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Firms must learn first how Web3.0 will impact operations, profit: Report

SINGAPORE: As entrepreneurs make a beeline to launch Blockchain and Web3.0 startups, an IDC study has said that firms need to first gain a clear understanding of the current technology and how it will impact their shift towards Web3.0. Over the last few years, there have been concerted efforts to build an efficient, decentralised, and […]

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Microsoft and Xplore team up with NOAA to demonstrate cloud-based satellite operations

An artist’s rendition shows the NOAA-18 satellite in orbit. (NOAA Illustration) What do you do with an aging weather satellite? If you’re the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, you turn to Microsoft Azure and a Seattle-area startup called Xplore to find out if there’s a cheaper way to keep it going. After a yearlong demonstration […]

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Metaverse in play with restaurant consumers

More than a third of consumers, 38%, that already participate in the metaverse are willing to integrate restaurant purchases into the mix and 20% of restaurant patrons are familiar with the metaverse. Those are top findings from a Paytronix report, “The Digital Divide: Technology, The Metaverse and the Future of Dining Out.” The data revealed […]

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3 Stocks With Robust Cloud Computing Operations

Cloud computing is one of the most exciting industries that has rapidly gained traction over the last several years. It’s undoubtedly a significant highlight of modern technology and has allowed companies and consumers to achieve digital feats that otherwise felt impossible. For a quick, somewhat simplistic definition, cloud computing is the delivery of computing services […]

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UK

FREQUENTIS UTM system to optimise drone operations for Norwegian offshore platforms – sUAS News – The Business of Drones

FREQUENTIS to extend UTM system for Avinor ANS enabling safe and efficient drone use around offshore platforms Avinor ANS, Norwegian Air Navigation Services, has contracted Frequentis to extend its existing unmanned traffic management (UTM) system to enable safe and efficient UTM service provision around offshore platforms in the Norwegian North Sea. The contract, within a […]

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Health

Sinus operations explained: Why Boris Johnson had surgery – 4 common causes

Boris Johnson is recovering at home following a “routine” procedure on his sinuses earlier today. The minor operation was performed while the PM was under general anaesthetic, though the specifics of the surgery have not yet been revealed. So why did Mr Johnson have the procedure? Here are some of the most common sinus operations […]

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Pets

JAB Pet Insurance Business to Acquire Global Pet Insurance Operations of Fairfax

New You can now listen to Insurance Journal articles! JAB Holding Company and Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited said today that JAB’s pet insurance business agreed to acquire all of Fairfax’s interests in the Crum & Forster Pet Insurance Group Pethealth Inc., including all of their worldwide operations. Fairfax will receive $1.4 billion in the form […]

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Finance

China’s zero-Covid policy prompts European companies to review operations

Almost one-quarter of European companies in China are reviewing their investments as business confidence plummets in the world’s biggest consumer market and factory floor. According to a survey by the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, 23 per cent of the region’s companies were “considering shifting” current or planned investments outside China’s borders in […]

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Intex to use blockchain in operations, metaverse store in the pipeline

New Delhi: Indian electronics company Intex is planning to use blockchain and Web 3 technologies including metaverse. Blockchain service provider 5ire will help Intex in implementing blockchain in its supply chain operations. Intex’s director Keshav Bansal told Mint, “We are starting with our supply chain management. The concept of 5ire working on layer 1 adds […]

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Travel

FIU launches world’s first master’s specializing in cruise line operations

When he thought of creating the 12-month M.S. in Hospitality Management: Cruise Line Operations track, Joseph Cilli, department chair and director of distance learning for the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management, envisioned it as a “flag in the sand” to make the cruise line industry synonymous with FIU.  “We are leveraging the university’s […]