The preliminary report from the Finkel Review of electricity market security will be presented to COAG today. Leaked versions indicate that the report notes the urgent need for long-term policy certainty on climate change and that some policies (such as carbon pricing) reduce emissions at lower cost than others (renewable energy targets or regulation).
The library of Babel is a short story by Argentine author Jorge Luis Borges (1899–1986), that describes a near-infinite library containing all possible 410-page books whose sentences were created from 25 basic characters (22 letters, the period, the comma, and the space).
Google announced on Thursday that by the end of 2017, its entire operation, including data centers and corporate offices around the world, will be powered by 100 percent renewable energy.
Artificial intelligence and machine learning are predicted to be part of the next industrial revolution and could help business and industry save billions of dollars by the next decade.
The Ministry of Finance, MoF, in collaboration with the Arab Monetary Fund, AMF, has organised a workshop on the modern technologies applied to financial services, its impact on the banking sector, and the challenges faced by Arab regulatory authorities to establish a suitable environment to adopt these new technologies.
Smartwatch pioneer Pebble announced Wednesday it was shutting down, with tech wearables giant Fitbit acquiring some of its assets including key personnel.
On the theory that a driver who knows when a red light will turn green is more relaxed and aware, vehicle manufacturer Audi is unveiling this week in Las Vegas a technology that enables vehicles to “read” traffic signals ahead and tell the motorist how long the wait will be.
Thirty Kendriya Vidyalayas are among the around 250 schools selected for NITI Ayog’s ‘Atal Tinkering Labs’ (ATL) scheme which aims to groom one million children in the country as modern innovators.
The Ministry of Women and Child Development has released Standard Operating Procedures or SOPs for missing children, three years after the Supreme Court directed the Centre to develop them.
A Japanese city has introduced a novel way to keep track of senior citizens with dementia who are prone to getting lost — tagging their fingers and toes with scan-able barcodes.