VivaTech 2024: AI, Climate Tech, Deep Tech, and Elon Musk

VivaTech Returns with a Bang This week, VivaTechnology (VivaTech) opens its doors in Paris for the eighth year, attracting thousands of startups, visitors, and notable tech personalities. AI continues to…

Macron Unveils Major AI Investments, Declares Paris the “City of AI”

Paris to Lead in Artificial Intelligence Speaking at the Elysée Palace, French President Emmanuel Macron declared Paris would become the “city of artificial intelligence.” Addressing tech leaders, politicians, and EU…

AI Detects Sarcasm: A Significant Step Forward

AI’s New Ability to Detect Sarcasm Researchers at the University of Groningen’s Speech Technology Lab in the Netherlands have developed an AI program capable of detecting sarcasm. This breakthrough shows…

Tech Companies Embrace Neurodivergent Talent to Bridge Skills Gap

Demand for Skilled Workers Remains High Despite recent tech layoffs, the industry remains vibrant and full of opportunities. Companies are urgently seeking staff to address the STEM skills gap, particularly…

Meta Faces Scrutiny: Two DSA Investigations Initiated by EU

EU Commission Launches Investigations Meta’s platforms, Facebook and Instagram, are under scrutiny as the European Commission initiates two investigations under the Digital Services Act (DSA). The focus is on assessing…

Microsoft’s Carbon Emissions Surge: The Impact of Data Centre Expansion

Rise in Carbon Emissions Linked to Data Centre Growth Microsoft’s annual Environmental Sustainability Report reveals a concerning trend: the company’s carbon emissions have spiked by nearly 30% since 2020. While…

Raspberry Pi’s London Stock Exchange Debut: A Boon for the UK Market

Raspberry Pi’s Strategic Move Amid a backdrop of companies shifting their listings to the US, British tech firm Raspberry Pi has announced plans to go public on the UK stock…

Nuclear Power Economics in Europe: Explaining the France-Germany Divide

France’s Nuclear Commitment France, a staunch advocate of nuclear energy, powers approximately 65-70% of its electricity needs through nuclear sources. This commitment not only places France among the top global…

Innovative Healthcare Access in Kenya: Trading Medical Data for Doctor Visits

Empowering Patients Through Data Exchange In impoverished areas like Kibera, Nairobi, accessing healthcare can pose significant financial challenges. Residents like Belinda Adhiambo, who underwent a leg amputation as a child,…

US-China Dialogue on AI Risks and Safety

Crucial Discussions on AI Governance As governments worldwide recognize the pivotal role of artificial intelligence (AI) in national security and economic advancement, high-level representatives from the United States and China…