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...
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...
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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...
Volvo XC60

Swede Electric Dreams

Is Volvo’s bid to become all-electric the shrewdest business move of the year, or a cynical ploy to capitalise on the world’s mounting affection...
Mike Meldman, George Clooney, Rande Gerber

That’s the spirit!

George Clooney isn’t just a pretty face. It turns out the Hollywood heartthrob is also a shrewd businessman… By Darren Parkin WHEN celebrated actor George Clooney...
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Rise and rise of the budget supermarket

Aldi looks to replicate its monumental success across Europe by opening hundreds of new stores across America, while its almost identical rival Lidl is...

California dreaming with Google’s HR policy

IT IS said that you are more likely to win a place at Harvard or Yale than land a job with Google. The company’s...

The bottle of Hastings

The driving force behind the success of Netflix. IF Reed Hastings didn’t have a healthy fear of the uncompromising wrath of his wife, he might...

Case study: Jeff Bezos

Amazon boss gives peers a tactical lesson in how you can achieve growth while going for broke NESTLED on the outskirts of a former coal...

Ray Tomlinson – the alpha email

WHEN Ray Tomlinson inadvertently invented the email, he had no idea his coding and revolutionary use of the ‘@’ sign would change the world...