Culture & Change

How To Boost Workplace Innovation

It's important to feel challenged by your work and it's not just about asking your boss for any old challenge. As not all challenges lead to motivation and innovation. A recent survey from global staffing firm Robert Half bears this out. Of the workers polled, 87 percent said a company’s repu

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Which technologies will change the world by 2030?

If you could do an futurology exercise, what would you think are the technologies that will change the world by 2030? Answering this question is not a simple task. Many experts always try to make predictions like these, but few get it right. However, given what is happening today in universities, l

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MIT is creating an artificial intelligence faculty in 2019

Have you thought of a special college that brings together the best of artificial intelligence, machine learning and data science technology together with other academic disciplines? Yes, this is the new proposal of MIT, the famous Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Institute is going to in

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BMW and Mercedes-Benz unite in urban mobility joint venture

Two of Germany's largest vehicle manufacturers, BMW and Mercedes-Benz's Daimler-Benz have teamed up to invest heavily in mobility applications to compete with services such as Uber and Lyft. Reach Now, Charge Now, Free Now, Park Now and Share Now, according to a statement released on Friday, the two

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Your badge will be a chip under your skin

A Swedish microchip company has been sought after by British companies wishing to improve their security systems and prevent employees from accessing restricted areas. The solution is radical: they want to deploy the small devices under people's skin. As the Business Insider points out, the main be

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Alibaba owner warns that AI research may cause World War III

Chinese billionaire Jackie Ma, known as the founder of the Alibaba shopping site, warned everyone at the World Economic Forum last Wednesday (23) that technological advances may be what is expected to cause an upcoming World War. According to the billionaire, World War I was caused by the first tec

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2019 Corporate Events

Our event focus on innovation across a wide range of business topics and gives you the chance to network with up to 150 senior business professionals and decision-makers from around Europe and beyond. All taking place in central Amsterdam. We've still got the festive discounts on offer at the momen

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Pressured, Theresa May calls for Conservative union over Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday urged the Conservative Party to show unity and support the government's plan for Britain's separation from the European Union, saying that "if we remain calm" it will be possible to reach an agreement with the EU "serving the UK". May appealed to cons

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Elon Musk resigns Tesla management to avoid fraud suit

Last night's speculation about the future of Elon Musk ahead of Tesla materialized on Saturday with the announcement that the businessman reached an agreement to leave the carmaker's direction and thus avoid a lawsuit for fraud. The presence of Musk ahead of Tesla has been questioned for months, in

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'Brexit' summit ends without agreement between UK and European bloc

The summit in November for an extraordinary summit to end the terms of the "brexit" was the best that the 28 European leaders gathered since Wednesday (19) in Salzburg, Austria. At the end of the meeting, on Thursday (20), the heads of state and government announced that a new meeting had been sche

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Alibaba's New Superstore

Chinese e-commerce and superstore operator Alibaba is setting the global pace for technological innovation in brick-and-mortar retailing in its new Hema stores, according to CNBC. Alibaba began as an e-commerce company but is now aggressively expanding with brick-and-mortar stores in Chin

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Toyota is investing $500 million in Uber

Toyota Motor Corp. is investing $500 million in Uber Technologies Inc., the company said in a press release Monday evening. The Wall Street Journal first reported the investment.  The publication cites sources familiar with the matter and the investment would value Uber at $72 billion, ma

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Tesla Model 3 Has A Rival: Nissan's New Leaf

Nissan has thrown down a direct challenge to Tesla, promising that its new generation of Leaf electric cars will have a range that will rival those of the US carmaker’s top models. Much like the original Leaf, which launched at the end of 2010, the new car is powered exclusively by a lithium-i

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Apple Is Removing Vpn Apps From Its Chinese App Store

China began to more strictly enforce existing regulations that require internet services to obtain licenses, and over the weekend Apple removed dozens of virtual private network (VPN) apps from its Chinese app store, depriving many users of tools that are critical to jumping the country’s Grea

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Switzerland Ranked The Most Innovative Country In The World…again

Switzerland is the leading nation for innovation for the seventh year in a row, according to the Geneva-based World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The other countries in the top five for 2017 were Sweden, the Netherlands, the United States and Britain, the WIPO Global Innovation Indexext

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