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...
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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...
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Reports of Viacom’s Death Are Greatly Exaggerated

Time was when Viacom’s infamous booming audio logo trumpeted the sound of success. And in the risk-ridden world of TV entertainment shows it held...
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More investments and surveillance needed to curb misuse of antimicrobials in public health and...

Addressing the Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) challenge requires a stronger collaborative effort across sectors New York, 21 September 2017 - A stronger global effort, including larger investments...
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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...
Amazon

Amazon Overflowing Into New Premises

As if Amazon’s current HQ wasn’t colossal enough, the internet-based retailer is in the market for a second mega-HQ big enough for 50,000 staff....
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...
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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...
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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...