Artificial Intelligence

Masayoshi Son: Great Business Visionary, or Deluded Dreamer?

He’s won, lost, then won a fortune again. Now he has amassed the gigantic ‘Vision Fund’ from which to spread investment around the world’s...
Paul G. Allen

Paul Allen – The Forgotten Man Of Microsoft

When two school friends set up their own software business, one of them didn’t expect it to become one of the most successful companies...
Blackberry

Hello Blackberry Way! Canada’s Tech Giant Is Making A Comeback

For years the BlackBerry was the ultimate business mobile, but a decision to pull away from making phones as the business was left in...
Liliane Bettencourt

World’s richest woman dies

Obituary: Liliane Bettencourt: 1922 - 2017 Controversy and questionable politics were never far away to divert attention from some remarkable skill at leading an industry...
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Steel Merger Looks To Create Industry Giant

Two behemoths of the industrial world look to tie the knot and save thousands of jobs as they create one of the world’s largest...
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VW Sticking to its Smoking Guns

Electric dreams are no threat to the diesel engine, according to the boss of Volkswagen. Has Matthias Mueller got a cunning long-term plan, or...
Oil Rig

Schneider’s Persistence Pays Off As French Group Takes Control Of Aveva

After several attempts, UK-based Aveva finally gives up majority stake in FTSE software company, gifting shareholders a bonus pay day… By Darren Parkin FRENCH industrial giant...
Lego

Building Blocks Of Success Are Proving Hard To Find For Lego

Beleaguered plastic toy firm is facing a fresh crisis as sales dip, profits slip, and jobs are shed… By Darren Parkin WHEN the Great Depression sent...
Industry

Economic growth steady through the summer – Growth Indicator

Private sector growth held broadly steady in the three months to August, according to the CBI’s latest Growth Indicator. The survey of 716 respondents across...
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Economic Growth in Thailand Gains Momentum, Forecast Rise to 3.5% for 2017: World Bank

Digital economy has great potential to create new opportunities BANGKOK, August 24, 2017 – Economic growth in Thailand is gaining momentum, with global growth and a...