Technology companies such as Alibaba, Amazon, Facebook, Google (or more precisely its mother company, Alphabet) and Tencent started providing financial services. That generates potential economies of scale.
When it comes to advanced technologies, Europe has been lagging behind the US and China for many years. This has an effect on the growth rate and the competitiveness of the European economy, as well as the level of employment.
For years Russia has been trying to create its own internet, independent of the World Wide Web. A new law, “Stable RuNet law”, signed by President Vladimir Putin in May this year, took effect on November 2019
Russia and China are working on a joint project of low-orbit satellite constellation for distribution of high-speed internet, Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov said after Prime Minister Dmitriy Medvedev and his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang meeting.
Blockchain is very well suited for use in settlements in the power generation sector, according to Jacek Szczepański, vice-chairman of the Atende IT company, speaking at the 11th European Economic Congress in Katowice, Poland.
Polish universities want to regain 107 Polish scientists working abroad as part of the first edition of the Polish Returns Program. The research teams they will build aim to create a new quality in the Polish science.