Latin America Bets Heavily on Hydrogen

The XXX La Jolla Energy Conference, organized by the Institute of the Americas, began Friday, May 7 and will conclude on May 28 is being held virtually, due to the limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.. By Emilio GodoyMEXICO CITY, May 8 2021 – Several Latin American countries are stepping up the pace to generate […]

The Illusion of Digital Inclusion in the Post-COVID World

Credit: SHE Investments Cambodia By Kaveh ZahediBANGKOK, Thailand, May 7 2021 – We are living through a decisive moment. The COVID-19 pandemic’s devasting impact is reaching every corner of the world. As we look back at this period, we will see history divided into a pre-COVID and a post-COVID world. And a defining feature of […]

Africa Goes Digital

Viral Facts Africa, a first of its kind African initiative to combat health misinformation online, was launched recently by the World Health Organization (WHO) and a network of fact-checking organizations and leading public health bodies. By Cristina DuarteUNITED NATIONS, May 7 2021 – In rebuilding after COVID-19, policymakers must invest in innovative technology to leapfrog […]

Dr Aqsa Sheikh: Transgender Doctor Injecting Hope During COVID Pandemic

Credit: Twitter @Dr_Aqsa_Shaikh By Mariya SalimNEW DELHI, India, May 7 2021 – When Dr Aqsa Sheikh Tweeted and asked if she was the only transgender person to head a vaccination centre, it seemed extraordinary that in a country with 1.3 billion people, that this could be true. “Can I lay claim to be the only […]

Bombardier Announces the Election of its Board of Directors

MONTRÉAL, May 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier announces that all candidates in the Management Proxy Circular dated March 26, 2021, were elected as directors of Bombardier Inc. during its annual meeting of shareholders held virtually earlier today. Detailed results of the ballot for the election of directors are below. Election of Directors Following a […]

CEO and Co-Founder of Virgin Hyperloop Speaks to U.S. House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee on Emerging Mass Transportation Technology

WASHINGTON, May 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, at the Transportation and Infrastructure Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee hearing, "When Unlimited Potential Meets Limited Resources: The Benefits and Challenges of High–Speed Rail and Emerging Rail Technologies," Josh Giegel, the CEO and Co–Founder of Virgin Hyperloop, discussed how hyperloop can bring our transportation network into […]

How West African Leaders Can Tackle Youth and Gender Inequities

Women informal cross-border traders. Credit: Trevor Davies/IPS By Ifeanyi Nsofor, Adaeze Oreh, and John Lazame TindabilMay 6 2021 – Recently, both Republics of Benin and Chad held their 2021 national elections. These countries are among thirteen countries on the continent billed to elect new political leaders in 2021 alone. This is a good opportunity to improve conditions […]

Bombardier Reports First Quarter 2021 Financial Results, Affirms Full Year Financial Guidance and Delivery Outlook

Business jet revenues of $1.3 billion, up 18% year–over–year, mainly driven by a favourable mix of large–cabin aircraft deliveries, including eight Global 7500 aircraft Adjusted EBITDA(1) from continuing operations of $123 million, up 43% year–over–year, reflecting an improved aircraft mix, Global 7500 aircraft learning curve progress and cost structure improvements; adjusted EBIT(1) from continuing operations […]

JW Player Acquires VUALTO to Strengthen Its Comprehensive Video Platform for Success in the Digital Video Economy

NEW YORK and PLYMOUTH, United Kingdom and AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, May 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — JW Player, the leading video software and data insights platform, today announced it is acquiring VUALTO, a leading provider of live and on–demand video streaming and Digital Rights Management (DRM) solutions. The acquisition deepens JW Player's already robust offering […]

High-Dose Vitamin D Supplements Significantly Reduce ICU Admissions & COVID-19 Deaths

UN Secretary-General António Guterres (right) speaks with Yeashea Braddock, Operations Manager at the Morris High School vaccination site, after getting his second vaccine shot against COVID-19 at that High School in the Bronx, New York. Credit: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe By Sunil J. WimalawansaNEW JERSEY, USA, May 6 2021 – There is considerable evidence that vitamin […]

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