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An electrifying future

It’s 2038 and the last conventional thermal engine car has, just like the dinosaur, been consigned to the museum.

Implications of China’s ban on importing trash

Although it is not widely discussed outside of the waste and recycling industry, China has increasingly become the destination for much of the paper and plastic that Europeans and Americans diligently separate in their household garbage.

The human touch

No value can be extracted from data without a complete knowledge of the human element behind it, and data processing cannot be successful without a clear and thought-out strategy.

After the digital gold rush

You should expect to start seeing Blockchain anywhere business-to-business or business-to-consumer processes need to be streamlined, validated, secured, and guaranteed.

Innovating sustainability

When digital services are delivered via the cloud, public cloud providers like Amazon, Google, IBM and Microsoft can leverage massive efficiencies of scale that no corporate data center could match.

Startegy: not a typo

Companies, instead of planning, must make repeated and quick attempts with partners to adapt to the frequent technological and social changes of our world.

Hit refresh: Transforming business through empathy

We have had to “hit refresh” many times since that first speech at the Tokyo Motor Show, including bringing together Renault and Nissan in the early days of the Alliance.

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The digital transformation of The Kingdom

"There couldn’t be a better and more exciting time to be in the Kingdom. No more red tape and bureaucracy", H.E. Eng. Abdullah Al Swaha, Minister of Communications and IT, KSA.

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Game changers come to Dubai

The Sun Exchange is rolling out a business model that allows people to own solar power assets remotely, receiving their rental income securely thanks to blockchain.

Unifying happiness

Celebrated for its spectacular and fast-changing skyline, at ground level the city of Dubai is increasingly focused on the well-being and happiness of its inhabitants.

Cyprus: stable finance, stable growth

As the world’s policymakers continue to grapple with the consequences of the global financial crisis, the remarkable recovery of the island economy of Cyprus has become a point of reference in the debate.

Meeting the energy challenge: Statoil

There is a recurring message from industry leaders at Davos. Policymakers need to work more closely with the private sector to support investments that are economically viable as well as environmentally and socially sustainable.