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Here we highlight selected innovation related articles from around the world on a daily basis.  These articles related to innovation and funding for innovative companies, and best practices for innovation based economic development.

Blocks 2021 08 30 18 08 46 utcOn the occasion of the Twelfth World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial Conference (June 12-15), Caritas Internationalis calls on WTO Members to waive intellectual property rights for all medical technologies to support information sharing and technology transfer to developing countries, to help them respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. After 18 months of negotiations regarding the WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), Caritas Internationalis would have wished that the reality of COVID-19 could open the door for finding and implementing effective, broad and comprehensive solutions to address the life-threatening challenges faced by the poorest and most vulnerable people of our world.

 

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Da2ec6b7 9109 4b36 85ed 2a5b10eb1b1cLarge corporations and conglomerates, the engines of growth and vitality in the twentieth century, have lost their edge and their image. They have proven themselves unable to innovate, and they have lost more jobs than they create. My friends who “grew up” with lifetime careers in General Motors, Exxon Mobil, or even IBM, are now often too embarrassed to even mention it.

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Mom and daughter surf in a laptop business woman 2022 02 01 22 38 30 utcGrit, determination and flexibility are just some of the many qualities it takes to be an entrepreneur — and who embodies those qualities better than mothers? As we recently celebrated Mother's Day, I got to thinking about all the lessons I've learned from my own mother and how her wisdom translates to business.

Working primarily as a real estate agent but with many side hustles along the way, my mom instilled a work ethic in me from a young age and always led by example. A true Midwesterner, her approach to business was, "You catch more bees with honey than vinegar." To this day, she is my role model in making it happen in business.

 

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Scientist taking sample in the lab 2022 01 12 04 37 57 utcUniversities have always been sources of innovation. They’re research-driven, collaborative spaces where experimentation is expected and new concepts are allowed to grow. The high ed-based hubs of today launch companies, and patent and license inventions that are created there.

But with the rise of remote work, these research centers have had to do some evolving, along with the rest of the tech industry.

 

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Young contemporary cyber security manager typing i 2021 12 09 20 56 00 utcDENVER (AP) — The pressure was on. Someone, somewhere, was attacking computer systems so customers couldn’t reach certain websites. In a windowless room in Denver, Zack Privette had worked all morning with his security team to figure out what the cyber strangers were up to.

“What’s happened is that we have an attacker who has been going through our different websites and they found a vulnerability into our active directory and …,” Privette explained to Richard Mac Namee, identified as chief operating officer of the company under attack.

 

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Survey suggestion opinion review feedback concept 2021 08 27 00 05 54 utcThis IDC Survey Spotlight breaks down the top customer experience (CX) priorities for firms in 2022 based upon the results of IDC's ongoing global Future Enterprise Resiliency and Spending Survey.

Business and technology executives can use this IDC Survey Spotlight to benchmark their own CX priorities within their own firms. CX technology vendors can also use the results in this IDC Survey Spotlight to focus on both sales and external customer success program deliverables.

 

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Couple with their coach in the gym 2021 08 29 23 19 29 utcMany entrepreneurs attribute at least some of their success to having a great business coach. Someone that asks the tough questions and can lend their experience and network when required. But finding a business coach isn’t easy. Your business and personal life are tightly interwoven. To find a productive relationship, there are many factors to consider.

 

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Question mark 2021 08 26 22 30 01 utcOrganizations are quickly realizing the importance of IoT to their businesses. The IoT is a network of internet-connected gadgets that can gather and transmit data over a network. As it plays a critical part in the digital transformation, the IoT technology has recently progressed from the pilot stage to creating business value. The continued growth of this industry will serve as a digitalization force for all organizations. Healthcare, BFSI, energy, automotive, manufacturing, and transportation are being transformed by the IoT technology platform. As IoT is getting integrated into multiple industries, its market is expected to reach USD 6075.70 Million by 2030, growing at a 19.91 % CAGR between 2022 and 2030.

 

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Digitalization of a futuristic artificial intellig 2021 10 18 18 12 52 utcIn most organizations, artificial intelligence models are “black boxes,” where only data scientists understand what exactly AI does. That can create significant risk for organizations.

Large, sensitive datasets are often used to train AI models, creating privacy and data breach risks. The use of AI increases an organization’s threat vectors and broadens its attack surface. AI further creates new opportunities for benign mistakes that adversely affect model and business outcomes.

 

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Isolated iron meteorite macro 2021 08 26 16 21 33 utcOne-fifth of an ounce of dark specks brought to Earth from an asteroid by a Japanese spacecraft are some of the most pristine bits of a baby solar system ever studied, scientists announced on Thursday.

That fact should help planetary scientists refine their knowledge of the ingredients in the disk of dust and gas that circled the sun about 4.6 billion years ago before coalescing into the planets and smaller bodies.

 

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