EconomyFuture

EU debates new rules for big tech companies

The European Commission proposed on Tuesday (15) a series of new regulations for the digital market that directly affect the big technology companies in the world, the so-called “big techs”. The measures still need to be voted on to take effect and have been dubbed the…
BrazilFuture

Submarine fiber optic cable will connect Fortaleza to Sines

Brazilian government announces launch of submarine cable between Brazil and Europe. The Minister of Communications, Fábio Faria, announced today (10) the launch of a submarine fiber-optic cable that will connect Fortaleza (CE) to Sines, in Portugal, with expansion…
FutureSociety

USA sues Facebook "for years of monopoly practices"

Antitrust lawsuits seek solutions that may include forced sale of WhatsApp and Instagram The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and 46 American states have filed lawsuits in which they accuse Facebook of violating antitrust rules and ask for penalties that could include the…
ChinaFuture

China prepares to deliver on carbon neutrality promise by 2060

To meet the target, China must reduce its dependence on fossil fuels to 25 percent by 2050 from the current 85 percent, removing much of the rest with carbon capture and storage technology China’s renewable energy industry is poised to lead an unprecedented…
FutureSports

Homosexuality in football is still taboo

Since 2012, no player has openly come out as a homosexual Homosexuality continues to be a “non-issue” in sports king. So far, few players have gone public, and when they did, it was after they had the last kick in the ball. However, the most popular example was that…
FutureSociety

Pfizer vaccine authorized in UK, first doses arrive within days

The Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine for covid-19 is already authorized for use in the United Kingdom, which thus becomes the first western country to license a vaccine against the new coronavirus. The vaccine was authorized for emergency use by the Medicines and Health Products…
FutureMacao

University of Macau launched spatial analysis laboratories

The experimental platforms opened yesterday at the University of Science and Technology of Macau (MUST) are unique across China and give Macau arguments to receive and analyze space samples. For André Antunes, a Portuguese researcher who leads the MUST astrobiology…