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Young UK entrepreneurs get global perspective

Promising new British entrepreneurs will have a chance to hone their business skills through a new volunteer program that links them with startups and companies in developing markets like Bangladesh, Nigeria and Tanzania. The ICS Entrepreneur program expects to see 400 young people participate over the next 18 months. In addition to gaining real-world experience, …

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UK, Germany target 5G, ‘internet of things’

As two countries that have made new technology development a priority, the UK and Germany are teaming up in hopes of doing even more to promote economy-building digital innovations. Both UK Prime Minister David Cameron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke about those goals Sunday at the opening of the CeBIT 2014 high-tech trade show …

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Dubai envisions ‘new-era’ city in 3 years

Dubai’s newly launched smart-city ambitions include the goal of converting 1,000 government services into smart services over the next three years. Plans for the city’s transformation were kicked off this week by Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the United Arab Emirates and ruler of Dubai. “Our country is …

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Tampering scandal hits Malta’s smart-grid ambitions

Malta’s smart-grid ambitions are taking a hit in light of an emerging scandal over what appears to be systematic tampering with smart meters. The Malta Independent today reported that a ninth employee of the Enemalta utility has been suspended on suspicions of meter tampering. The first eight employees were suspended last week. Malta began planning …

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