Amazon and Enterprise Nation also hope to encourage local networking and will provide a year of support from advisors in marketing, finances, and operations, as well as keynotes by entrepreneurs. On Amazon's side -- perhaps in a bid to encourage adoption of Amazon Business B2B products -- the e-commerce giant will also offer discounts on business supplies and PPE. … [Read more...] about Amazon, Enterprise Nation launch COVID-19 support package to assist ailing UK startups
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However, there is great uncertainty in how things will turn out. "The uncertainty for 2100 is very, very large," Heilig said. "We cannot say 'This is the end of world population growth.'" So many variables are factored into his team's statistical models that the 10-billion-person projection is just the middle guess among a huge range of others, he explained. Because of the great many unknowns, "I strongly recommend using our 2100 projection just as an illustration of what would be the long-term consequences of the current trend," he said. … [Read more...] about Will There Really Be 10 Billion People by 2100?
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