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Here Are the Android Antitrust Charges the EU Just Threw At Google

Google(goog) is in big trouble in Europe, after the European Commission levied a second set of antitrust charges against it. This time, the charges …

Brexit survey: UK should stay in EU

Euroskepticism and a rejection of establishment parties are on the rise in the EU. Amid the turmoil, a recent survey has looked at how Germany and …

How Social Media is Reshaping Today's Education System

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are today’s students tweeting their way to better grades? More than nine out of 10 teenagers hold at least one social media account; Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr, Vine, Twitter and Facebook rule the lives of most middle and high school …

Watch how much money Apple, Google and Facebook are making every single second

Tech companies are making a helluva lot of money. In fact, in terms of market capitalization Apple, Alphabet, Microsoft and Facebook are now all beating their closest competitors: the oil companies.<p>Yes, tech is bigger than oil, and you can see just how much money these companies are making every …

Social media companies step up battle against militant propaganda | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook, Google and Twitter are stepping up efforts to combat online propaganda and recruiting by Islamic militants, but the Internet companies are doing it quietly to avoid the perception that they are helping the authorities police the Web.<p>A logo of Twitter is pictured …

How Trump Got in Jeb’s Head

The Donald gets away with endlessly mocking and belittling his opponents and, unlike the other Bushes, Jeb can’t handle it.<p>When Donald Trump calls …

Indonesia's leader says his country to join Asia trade pact

WASHINGTON (AP) — Indonesia's leader looked to cement his nation's growing ties with the United States, declaring after a meeting Monday with …

Smart Cities

A smart city is a place where the traditional networks and services are made more efficient with the use of digital and telecommunication …

Strategic Opportunity Analysis of the Global Smart City Market

Topic: Strategic Opportunity Analysis of the Global "Smart City" Market till 2025.<p>The lecture sets the stage for visionary thinking by identifying and analyzing one of the significant Mega Trends, Smart is the New Green. 'Smart' as a value proposition has been increasingly replacing 'Green' …

What makes these global cities ‘smart’?

<b>New Delhi:</b> The top five smart cities globally for 2015 are Barcelona, New York, London, Nice and Singapore, according to UK-based analyst firm, …

Smart Cities

Why Boston Is One Of The World’s Smartest Cities

It’s not just smart sensors, quality transit, and renewable energy leadership. The area’s educational opportunities attract smart citizens whose projects foster intense innovation.<p>Boston was a top-20 city in my first ever global ranking of smart cities last year. After spending last week with a …

Smart Cities Market - Projects, Advanced Technologies, Adoptions and Transformations - Worldwide Market Report (2012 – 2017) | Apr 23, 2012 - ReleaseWire

Dallas, TX -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/23/2012 -- Urban population will grow to more than 5 Billion in the next 20 years. As population keeps migrating from …

Small cities, smart technology, big opportunities

Young entrepreneurs across the globe see additional opportunities for local governments to play a pivotal role by fostering and encouraging their …

The Top 10 Smart Cities On The Planet

Crunching a list of variables about innovation and sustainability, we rank the world’s smartest cities, from New York to Hong Kong (and with an unexpected winner)<p>Last year, I spent considerable time researching best practices for climate resilient cities–an endeavor that culminated in what I …

The Green Frog from Silicon Valley

In a recent article of the National Geographic Magazine, Robert Kunzig makes the case that smart cities could be the solution for our growing …

'Smart' cities aim to predict - and manage - traffic future - STF

The “internet of things,” as the smart grid is often called, entails making our lives, homes and cities more efficient by connecting all the pieces …

Cities Of The Future: What Do They Look Like, How Do We Build Them And What's Their Impact?

You may have heard of a “smart city” or “future city.” Songdo, in South Korea is a good example of what this looks like. It was built from the ground up in 2005 with over $40 billion invested into its creation and opened in 2009. Sensors are planted throughout the city to monitor to monitor …

Cities of the future? Indian PM pushes plan for 100 'smart cities'

In an ambitious plan to upgrade urban India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he will build 100 "smart cities" -- cities outfitted with high-tech communication capabilities -- across the country.<p>"Cities in the past were built on riverbanks," Modi said in a June speech. "They are now built along …

China and UK engage in fish and chips diplomacy

China’s main media outlets are awash with ebullient dispatches from the landmark state visit by President Xi Jinping to the United Kingdom. After …

Fish And Chips Diplomacy: World Leaders Dining Out On Visits To Britain And Ireland As President Xi Gets A Pint

Chinese President Xi Jinping was reportedly "desperate" to sample Britain's most famous dish during his state visit to the UK. Today he got his wish …

Fish and Chips Elevated to `Delicacy Diplomacy' for Xi in U.K.

The humble takeaway combo of fish and chips that’s a staple of all things British could become a strategic focus of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s …

Hummus Diplomacy: Israeli Cafe Discounts Meals Shared By Jews And Arabs

During a month of renewed Israeli-Palestinian violence, one hummus restaurant is paying Jews and Arabs to sit down together for a meal.<p>On Oct. 13, Kobi Tzafrir, owner of the Humus Bar in a shopping mall in Kfar Vitkin, north of Tel Aviv, advertised a 50 percent discount to Jews and Arabs who eat …

Landmarks light up UN blue on 70th anniversary

UN's 70th anniversary celebrated with historic building around the world, including the Great Wall of China, being lit up in blue<p>More than 200 landmarks in 60 countries from the Pyramids in Egypt to the Eiffel Tower in Paris and the Empire State Building in New York will be lit up in blue - the …

United Nations celebrates 70 years in blue

The United Nations is celebrating its 70th anniversary with a series of global events.<p>The eighth UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon addressed the General Assembly as the 193-member body adopted by consensus a resolution declaring a re-commitment to the aims and principles of the UN Charter.<p>“Our …

United Nations

Syrian rebels reject cooperation with Russia, demand end of bombing

Free Syrian Army (FSA) rebels have rebuffed cooperation with Russia against the "Islamic State" and holding elections. Their response came after …