ECB Debate Intensified as Euro-Area Inflation Surges to 1.8%

A debate among policy makers about their long-running stimulus programs has been intensified as Euro-area inflation accelerated more than forecast to effectively reach the European Central Bank’s goal. Beating the 1.5 percent median forecast in a Bloomberg survey, and noting the the fastest since early 2013 was the 1.8 percent annual increase in consumer prices in…

Researchers develop adaptive algorithm for hybrid plug-in cars

Researchers from University of California, Riverside have developed natural-life algorithms for hybrid cars that have boosted fuel economy by 30%. Hybrid vehicles have got a new shot in the arm: researchers have concluded that plug-in hybrid cars could be made a lot more efficient in their fuel usage. It turns out that while starting in…

Ireland becomes the world’s first country to stop investment public funds in fossil fuels

The industry for alternative energy sources is only set to grow. In a big step towards green energy, Ireland has decided to slice out coal and oil from its energy footprint. The country’s parliament has passed a bill that stops the country’s investment in fossil fuels. The move has yet to become law since it…

Survey Shows Almost $3 Billion of Programmatic Ad Spend Reviewed by World’s Biggest Brands

The world’s largest advertisers want and demand more control and transparency from their suppliers and hence they are reviewing how they buy digital advertising programmatically. Nearly 90 percent of advertisers it surveyed are “reviewing and resetting contracts and business models,” shows a research by the World Federation of Advertisers. Those ads that make use of…