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Breaking the silicon mould

Breaking the silicon mould

Researchers say that a new city model – dubbed silicon city – can help foster innovation and has the capacity to transform cities, even, they stretch so far as to say, the economically destitute Detroit.

London leading European destination for FDI in 2013

London was the most attractive destination for European FDI in 2013, with more than double the number of projects as second placed Paris.

Inditex top investor in 2013

fDi Markets’ list of top foreign investors in 2013. 

Digital age brings small towns into global economy

Digital age brings small towns into global economy

Once living in a small town meant isolation and a lack of opportunity. That is all changing as remote, rural communities embrace the digital age and link up with the global economy.

African cities smarten up

Who will benefit from Africa's smart cities?

The rise of smart cities in sub-Saharan Africa is causing ripples of excitement in technology circles, but while so much of the region remains cut off from power supplies and the most basic of infrastructure, just who will benefit from this smartening up?

Global software and IT services sector suffers end of year dip

Investment into the global software and IT services sector declined in the second half of 2013.

Most 'intelligent communities' in Asia and North America: Intelligent Communities Forum

The top seven most intelligent communities are all in the US, Canada and Taiwan, according to US think tank Intelligent Communities Forum.

Felipe Larraín

Chile's finance minister sees fruits of stability

Chile’s minister of finance talks about his country’s reputation for stability, the impact of China’s slowdown and the continued need for economic diversification. 

IPsoft

Software company IPsoft comes out from the background

Providing IT solutions for back offices is not the most high profile of businesses to work in, and this goes a long way to explaining why New York-based software company IPsoft is little known outside its core market, despite having offices located around the globe. Will its focus on 'autonomics' bring the company out of its relative obscurity?

Cape Verde moves away from one-track thinking

Cape Verde moves away from one-track thinking

For decades, Cape Verde thought about little beyond attracting Portuguese-speaking tourists to the island chain. Now, however, it is widening its tourism appeal and, as the country's finance minister explains, making efforts to establish itself as a key location for shipping, ICT and service centres, among other sectors.

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