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"Con l'incremento di contenuti turistici online in Italia si potrebbe dare un impulso all'economia per 250 mila posti di lavoro in più". E' uno dei dati presentati oggi al 6/o BTO – Buy Tourism online a Firenze dalla ricerca realizzata per Google da "Oxford Economics" che ha studiato i casi di Grecia, Italia e Spagna sul tema del Travel 2.0.  ...

Dimmi come mangi e ti dirò chi sei. Ma dimmi anche come compri, perché, quando, con chi. "Noi esseri umani ci nutriamo nel ventre materno ancor prima di respirare. L'alimentarsi è certamente fattore vitale, ma non scordiamo che intorno al cibo ruotano da sempre anche aspetti connessi al piacere, alla socialità, alla convivialità".   Lo...

Eni was ranked first in the world for transparency of corporate reporting. This result was assessed by Transparency International by examining the 124 largest listed companies in the world and analyzing their corporate reporting against three main metrics: anti-corruption programs, organization (e.g. relationship with subsidiaries and affiliates) a...

Can you wear citrus, be fashionable and respect the environment at the same time? Now it's possible thanks to two Sicilian girls keen on fashion and sustainable development: Adriana Santocito, 36-year-old fashion designer, and Enrica Arena, 28-year-old communication specialist. Their adventure started in 2011, in a shared flat in Milan. Adriana an...

Every day a company shuts down. The impact of the crisis in the north-western province of Varese, in the Lombardy region, is evident in the declining number of businesses, fallen by 2,000 to little over 62,000 from 2007.   The bleeding has doubled since the end of 2008. Back then it was another world. The authorized hours of short-time worki...

While many non-EU citizens have to live on temporary visas for years before having the chance to get Italian citizenship, a huge number of people can take another path.   "I wanted to live in Italy; it made sense that I wanted to do it legally so I asked my mum if we could get citizenship," says Sisk, who made the move in 2012.   Read...

Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini won the men's doubles title on Saturday at the Australian Open. The Italian duo came away with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over the French tandem of Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut in the final.   They became the first Italian pairing to win a Grand Slam doubles crown since Nicola Pietrangeli and Orlando...

Primo accordo nella storia dell'Università di Udine negli Stati Uniti per favorire lo scambio di studenti con atenei americani.   I rettori dell'università friulana, Alberto F. De Toni, e della University of South Florida (USF), John B. Ramil, hanno firmato un accordo che permetterà ogni anno a quattro studenti di Ingegneria gestionale di Ud...

di Giulia Cimpanelli   Superano tutti i 3 milioni (ma raggiungono anche i 12) gli investimenti cercati dalle scale-up italiane, le società che hanno dimostrato di avere un prodotto o un servizio capace di scalare il mercato. Dal punto di vista dei numeri, le realtà software devono avere fatturato almeno un milione di euro nell'ultimo anno....

Given the current security environment, engaging NATO's partners is more important than ever. "By building partnerships along the line of science and security, the SPS Programme brings important soft power value for NATO," said Ambassador Sorin Ducaru, NATO Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges addressing the SPS information...

by Roberto Iotti   The six months of Expo Milano 2015 dedicated to sustainable agriculture with its 20 million visitors helped push the agribusiness trade balance to a new record in November, so much so that the Minister of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies said that the goal of €50 billion in exports by 2020 is increasingly within re...

Whatever membrane exists between this life and the universal mystery is palpably thin in Sardinia's Gallura: ancient nuraghi, megalithic monuments left by the island's enigmatic Nuragic civilization, are vibrant in their stillness; collar bells ring out as shepherd dogs herd sheep in the indigo twilight; ageless, fantastic forms of wind-sculpted gr...