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June 5, 2021 TTWENTY YEARS As of this week, the share price of a startup led by an obsessive man called Jeff Bezos has fallen 71% year over year. Amazon’s near-death experience was part of the dotcom crash that exposed the pride of Silicon Valley and, along with the $ 14 billion fraud at Enron, …

In May 2020, then Italian Minister of Agriculture Teresa Bellanova wept with emotion on television announcing a decree giving thousands of illegal immigrants the opportunity to work legally on farms and as domestic helpers. However, a year later, the system has hardly progressed, a victim of the tortuous bureaucracy of the country and its struggle …

Estonia will assume the presidency of the UN Security Council for the second time in June Estonia will assume the rotating presidency of the UN Security Council for the second time in June. This gives Estonia the opportunity to lead the Security Council discussions “in a privileged direction on subjects that are close to our …

PEORIA, Illinois., June 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Nationally Rated Startup Accelerator gener8tor, OSF HealthCare, Peoria County, Hanson Professional Services, Central Illinois Angels and Attollo announced a new partnership to help accelerate the growth of start-ups in the Grand Peoria Region. Starting this fall, two annual gBETA “pre-accelerator” programs will be offered to local …

6828b02b-7c5f-4457-848d-038cc67c28b8 The GeoTech Decade is scheduled for May 2021 published … [+] Report of the Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technologies and Data (GeoTech Commission) by the non-profit GeoTech Center (GTC) of the Atlantic Council. The report is an important resource for your digital situation room / innovation center. Photos SergeyNivens The GeoTech …

The recent crises triggered by the economic collapse and the Covid-19 pandemic have shown the world the “innate and fundamental contradictions” of capitalism, said Professor Dr Nguyen Phu Trong, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Viet Nam (CPV). On the occasion of President Ho Chi Minh’s 131st birthday and the …

Economists and analysts tend to choose from a buffet of available statistics. By Vinayak Chatterjee Most of the traditional economic indicators in today’s real-time environment become quite redundant for current decision-making the moment they are released. Thus, new types of “high frequency” indicators are increasingly used as surrogates for monitoring the economy, or segments of …

The global economy could lose one of its future growth engines as the pandemic ends a quarter of a century of steady economic growth on the continent Although Africa has suffered fewer cases and deaths from Covid-19 than other regions of the world, the impact of the pandemic on the continent could be more sustained, …

Paris (France), May 27, 2021 – Atos today announced that it has achieved the highest triple A rating in the 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) ratings of Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI), ranking it among the top 4% of companies in its industry (the “Software and service”). The Group has held a triple A …

The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) commemorated Africa Day by organizing a conference on the theme Pioneer of Inclusive Economic Recovery and Free Trade in Africa: Levers to Build the Africa We Want. Africa Day is celebrated on May 25 each year across the African continent to celebrate the creation of the Organization of African …