French President Emmanuel Macron has formally announced at a technology conference in Paris that it will invest €65m into technology-based startups in Africa. The charismatic French leader made the declaration at the third edition of the Viva-Tech trade fair which attracts some of the world's leading innovators, investors and entrepreneurs.
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The Irish government has reiterated its commitment towards green energy by providing funding for an innovative new project that is set to boost 37 communities across 20 counties in the country.
The UK government has announced it will allocate £48m for an ultra-low emission bus scheme in England and Wales. The initiative was first introduced in 2016 as part of the government's overall strategy to reduce emissions nationwide.
US telecommunications colossus T-Mobile has taken the decision to implement AI into its customer care system in a bid to resolve a number of issues it is currently having with its customer service. The new customer care tool deployed by the US operator has been specifically designed to speed resolution of complex problems by applying Artificial Intelligence.
A report conducted by Phillips Lighting has named Singapore, London and Barcelona as the world’s best smart cities. The comprehensive study examined the drivers and hurdles presented by local authorities that are considering implementing smart city programs into their respective cities.
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