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...
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...
Emma Walmsley - CEO of GSK

Emma’s marvellous medicine

GlaxoSmithKline’s mighty empire faces a new chapter with the retirement of Sir Andrew Witty A MOTHER-of-four from the gritty industrial town of Barrow-in-Furness will create...
World Bank Logo

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...
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...
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,...
Maths formulas on glass screen

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...
PC Laptop Mobile Internet Graphic

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...

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...
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...