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Google investment boosts China's AI aspirations

Google's first Asian AI centre highlights China's increasing prominence in machine learning.

David Sneddon

View from the C-suite: Google's export search

The internet gains millions of new users every day, but how can a company find them, especially if they are in a different continent? Google export director David Sneddon tells fDi how the tech giant can help.

Michael Kamau

Kenya transport secretary seeks to keep country on track

Kenya suffered a setback in the latter half of 2013, when two major incidents in quick succession dealt a blow to its international reputation. But cabinet secretary for transport and infrastructure Michael Kamau tells Barbara Njau that he is confident that the government's effective response to these events, and its commitment to developing the country's infrastructure, will help cement Kenya's position as a leading investment destination in east Africa.

Renewable demand rises as appetite dips

Renewable energy demand rises as appetite dips

Renewable energy has become big business in recent years, both in developed markets – where many companies use it as a cheap 'off-grid' option – and developing markets, where it is widely viewed as a long-term solution to electricity supply problems. However, is commitment to this source of energy weakening among the world's governments?

US locations fighting for data entries

US locations fighting for data entries

Data centres are becoming increasingly essential business assets, and as many companies realise their need for such facilities, so too are locations across the US waking up to the economic benefits of hosting these large, power-hungry sites.

New initiative aims to bring IT talent to Ireland

With backing from the likes of Google, Facebook and Twitter, a new initiative, Make IT in Ireland, is hoping to increase the country's profile as a high-tech hub.

Kenya at a political crossroads

Kenya at a political crossroads

Investors will be watching and waiting as Kenyans get ready to elect a new prime minister, mindful of the violent outbreaks following the announcement of 2007’s election results.

The global race to get connected

The global race to get connected

The internet is continuing to transform the way that people work, and businesses and governments alike are recognising the importance of ensuring that access to this service is available to everyone, everywhere.

London mayor to promote investment through fDi Magazine award

London is using its first place ranking in fDiMagazine's European Cities & Regions of the Future 2012/13 as a way of attracting even more foreign investment, according to the city's mayor Boris Johnson.

Pittsburgh teaser

Pittsburgh's blue-chip reinvention draws the big names

Thanks to a strong web of universities, entrepreneurial spirit and good co-operation between public and private entities, Pittsburgh has transformed itself from the Steel City to a tech town.

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