Cutting Edge

Abu Dhabi Skyline

Abu Dhabi’s global hunt for fresh fintech talent

Exciting start-ups found during tour stops in Africa, Asia and Europe THE MENA region’s FinTech Abu Dhabi Festival (FinTechAD) has a global tour reaching cities...
Electric car (EV) charging station

Chicken-and-egg dilemma for the EV market: do we need more charging...

By HAL WILLIAMS ELECTRIC vehicles may well be the future, but their uptake and the infrastructural challenges of providing charging points for them is part...

Bloodhound LSR saved by enterprising engineer

Brits are back in the bid for a land-speed record, and RICHARD THOMAS has a good sniff around. And despite the recent trend in...
monitors and skyscrapers

Be wise and digitalise, report urges UK SMEs

A recent report has laid out a digital roadmap that could catalyse up to a £57bn productivity pay-out for UK SMEs over five years The...
René Emilio Jaime Farach, CEO Banco Ripley

Achieving a shared vision with a well-disciplined team

Q&A with Banco Ripley CEO René Emilio Jaime Farach BV: How do you evaluate Banco Ripley's performance in banking? René Jaime: Our bank is growing step-by-step...
Banco Ripley adviser

New tech combines with old-school values in success story

PERU's Banco Ripley has been spotting new developments in the digital world to boost the group's strategy of introducing technological improvements in financial operations...
Speed limit signs - 50

Robotic back-seat driver bid meets opposition from Acea

AN EU SAFETY technology proposal which could theoretically save lives is being fought by car industry lobbyists, according to news reports. The European Automobile Manufacturers...
Business process automation

Automation will cost jobs — and create more: study

ONE IN five medium-sized businesses in the UK believes that automation will help them compete with larger rivals. Larger firms have so far been quicker...
Currencies paying for ICO

IC… oh, dear! Initial coin offerings can, and do, go wrong,...

Do some Google research on ICOs and you will immediately hear the faint, but unmistakable, clang of warning bells. Bells that almost – but...
Cotton reels

Staying ahead of the game with a focus on quality and...

Are you ‘XO’? It’s not a size, it’s a philosophy – and one that’s doing well for a particular company that is XO daily… STAYING...