New technology centre for ocean and environment launched in Norway

The World Economic Forum and Aker Group have announced the establishment of the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Norway (C4IR Norway)

Google CEO: AI is ‘more profound than electricity’

The head of Google believes artificial intelligence (AI) will be a bigger deal than electricity. Speaking at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland last week, Sundar Pichai said the technology will save humanity instead of destroying it. He believes AI could eliminate many of the constraints the world currently faces, helping make “clean, […]

Non-OECD nations ‘must double power investment’

Non-OECD countries will have to double their investments in the electricity sector by 2040. That’s necessary to keep pace with demand, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). Its ‘Future of Electricity 2016’ report offers suggestions to improve investment in the power sector. It recommends policymakers of those countries to develop long term roadmaps to ensure […]