

Finland becomes the first European country to certify safe smart devices

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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Business news / Technologies

Cyber security investment: The UK sectors investing most and least

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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Technologies

The Ethical Minefield of Microchipping

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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Technologies

Code and ethics

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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Financial crimes / Technologies

Lloyd’s renews European focus on cyber expertise

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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Business news

What Weibo and Chinese media are saying about TikTok’s pending sale to US companies

Since United States’ President Donald Trump threatened to ban TikTok in the U.S. as long as the social media app remained in the hands of a Chinese company, the app’s parent company ByteDance has […]

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Financial crimes

UK FinTech Working Together to Combat Financial Crime

Since its launch in 2017, seventeen of the UK’s leading Financial Technology (FinTech) firms have agreed to join the UK FinTech Financial Crime Exchange (FFE). The Exchange, established by  FINTRAIL and RUSI enables firms to collaborate […]

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Business news / Financial crimes

Danske Bank mired in money laundering scandal

Danske Bank is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark. Founded in 1871, it is currently embroiled in the Nordic region’s biggest money laundering scandal. The Bank got distress signals from its branch operations in […]

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Business news

The elite of the country: Who is behind the creation of closed business clubs in Ukraine?

Personal acquaintances play one of the most critical roles in the business environment. Old and new connections allow an entrepreneur to efficiently maintain his business, enter new markets and develop different sectors. […]

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