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  • Alphabet mounts challenge to Uber, Lyft

    Alphabet mounts challenge to Uber, Lyft

  • Will UK agriculture collapse under the weight of Brexit?

    Will UK agriculture collapse under the weight of Brexit?

  • Wolters Kluwer release 2016 full-year report – stock rising

    Wolters Kluwer release 2016 full-year report – stock rising

  • Deere beats expectations on Q1 – ups outlook for 2017

    Deere beats expectations on Q1 – ups outlook for 2017

  • Assa Abloy door wins coveted industry award

    Assa Abloy door wins coveted industry award

  • Eurofins continues acquisition-led expansion with Brazilian ASL

    Eurofins continues acquisition-led expansion with Brazilian ASL

  • Just Eat on the lookout for new CEO

    Just Eat on the lookout for new CEO

  • Xylem demonstrates dewatering credibility in Germany

    Xylem demonstrates dewatering credibility in Germany

  • Merck KGaA points new tool at drug development

    Merck KGaA points new tool at drug development

  • Hexagon AB acquires MSC Software

    Hexagon AB acquires MSC Software

  • Compass Group show continued growth in Q1

    Compass Group show continued growth in Q1

  • Disney show weighed down figures

    Disney show weighed down figures

  • WPP announce $600m global partnership

    WPP announce $600m global partnership

  • FedEx turn to technology

    FedEx turn to technology

  • Amazon shows holiday sales figures

    Amazon shows holiday sales figures

  • Can AI cure world hunger?

    Can AI cure world hunger?

  • Tetra Tech outperforms in first quarter of 2017

    Tetra Tech outperforms in first quarter of 2017

  • Delphi beats on Q4, share price rises

    Delphi beats on Q4, share price rises

  • PayPal continue to excel

    PayPal continue to excel

  • FED: no movement on rates, U.S. economy strengthening

    FED: no movement on rates, U.S. economy strengthening

  • Starbucks post record holiday earnings

    Starbucks post record holiday earnings

  • Drugmakers come up Trumps

    Drugmakers come up Trumps

  • Economic Outlook for February 2017

    Economic Outlook for February 2017

  • Halma acquire FluxData

    Halma acquire FluxData

  • Facebook tweak trending formula to combat ‘fake news’

    Facebook tweak trending formula to combat ‘fake news’

  • Global 3D scanner market to double in 7 years

    Global 3D scanner market to double in 7 years

  • Google drives a strong quarter for Alphabet

    Google drives a strong quarter for Alphabet

  • Starbucks put some big names on the board

    Starbucks put some big names on the board

  • Dassault CEO: China is delivering “incredible innovations”

    Dassault CEO: China is delivering “incredible innovations”

  • FedEx fast-track leadership changes

    FedEx fast-track leadership changes

  • Google evolves its Home ecosystem

    Google evolves its Home ecosystem

  • John Deere go green!

    John Deere go green!

  • UK watchdog consider Mastercard compromise offer

    UK watchdog consider Mastercard compromise offer

  • Google buy developer platform from Twitter

    Google buy developer platform from Twitter

  • Tencent to help Mashable launch in China

    Tencent to help Mashable launch in China

  • Mastercard launch mobile marketplace for African farmers

    Mastercard launch mobile marketplace for African farmers

  • Trump bad for drugmakers? Novartis thinks otherwise

    Trump bad for drugmakers? Novartis thinks otherwise

  • Post-Brexit UK will do whatever it takes to be competitive

    Post-Brexit UK will do whatever it takes to be competitive

  • Xylem help to build Sehore’s first wastewater plant

    Xylem help to build Sehore’s first wastewater plant

  • FedEx team up with Walgreens

    FedEx team up with Walgreens

  • Yellen: U.S. economy looks strong in short-term

    Yellen: U.S. economy looks strong in short-term

  • Starbucks take alcohol off the menu

    Starbucks take alcohol off the menu

  • Fed: monetary policy predictions depend on fiscal policy clarity

    Fed: monetary policy predictions depend on fiscal policy clarity

  • Google bets on balloons

    Google bets on balloons

  • Are ChemChina and Syngenta submitting to ‘minor concessions’?

    Are ChemChina and Syngenta submitting to ‘minor concessions’?

  • Baidu launch home robot

    Baidu launch home robot

  • The true extent of the robot revolution

    The true extent of the robot revolution

  • Is 2017 the year of the Millennial blues?

    Is 2017 the year of the Millennial blues?

  • Walt Disney and Panasonic form alliance

    Walt Disney and Panasonic form alliance

  • Sweden’s population forecast to hit 10 million: ageing crisis averted?

    Sweden’s population forecast to hit 10 million: ageing crisis averted?

Latest Managed Stories

  • Alphabet mounts challenge to Uber, Lyft

    Alphabet mounts challenge to Uber, Lyft

    Managed, Friday, 24 February 2017

    In 2013, Silicon Valley titan Alphabet acquired the Waze app – an Uberesque piece of software that lets regular drivers buddy up with commuters who need a ride. The service was trialed in San Francisco last year, but now Alphabet are pushing it to the next ...
  • Will UK agriculture collapse under the weight of Brexit?

    Will UK agriculture collapse under the weight of Brexit?

    Managed, Thursday, 23 February 2017

    The head of Britain’s farming union has a strong message for Prime Minister Theresa May and her government: unless you can guarantee access to European workers, the UK’s agricultural sector will stop dead in its tracks. The call has come to secure a deal ...
  • Wolters Kluwer release 2016 full-year report – stock rising

    Wolters Kluwer release 2016 full-year report – stock rising

    Managed, Thursday, 23 February 2017

    Wolters Kluwer (WK) is a global market leader in “professional information services” (meaning they supply data-driven professions like accountants and lawyers with informational tools and services) – and the latest information they’ve ...
  • Deere beats expectations on Q1 – ups outlook for 2017

    Deere beats expectations on Q1 – ups outlook for 2017

    Managed, Wednesday, 22 February 2017

    Agricultural and construction machinery maker Deere & Co. released its Q1 earnings report for 2017 last week, beating analysts’ expectations on earnings per share and net sales, and raising its outlook for fiscal 2017. These wins were not just preferable ...
  • Assa Abloy door wins coveted industry award

    Assa Abloy door wins coveted industry award

    Managed, Tuesday, 21 February 2017

    Global security market leader Assa Abloy is no stranger when it comes to designing doors, and that experience has paid off in a big way with its latest product, the Integris Door. The door in question is a moisture resistant design suitable for internal or external ...
  • Eurofins continues acquisition-led expansion with Brazilian ASL

    Eurofins continues acquisition-led expansion with Brazilian ASL

    Managed, Friday, 17 February 2017

    Eurofins Scientific, an international group of laboratories that has its base in Switzerland, is a hungry company. Over the last few months it’s gobbled up smaller businesses in an impressive industry land-grab that positions it as the overwhelming market ...
  • Just Eat on the lookout for new CEO

    Just Eat on the lookout for new CEO

    Managed, Thursday, 16 February 2017

    Fast-growing online takeaway company Just Eat is looking for a new CEO. David Buttress, who has led the company admirably since 2013, has announced that he is standing down due to “urgent family matters”. While the company conducts its search, Just ...
  • Xylem demonstrates dewatering credibility in Germany

    Xylem demonstrates dewatering credibility in Germany

    Managed, Wednesday, 15 February 2017

    Two months ago, we detailed some new research that showed “extreme precipitation” (very heavy rain) was increasing due to climate change, and that this heavy rainfall would lead to a rise in flooding (you can read the article here). This is worrying ...
  • Merck KGaA points new tool at drug development

    Merck KGaA points new tool at drug development

    Managed, Tuesday, 14 February 2017

    Merck is the oldest chemical and pharmaceutical company in the world with a founding that dates back to 1668. But don’t let its age fool you: Merck is also one of the biggest companies in the sector, and the healthcare giant is just as innovative and ...
  • Hexagon AB acquires MSC Software

    Hexagon AB acquires MSC Software

    Global Trends , Monday, 13 February 2017

    MSC Software Corporation creates the simulation software used by manufactures to improve their engineering methods, offering crucial services like structural analysis to multiple industries. The company has a long track record in getting it right – founded in ...
  • Compass Group show continued growth in Q1

    Compass Group show continued growth in Q1

    Managed, Friday, 10 February 2017

    Compass Group, the multinational services company that work across foodservice, cleaning and property management sectors, have expanded into a truly global conglomerate since they were founded over seventy years ago. Now, they are set to continue this growth if ...
  • Disney show weighed down figures

    Disney show weighed down figures

    Managed, Thursday, 09 February 2017

    It has been a very busy period for Walt Disney as they have continued to produce some of the movie industry’s biggest blockbusters, run world-leading entertainment resorts and everything else that they do. Now, though, it is time to take a look at their first ...
  • WPP announce $600m global partnership

    WPP announce $600m global partnership

    Managed, Wednesday, 08 February 2017

    WPP are known the world over for, through their various companies and agencies, providing some of the most compelling and interesting advertising campaigns on any platform. Now, they will get the chance to work with a major new client on both sides of the Atlantic. ...
  • FedEx turn to technology

    FedEx turn to technology

    Managed, Wednesday, 08 February 2017

    Advancements in technology, and in particular robotics and automation, have transformed a number of industries over the last decade or so, bringing costs down and vastly boosting efficiency. And, FedEx has revealed that they plan to harness these futuristic ...
  • Amazon shows holiday sales figures

    Amazon shows holiday sales figures

    Managed, Tuesday, 07 February 2017

    There are a lot of eyes on Amazon, along with the other big players in the ecommerce and online marketplace sector following Christmas, to see who got the biggest slice of the shopping pie. So, we have decided to take a look at the different figures and what they ...
  • Can AI cure world hunger?

    Can AI cure world hunger?

    Managed, Tuesday, 07 February 2017

    World hunger has been an issue for decades, as the world has not been able to produce enough food, distribute it well enough, or grow it in undeveloped areas in some cases. Now, Syngenta, along with a partner, have created a new challenge to see if artificial ...
  • Tetra Tech outperforms in first quarter of 2017

    Tetra Tech outperforms in first quarter of 2017

    Managed, Monday, 06 February 2017

    Global water technology company, Tetra Tech, has had a fantastic run over the past 12 months, with its stock price rising dramatically since early 2016. With 97% of scientists in agreement that climate change is real, and caused by humanity, the scene looks set for ...
  • Delphi beats on Q4, share price rises

    Delphi beats on Q4, share price rises

    Managed, Monday, 06 February 2017

    Delphi Automotive, one of the world’s leading players in the auto-parts sector, reported 4Q2016 earnings last week that beat consensus estimates and sent its share price higher. So, we took a look at the numbers and just why they have performed so well. ...
  • PayPal continue to excel

    PayPal continue to excel

    Managed, Friday, 03 February 2017

    PayPal have grown exponentially as ecommerce has become more widely used and accepted by people of all ages, backgrounds and locations. And, as they have continually adapted and kept themselves at the forefront of the online payments market, it is no surprise to see ...
  • FED: no movement on rates, U.S. economy strengthening

    FED: no movement on rates, U.S. economy strengthening

    All News, Thursday, 02 February 2017

    Markets didn’t bat an eyelid last night as the Federal Reserve (FED) did what was expected of it, and kept interest rates unchanged. Wednesday saw the end of the central bank’s first two-day meeting since President Trump’s inauguration, and ...
  • Starbucks post record holiday earnings

    Starbucks post record holiday earnings

    Managed, Thursday, 02 February 2017

    Starbucks has stores all over the world, with their branding recognisable from Hong Kong to Hawaii. So, as is natural for a company of this size, a lot of attention is paid to their financial releases. And, in their Q1 release there were some terrific highlights, ...
  • Drugmakers come up Trumps

    Drugmakers come up Trumps

    Managed, Thursday, 02 February 2017

    On Tuesday, an assortment of pharmaceutical top dogs met with the new president of the U.S. to talk business – and they more or less liked what they heard. Given the occasionally explosive opinions that Mr. Trump has issued over drug pricing, it was not ...
  • Economic Outlook for February 2017

    Economic Outlook for February 2017

    All News, Wednesday, 01 February 2017

    The prospect of a business friendly regime from the incoming US government has propelled US equity markets to record levels in January. Given the fact that tax and spending plans are still mostly conceptual, and the fact that these plans cannot be implemented by ...
  • Halma acquire FluxData

    Halma acquire FluxData

    Managed, Wednesday, 01 February 2017

    Halma plc, are one of the world’s leading safety, health and environmental firms, as they own companies that make products for things like hazard detection, life protection and many other essential industry tools. Now, they have acquired a high-tech American ...
  • Facebook tweak trending formula to combat ‘fake news’

    Facebook tweak trending formula to combat ‘fake news’

    Managed, Tuesday, 31 January 2017

    If you pay any attention to current affairs and the news, then you will certainly have come across the phrase ‘fake news’ over the last few weeks and months. Facebook are one of the companies associated with the issue, and so they are now having to take ...
  • Global 3D scanner market to double in 7 years

    Global 3D scanner market to double in 7 years

    Managed, Tuesday, 31 January 2017

    3D scanning is an industry on the rise. According to Wikipedia: “a 3D scanner is a device that analyses a real-world object or environment to collect data on its shape and possibly its appearance.” With the appearance of 3D printing capabilities and ...
  • Google drives a strong quarter for Alphabet

    Google drives a strong quarter for Alphabet

    Managed, Monday, 30 January 2017

    Alphabet’s fourth quarter earnings release last week made two things abundantly clear: first, when it comes to revenue, Google is still overwhelmingly the engine in Alphabet’s car; and second, it’s one hell of an engine. Alphabet/Google’s ...
  • Starbucks put some big names on the board

    Starbucks put some big names on the board

    Managed, Friday, 27 January 2017

    Having a board filled with contrasting, well-informed decision makers with expertise in a range of areas makes sure that a business makes the smartest, most strategic decisions possible. And, Starbucks have just put three well-known business figures on their board. ...
  • Dassault CEO: China is delivering “incredible innovations”

    Dassault CEO: China is delivering “incredible innovations”

    Managed, Friday, 27 January 2017

    Bernard Charles, CEO of multinational software company Dassault Systemes, thinks that China is on the right track when it comes to mixing technological advancement and sustainability. Dassault is best known as the designer of powerful 3D imaging software for design, ...
  • FedEx fast-track leadership changes

    FedEx fast-track leadership changes

    Managed, Thursday, 26 January 2017

    Having the right people at the top of a business can make sure that it’s steered in the right direction, that employees are inspired and motivated, and re-assure shareholders and their market. And, FedEx has decided to solidify and speed up changes in their ...
  • Google evolves its Home ecosystem

    Google evolves its Home ecosystem

    Managed, Wednesday, 25 January 2017

    Last November, Google launched its connected home product, Home. Positioned against Amazon’s Echo, Home has had a rather quiet few months – but in that time, Google has been building some key partners and setting the stage for a product that has serious ...
  • John Deere go green!

    John Deere go green!

    Managed, Tuesday, 24 January 2017

    John Deere is one of the most famous agricultural companies in the world. Best-known for its agricultural and construction equipment, the company has been going to great lengths to embrace environmental friendliness – and with good reason: the agricultural ...
  • UK watchdog consider Mastercard compromise offer

    UK watchdog consider Mastercard compromise offer

    Managed, Monday, 23 January 2017

    The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is the body that makes sure that big businesses cannot negatively impact on competition or fair trade in the UK. Now, they are considering a compromised measure by Mastercard to try and push through their deal to purchase ...
  • Google buy developer platform from Twitter

    Google buy developer platform from Twitter

    Managed, Monday, 23 January 2017

    There were rumours a few months ago that Google may have been considering a big money acquisition of Twitter, one of the world’s leading Social Media companies. Now, instead of picking up the actual company itself, Google has just completed a purchase of one ...
  • Tencent to help Mashable launch in China

    Tencent to help Mashable launch in China

    Managed, Friday, 20 January 2017

    For both digital and print publications, getting their content out to as many people as possible is crucial to them in terms of performance and how much revenue they can bring in. Now, Mashable, the digital media website, have partnered with Tencent to make their ...
  • Mastercard launch mobile marketplace for African farmers

    Mastercard launch mobile marketplace for African farmers

    Managed, Thursday, 19 January 2017

    Banking solutions are helping individuals and businesses move their money and get connected in ways that were never possible before. Now, Mastercard has this week launched a digital platform that will look to help African farmers in how they buy, sell and receive ...
  • Trump bad for drugmakers? Novartis thinks otherwise

    Trump bad for drugmakers? Novartis thinks otherwise

    Managed, Thursday, 19 January 2017

    Reuters reported yesterday that Swiss drugmaker Novartis is considering investment into the U.S. despite the president-elect’s recent tirade against high prices in the industry. Last week, the incoming commander in chief caused a panic in the healthcare sector ...
  • Post-Brexit UK will do whatever it takes to be competitive

    Post-Brexit UK will do whatever it takes to be competitive

    All News, Wednesday, 18 January 2017

    Chancellor of the Exchequer Phillip Hammond gave an interview to German newspaper Welt am Sonntag on Sunday, where he claimed the U.K. would do “whatever we have to do,” to remain competitive if access to the single market doesn’t pan out ...
  • Xylem help to build Sehore’s first wastewater plant

    Xylem help to build Sehore’s first wastewater plant

    Managed, Wednesday, 18 January 2017

    Sehore, a city in the Madhya Pradesh state in Central India, is seeing rapid industrial growth at the moment – and while that bodes well for the region’s economy, it also comes with a number of predictable challenges. Amongst those challenges are how to ...
  • FedEx team up with Walgreens

    FedEx team up with Walgreens

    Managed, Tuesday, 17 January 2017

    The amount of planning, sorting, logistics and couriering that goes into a package being delivered from one individual or company to another is monumental, with the world’s biggest firms having hubs, sorting centres and depots dotted everywhere. Well, picking ...
  • Yellen: U.S. economy looks strong in short-term

    Yellen: U.S. economy looks strong in short-term

    All News, Monday, 16 January 2017

    Federal Reserve (FED) chairperson Janet Yellen said last week that the U.S. economy looks good in the short-term. However, while there are no immediate obstacles on the horizon, Yellen did caution that the country needed to find solutions for longer-term problems ...
  • Starbucks take alcohol off the menu

    Starbucks take alcohol off the menu

    Managed, Monday, 16 January 2017

    When you think of Starbucks, your mind is immediately cast to images of hot drinks in tall white and green branded cups that have become a symbol of western culture. However, for a few years, certain Starbucks outlets have also offered alcoholic drinks to their ...
  • Fed: monetary policy predictions depend on fiscal policy clarity

    Fed: monetary policy predictions depend on fiscal policy clarity

    All News, Friday, 13 January 2017

    Want to know how many interest rate raises to expect in 2017? So does the Federal Reserve (FED)! Central bank policy makers have recently expressed uncertainty over the U.S.’ monetary policy trajectory in 2017 because it is dependent, to some extent, on the ...
  • Google bets on balloons

    Google bets on balloons

    Managed, Friday, 13 January 2017

    Alphabet, parent company of Google, inherited the latter’s interest in wild and wonderful technology. In fact, Alphabet was created primarily so that Google wouldn’t have to deal with the kind of crazy innovation upon which it built its business – ...
  • Are ChemChina and Syngenta submitting to ‘minor concessions’?

    Are ChemChina and Syngenta submitting to ‘minor concessions’?

    Managed, Thursday, 12 January 2017

    China National Chemical Corp (ChemChina) and Swiss pesticide and GMO seed maker Syngenta may have “proposed minor concessions to the EU’s competition watchdog” in order to allay fears over their $43 billion merger, according to Reuters, which cited ...
  • Baidu launch home robot

    Baidu launch home robot

    Managed, Wednesday, 11 January 2017

    As you will have seen from the relentless adverts and promotional pushes around Christmas, one of the major trends in technology at the moment is for virtual personal assistants (VPAs). Now, Baidu have revealed their new product, which showcases their spin on the ...
  • The true extent of the robot revolution

    The true extent of the robot revolution

    Managed, Tuesday, 10 January 2017

    Last week, we commented on Ford’s decision to drop its new plant in Mexico and invest $700 million into its domestic operations in Michigan instead. We suggested that, while the incoming administration claims this will mean more jobs for American workers, it ...
  • Is 2017 the year of the Millennial blues?

    Is 2017 the year of the Millennial blues?

    All News, Monday, 09 January 2017

    According to most polls taken, the Millennial generation is the most positive generation on the planet right now. Or at least, it used to be. Insurance and Investment firm Country Financial Group, conducted an annual financial security index in the days following ...
  • Walt Disney and Panasonic form alliance

    Walt Disney and Panasonic form alliance

    Managed, Monday, 09 January 2017

    Walt Disney’s parks provide children and families from all over the world the chance to experience something magical when they head to their sites. Now, the American company have agreed a deal with Panasonic that will see them provide the official projection ...
  • Sweden’s population forecast to hit 10 million: ageing crisis averted?

    Sweden’s population forecast to hit 10 million: ageing crisis averted?

    All News, Friday, 06 January 2017

    Sweden is only a few months away from hitting a 10 million-strong population. This is great news in the short-term, as it’s a plausible explanation for Sweden’s currently booming economy, and it’s also (potentially) good news for the future: ...