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Ipsos India launches TrueFace

Indigenous Recruitment Screening App for Qualitative Research New Delhi, December 10, 2018: Ipsos India has launchedTrueFace, an indigenously developed recruitment screening app, for Qualitativeresearch. Developed by the Ipsos India Mobile First team, the app uses face recognition technology in real time which helps identify repeat respondents. This is of utmost importance to field and research

Huge desert solar initiative to make Africa a renewables power-house

Abidjan 9 December 2018-Solar projects stretching across the Sahel region are expected to connect 250mpeople with electricity by tapping into the region’s abundant solar resource. The details of the “Desert to Power Initiative” have been outlined as part of the Paris Agreement climate change talks at COP24 in Katowice, Poland this week. Energy poverty in

NEXT Biometrics and LastMile Mobi to Jointly Develop New Biometric-Enabled Products

OSLO, Dec. 10, 2018 – NEXTBiometrics (Oslo Bors: NEXT), a global leader in fingerprint sensor technology,today announced a cooperation agreement with Digitsecure India PvtLtd(www.lastmile.mobi) where the two companies will work together to developnew products based on NEXT’s advanced, large-area fingerprint sensortechnology. Specific product information and detailed objectives for the jointproject are not being disclosed at

Global arms industry: US companies dominate the Top 100; Russian arms industry moves to second place, says SIPRI

(Stockholm,10 December 2018) Sales of arms and military services by theworld’s largest arms-producing and military services companies—the SIPRI Top100—totalled $398.2 billion in 2017, according to new international armsindustry data released today by the Stockholm International Peace ResearchInstitute (SIPRI). The total for the SIPRI Top 100 in2017 is 2.5 per cent higher than in 2016 and represents anincrease of 44 per cent

‘Points for People’ announces the launch of  `Charity Gift Card’ now available on Amazon.in

  `Points for People’ now empowering 130 million members is an innovative program for loyalty program members to donate their reward points towards a good cause. `Points for People’ now makes it easy to keep your New Years’ Resolution with the ‘Points for People – Charity Gift Card’on Amazon.in   MUMBAI, November 27: This holiday

Steel Industry Co-products position paper published

Brussels, 8 November 2018 – The World Steel Association (worldsteel) has published a position paper on the steel industry’s use of co-products. Co-products are valuable materials produced alongside or as a consequence of the production of steel. For example, process gases are used as sources of heat and electricity, dusts and sludges are used as

Message on on the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

2 November 2018 In just over a decade, more than a thousand journalists have been killed while carrying out their indispensable work. Nine out of ten cases are unresolved, with no one held accountable. Female journalists are often at greater risk of being targeted not only for their reporting but also because of their gender,

Music stars to release branded Bitcoin-style tokens that benefit both them and their fans

Fanbase leverages token bonding curves to enable new and established artists to build and cultivate a loyal base of fans   Estonia – 22 October 2018: Budding music artists now have a new route to wealth, stardom and a loyal, evangelical fanbase, it was announced today – thanks to token-generating blockchain technology called Fanbase. The

PepsiCo Severs Ties With IndoFood, Indonesia’s Largest Palm Oil Supplier, Over Human Rights Abuses

Consumer Group Responds Demanding PepsiCo Adopt Uniform “No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation” Palm Oil Policy Late last week, PepsiCo announced that it would stop sourcing palm oil, either directly or indirectly, from Indofood, one of Indonesia’s largest palm oil companies, over ongoing human rights abuses. Earlier this year, PepsiCo suspended direct sourcing of palm

Embracing New Tech, Innovation, China Poised to Thrive in Fourth Industrial Revolution

In the 12 years since the World’s Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions was first held in China, the country has doubled its GDP, lifting millions of people out of poverty At the heart of the challenge moving forward into the Fourth Industrial Revolution is reconciling the drive to harness new technology and