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  • Just Eat gobbles up software firm Practi

    Just Eat gobbles up software firm Practi

  • The world’s speeding towards electrification and digital… but a lot of carmakers can’t keep up

    The world’s speeding towards electrification and digital… but a lot of carmakers can’t keep up

  • Match has big plans for Asia in 2019

    Match has big plans for Asia in 2019

  • Game of Thrones fever has even hit Spotify

    Game of Thrones fever has even hit Spotify

  • Alphabet might be the biggest winner from the Uber IPO

    Alphabet might be the biggest winner from the Uber IPO

  • Alphabet takes to the skies in Australia

    Alphabet takes to the skies in Australia

  • Tetra Tech adds new capabilities with eGlobalTech acquisition

    Tetra Tech adds new capabilities with eGlobalTech acquisition

  • Some good news for the environment: BYD launches world’s longest electric bus

    Some good news for the environment: BYD launches world’s longest electric bus

  • GlaxoSmithKline’s AI drug development partnership just bore fruit

    GlaxoSmithKline’s AI drug development partnership just bore fruit

  • Givaudan debuts AI tool for perfumers

    Givaudan debuts AI tool for perfumers

  • Musk to hackers: thanks for finding the bugs

    Musk to hackers: thanks for finding the bugs

  • Starbucks offers to pay staff’s university tuition fees

    Starbucks offers to pay staff’s university tuition fees

  • Fancy a pizza on the go? Domino’s got your back

    Fancy a pizza on the go? Domino’s got your back

  • EU races towards electric vehicle adoption with new CO2 limits for cars

    EU races towards electric vehicle adoption with new CO2 limits for cars

  • Google and Huawei show that China and the US can still collaborate when it matters

    Google and Huawei show that China and the US can still collaborate when it matters

  • Google goes anti-anti-gay

    Google goes anti-anti-gay

  • Novartis announces new multiple sclerosis drug, and promises to undercut… itself?

    Novartis announces new multiple sclerosis drug, and promises to undercut… itself?

  • Lazada borrows form the Alibaba playbook as it moves to offer businesses more financial services

    Lazada borrows form the Alibaba playbook as it moves to offer businesses more financial services

  • LVMH gets into… blockchain?

    LVMH gets into… blockchain?

  • Starbucks biggest Chinese competitor may turn out to be a major asset in its expansion

    Starbucks biggest Chinese competitor may turn out to be a major asset in its expansion

  • Polypipe logs record result despite headwinds

    Polypipe logs record result despite headwinds

  • Want a cleaner, greener, world? China’s electric buses might be the answer

    Want a cleaner, greener, world? China’s electric buses might be the answer

  • Disney and 21st Century Fox finally merge, and Netflix’s share price trends… up?

    Disney and 21st Century Fox finally merge, and Netflix’s share price trends… up?

  • Starbucks supercharging loyalty scheme to fend off competition

    Starbucks supercharging loyalty scheme to fend off competition

  • Viasat and Facebook team up to bring the internet to rural Mexico

    Viasat and Facebook team up to bring the internet to rural Mexico

  • Just Eat sees 43% revenue rise in 2018, commits to expansion

    Just Eat sees 43% revenue rise in 2018, commits to expansion

  • Baidu sees first executive retirement, vows to appoint millennials to top team

    Baidu sees first executive retirement, vows to appoint millennials to top team

  • What’s next for Starbucks? Dark social

    What’s next for Starbucks? Dark social

  • Cognizant announces Meritsoft acquisition

    Cognizant announces Meritsoft acquisition

  • Compass Group puts women front and centre in new HR program

    Compass Group puts women front and centre in new HR program

  • Eurofins saw “solid” 2018, revenue +27%

    Eurofins saw “solid” 2018, revenue +27%

  • Baidu’s Robin Li: focus on artificial intelligence, not trade war

    Baidu’s Robin Li: focus on artificial intelligence, not trade war

  • How well does Starbucks understand the Chinese consumer? Check out the reception of its limited-edition cat cup

    How well does Starbucks understand the Chinese consumer? Check out the reception of its limited-edition cat cup

  • Amadeus’ quarterly earnings show strength in software services

    Amadeus’ quarterly earnings show strength in software services

  • Domino’s might not have overwhelmed investors over earnings – but it’s still winning the pizza wars

    Domino’s might not have overwhelmed investors over earnings – but it’s still winning the pizza wars

  • Baidu beats the Street on top- and bottom-lines

    Baidu beats the Street on top- and bottom-lines

  • Generic approvals go up, but drug prices don’t go down

    Generic approvals go up, but drug prices don’t go down

  • US non-profit claims new Novartis gene therapy would be “cost effective up to $900,000”

    US non-profit claims new Novartis gene therapy would be “cost effective up to $900,000”

  • Layoffs in China’s internet sector? Not at Alibaba!

    Layoffs in China’s internet sector? Not at Alibaba!

  • YouTube faces advertising backlash over child videos

    YouTube faces advertising backlash over child videos

  • Google looks to close the cloud gap with Amazon and Microsoft through new acquisition

    Google looks to close the cloud gap with Amazon and Microsoft through new acquisition

  • BYD announces European expansion with new zero-emission models

    BYD announces European expansion with new zero-emission models

  • Givaudan partners with The Kitchen to shake up food

    Givaudan partners with The Kitchen to shake up food

  • IQVIA Holdings delivers record results in fourth quarter

    IQVIA Holdings delivers record results in fourth quarter

  • Charles River continues winning streak in fourth quarter

    Charles River continues winning streak in fourth quarter

  • Cognex beats the Street on revenues and earnings in fourth quarter

    Cognex beats the Street on revenues and earnings in fourth quarter

  • Alphabet’s Makani energy kite gets go-ahead as an independent company

    Alphabet’s Makani energy kite gets go-ahead as an independent company

  • Check out this video of Xylem’s intervention in last year’s Thai cave disaster

    Check out this video of Xylem’s intervention in last year’s Thai cave disaster

  • Samsonite gives online shopping platform a boost with Cappasity product visualisation

    Samsonite gives online shopping platform a boost with Cappasity product visualisation

  • GSK beats the Street on top and bottom lines

    GSK beats the Street on top and bottom lines

Latest Managed Stories

  • Just Eat gobbles up software firm Practi

    Just Eat gobbles up software firm Practi

    Managed, Thursday, 18 April 2019

    Just Eat, the food delivery marketplace that retains a leadership position in the UK, has acquired software service firm Practi. Practi provides independent restaurants and small chains with tablet-based point of sale (POS) management systems to let them process ...
  • The world’s speeding towards electrification and digital… but a lot of carmakers can’t keep up

    The world’s speeding towards electrification and digital… but a lot of carmakers can’t keep up

    Managed, Wednesday, 17 April 2019

    If you’re a regular reader of Dominion’s newsfeed, you’ll already know that the automotive industry’s future is approaching at breakneck speed. That future includes a wide range of new tech, from electrification to self-driving, connected ...
  • Match has big plans for Asia in 2019

    Match has big plans for Asia in 2019

    Managed, Wednesday, 17 April 2019

    Match Group, the undisputed king of the online dating world and owner of Tinder, Match.com, Hinge, and more, is making a power play in Asia. CEO Mandy Ginsberg regards Asia as the next big opportunity for online dating, and has committed to a 40% increase in head ...
  • Game of Thrones fever has even hit Spotify

    Game of Thrones fever has even hit Spotify

    Managed, Tuesday, 16 April 2019

    Game of Thrones, the very grown up fantasy adaption of George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire novels, made its way back to TV this week after a nearly two-year hiatus. You probably already know this: the show routinely brings in viewership numbers in the ...
  • Alphabet might be the biggest winner from the Uber IPO

    Alphabet might be the biggest winner from the Uber IPO

    Managed, Monday, 15 April 2019

    Ride hailing sensation Uber and Alphabet (the Silicon Valley giant that owns Google and other Big Tech properties) aren’t always the best of friends. While Alphabet isn’t in the ride-hailing business, its self-driving car program, Waymo, is a competitor ...
  • Alphabet takes to the skies in Australia

    Alphabet takes to the skies in Australia

    Managed, Friday, 12 April 2019

    Silicon Valley giant Alphabet has started offering a delivery-by-drone service in Australia. The service, known as Wing, started testing way back in 2014 – but now it’s finally up and running, and will let users order a variety of items, including fresh ...
  • Tetra Tech adds new capabilities with eGlobalTech acquisition

    Tetra Tech adds new capabilities with eGlobalTech acquisition

    Managed, Friday, 12 April 2019

    Tetra Tech is best known as an engineering and consultancy firm that works in a variety of sectors, such as water and energy technology. However, the company is looking to add to its expertise with a new acquisition, giving it capabilities in information technology ...
  • Some good news for the environment: BYD launches world’s longest electric bus

    Some good news for the environment: BYD launches world’s longest electric bus

    Managed, Thursday, 11 April 2019

    BYD, a Chinese leader in new energy that makes batteries and electric vehicles, continues to innovate in an effort to provide greener transport options. Now, it has created the world’s longest electric bus! Electric busses are a mainstay of BYD’s ...
  • GlaxoSmithKline’s AI drug development partnership just bore fruit

    GlaxoSmithKline’s AI drug development partnership just bore fruit

    Managed, Wednesday, 10 April 2019

    After two years, GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK) artificial intelligence (AI) drug development partnership with medical tech start-up Exscientia has borne fruit. The pharmaceutical giant and its smaller partner announced last Wednesday that their program had ...
  • Givaudan debuts AI tool for perfumers

    Givaudan debuts AI tool for perfumers

    Managed, Monday, 08 April 2019

    Scent and flavour king Givaudan, the company behind many of the tastes and smells we encounter on a daily basis, has debuted a new artificial intelligence (AI) tool aimed at perfumers that it says will “bring olfactory expertise into the digital age.” ...
  • Musk to hackers: thanks for finding the bugs

    Musk to hackers: thanks for finding the bugs

    Managed, Friday, 05 April 2019

    What’s high on the list of things you wouldn’t want from your self-driving car? Here’s one thing: the ability to be taken over remotely by hackers and driven wherever they want. That might sound like the start of a science fiction film, but ...
  • Starbucks offers to pay staff’s university tuition fees

    Starbucks offers to pay staff’s university tuition fees

    Managed, Friday, 05 April 2019

    Never went to university? Well now, there’s a simple way to get your degree: just get a job (any job) at coffeehouse giant Starbucks, and they’ll pay all your tuition! This is an incredibly generous offer that the company is already operating in the US ...
  • Fancy a pizza on the go? Domino’s got your back

    Fancy a pizza on the go? Domino’s got your back

    Managed, Thursday, 04 April 2019

    Fast food giant Domino’s Pizza is making a big push to become the choice of people on the go. The company has distinguished itself in the past by making Domino’s Pizza a more convenient choice than its competitors. In the fast food world (and, it turns ...
  • EU races towards electric vehicle adoption with new CO2 limits for cars

    EU races towards electric vehicle adoption with new CO2 limits for cars

    Managed, Wednesday, 03 April 2019

    The European Union (EU) is taking climate change very seriously. A recent vote in the EU parliament has seen new caps on carbon dioxide approved that, law makers hope, will spur on the trend towards electric vehicles, cleaning up roads and the atmosphere. Europe is ...
  • Google and Huawei show that China and the US can still collaborate when it matters

    Google and Huawei show that China and the US can still collaborate when it matters

    Managed, Tuesday, 02 April 2019

    Huawei, the Chinese smartphone maker, recently announced a new handset. And along with that handset, it announced a new piece of software: Track AI lets “non-trained professionals” diagnose eye conditions on their Huawei devices. What Huawei failed to ...
  • Google goes anti-anti-gay

    Google goes anti-anti-gay

    Managed, Monday, 01 April 2019

    Big Tech heavyweight Google has announced the removal of a “controversial” app from its Play Store. The app in question, developed by Living Hope Ministries (a 30-year old Christian group) is built around “conversion therapy” – the ...
  • Novartis announces new multiple sclerosis drug, and promises to undercut… itself?

    Novartis announces new multiple sclerosis drug, and promises to undercut… itself?

    Managed, Friday, 29 March 2019

    Swiss pharma giant Novartis has announced a new treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS). The pill, Mayzent, will be introduced next week, and – in a surprising move – will undercut Novartis’s older MS treatment on price. Mayzent will cost about ...
  • Lazada borrows form the Alibaba playbook as it moves to offer businesses more financial services

    Lazada borrows form the Alibaba playbook as it moves to offer businesses more financial services

    Managed, Friday, 29 March 2019

    Online merchant Lazada, the Alibaba-owned e-tail expert that’s looking to dominate the South East Asian market, is borrowing from its owner’s playbook by offering businesses on its platform access to more financial services. The company, which is based ...
  • LVMH gets into… blockchain?

    LVMH gets into… blockchain?

    Managed, Thursday, 28 March 2019

    You did not misread this article’s headline: the world’s largest luxury company, LVMH, is planning to launch its own blockchain – a technology most often assumed with ensuring transparency and authenticity in cryptocurrency payments. We say ...
  • Starbucks biggest Chinese competitor may turn out to be a major asset in its expansion

    Starbucks biggest Chinese competitor may turn out to be a major asset in its expansion

    Managed, Tuesday, 26 March 2019

    Coffeehouse kingpin Starbucks has been the dominant force in the Chinese market for two decades – no surprise, since it pretty much built it – but that might be set to change. Or at least, that’s what a spate of headlines have suggested over the ...
  • Polypipe logs record result despite headwinds

    Polypipe logs record result despite headwinds

    Managed, Monday, 25 March 2019

    Despite a “backdrop of challenging market conditions,” plastic pipe-maker Polypipe has reported record financial results for 2018. Having sold its French business in the first half of the year, Polypipe’s main exposure is to the UK market, rather ...
  • Want a cleaner, greener, world? China’s electric buses might be the answer

    Want a cleaner, greener, world? China’s electric buses might be the answer

    Managed, Friday, 22 March 2019

    According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), Chinese buses may be the key to a greener world – assuming, that is, that they continue to transition to electric. BNEF posted a report this week that detailed the impact “China and its bus fleet” ...
  • Disney and 21st Century Fox finally merge, and Netflix’s share price trends… up?

    Disney and 21st Century Fox finally merge, and Netflix’s share price trends… up?

    Managed, Friday, 22 March 2019

    It says impressive things about the confidence investors have in Streaming Video on Demand (SVOD) market leader Netflix that the merger between 21st Century Fox and Disney hasn’t dented it’s share price. In fact, on the day that Fox and Disney’s ...
  • Starbucks supercharging loyalty scheme to fend off competition

    Starbucks supercharging loyalty scheme to fend off competition

    Managed, Thursday, 21 March 2019

    Coffeehouse kingpin Starbucks has announced a revamp of its incredibly popular loyalty scheme, hoping that a tactic which has served it well in the past can help push it even further. The company made the announcement ahead of Wednesday’s shareholder meeting, ...
  • Viasat and Facebook team up to bring the internet to rural Mexico

    Viasat and Facebook team up to bring the internet to rural Mexico

    Managed, Wednesday, 20 March 2019

    Social media giant Facebook has kickstarted a couple of initiatives over the years to get cheap-or-free WiFi in the hands of underserved populations in rural communities around the world. But, for one reason or another, none of these initiatives have been the ...
  • Just Eat sees 43% revenue rise in 2018, commits to expansion

    Just Eat sees 43% revenue rise in 2018, commits to expansion

    Managed, Tuesday, 19 March 2019

    Fast food delivery service Just Eat has committed to an expansion of its courier service, as it searches for a new CEO and faces fresh competition from rivals like Deliveroo and Uber Eats. Just Eat remains the UK’s market leader in food delivery, but the ...
  • Baidu sees first executive retirement, vows to appoint millennials to top team

    Baidu sees first executive retirement, vows to appoint millennials to top team

    Managed, Monday, 18 March 2019

    At the end of last week, Chinese internet giant Baidu made an announcement: Zhang Yaqin, its president of new business, is opting to retire at 53. This will be the first executive retirement that Baidu’s ever seen, and it came in response to a new initiative ...
  • What’s next for Starbucks? Dark social

    What’s next for Starbucks? Dark social

    Managed, Friday, 15 March 2019

    Coffeehouse kingpin Starbucks, the world’s largest coffee chain, is testing a new marketing strategy on social media: something that’s referred to, in the industry, as “dark social”. Despite the ominous (and slightly cool) sounding name, dark ...
  • Cognizant announces Meritsoft acquisition

    Cognizant announces Meritsoft acquisition

    Managed, Thursday, 14 March 2019

    IT services giant Cognizant has announced the acquisition of Meritsoft, a Dublin-based “FinTech innovator in post-trade processing.” According to Cognizant’s press release, the acquisition will benefit both companies, and provide “banking ...
  • Compass Group puts women front and centre in new HR program

    Compass Group puts women front and centre in new HR program

    Ecommerce, Tuesday, 12 March 2019

    Compass Group UK and Ireland is partnering with popular parenting forum Mumsnet and training provider Corndel to make it easier for mothers to get back into the workplace. The company is keen to embrace positive, ethical, social values – while, at the same ...
  • Eurofins saw “solid” 2018, revenue +27%

    Eurofins saw “solid” 2018, revenue +27%

    Managed, Friday, 08 March 2019

    Global laboratory group Eurofins Scientific reported full-year 2018 results this week that sent its share price up. The company has had another year characterised by heavy M&A activity, investing “about” 1.2 billion euros and closing 50 acquisitions. ...
  • Baidu’s Robin Li: focus on artificial intelligence, not trade war

    Baidu’s Robin Li: focus on artificial intelligence, not trade war

    Managed, Thursday, 07 March 2019

    At this week’s “two sessions” – an annual gathering of Chinese legislative and political advisory bodies – Baidu’s CEO and co-founder Robin Li was eager to talk down the impact of the trade war, and focus on longer-term growth ...
  • How well does Starbucks understand the Chinese consumer? Check out the reception of its limited-edition cat cup

    How well does Starbucks understand the Chinese consumer? Check out the reception of its limited-edition cat cup

    Managed, Wednesday, 06 March 2019

    Last week, China was rocked by outbreaks of violence. Well, that might be an overstatement – but at least it got your attention. In actual fact, the ‘violent outbreaks’ might be best summed up as ‘scuffles in Starbucks stores.’ But ...
  • Amadeus’ quarterly earnings show strength in software services

    Amadeus’ quarterly earnings show strength in software services

    Managed, Tuesday, 05 March 2019

    Amadeus IT is a pioneer in the travel industry, rolling out its backend infrastructural support to airlines looking to distribute airfares to travel agencies. But, while its traditional business is still its biggest segment, newer services are driving growth at the ...
  • Domino’s might not have overwhelmed investors over earnings – but it’s still winning the pizza wars

    Domino’s might not have overwhelmed investors over earnings – but it’s still winning the pizza wars

    Managed, Friday, 01 March 2019

    Domino’s Pizza didn’t wow investors when it last-posted earnings, but take note: it’s still winning the pizza wars. To be clear about those earnings: they weren’t “bad” per se. In fact, they were pretty good! But same-store sales ...
  • Baidu beats the Street on top- and bottom-lines

    Baidu beats the Street on top- and bottom-lines

    Managed, Thursday, 28 February 2019

    Chinese internet giant Baidu reported earnings last week that beat the Street’s expectations on the top- and bottom-lines. That’s particularly notable given recent worries over the health of the Chinese economy – and, in particular, the toll it ...
  • Generic approvals go up, but drug prices don’t go down

    Generic approvals go up, but drug prices don’t go down

    Managed, Thursday, 28 February 2019

    Common sense dictates that if more generic competitors are being approved for a drug than they previously were, the price of that drug is likely to go down. But, according to a new report in the US, that’s not what’s happening. While the Food and Drug ...
  • US non-profit claims new Novartis gene therapy would be “cost effective up to $900,000”

    US non-profit claims new Novartis gene therapy would be “cost effective up to $900,000”

    Managed, Wednesday, 27 February 2019

    Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is a serious genetic disease that affects the parts of the nervous system controlling voluntary muscle movement. It’s rare, has a hugely debilitating affect on quality of life, and often leads to early death. However, ...
  • Layoffs in China’s internet sector? Not at Alibaba!

    Layoffs in China’s internet sector? Not at Alibaba!

    Managed, Tuesday, 26 February 2019

    As many in the market speculate that there are job cuts coming in the Chinese internet sector, major ecommerce player Alibaba has reiterated a commitment to boost consumption over the coming year. And, according to CEO Daniel Zhang, who spoke to reporters on Friday, ...
  • YouTube faces advertising backlash over child videos

    YouTube faces advertising backlash over child videos

    Managed, Monday, 25 February 2019

    Internet giant Google’s market-leading video hosting site YouTube faced criticism last week over an alleged “soft core peadophillia ring” operating on its platform. Despite the hyperbolic language, YouTube isn’t hosting any actual child ...
  • Google looks to close the cloud gap with Amazon and Microsoft through new acquisition

    Google looks to close the cloud gap with Amazon and Microsoft through new acquisition

    Managed, Friday, 22 February 2019

    Internet giant Google has announced that it is acquiring small cloud migration company Alooma. The goal behind the purchase is simple: to accelerate Google’s cloud business over the coming months, letting it compete with the big boys of the industry (Amazon ...
  • BYD announces European expansion with new zero-emission models

    BYD announces European expansion with new zero-emission models

    Managed, Thursday, 21 February 2019

    BYD, the Chinese clean energy expert that produces electric vehicles and batteries, is blazing a zero-emissions trail around the world. The company recently reported a surge of sales in its domestic market this January (traditionally, a slow month for the industry), ...
  • Givaudan partners with The Kitchen to shake up food

    Givaudan partners with The Kitchen to shake up food

    Managed, Wednesday, 20 February 2019

    Swiss scent and flavour expert Givaudan, the company behind numerous products we come into contact with every day, has announced a partnership with Israeli-based food technology incubator The Kitchen. According to both parties, the goal of the partnership is to ...
  • IQVIA Holdings delivers record results in fourth quarter

    IQVIA Holdings delivers record results in fourth quarter

    Managed, Tuesday, 19 February 2019

    IQVIA Holdings (IQVIA), the contract research giant that feeds healthcare-and-related industries’ ever-increasing demand for data, reported earnings at the end of last week that finished 2018 with a bang. IQVIA broke its own records and beat the Street’s ...
  • Charles River continues winning streak in fourth quarter

    Charles River continues winning streak in fourth quarter

    Managed, Monday, 18 February 2019

    Charles River Laboratories, a provider of innovative drug development solutions for private and public healthcare organisations, academic institutions, and governmental agencies, reported yet another quarter of expectations-beating financial results at the end of ...
  • Cognex beats the Street on revenues and earnings in fourth quarter

    Cognex beats the Street on revenues and earnings in fourth quarter

    Managed, Monday, 18 February 2019

    Cognex, an American manufacturer of machine vision systems, software, and sensors, reported earnings at the end of last week that beat the Street on top- and bottom-lines. The company, which is an integral part in the trends towards automation and robotics, saw ...
  • Alphabet’s Makani energy kite gets go-ahead as an independent company

    Alphabet’s Makani energy kite gets go-ahead as an independent company

    Managed, Friday, 15 February 2019

    Alphabet, the company formerly known as Google, might be more ‘investor-friendly’ (by which we mean more financially transparent and less willing to haemorrhage cash on crazy schemes) but there’s still a little of the ‘old Google’ in ...
  • Check out this video of Xylem’s intervention in last year’s Thai cave disaster

    Check out this video of Xylem’s intervention in last year’s Thai cave disaster

    Managed, Friday, 15 February 2019

    Last summer, watchers all over the world focused on a dramatic story playing out in Thailand. A football (or soccer) team of young Thai boys and their coach had become trapped in underground caves following a bus accident – and the race was on to rescue them ...
  • Samsonite gives online shopping platform a boost with Cappasity product visualisation

    Samsonite gives online shopping platform a boost with Cappasity product visualisation

    Managed, Thursday, 14 February 2019

    Samsonite, the world’s leading luggage manufacturer, has announced that it will be making a significant improvement to its online retail stores in the US with the addition of Cappasity’s 3D product imaging software. Cappasity is the leader in the field ...
  • GSK beats the Street on top and bottom lines

    GSK beats the Street on top and bottom lines

    Managed, Wednesday, 13 February 2019

    Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) reported earnings last week that beat the Street’s predictions for top- and bottom-line growth. The company, which is one of the healthcare industry’s largest players, has been reshaping its business since ...