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Sustainable Development Goals (UN)

As 2015 comes to an end, and with it the 15-year cycle of the anti-poverty Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the United Nations officially will usher in – on 1 January 2016 – an even more ambitious set of goals to banish a whole host of social ills by 2030.

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Why 2020 is the year of QR codes

Despite having been around for decades, QR codes never became the revolutionary marketing strategy that businesses and marketers had hoped.

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Microsoft to Permanently Close All Retail Stores

Late last week, Microsoft announced “a new approach to retail.” This approach, effect immediately, will see the closure of all but four of Microsoft’s retail outposts across the globe.

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Montana INITIATIVE NO. 187

I-187 establishes new taxes on each kilowatt-hour of electricity produced in Montana, increasing 2021-2025 net general fund revenues a total of $7.87 million to supplant declining coal-related revenues, and raising $121 million by 2025 to retrain up to 7,200 workers.

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THE COVID-19 DETECT & PROTECT CHALLENGE

THE UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME CENTRE FOR TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCES THE COVID-19 DETECT AND PROTECT CHALLENGE.
The UNDP is calling on Hackster's global community to support developing countries through the sharing and transfer of open source technology. This challenge has three priority actions:

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Raspberry Pi OS: Why It's No Longer Called 'Raspbian'

The official Pi operating system is now called 'Raspberry Pi OS.' On Thursday, in addition to releasing the new 8GB Raspberry Pi 4, the Raspberry Pi Foundation announced that it was changing the name of its official operating system from "Raspbian" to "Raspberry Pi OS."

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