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Physicist Stuart Parkin wins 2014 Millennium Technology prize for opening big data era

Professor Stuart ParkinTechnology Academy Finland (TAF) has declared innovator Prof. Stuart Parkin as winner of the 2014 Millennium Technology Prize, the prominent award for technological innovation. Parkin’s innovations have led to a huge expansion of data acquisition and storage capacities, which in turn have underpinned the evolution of large data centres and cloud services, social networks, music and film distribution online. The prize is worth one million euros. More...

Finland provides 5.4 million euros to strengthen the rule of law in Nepal

Ambassador Asko Luukkainen and UNDP Country Director Ms. Shoko Noda. Photo: UNDPThe Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have reached the agreement to implement the programme to minimize the impunity, and the protection and promotion of access to justice for thousands of poor and vulnerable people in Nepal. More...

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