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asiaASEAN economy should be larger than European Union by 2050

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With a projected annual growth rate of over 5% a year, ASEAN is forecasted to overtake the EU and Japan to become the 4th largest economy in the world by 2050, behind China, India, and the US. This growth is …

asiaASEAN economy should be larger than European Union by 2050

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With a projected annual growth rate of over 5% a year, ASEAN is forecasted to overtake the EU and Japan to become the 4th largest economy in the world by 2050, behind China, India, and the US. This growth is …

air forceFrance and Germany working on new stealth fighter and new tank

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Germany is currently upgrading the Leopard 2A7 tanks and getting more tanks by upgrading 2A4 tanks. France and Germany will work on a Leopard 3 tank which will be produced about 2030. At the Berlin Air Show on April 26, …

energyDanish Thorium Molten Salt Reactor receives pre-seed funding

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Copenhagen-based Seaborg Technologies, which is developing thorium-based Molten Salt Reactors (MSRs), has received pre-seed investment round. from an investment coalition led by Danish innovation incubator PreSeed Ventures. The company hopes the funding will accelerate development of its CUBE (Compact Used …

africaBy 2025 Asia could pass South America on per person income

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Asia could pass South America on per capita GDP around 2025. China and ASEAN countries are growing GDP at 5-7% per year and India is growing at 6-8% per year. South America has basically flat growth on GDP per capita …

artificial intelligenceFrance tries to shift policy to get competitive with Artificial Intelligence and Innovation

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France has released a 152 page report “For a Meaningful Artificial Intelligence” written by Cédric Villani. Villani is a famous French mathematician and member of parliament. He led a study on how to develop the country’s AI economy. * economic …

chinaChina’s GDP already surpasses the 19 countries that make Eurozone in 2018

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China’s gross domestic product is forecast to reach about $13.2 trillion in 2018, beating the $12.8 trillion combined total of the 19 countries that use the euro, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Nextbigfuture calculates that China is already at …

chinaChina added the electricity consumption of France and will pass combined USA-EU-28 energy in 2020

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China used 6307 TWh in electricity for 2017. The USA has had no growth in electricity usage for many years and will likely use about 4100 TWh in 2017. The EU-28 uses about 3100 TWh each year. China will try …

energyCommonwealth Fusion Systems will try to use more powerful superconductors and magnets for a compact commercial Tokomak by 2033

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Bob Mumgaard, CEO of the private company Commonwealth Fusion Systems has attracted $50 million in support of a new nuclear fusion project from the Italian energy company Eni. The goal is to have a working power plant in time to …

antennasGiant expandable space antennas and solar arrays

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Oxford Space Systems is developing innovative deployable antennas and structures that meet the challenges of the new space age. Their approach is one of agile development and validation where success is measured in proven hardware and customer commendations. This exemplified …