A bullet train which ‘floats’ above the tracks using magnetic levitation could soon hit 373mph in China – making it faster than travelling by plane.
Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), a part of Samsung Group, and Bloom Energy have announced a collaboration to design and develop ships powered by Bloom Energy’s solid oxide fuel cell technology.
In collaboration with the African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation (ARIPO) and the Organisation africaine de la propriété intellectuelle (OAPI) with the support of the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Government of Zimbabwe, the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) is organising a conference on Intellectual Property, Innovation and Value Addition for Business Competitiveness in Africa.
Women are currently battling to shake the table at the technology and e-commerce industry largely dominated by men. There is a surge in women demanding seats at the table, and effectively delivering goods online.
For coastal communities like those of the Niger Delta, largely abandoned by development planners and executors, the ‘invention’ of a blue energy might just be all they need to rapidly transform their social and economic conditions.