6 billion codes are already tracked in Russia's ambitious digital scheme which aims to tackle the shadow economy.
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Networks of regulators, law enforcement and industry are emerging to fight the increasing problem of financial crime.
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New research shows a link between economic opportunity and the opioid crisis in the US.
Turning a problem into a business opportunity, this entrepreneur wants you to spend your next holiday on his floating island made from trash.
Innovative solutions to global problems don't scale fast enough because of low awareness, high initial product costs and obstructive regulatory parameters.
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With names including Vincent Van Goat and Selena Goatmez, the mainly Boer goats like to eat noxious weeds and other invasive species that fuel wildfires.
The project required only 15 workers and produced 60% less waste than traditional technologies.
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We must take a hard look at the global structures shaping our lives today, writes Sebastian Buckup. Which political pillars are still carrying weight-bearing loads - and which are tumblin...