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Apple Is Reportedly Creating Its Own Search Engine Amid Google’s Antitrust Woes
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Apple Is Reportedly Creating Its Own Search Engine Amid Google’s Antitrust Woes


Apple is intensifying long-standing efforts to beat Google at its own game by building its own rival search engine technology, the Financial Times report, as U.S. antitrust regulators hone in on the search engine giant for allegedly…


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Nokia To Build Cell Network On Moon

Nokia To Build Cell Network On Moon


Nokia will build the first cellular network on the moon as part of a NASA project intended to establish a sustainable human presence on the lunar surface. KEY FACTS - The network will be 4G, which the company says is a more robust and reliable…


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New iPhones Won’t Come With Headphones Or A Charging Box Anymore

New iPhones Won’t Come With Headphones Or A Charging Box Anymore


Apple will no longer include a pair of wired headphones or a power adapter with new iPhones, the company announced Tuesday as it unveiled the iPhone 12, in an effort to cut down on packaging and reduce emissions. KEY FACTS - The iPhone 12 will…


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Moderna Reveals ‘Positive’ Data In Coronavirus Vaccine Trial, Markets Spike

Boston biopharmaceutical Moderna announced Monday that “positive” data was collected from an early-stage human trial of a coronavirus vaccine, with all 45 participants producing COVID-19 antibodies⁠—and…


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Vaccine Company Novavax Gets $388 Million Grant For Coronavirus Vaccine

Vaccine Company Novavax Gets $388 Million Grant For Coronavirus Vaccine

Public vaccine company Novavax announced today that it will receive up to $388 million from the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness (CEPI) to continue development and manufacturing of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate. KEY FACTS - The company…


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A Timeline Of The COVID-19 Wuhan Lab Origin Theory

The theory COVID-19 originated in a laboratory in Wuhan, China —  and not naturally in wildlife — has emerged as an explosive claim pitting scientists, who remain skeptical of the claim, against Trump administration…


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Moderna

Fueled By $500 Million In Federal Cash, Moderna Races To Make A Billion Doses Of An Unproven Cure

The company’s billionaire CEO has secured huge grants on the promise of a new class of mRNA vaccines, but nobody really knows if they will work. From the moment the first case of what would later be called COVID-19 was announced, Moderna…


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Stem Cell Mesoblast

Clinical Trials Of Mesoblast’s Stem Cell Treatment For COVID-19 Set To Begin Soon

Melbourne-based biotech company Mesoblast announced earlier this week that it’s begun enrolling up to 300 patients for a randomized, controlled study of its stem cell therapy remestemcel-L in the treatment of COVID-19 patients…


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President Donald Trump

Trump Claims To Have Seen Evidence Linking Coronavirus To Wuhan Lab After Intelligence Chief Says Virus Not Manmade

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence released a statement on Thursday saying the U.S. intelligence community "concurs with the wide scientific consensus that the COVID-19 virus was not manmade or genetically modified,"…


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Donald Trump

Trump Suggests Injecting Coronavirus Patients With Light Or Disinfectants, Alarming Experts

Trump spent much of his Thursday White House briefing contradicting his health experts and bashing the media, particularly around his suggestion that scientists should investigate whether they could inject COVID-19 coronavirus patients with…


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Fitbit And Other Wearables Could Help Researchers Predict Coronavirus Before Symptoms Start

As coronavirus cases surged worldwide in March, Fitbit observed a global decline in physical activity among its 30 million activity tracker and smartwatch users. As governments implemented shelter-in-place orders, the company recorded…


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Donald Trump

$20 Million On An Unproven Malaria Drug, $650 Million On A Coronavirus Cure: How Trump’s Government Has Spent Over $3 Billion Fighting COVID-19

It’s been just over a month since President Trump announced a national emergency in response to the spread of COVID-19, the virus now believed to have claimed the lives of more than 25,000 people across America.  The president pledged…


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Kent Walker, Google chief legal officer, with Prince Albert.

Prince Albert Visits Google HQ, Talks Digital Strategy And Environment

On Monday, February 4, Prince Albert visited Google’s hometown of Mountain View to meet with company executives, including chief legal officer Kent Walker, and discuss possible areas of collaboration with the Principality. Along with…


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Monaco to Host an International Award Focused on Industrial Innovation and Sustainability

Monaco to Host an International Award Focused on Industrial Innovation and Sustainability

On January 23, an international award will make its debut in Monaco at the Yacht Club. The MDO.Montecarlo Prize will serve as international recognition for the world’s best companies that stand out for innovation, technology, design and…


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Technion Comes To Monaco

Technion Comes To Monaco

Technion, Israel’s Institute of Technology founded in 1912, now has an association to Monaco. The public research university has nominated Irina Alekseeva-Laïk as the first representative of Technion in Monaco. “I’m delighted…


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Standing Out In A Crowd

Standing Out In A Crowd

How one Monaco company identifies with facial recognition. Facial recognition technology is everywhere nowadays, from mobile police vans and border crossings to shopping centers and university campuses. According to Research and Markets, the…


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CleanEnquity

A Billion Ways To Save The Planet By 2030

There’s no plan B because there’s no planet B, Ban Ki-moon says at CleanEquity Monaco. Leaders from the private sector need to push governments to increase their actions on global climate issues. EVERY MARCH, SOME 180 DELEGATES…


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Jet-Set Jetsons

Jet-Set Jetsons

Monegasques love their boats. Polo is nice, too—and Formula One can be pretty exciting. But the latest ride for thrill-seekers is out of this world. When it comes to bragging rights, the super-rich don’t think twice about splashing…


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Monacotec

Top 10 Monaco Innovators

MonacoTech, the incubator and accelerator startup program cofounded by billionaire entrepreneur Xavier Niel, Monaco Telecom and the Monaco government, took flight in November 2017. Its 800-square-meter coworking space (complete with…


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What Lies Beneath Monaco’s Billion Dollar Bay

What Lies Beneath Monaco’s Billion Dollar Bay

Technology tells the story of the country's $2.3 billion land extension project. The Knight Frank Wealth Report in 2017 stated that $1 million buys you 17 square meters of luxury real estate in Monaco. And while there’s no shortage…


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Alexandre Giraldi (above) is the Monegasque architect behind the Tour Odeon where the world’s most expensive penthouse includes a water slide that goes from the dance floor directly down into the infinity pool.

The Sky’s The Limit

Monaco's busiest architect Alexandre Giraldi sees building boom rising higher and higher. Monaco may be the world’s second smallest country but property developments continue to boom with buildings rising higher and higher. For…


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Blue Economy

Monaco Champions The Blue Economy

How our oceans are driving the European economy through innovation and sustainable growth. The so-called oyster luge, slurping the brine of the bivalve followed by a smoky sip of single malt scotch, has become something of a stealth hit…


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Facebook, Instagram Users Will Soon Be Able To Send Each Other Direct Messages

Facebook, Instagram Users Will Soon Be Able To Send Each Other Direct Messages

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