SoftBank Corp. (“SoftBank”) today announced that from November 2019 “e-kakashi” —an AI-powered “brain” for agriculture— will be deployed in Colombia for the Smart Rice Farming Project (“the Project”). The Project, which is supported by IDB Lab*1 , the Inter-American Development Bank's innovation lab, aims to improve the productivity and...
We recently spent time with our community-based teams in the Philippines and Cambodia, where we’re partnering with the government, healthcare providers and the private sector to deliver affordable healthcare in remote communities. These are regions characterized by tremendous challenges in last-mile delivery of essential health services. We know from...
An Elizabeth Warren presidency would likely be tough on some sectors, but it might not hit stock markets as hard as feared, a Jefferies strategist suggested on Wednesday.Warren, a Democratic presidential 2020 frontrunner, has bashed the rich — proposing a wealth tax — and lambasted the financial industry among...
A Florida-based hydrogen company that received millions of public dollars from New Brunswickers has told shareholders that its technology doesn't work as previously described, CBC News has learned. NB Power paid Joi Scientific $13 million Cdn to license a technology that claims to be able to efficiently generate hydrogen...
By Daniel St George October 21st, 2019 This is the Escarpment where there are farms that thrive. Enough to make farming viable ? No one really knows.Burlington has a large rural area that makes up close to half of the city’s geographic area – much of it is excellent land that...
Patient satisfaction and technology trends in healthcare: 4 notes Jackie Drees - Thursday, October 31st, 2019 Print  | Email While healthcare may traditionally move slowly to adopt new technologies in clinical practices, once health systems do take the plunge and integrate new technologies, it is crucial to keep the patient at the center of...
Green fingers at the ready! Do you have a passion for plants? Are you potty for pots? If so, we’ve got the perfect plan to green up your weekend, because we’ve found not one but TWO amazing houseplant markets happening in the city this weekend! Photo: @ Firstly, head to the...
Connected Agriculture Market Industry Overview, Competitive Players & Forecast 2027 | Accenture, Ag Leader Technology, Decisive Farming, Epicor Software Connected agriculture assists the farmers on the tactics to use different methods, tools, pesticides, fertilizer, machinery, and other equipment increase productivity. Use of connected agriculture in farming activities also supports the...
The First Lady, Mrs. Rebecca Naa Okaikor Akufo-Addo has said there is the need to employ advanced technology to deliver healthcare in the country. She said with the constant change in characteristics and mutation of diseases, it is imperative to apply advanced technology to combat diseases. Mrs. Akufo-Addo made the observation...
The shuk –– an open-air market where stalls are filled with sumptuous and vibrant seasonal Israeli produce, spices, fresh fish, dry foodstuffs, housewares, and even trendy eateries — is the lifeline of every Israeli. Cookbooks are inspired by it, as is the healthy Israeli lifestyle. Fresh fruits and vegetables make...