BMW i8

Beemer and Daimler join forces to explore driverless options, ride-hailing and pay-per-use

LUXURY German vehicle manufacturers BMW and Daimler have announced they will join forces to invest in next-generation services, including driverless vehicles. (Click here to see...
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,...

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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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...
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...
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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...
Formula 1

Putting Liberty in the driving seat

JOHN Malone is a man of colossal wealth. A simple google search for news on the American billionaire will quickly confirm just how eye-wateringly...
Bitcoin accepted here

Good reasons cryptocurrency is likely to become ‘the future of commerce’

Analyst BRIAN G. SEWELL speculates that Bitcoin et al, although flawed, will change the way the world does business I WOULD rather see the SEC...

Think Big: Economic Diversification Drive Meets Future

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the scene of undertakings on a massive scale – not quite appropriate for those accustomed to a more...
Aurora Station

Hand over money, get a free T-shirt, and play your part in the space...

By HAL WILLIAMS WANT an investment that will send your cash into orbit? Get your wallet out and start the count-down — there’s no time...