China’s Investment in Central America

[ STEPHEN KAPLANTHE /WASHINGTON POST /24 DE ENERO] This past week, China held its second ministerial meeting with the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in Santiago, Chile. There China announced plans to have the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), its flagship economic and development program, invest in Latin America. During the past decade, […] via China is investing seriously in Latin America. Should you worry? — Systemic Alternatives Advertisements Continue reading China’s Investment in Central America

Qualcomm and Broadcom unveil

http://ift.tt/2nBn22Q February 5, 2018 By Greg Roumeliotis (Reuters) – Broadcom Ltd plans to unveil a new approximately $120 billion offer for Qualcomm Inc on Monday, aiming to ratchet up pressure on its U.S. semiconductor peer to engage in negotiations, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday. The move comes ahead of a […] via Exclusive: Broadcom to raise Qualcomm bid in push for talks, sources say — peoples trust toronto Continue reading Qualcomm and Broadcom unveil

Research Design Workplace

The new research building in Stuttgart is designed on a grid for a highly flexible workplace that serves as a dynamic framework for ongoing research activities. The Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research comprises offices, laboratories, meeting and conference facilities. “The grid structure of the research centre ensures a high degree of mobility and freedom to change and expand the building”, explains Design Director Louis Becker, Henning Larsen Architects. “The building has a rational design and is organised in modules. Carefully integrated into the surrounding context, the building features various heights that relate to the city and adjacent buildings. … Continue reading Research Design Workplace

Public Right of Way Parks Investments

Federal grants invest in state and local parks using earnings from offshore oil and gas leasing WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today announced that $94.3 million will be distributed for outdoor recreation and conservation projects to the 50 states, U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia from the Land and […] via Secretary Zinke Announces $94.3 Million to States for Parks and Outdoor Recreation through Land and Water Conservation Fund — U.S. News & Business Telegram Continue reading Public Right of Way Parks Investments

New Generation of Boarding Passes

Passenger satisfaction is higher during the airline journey when self-service technologies are used, particularly at bag tag and collection, and passport checkpoints. This is according to the 2017 SITA Passenger IT Trends Survey, a global survey rby IT provider SITA and co-sponsored by Air Transport World. The survey shows that passengers rate their journey very highly […] via Airline Passengers Want Biometrics and Technology — Straylite Media Continue reading New Generation of Boarding Passes

DimonOff and Smart City Platform

Worldwide Wireless Smart Lighting Controls Market report of 2017 provides a detailed market overview as well as industry analysis for / of companies, manufacturers and distributors covering data on gross margin, cost structure, consumption value, sale price and more. In this report, the global Wireless Smart Lighting Controls market is valued at USD XX million […] via Wireless Smart Lighting Controls Market Is Expected to Witness a Steady Growth by 2022 — MarketStudyReport Continue reading DimonOff and Smart City Platform

A Better System in the works

Earlier today President Trump delivered remarks surrounding the latest initiative to streamline government and bring efficiency to the air travel and commercial transportation industry. […] The previous administration spent over $7 billion trying to upgrade the system, and totally failed. Honestly, they didn’t know what the hell they were doing. A total waste of money […] via President Trump Air Traffic Control Initiative… — The Last Refuge Continue reading A Better System in the works

Designing Principles of Smart Cities

The concept of the “smart city” is beginning to be adopted by cities and municipalities worldwide. By providing “smart,” digital services, cities will, ostensibly, become more attractive places to live, offering better living conditions to citizens. via Why Smart Cities Need Open Standards: A Conversation with Kary Främling — The Open Group Blog Continue reading Designing Principles of Smart Cities