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What's HR's role as AI impacts jobs?

Will jobs rapidly disappear under the onslaught of artificial intelligence (AI) - or will AI meet its match? Will governments find new ways to manipulate us, or will the AI boom simply backfire on them?   Read all the literature and it will be easy to get carried away by the

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Land a critical resource to cut emissions: IPCC

Land is already under growing human pressure and climate change is adding to these pressures. Keeping global warming to well below 2C can be achieved only by reducing greenhouse gas emissions from all sectors including land and food, the IPCC said. Land is already under growing h

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Digital indoor system ‘key for 5G digital airports’

Indoor digitalization is the only way for indoor transition to 5G and the best choice for providing 5G coverage in airports, said a report released by Huawei and ABI elaborating on the roles of 5G and mobile broadband (MBB) in supporting digital airports. The white paper points o

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Transparency, personalisation 'most valued' by online shoppers

A glitzy website or a modern app isn’t enough to satisfy today’s savvy online shoppers. They demand upfront transparency on fees, control over the delivery process, a clearly-stated returns policy and loyalty rewards, according to new research from the 2019 UPS Pulse of the Online S

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Ten megatrends for 2025: Huawei

Living with bots and super sight are among the 10 megatrends in technology and industry development predicted up to 2025 by global ICT solutions provider Huawei in its new Global Industry Vision (GIV) report. Drawing from Huawei’s own quantitative data and real-world use ca

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Five trends exploring the post-digital world

The post-digital era will be one where each consumer, employee and business partner will have their own reality, and every moment will represent an opportunity for companies to play a role in shaping it, said professional services firm Accenture in a new report. Organizations wil

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Upstream sector sees rising role of Industrial Internet

The upstream sector is witnessing considerably more implementations of the Industrial Internet compared to other oil and gas sectors, said GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, in a new report. This is driven by the need to reduce operational risks and maximizing retu

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New data reveals the trends transforming IT

With so much on their plates every day, IT leaders may not have the opportunity to take a step back and examine the broader trends that are impacting — even transforming — their organizations, either now or in the future. We decided to do the work for you by surveying

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If China opts to buy Iran oil, Brent may hit $40: BofAML

While Brent is expected to retain the price of $60 per barrel forecast for next year, any move by China to reinitiate Iran crude purchases could send oil prices into a tailspin, said the Bank of America Merrill Lynch in a new report. In the extreme, a combination of weaker demand (0.

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Global smartphone sales ‘to decline 2.5pc in 2019’

Worldwide sales of smartphones to end users will total 1.5 billion units in 2019, a 2.5 per cent decline year over year, said leading research and advisory company Gartner in a new report. However, Gartner analysts expect smartphone sales to grow again in 2020, driven by broader

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