Asteroid mining

There’s platinum in them there stars

Goldman Sachs Group predicts a new top-earner will soon be in our midst By HAL WILLIAMS THE American multinational investment bank and financial services company Goldman...
Brain waves

If you want to get ahead, freeze your brain — for a few centuries

Cryogenics takes a giant step sideways with glassy grey matter and voluntary, um, suicide By HAL WILLIAMS NOW here’s a variation on control+alt+delete: get dead and...

3 reasons why consistent implementation is critical for the EU’s GDPR

A particularly momentous year in the world of privacy, 2018 will see the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) move from policy...
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5 ways to shape our digital future

Information communication technology (ICT) has been recognised as an underpinning tool to facilitate achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Yet there is...
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Slaves to the algorithm: does it all add up?

Can the advanced functional process of stringing optional commands together really have a successful business application? DARREN PARKIN finds out THE image of Greek mathematician...
Tesla Model S P85D

Clean? Check. Cool? Check. But e-vehicles have poke too

Hot new electric wheels offer more than just zero emissions – the latest offerings have some serious grunt, too By HAL WILLIAMS THE TIMES are changing,...
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Europe and Central Asia Region Sees Stronger Growth, Amidst Rise in Migration

Warsaw, October 19, 2017 – Economic growth for the Europe and Central Asia region will reach 2.2% in 2017, according to the World Bank’s latest...
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...