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Recycling Plastic: Is it Working, and are we Doing Enough…?

Once seen as a ‘wonder material’, this by-product of the oil industry has become a global environmental menace. Millions of tonnes of plastic garbage are dumped into landfills and oceans each year, wreaking havoc on marine life and ecosystems. We

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Avatar Influencers are Storming Up the Earnings Charts — and Creators Stand to Make Some Healthy Profits

Virtual and AI personas have the highest earning potential for single Instagram posts… Digital personas created via AI or software have had a surge in popularity on platforms such as Instagram — leading to significant earnings for their creators. Enterprise

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Women and STEM, We Can Do Better

“On International Women’s Day, it is crucial to reflect on the state of women in the technology sector and chart a course for a more inclusive and equitable future. Only one-in-five women and girls are currently working in the fields

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Embracing Disruption: The Path to ‘Insurance for All’ by 2047 – by IRDAI Chief Debasish Panda

IRDAI Chairman Debasish Panda stressed the need for insurers to adapt to disruptions and aim for ‘insurance for all’ by 2047. In a recent address at a global actuaries conference, IRDAI Chairman Debasish Panda highlighted the imperative for insurance companies

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Is it Time to Put AI in Charge of Pricing Strategies? Most Firms Seem Hesitant to Take the Leap

Despite corporates enthusiasm for AI, its use in pricing strategies — using algorithms to determine optimal prices for goods and services — is yet to gain the approval of many. More than half of those canvassed by data and technology

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Major Tech Boost for Logistics Sector

How 5G technology will keep the supply chain moving… PwC predicts that wide-scale development of 5G communication networks will contribute an additional $1.3tn to global GDP by 2030. With logistics and transport among the primary target sectors for the technology,

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Peace-of-Mind for Financial Services Industry in 2024

In an industry where compliance is crucial, misplaced security ‘can be an operational death sentence’. Digital workspace solutions firm Espria is hosting a series of IT industry conversations this year, covering security, document solutions, communications, and automation. It will work

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Judges Approve use of ChatGPT in Legal Rulings, Despite Its Tendency to Fib — and ‘Invent’ False Cases

Fallible AI gets the go-ahead in Britain to summarise lengthy texts and perform ‘administrative’ court tasks. UK judges will be allowed use ChatGPT to help write legal rulings — despite warnings that the technology can “invent” cases that never happened.

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‘The Madman’ Takes Charge: Javier Milei Inaugurated President of Impoverished Argentina

In his inaugural address to the nation on Sunday, delivered on the steps of the Argentina’s domed neoclassical congress, President Javier Milei (53) repeatedly reminded the crowd that “all the money” has gone and austerity looms. His message was met

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James Caan CBE, an Ambassador for the Transformational Power of AI Development, Welcomes the £500m Boost for AI Development in the Autumn Statement

AI has the power to be a game changer for the UK economy, and so I was incredibly relieved to see the Chancellor pledge £500 million into AI development in his Autumn Statement. It’s investment at a level that matches

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