The real metaverse is still far away
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The metaverse to generate 4-5 trillion dollars in value by 2030

It’s a tech quiz: What is too big to ignore—but  its future is far from certain? Answer: The metaverse. It could generate $4 trillion to $5 trillion in value by 2030. The integrated or true metaverse is a long way off but companies have to get ready for it. These are conclusions from an article […]

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The Week That Was: IT and Media news week 4

Two years after a mob stormed the US Capitol Hill, ex-president Donald Trump is getting back his major social media accounts. Meta har now announced he gets back his Facebook and Instagram accounts and Twitter’s new owner, Elon Musk, has earlier said Trump can use his account again. Global mergers and acquisitions continue to face […]

Growth predicted for search advertising
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A 2023 focus on search advertising and retail media

Advertisers and marketers in Western Europe will increase their reliance on search ads and retail media 2023 as high prices force consumers to buckle down on expenditures and focus on necessities, marketing research firm Insider Intelligence says in a forecast. In Western Europe, digital ad spending will go up 8.9% in 2023, the company forecasts. […]

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European tech needs to recruit and keep more women

To remain competitive in technological growth and innovation, Europe must recruit and retain women for the fastest-growing tech roles of the foreseeable future, consultancy McKinsey says in a report. To increase the number of women in European tech to 45% by 2027, companies must offer better career possibilities and make them stay in tech. “European […]

Software, telecom, metaverse and games hotspots for M&A in 2023

Strong growth expected for IT consulting

Businesses’ use of AI predicted to take off in 2023

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Steep rise in the number of journalists killed. Many attacked in their homes

After several years of consecutive declines, there was a  steep rise in the number of journalists killed in 2022. 86 journalists and media workers were killed around the world in 2022 – one every four days. Around half of the journalists killed were off duty, according to UNESCO’s data. Authorities must step up their efforts […]

Thomson Reuters in closer cooperation with London Stock Exchange

Social media users’ linking mapped in new study

How Iranian authorities try to hide the widespread protests

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Women’s presence in journalism is increasing, but the gender breakdown of top editors in the largest news outlets worldwide remains rather disappointing also in 2022, according to the latest analysis by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. Female media professionals still have a long way to cover for greater gender equality in top […]

In this exclusive interview to Dimitra Letsa, Katya Degrieck, leading Partnerships for Google in Northern Europe, talks about her extensive experience in board mandates and the best ways of secure one; about how to live many different lives in only one and how to build self-resilience and self-confidence without arrogance.