The Green Energy Economy Is Here – But It Needs to Grow Bigger Quicker, Says the IEA

We are making progress towards a new green energy economy, according to a landmark report from the International Energy Agency.

Study Finds Internet Economy Grew Seven Times Faster Than Total U.S. Economy, Created Over 7 Million Jobs in the Last Four Years

IAB study shows internet economy is transforming the U.S. economy, creating new markets and spurring job growth for large and small businesses.

Qualcomm Smart Cities Partner Weaves IoT Lighting Into Large-Scale Digital Twins

IoT product provider Zyter has partnered with Juganu, a technology company providing solutions for the professional lighting market, to weave advanced lighting tech into smart cities.

Bank of Canada Not Planning to Launch Digital Currency For Sometime

If people started using paper money and coins less, that might present the bank with a stronger case for bringing in its own digital currency.

UK Online Lender Zopa Valued at $1 Billion in SoftBank-Led Funding Round

British online lending start-up Zopa has raised $300 million in a funding round led by SoftBank.

Yext Unveils Financial Services Cloud, Highlighted by Guided AI

As consumer demand for personalization grows, the solution set offers a customizable experience when searching for financial products and services.

Defaults Loom Over More Property Developers as China Reassures Investors on Evergrande

All eyes will be on Chinese real estate developer Sinic Holdings, which warned last week it’s not likely to repay offshore bonds worth $250 million due on Monday.

Oil Prices Climb as COVID Recovery, Power Generators Stoke Demand

Brent crude oil futures were up 59 cents, or 0.7%, to $85.45 a barrel by 0900 GMT, after hitting $86.04, their highest level since October 2018.