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Circular Economy: Linking up the Supply Chain

inally, the long-discussed concept of the circular economy (CE) seems ready for takeoff. More and more observers see new information technologies like the internet of things (IoT), big data analytics or blockchain as the powerful means everybody is waiting for. And yes, its promises are truly thrilling. Yet the real door-opener is still

History of Largest Internet Companies

ith each passing year, an increasingly large segment of the population no longer remembers images loading a single pixel row at a time, the earsplitting sound of a 56k modem, or the domination of web portals. Many of the top websites in 1998 were basically news aggregators or search portals,

The future of crypto currencies and assets

  Crypto-assets and cryptocurrencies have soared in popularity since 2008, with more than 1,000 of the latter in existence today. Recently, large gains followed by steep declines led to intense media coverage and widespread interest. Crypto-assets have also featured prominently in recent work by the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council

Montenegrin (inter)national domain ‘ .me ‘ now became even more International

omain .me celebrates 10th birthday and DoMEn, a company that manages Montenegrin .me domain, launches a diverse range of Internationalized Domain Names (IDN). As of November 12th, you are now able to register .ME domain in the following languages and scripts: Arabic, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Chinese (traditional and simplified), Croatian,

What the Big Tech Companies Know About You

Now that companies like Facebook, Amazon, and Alphabet are among the world’s most valued companies, people are starting to hold them more accountable for the impact of their actions on the real world. From the Cambridge Analytica scandal to the transparency of Apple’s supply chain, it’s clear that big tech companies

Emoticons/Smileys in different cultures

If you’re reading this story, we’re connected. Physically, you’re anywhere, but digitally we’re in a global conversation, a nonstop cross-cultural exchange on an unprecedented scale. And Smileys.😃 or this reason, social scientists study how people respond to emoticons around the world. Much of our borderless discussion is cryptic, expressed in likes,

EU Battery Alliance: Establishing European battery manufacturing

One year on from the launch of the European Battery Alliance (EBA), the Commission Action Plan is in place, the first pilot production facilities are being built and further projects are announced to establish the EU as the lead player in the strategic area of battery innovation and manufacturing. atteries will be as

Digital Europe Program: Funding Digital Transformation

n the framework of the next long-term EU budget for 2021-2027, the Commission is proposing a new, €9.2 billion programme to build up digital capacity and infrastructure and support a digital single market. It will operate mainly through coordinated and strategic co-investments with the Member States in the areas of advanced

ECB unveils new € 100 and 200 euro banknotes

The European Central Bank (ECB) unveiled the new 100 and 200 euro banknotes, which will enter into circulation on 28 May 2019. After the €5, €10, €20 and €50, the €100 and €200 banknotes are the last two denominations of the Europa series, and therefore mark its completion. he new €100

Infographic: How does Social Media Universe look like?

illions of people around the world grew up during the age of social media, and mankind is slowly marching toward a future where nearly everyone will be a digital native. For the one-third of humanity that now uses a smartphone, messaging and status updates are often more natural than having a

Top 100 Most Valuable Brands in 2018

According to Forbes, the world’s 100 most valuable brands are worth a staggering $2.15 trillion. While that singular number is impressive, the publication’s 2018 rankings of global brands can be further broken down in other ways that are also quite intriguing. Let’s take a look at brands by individual brand value,

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