One of the challenges facing beverage companies as they work to move their packaging towards fully recycled material is a lack of exactly that, food grade recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET). With plastic waste streams largely unsegregated, the availability of recycled food grade plastic – which meets distinct standards compared to
In cities like Lagos, Nairobi and Addis Ababa, busy streets are awash with the bright blue shopfronts of Transsion’s flagship brand, TECNO. The company might still be a new brand globally, however, the company took a different path to success from other top Chinese smartphone makers or international mobile brands.
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Topics Developing an Ethical Technology Mindset The demands of a digitized workforce put transparency, ethics, and fairness at the top of executive agendas. This MIT SMR Executive Guide explores how managers and organizations can apply principles of ethical and trustworthy technology in engaging with customers, employees, and other stakeholders.
As I travel the country (in a virtual way of late), I often get asked questions like this from public- and private-sector leaders: Where can state and local governments go to learn what’s being done in other parts of the country that is new, innovative and effective? What cybersecurity and
The UAE’s technology sector is understandably emerging as one of the fastest growing industries in the country, while also setting global benchmarks. Whether it’s artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, cloud computing, or machine learning, the country is taking giant strides in terms of innovation and progress. The rollout of 5G internet
The ICT market in the Middle East is anticipated to witness exponential growth owing to governmental digital transformation objectives and the adoption of disruptive technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI). The widespread availability of 5G services, as well as their importance in a variety
From contactless payments to self-driving cars to the race to space, technology is advancing at a rapid pace. Businesses and economies around the world are moving swiftly along with it, and several Caribbean companies have joined the dash. Kyle Maloney — co-founder of regional tech ecosystem, Tech Beach Retreat — anticipates that “new industries will be
Canada’s biotech industry is being thrust back into the spotlight this week, with the news that Providence Therapeutics has sold its mRNA technology to a Chinese biopharma firm. Everest Medicines has signed a license agreement to manufacture and sell the Calgary-based company’s mRNA vaccine technology in a deal worth US$500