high technologies

Baku and Ankara to create joint technopark

Baku and Ankara to create joint technopark

The Ministry of Digital Development and Transport of Azerbaijan and the Ministry of Industry and Technology of Turkey signed a joint memorandum of understanding. Minister of Digital Development and Transport of Azerbaijan Rashad Nabiyev …

Israel becomes global gaming superpower

Israel becomes global gaming superpower

The Israeli gaming industry is relatively young, but it has already managed to record global successes in the form of companies such as CrazyLabs, Plarium and Playtika

Intelligent mobility laboratory to be created in Baku

Intelligent mobility laboratory to be created in Baku

The Baku Transport Agency (BTA) and the program for Innovative Governance of Large Urban Systems (IGLUS) of the Swiss Institute of Technology Lausanne signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the creation of a Intelligent Mobility Lab in Baku. …

Drones vs plastics

Drones vs plastics

The planet is drowning in plastic pollution. Plastic has been found on the world's tallest mountain peak and its deepest ocean trench. It's washed up on the shores of Antarctica and on the beaches of remote, uninhabited islands in the South Pacific

Iranian Supercomputer Passes Tests: ICT Minister

Iranian Supercomputer Passes Tests: ICT Minister

Iran’s Minister of Information and Communications Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said a homegrown supercomputer has passed the tests and will be unveiled soon, Tasnim news agency reports.  In a post on his Twitter …

What will Kazakhstan be like by 2025

What will Kazakhstan be like by 2025

The government of Kazakhstan recently released its National Development Plan Through 2025, which complements the government’s primary objective of becoming one of the world’s 30 most developed nations by 2050, The Diplomat writes. Overall, the plan is a continuation of Nur-Sultan’s current strategy of economic diversification, which includes heavily investing in technology; increasing exports of manufactured goods; and the development of “new” industries like transport and logistics, aerospace services, engineering, information and communications technology (ICT), and even medical tourism

Digital future as an alternative to unemployment or migration in Tajikistan

Digital future as an alternative to unemployment or migration in Tajikistan

The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified development challenges and sharpened the view on opportunities to overcome them. Evidently, policymakers were confronted with the healthcare system’s limitations, and the socio-economic impacts from the crisis directed the focus on social assistance, agriculture and food processing, and the need for accelerating reforms necessary to develop more of a partnership with the private sector, World Bank writes

China overtakes U.S. as Europe’s main trading partner

China overtakes U.S. as Europe’s main trading partner

China dethroned the U.S. last year to become Europe’s top trading partner for the first time, data from the European statistics office has shown, CNBC informs. European Union exports to China grew by 2.2% last year and imports rose by 5.6%. In comparison, exports to the U.S. dropped by 8.2% and imports fell by 13.2%. The latest figures, released Monday by Eurostat, showed that China now has an even bigger role in how European economies perform

Decisive year for energy Industry

Decisive year for energy Industry

We’ve known for decades that in order to curb the impact of perpetually rising carbon emissions, we would have to radically disrupt the machinations of global industry and change the way we live, think, and dream. We have to actually buckle down and make behavioral and systematic changes instead of hedging our bets on futuristic technological innovations that will save our butts at the last second, Oil Price writes

Elon Musk wires monkey's brain to play video games

Elon Musk wires monkey's brain to play video games

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said one of his startups has a monkey with wires going into its brain that’s able to play video games. Neuralink put a computer chip into the monkey’s skull and used “tiny …

Apple warns iPhone 12 handset could be dangerous for some users

Apple warns iPhone 12 handset could be dangerous for some users

Apple has issued an extended warning that the additional magnets found in iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max as well as MagSafe accessories could pose a risk to people with pacemakers and defibrillators. The …

WhatsApp dropped by Erdogan after Facebook privacy changes

WhatsApp dropped by Erdogan after Facebook privacy changes

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s media office and the country’s defense ministry said they’re quitting WhatsApp Inc., joining a global flight from the popular messaging app over new usage terms that have sparked privacy …

Google turning smartphones into earthquake detectors

Google turning smartphones into earthquake detectors

Google launched an earthquake alert system in California, saying it is working on letting Android-powered smartphones double as tremor detectors. The new "ShakeAlert" system, created in collaboration with the US …