Science and Technology
Science and Technology
Dating apps are still a great catch for profits
Paid-for and free versions of dating apps continue to make billions of dollars in revenue, and downloads show no signs of slowing. What really makes the sparks fly?
A revolution in the beautiful game
In the age of ‘big data,’ artificial intelligence, machine learning and data analytics are everywhere, but AI was first culturally assimilated over 70 years ago and it was in this first wave that we began exploring real-world uses for this new technology
Free your mind: mastering psychedelic chemistry
The long-held taboo surrounding LSD and Psilocybin has held back the field of study for these drugs for decades but they have been enjoying a renaissance of sorts following promising clinical trials for treatment of major depressive disorders, writes Evren Lucas
The start of a rail travel revolution
Long romanticised as travel from a bygone age, plans for a 21st century makeover for trains and rail networks are gaining momentum as a push for low and zero-emission travel has the potential to ground short-hop flights and promote travel by rail
Space tourism prepares for take off
There has always been significant interest in the final frontier and as commercial space companies work to make space tourism a viable market, we may not have to wait too long for the price of admission to come back down to Earth
In Silicon Valley, is honesty the best policy?
There is a culture of secrets and lies built into Silicon Valley that has led to investors with capital buying into fraudulent start-ups. Can this change?
Vaccine hoarding inhibits global recovery
Wealthier countries are buying their way to a fully vaccinated population while others fall behind. Developing countries desperately need support if we are to bring an end to the global pandemic for everyone
We have lift-off: A space race worthy for the 21st century
Billionaires Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos are scheduled to rocket into space in the coming days. But why is there a renewed interest and reinvestment in space travel and exploration?
The steps taken to improve healthcare supply chains
Home to 12 of the world’s top 20 grossing pharmaceutical companies, Puerto Rico is primed to expand its life sciences manufacturing base in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
How the business aviation sector can achieve carbon neutrality
Many sectors are aiming to reduce their carbon footprint over the coming years, and the business aviation industry is no exception. The use of sustainable aviation fuel is bolstering its green credentials
Changing lanes: the story behind Pininfarina’s self-branded electric supercar
There’s a new player in the auto market – or, rather, an old player heading in a new direction. Legendary car designer Pininfarina unveiled its first self-branded vehicle earlier this year and it’s an electric dream
The importance of guiding customers through the onboarding process
Many customers give up on online banking applications before they’ve taken the opportunity to fully explore them. The key to successful onboarding is making the process as efficient and user-friendly as possible
Digital disruption could make or break the banking sector
While some banks have struggled with the current digital revolution, ICS Financial Systems – World Finance’s Best Banking and Finance Software Solutions provider, 2019 – is using this disruption to its advantage
Top 5 ways that the finance industry can prepare for AI
The rise of artificial intelligence is inevitably going to have a disruptive effect on businesses across every sector, but further transformation is expected
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