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Pandemic Gives Boost to Illicit Trade

A corrosive agent in many guises that threatens public health, depresses growth, undermines good governance, and degrades the environment, illicit trade permeates global society and stunts development. It now represents an estimated 3.3 percent of the world economy. Though that

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Real Cutting Edge in Cancer Care is Centred on Radiation Therapy

Swedish company Elekta brings together science, technology and clinical intelligence to revolutionise cancer care. For almost five decades, Elekta has been a leader in precision radiation medicine. Radiation therapy is a critical cancer treatment, used on its own or in

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Ian Fletcher, Director IBM IBV: The Trust Economy – What’s My Data Worth?

How Do Organisations Ensure We Get a Fair Return? The driving force behind “stakeholder capitalism” – the theme of this year’s World Economic Forum meeting at Davos – is the conviction that businesses should balance the needs of all their

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Water to the Rescue? Danish Firm’s Solution to Energy Generation Riddle

By Lúcia Carvalho Andersen New Integrated Energy Sustainability Technology Ready for Africa Solar and wind energy are widely used and produce amazing results. The problem — until now — has been that the energy produced has to be immediately consumed.

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AI-Powered Data Analytics is the New Gold in Health Ecosystems

Today we are living faster — and surviving longer. But the methods we used to know cannot keep up. We, the participants in the whole ecosystem — the clients, the doctors, the hospitals, the public sector, the administrators, the insurers

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Hala Hanna and Vilas Dhar: How AI Can Promote Social Good

Artificial intelligence is now increasingly present in corporate and government decision-making. And although AI tools are still largely in the hands of institutions that focus on profit before purpose, these new technologies could be equally powerful in promoting social good.

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Digitalisation and 4IR in MENA: Augmented Intelligence from Data and Self-Learning

Tor Svensson and Marten Mark have a conversation with IBM’s Bashar Kilani in Dubai Bashar Kilani oversees IBM business in the Gulf Countries and the Levant, working with clients and partners across industries. Kilani has a passion for thought leadership

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Lord Waverley: Drone Industry Needs a Coherent Voice — and Some Interest From Investors

Drones are changing the way in which we interact with one another. From commercial applications to lifesaving transportation, drones are a reality which cannot be ignored. The potential of these remote-controlled flying robots is unlimited. But to unlock the full

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Women, Science and Robots: The Gender (R)evolution Ushers-in Precision Medicine

In Germany, a team developing an AI-based human resource tool thought they had found a way to feed their system data while respecting privacy laws: they used information from newspapers dating back to the 1950s. By Shahnaz Radjy and Maria

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Joseph Stiglitz: Thumbs Down to Facebook’s Cryptocurrency

Facebook and some of its corporate allies have decided that what the world really needs is another cryptocurrency, and that launching one is the best way to use the vast talents at their disposal. The fact that Facebook thinks so

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