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Top 5 most important takeaways from the US antitrust probe into big tech

The New Economy takes a look at the most significant accusations made against the CEOs of Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple during the US Congressional committee’s historic hearing

Advancing diversity, inclusion and equality: Evolving a moment into a movement

‘We need to create a culture where everybody feels the psychological safety to bring their best selves to work,’ says SAP’s Judith Williams

Intelligent enterprises: Putting purpose and sustainability at the core of business

Today’s businesses must demonstrate how they contribute to helping the world run better, says SAP’s Thomas Saueressig

Could induced pluripotent stem cells be the breakthrough genetics has been waiting for?

Induced pluripotent stem cells sidestep some of the ethical challenges normally associated with stem cell research, but developments will need to be rigorously tested before human trials can begin

The problem with emotion-detection technology

Technology that detects human emotion is being used by firms to improve customer service, decide which candidates to interview and optimise the emotional impact of advertising. But experts in the field have warned that some software relies on outdated psychological theories and cannot always be trusted

The end of passwords

Poor password practices are behind the majority of cybersecurity breaches, but alternative methods of authentication have their own drawbacks

Will COVID-19 finally usher in the age of the cryptocurrency?

Consumers will always demand reasonable levels of privacy – something that has not always been granted to their finances. As the world attempts to rebuild economically after the COVID-19 pandemic, cryptocurrencies may offer a solution

Artificial intelligence begins to show signs of human-like creativity

Artificial intelligence has developed significantly in recent years, but displaying creativity to rival that of humankind is proving challenging. However, progress has recently been made

The true impact of locust swarms on Africa’s agriculture sector

Desert locusts have been wreaking havoc on humanity’s food supply since biblical times. Now, as East Africa combats its worst infestation in generations, experts are racing to better understand – and control – these insects

TOMRA continues its drive to create a plastics circular economy

Plastic is one of the world’s most useful materials, but at present, it is being grossly mismanaged. By closing the plastics loop, manufacturers can ensure the resource is responsibly recycled and reused

Will airborne wind energy ever take off?

Since Google’s parent company, Alphabet, dropped wind power business Makani from its Moonshot Factory, a decades-long debate has been reignited about the commercial viability of airborne wind energy

Quibi launches, becoming the latest video-streaming app in a saturated market

The app focuses on short videos designed to be watched on a smartphone, including unscripted shows, documentaries and episodic movies