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Known for glazing in windows with high insulating properties, the sector is now extending into new territory.   The innovation is called “smart-tinting glass”, to be placed into the global marketplace by early 2018, is not just glass, it is a system for the management of natural light that transitions from clear to dark in less than 3 minutes. Offering sun blocking, anti-glare protection and near privacy, this smart-tinting system makes of the building’s occupants wish it’s command.

Innovation is called “smart-tinting glass”

Glass unlimited, used to be AGC’s tagline. What seemed to be a material producer’s wish has become plain reality

“A great entrepreneur is optimistic for the future and asks what problem you can solve, and how you can solve it different from the others, better than the others,” he continued.

Jack Ma warns against the one mistake that can destroy start-ups

Jack Ma is a global icon in business, ranked second on Fortune’s list of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders and one of the richest men in China, with a personal fortune of nearly $30 billion, according to Forbes

Well-intentioned policymakers believed that the benefits and costs of free market policies would be shared equally. That belief was wrong because it elided the fact that many people own little more than their skills and their time, and the free market doesn’t guarantee a use for them.

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Overseeing the preparation of 180,000 meals each day is a team of five executive chefs and sous chefs. During peak periods such as the summer this figure rockets, with the 2017 record in July when 220,000 meals were processed in a 24-hour period. Like everything else at the Emirates Flight Catering Centre (EKFC), this is undertaken with military-style precision.The airline boasts a global spread of destinations and also sources ingredients used in its dishes from around the globe. There’s bananas from the Philippines, lamb sourced from New Zealand, vegetables from the Middle East and locally-sourced meat. Oh, and not forgetting (still popular) baked beans from the UK.

Top airline expands service from Brussels - and flies the flag for onboard cuisine

Leading airline Emirates is doing best to dispel traditional myths about onboard food with an innovative and inventive approach to eating at 34,000ft

So far this year, 46 global technology companies have reached unicorn status, according to research from CB Insights. Of those, China has produced 17 – only slightly fewer than the 19 created in the US.

This map will change how you see the world’s tech titans

Chinese unicorns are on the rise

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