As our world becomes increasingly digital, the production and disposal of electronic devices have reached staggering levels. Unfortunately, the majority of electronic waste, or e-waste, is not disposed of in a responsible or sustainable manner. Instead, it ends up in landfills or shipped to developing countries, where it is often improperly recycled, leading to significant […]<
Britain said it would extend until the end of June the financial guarantee it has provided to ensure UK applicants to the Horizon Europe scientific research programme receive funding while negotiations continue on rejoining the scheme. Under a Brexit trade agreement signed at the end of 2020, Britain negotiated access to a range of EU […]
China’s science and technology policies should aim to build its strength and self-reliance, while the role of the government in pooling resources for key technological breakthroughs needed to be leveraged better, Premier Li Keqiang said on Sunday. The nation effectively countered external attempts to suppress and contain China’s development over the past five years by […]
Two U.S. senators plan to introduce legislation this week aimed at letting the government “ban or prohibit” foreign technology products such as Chinese-owned TikTok, Senator Mark Warner said on Sunday. Warner, the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said TikTok would be “one of the potentials” for review under the bill. The Democratic senator made […]
Blockchain is the ultimate disruptive technology, capable of decentralizing power and creating a more transparent and equitable society.” These words by Don Tapscott, an influential author and blockchain expert, capture the essence of how blockchain technology can transform industries and the world as we know it. At the heart of blockchain lies decentralization, which enables […]
New rules laying out how Chinese companies can list outside mainland China will often mean getting a nod from several domestic government agencies, potentially making for a lengthy approval process, investment bankers say. On one hand, the rules provide clarity after a regulatory crackdown by Beijing since mid-2021 that has slowed U.S. listings by Chinese […]
China will scrutinize Ford Motor Co’s latest deal with battery giant CATL to ensure the Chinese company’s core technology is not shared with the U.S. automaker, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday. Beijing is concerned the Detroit carmaker could gain access to the competitive aspects of CATL’s technology, but the scrutiny is unlikely to result in […]
MTN Group will invest $1 billion in Ghana over the next five years, the mobile operator said on Wednesday, after the government exempted its Ghanaian unit from tax claims worth about $773 million. The investment comes on the heels of the Ghana Revenue Authority exempting the company’s bill for back taxes earlier this month after […]
Everyone is curious to know what the world will look like in the future. Hold on if you thought of flying cars and robots! There are other fascinating technological developments to consider, like digitalizing paper money. Digital currency is not a newly generated term, as we became familiar with it a long time ago. The […]
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