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A New Digital Cash System Was Just Unveiled At A Secret Meeting For Bankers In New York

By Michael Snyder Last month, a “secret meeting” that involved more than 100 executives from some of the biggest financial institutions in the United States was held in New York City.  During this “secret meeting“, a company known as “Chain” unveiled a technology that transforms U.S. dollars into “pure digital assets”.  Reportedly, there were representatives … Continue reading

The Implications Of The Digital Revolution For Africa

By Anzetse Were Last week the World Bank released their World Development Report (WDR) that focused on the digital revolution and how it has allowed some to reap digital dividends. These dividends are growth for businesses, job creation for people and better service delivery by government. Further digital technologies have supported development by promoting innovation, … Continue reading

China Conducts Fifth Test Of Hypersonic Glide Vehicle

Originally posted on Global Geopolitics:
? Maneuvering missile takes evasive actions China this week carried out another test of a new high-tech hypersonic glide vehicle, an ultra high-speed missile designed to deliver nuclear weapons and avoid defenses. The latest test of what the Pentagon calls the Wu-14 hypersonic glide vehicle was carried out from the…

How Can Nigeria Reach Its Full Potential?

By Ademola Adenle Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari must make science and technology a priority if the populous West African country hopes to flex its economic muscle. Buhari can achieve these goals by expanding the country’s economy and making it more globally competitive. An important step is to address the damage done to Nigerian science, technology and … Continue reading

India’s “Global Power” Aspiration: Technology Is India’s Achilles Heel

Originally posted on Srinivas Duvvuri's Blog:
Yes I said “Global Power” & not “Super-Power” as the terminology seems to go! So I was having this discussion with a friend from Afghanistan. When I said that “as India’s might grows, her patience with Pakistan diminishes” & that we seek Afghan support, my feisty Afghan friend pointed…

The iPhone 6 Costs $47,000 In This Country

China Plans Major Solar Power Plant In Kenya Linked To A $5 Billion Investment Project

“China is set to construct a solar power plant in Kenya as part of an ongoing investment plan between the two countries (…) The 50-megawatt plant, which is planned to be built in the city of Garissa, will be financed by the Export-Import Bank of China,” China’s ambassador to Kenya,” Liu Xianfa, said according to International Business … Continue reading

Moscow To Beijing In 33 Hours: New Details Of The High-Speed Rail Link Mega Project

“Possible route could see 400km/hour bullet train pass through heart of Siberia and Altai region with stops in major cities,” The Siberian Times reports. China has been working intensively on a $242 billion (1.5 trillion yuan) high-speed rail link between Beijing and Moscow. The aim is to cut the journey time from five to ‘two days’. The railway … Continue reading

Boosting Solar Energy Capacity in Africa – IFC (World Bank Group)

Sub-Saharan Africa is rich in energy resources but its potential remains mostly untapped. Despite the abundance of sunlight, solar projects have been developed slowly and often inefficiently. Weak competition and high transaction costs are some of the obstacles that hamper the progress of the technology. In a continent where most people live without electricity, expanding … Continue reading

Moscow To Beijing In 2 Days: China To Build $242bn High-Speed Railway

China is going to build a $242 billion (1.5 trillion yuan) high-speed rail link between Beijing and Moscow. The line will cut the journey time from five to ‘two days’, say Chinese authorities. The railway will be 7,000 kilometers long and go through Kazakhstan, reports Bloomberg citing Beijing’s city government on the social networking site … Continue reading

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