» Can the U.S. and Russia work together? A new poll suggests some shared foreign policy goals
16/01/18 07:16 from WorldViews
New comparative polling data shows that the American and Russian publics broadly agree on the importance of a number of key foreign policy issues, including the threat posed by the international terrorism and nuclear proliferation, as we...

» Taiwanese bosses are the Chinese-speaking world’s oldest
11/01/18 09:50 from The Economist: Business
DESPITE her father’s pleas, Cherry Liu refused to work for the family business, a small electronic-components company founded in 1979 on the outskirts of Taipei. A 34-year-old diamond dealer based in Sydney, Ms Liu says she is simply not...

» ERC grantee behind discovery of major hardware bugs
09/01/18 04:48 from News - Europes Information Society
Two newly-discovered security flaws in computer processors, named Meltdown and Spectre, could allow unauthorised users to gain direct access to the heart of computer systems and steal personal data. The vulnerabilities were discovered by...

» A bright future for the next 3 years of H2020 Photonics calls
08/01/18 08:28 from News - Europes Information Society
The next calls for Photonics topics, published in the Horizon 2020 Work Programme for 2018-20, were presented during the Info Day that took place on the 8th December 2017. The aim is to maintain and develop the prominent position that Eu...

» China’s Ant Financial is obliged to abandon an American acquisition
04/01/18 09:55 from The Economist: Business
It didn’t mean jack “THE geopolitical environment has changed considerably since…a year ago.” That was the explanation given this week by Alex Holmes, chief executive of MoneyGram International, a Dallas-based American money-transfer fir...

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