Category: World

Mikuniya to head IADI as New President

The International Association of Deposit Insurers, during its 16th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Conference in Québec City, Québec, Canada, elected the Governor of the Deposit Insurance Corporation of Japan (DICJ) Governor, Katsunori Mikuniya, to serve as its President and as the Chairman of its Executive Council for a three-year term as from October 12,…

Google Plans to Help News Publishers Increase Subscriptions

Search engine to end ‘first click free’ policy that upset industry; new subscription tools in works News publishers, some of whom have called for changes for years, greeted Google’s moves with cautious optimism. PHOTO: MICHAEL NAGLE/BLOOMBERG NEWS By Jack Nicas Google is rolling out a package of new policies and services to help news publishers increase…

Summit to Address government attitude towards support technology startups

iWorried about the present economic challenges facing Nigeria, which has been traced by experts to dearth of innovation and the slow attitude of government to support technology startups, the Nigeria Innovation Summit has said it will address all issues relating to technology innovation between September 7 and 8 in Lagos. The Nigeria Innovation Summit is…

TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL OKAY EXTRADITE FORMER PANAMANIAN PRESIDENT

Transparency International and its chapter in Panama, Fundación para el Desarrollo de la Libertad Ciudadana, welcome the decision to extradite former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli to Panama to face trial for corruption and wire-tapping, and call on the US State Department to swiftly confirm his extradition. Transparency International further calls on the Supreme Court in…

How automation and technology will change the buildings we live in

What are the broader consequences of emerging technologies on our living space? Image: REUTERS/Gary Hershorn Our built environment and its entire value chain are in the wake of a severe transformation. Artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things, robotics and other technologies are not only responsible for the emergence of smart cities, automated processes and…