Managed Stories

  • Facebook to start monetizing news

    Facebook to start monetizing news

  • Novartis beats estimates, considers eye care unit spin off

    Novartis beats estimates, considers eye care unit spin off

  •  Lloyd’s estimates global cyber attack could cost $121.4 billion

    Lloyd’s estimates global cyber attack could cost $121.4 billion

  • Xylem Inc.: it’s time to rebuild America’s water infrastructure

    Xylem Inc.: it’s time to rebuild America’s water infrastructure

  • Global Payments joins partnership to establish Payment Innovation Hub in Barcelona

    Global Payments joins partnership to establish Payment Innovation Hub in Barcelona

  • WPP looks to offset Brexit with western European acquisitions

    WPP looks to offset Brexit with western European acquisitions

  • Just Eat: Britain needs more curry chefs!

    Just Eat: Britain needs more curry chefs!

  • Givaudan digs deep for dairy: acquires Vika

    Givaudan digs deep for dairy: acquires Vika

  • Starbucks embraces the rainbow for Pride

    Starbucks embraces the rainbow for Pride

  • Eurofins acquires Amatsigroup, furthers biopharmaceuticals lead

    Eurofins acquires Amatsigroup, furthers biopharmaceuticals lead

  • Volatile weather “new normal” in world beset by global warming

    Volatile weather “new normal” in world beset by global warming

  • Just Eat finds new CEO: former Moneysupermarket boss

    Just Eat finds new CEO: former Moneysupermarket boss

  • Google’s DeepMind finds way around academic brain drain

    Google’s DeepMind finds way around academic brain drain

  • France to ban all petrol and diesel cars by 2040

    France to ban all petrol and diesel cars by 2040

  • Big pharma battles the bulge – but where’s the profit?

    Big pharma battles the bulge – but where’s the profit?

  • Domino’s continues to deliver pizza with a tech edge

    Domino’s continues to deliver pizza with a tech edge

  • China keeps tight reins on internet access

    China keeps tight reins on internet access

  • Assa Abloy acquires Atlantic Door Control

    Assa Abloy acquires Atlantic Door Control

  • Novartis signs deal with Vectura to deliver generic U.S. lung therapy

    Novartis signs deal with Vectura to deliver generic U.S. lung therapy

  • Earth has three years to reduce causes of global warming

    Earth has three years to reduce causes of global warming

  • World reels from second groundbreaking hack of the year

    World reels from second groundbreaking hack of the year

  • ViaSat’s share price ‘rockets’ on back of successful launch

    ViaSat’s share price ‘rockets’ on back of successful launch

  • Starbucks focuses on food

    Starbucks focuses on food

  • WPP CEO talks Silicon Valley, Brexit, and branding

    WPP CEO talks Silicon Valley, Brexit, and branding

  • Could climate change dent productivity?

    Could climate change dent productivity?

  • Potential sale sends Hexagon higher

    Potential sale sends Hexagon higher

  • Delphi could be just what Intel needs

    Delphi could be just what Intel needs

  • Xylem’s 2016 sustainability report published

    Xylem’s 2016 sustainability report published

  • Is Trump tough on Big Pharma? No way!

    Is Trump tough on Big Pharma? No way!

  • Carnival Cruise Line updates HUB app with more great features

    Carnival Cruise Line updates HUB app with more great features

  • Google outlines plans to suppress terrorist propaganda

    Google outlines plans to suppress terrorist propaganda

  • Cognizant Technology Solutions to acquire TMG Health

    Cognizant Technology Solutions to acquire TMG Health

  • Wolters Kluwer makes play for trade secrets legal business

    Wolters Kluwer makes play for trade secrets legal business

  • Alphabet joins the pharmaceutical industry?

    Alphabet joins the pharmaceutical industry?

  • Historic exhibition charts Caterpillar’s transformation into an iconic brand

    Historic exhibition charts Caterpillar’s transformation into an iconic brand

  • Florida sees success with water reuse test

    Florida sees success with water reuse test

  • Is Taiwan about to become agriculture’s Silicon Valley?

    Is Taiwan about to become agriculture’s Silicon Valley?

  • Novartis: how to price a groundbreaking new treatment?

    Novartis: how to price a groundbreaking new treatment?

  • Demographics put India in front of China – one day

    Demographics put India in front of China – one day

  • Assa Abloy using mobile showroom for urban offerings

    Assa Abloy using mobile showroom for urban offerings

  • UN: 25% of population will lack clean water by 2050

    UN: 25% of population will lack clean water by 2050

  • Is Google about to create “premium internet”?

    Is Google about to create “premium internet”?

  • Eurofins Scientific acquires Nab Labs

    Eurofins Scientific acquires Nab Labs

  • Big technology companies criticized following terror attacks

    Big technology companies criticized following terror attacks

  • Systemic threats to the planet’s food source

    Systemic threats to the planet’s food source

  • Ruth Porat: Google’s biggest risk “complacency”

    Ruth Porat: Google’s biggest risk “complacency”

  • Polypipe prepares for new CEO

    Polypipe prepares for new CEO

  • Alphabet overtakes Uber in race to self-driving

    Alphabet overtakes Uber in race to self-driving

  • Donald Trump expected to remove U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord

    Donald Trump expected to remove U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord

  • Big Pharma’s big players see Trump moving in on drug prices

    Big Pharma’s big players see Trump moving in on drug prices

Latest Managed Stories

  • Facebook to start monetizing news

    Facebook to start monetizing news

    Managed, Friday, 21 July 2017

    In an answer to big media companies that recently complained Facebook’s ‘instant articles’ were failing to boost their bottom lines, the social media giant will look to monetize its news offering. The company’s head of news partnerships, ...
  • Novartis beats estimates, considers eye care unit spin off

    Novartis beats estimates, considers eye care unit spin off

    Managed, Thursday, 20 July 2017

    Novartis reported second quarter earnings for the year last week, showing a decline in revenue as patents expired on one of its cancer-fighting drugs (Gleevec). This decline was in-line with analysts’ expectations: what wasn’t was a 10% rise in net ...
  •  Lloyd’s estimates global cyber attack could cost $121.4 billion

    Lloyd’s estimates global cyber attack could cost $121.4 billion

    Managed, Wednesday, 19 July 2017

    Lloyd’s of London has estimated that an extreme global cyber attack could result in damages of as much as $121.4 billion. That’s comparable to the economic hit caused by extreme weather events like Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Lloyd’s new report ...
  • Xylem Inc.: it’s time to rebuild America’s water infrastructure

    Xylem Inc.: it’s time to rebuild America’s water infrastructure

    Managed, Wednesday, 19 July 2017

    In a recent article posted to its Impeller Magazine, global water technology company Xylem Inc. has made a strong case for the need to replace substantial amounts of the U.S.’s water infrastructure. According to the company, this is now a critical situation. ...
  • Global Payments joins partnership to establish Payment Innovation Hub in Barcelona

    Global Payments joins partnership to establish Payment Innovation Hub in Barcelona

    Managed, Tuesday, 18 July 2017

    Global Payments Inc., a leading provider of payment technology services worldwide, is partnering with CaixaBank, Visa, Samsung and Arval, to create a Payment Innovation Hub in Barcelona. This hub will be amongst the first such body established, and will bring ...
  • WPP looks to offset Brexit with western European acquisitions

    WPP looks to offset Brexit with western European acquisitions

    Managed, Monday, 17 July 2017

    WPP is the world’s biggest advertising agency – but it’s based in Britain, and the company’s boss, Sir Martin Sorrell, is worried about the effects of Brexit. As a result, he’s ben looking for companies in Western Europe that WPP can ...
  • Just Eat: Britain needs more curry chefs!

    Just Eat: Britain needs more curry chefs!

    Managed, Friday, 14 July 2017

    Online takeaway ordering platform Just Eat has issued warnings that there aren’t enough curry chefs in Britain. Claiming that restaurants were closing due to the shortage, the company called on the UK government to loosen immigration rules and improve training ...
  • Givaudan digs deep for dairy: acquires Vika

    Givaudan digs deep for dairy: acquires Vika

    Managed, Thursday, 13 July 2017

    Givaudan, the flavor and fragrance brand that has a hand in a shocking number of products we consume daily, is hoping to increase its dairy portfolio with the acquisition of Vika. Vika supplies customers in the food and beverage industry with a wide variety of ...
  • Starbucks embraces the rainbow for Pride

    Starbucks embraces the rainbow for Pride

    Managed, Wednesday, 12 July 2017

    Starbucks is no stranger to a good cause. It’s ahead of the competition when it comes to paying its taxes and its staff, caring about the environment, and battling prejudice. The company reiterated these core values last week as a gold sponsor of Pride, the ...
  • Eurofins acquires Amatsigroup, furthers biopharmaceuticals lead

    Eurofins acquires Amatsigroup, furthers biopharmaceuticals lead

    Managed, Wednesday, 12 July 2017

    Eurofins Scientific, the French laboratory group that has carved out a market-leading position in the global biopharmaceutical products testing market, has further consolidated its lead with a well-timed acquisition. For the past few years, Eurofins has pursued an ...
  • Volatile weather “new normal” in world beset by global warming

    Volatile weather “new normal” in world beset by global warming

    Managed, Tuesday, 11 July 2017

    According to Bloomberg, Texas’ driest year in history was 2011. Just four years later, the state saw its wettest year ever. Also in 2011, the Mississippi River hit its highest ever flood levels – then, in 2012, its second-lowest. And after a six-year ...
  • Just Eat finds new CEO: former Moneysupermarket boss

    Just Eat finds new CEO: former Moneysupermarket boss

    Managed, Monday, 10 July 2017

    Peter Plumb, Just Eat’s somewhat suitably named new CEO, has big shoes to fill. He’ll be replacing celebrated former CEO David Buttress, who stepped down after four years for “urgent family reasons” but remains on the board. In the interim ...
  • Google’s DeepMind finds way around academic brain drain

    Google’s DeepMind finds way around academic brain drain

    Managed, Friday, 07 July 2017

    Google’s DeepMind – widely considered to be the most advanced artificial intelligence (AI) company in the world – has announced that it will open its first non-UK research facility in Edmonton Canada. To do so, it has hired three leading academics ...
  • France to ban all petrol and diesel cars by 2040

    France to ban all petrol and diesel cars by 2040

    Managed, Friday, 07 July 2017

    According to a new plan unveiled by France’s environment minister yesterday, the country is planning to ban all diesel and petrol cars by 2040. Nicolas Hulot said that this was part of newly elected President Emmanuel Macron’s vision for a carbon neutral ...
  • Big pharma battles the bulge – but where’s the profit?

    Big pharma battles the bulge – but where’s the profit?

    Managed, Thursday, 06 July 2017

    The obesity epidemic is continuing to increase, as waistlines round the world expand and raise the specter of a serious health crisis in the near future. Health conditions associated with obesity are already a global problem (think diabetes, heart disease, certain ...
  • Domino’s continues to deliver pizza with a tech edge

    Domino’s continues to deliver pizza with a tech edge

    Managed, Thursday, 06 July 2017

    Domino’s Pizza took its fast food delivery business digital a decade ago. And although it’s still a pizza delivery company, the increasing focus it’s placed on tech and innovation sometimes makes that hard to remember. Recent news exacerbates that ...
  • China keeps tight reins on internet access

    China keeps tight reins on internet access

    Managed, Wednesday, 05 July 2017

    There is a conundrum at the heart of Chinese internet use: on the one hand, the government restricts access to a wide range of sites and content – particularly that which can be found outside the country. On the other hand, Facebook, Twitter, and more seem to ...
  • Assa Abloy acquires Atlantic Door Control

    Assa Abloy acquires Atlantic Door Control

    Managed, Tuesday, 04 July 2017

    Global security company Assa Abloy, perhaps the world’s foremost maker of doors and locks, announced last week that it has purchased Atlantic Door Control. Atlantic is a “pedestrian door distributor” based in Maryland and Virginia that was ...
  • Novartis signs deal with Vectura to deliver generic U.S. lung therapy

    Novartis signs deal with Vectura to deliver generic U.S. lung therapy

    Managed, Monday, 03 July 2017

    Sandoz AG, a unit of Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis, has signed an exclusive deal with Vectura Group Plc to develop a generic version of an existing combined lung therapy for the U.S. healthcare market. Vectura, a British drug maker, has been trying to create a ...
  • Earth has three years to reduce causes of global warming

    Earth has three years to reduce causes of global warming

    Managed, Friday, 30 June 2017

    According to a new study published in influential scientific journal Nature, we have a three-year window to make “significant reductions” in greenhouse gas emissions, or face the consequences. Those consequences can be subsumed under the heading ...
  • World reels from second groundbreaking hack of the year

    World reels from second groundbreaking hack of the year

    Managed, Friday, 30 June 2017

    Dominion has emphasized the importance of cyber security for some time, but it is still a message that many investors have seemingly ignored. If there was ever any doubt as to the importance of cyber security products, 2017 has put them firmly to bed. And ...
  • ViaSat’s share price ‘rockets’ on back of successful launch

    ViaSat’s share price ‘rockets’ on back of successful launch

    Managed, Thursday, 29 June 2017

    Californian communications company ViaSat is a provider of high speed internet via satellite and secure networking operations – and its share price rose by as much as 5.5% last Friday after it launched its second high bandwidth internet satellite into space. ...
  • Starbucks focuses on food

    Starbucks focuses on food

    Managed, Wednesday, 28 June 2017

    According to Starbucks’ chief financial officer, Scott Maw, food is going to be bigger business for the group going forward. The coffee house king, which is still looking at growing its share of the coffee market, is testing new ways to attract customers in ...
  • WPP CEO talks Silicon Valley, Brexit, and branding

    WPP CEO talks Silicon Valley, Brexit, and branding

    Managed, Tuesday, 27 June 2017

    WPP’s CEO, Sir Martin Sorrell, is not known for keeping his opinions to himself. After confessing his concerns over the role Amazon would play in the digital advertising landscape a few months ago, Sir Martin has spoken about the Silicon Valley heavyweight ...
  • Could climate change dent productivity?

    Could climate change dent productivity?

    Managed, Monday, 26 June 2017

    There are obvious arguments to stem climate change from a moral and sustainable perspective – but is there one from an economic perspective too? The recent heat wave in Phoenix, Arizona has seen temperatures soar to as high as 48 degrees Celsius, so hot that ...
  • Potential sale sends Hexagon higher

    Potential sale sends Hexagon higher

    Managed, Monday, 26 June 2017

    According to the Wall Street Journal, Swedish industrial technology company Hexagon may be in early stage talks over a possible sale. The paper cited an anonymous source who was close to the matter, saying that the company had been in talks with a U.S. or European ...
  • Delphi could be just what Intel needs

    Delphi could be just what Intel needs

    Managed, Friday, 23 June 2017

    Intel’s self-driving car plans were bolstered when it announced it was buying Mobileye earlier this year. And it’s understandable why the company would shell out on a purchase like this: by 2030, the vehicle systems, data, and services market could be ...
  • Xylem’s 2016 sustainability report published

    Xylem’s 2016 sustainability report published

    Managed, Friday, 23 June 2017

    Global water technology company Xylem Inc. has published its 2016 Sustainability Report this month, highlighting the challenges to the global potable water supply that face the world, and the progress the company is making in tackling them. According to the report, ...
  • Is Trump tough on Big Pharma? No way!

    Is Trump tough on Big Pharma? No way!

    Managed, Thursday, 22 June 2017

    When he won the Presidency of the United States, Donald Trump talked tough on Big Pharma. Using his favoured means of communication, the President opined on Twitter that drug prices were out of control, and the industry needed stricter policing. Though that rhetoric ...
  • Carnival Cruise Line updates HUB app with more great features

    Carnival Cruise Line updates HUB app with more great features

    Managed, Wednesday, 21 June 2017

    Carnival Cruise Line’s free HUB app is geared towards making cruisers time at sea easier, more social, and more fun. It’s a free download that lets you chat with other passengers on the ship, and offers access to speedy updates about what’s going ...
  • Google outlines plans to suppress terrorist propaganda

    Google outlines plans to suppress terrorist propaganda

    Managed, Tuesday, 20 June 2017

    A spate of terror attacks in the UK led politicians to call on Google, as well as other big tech companies, to crack down on the spread of terrorist propaganda online. Now, the search engine and online advertising market leader is responding to those calls, ...
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions to acquire TMG Health

    Cognizant Technology Solutions to acquire TMG Health

    Managed, Tuesday, 20 June 2017

    US-based technology company Cognizant Technology Solutions, has announced that it will acquire TMG Health, a subsidiary business of Health Care Service Corporation. As part of the acquisition deal, Cognizant has agreed to let TMG Health continue to service Health ...
  • Wolters Kluwer makes play for trade secrets legal business

    Wolters Kluwer makes play for trade secrets legal business

    Managed, Monday, 19 June 2017

    Global information services company Wolters Kluwer, which works closely to service the legal and accounting professions, is making a play for practices involved in trade secrets law. The company released a press release last week announcing the launch of its Trade ...
  • Alphabet joins the pharmaceutical industry?

    Alphabet joins the pharmaceutical industry?

    Managed, Friday, 16 June 2017

    Google’s parent company, Alphabet, is joining the pharmaceutical industry – sort of. Recent reports have revealed that the Silicon Valley heavyweight has joined Swiss drug maker Novartis to fund a life sciences venture group, Medicxi. Institutional ...
  • Historic exhibition charts Caterpillar’s transformation into an iconic brand

    Historic exhibition charts Caterpillar’s transformation into an iconic brand

    Managed, Thursday, 15 June 2017

    Ever heard of the Caterpillar Visitors Center? If not, don’t be alarmed – even today, the museum-like attraction is probably somewhat of a niche market. However, the market it attracts is the company’s staple customers: the people who bought a ...
  • Florida sees success with water reuse test

    Florida sees success with water reuse test

    Managed, Wednesday, 14 June 2017

    If reused water doesn’t sound hugely appealing, that’s understandable. However, when you look at how well modern technology can prepare it for that reuse, and consider the impact that an impending water crisis could have on our lives, it’s ...
  • Is Taiwan about to become agriculture’s Silicon Valley?

    Is Taiwan about to become agriculture’s Silicon Valley?

    Managed, Tuesday, 13 June 2017

    Taiwan may be on the brink of becoming the world’s go-to innovator and supplier of precision agriculture solutions. Precision agriculture is a catch all term for the application of powerful modern technologies – such as drones, satellites, the Internet ...
  • Novartis: how to price a groundbreaking new treatment?

    Novartis: how to price a groundbreaking new treatment?

    Managed, Tuesday, 13 June 2017

    Pharmaceutical giant Novartis is about to pioneer a new type of therapy that the sector has spent the last few years racing towards. CAR-T therapy (Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell therapy – catchy, I know) is a one-time therapy that could be used to treat ...
  • Demographics put India in front of China – one day

    Demographics put India in front of China – one day

    Managed, Friday, 09 June 2017

    China has long been seen as the king of the developing world, and the second most powerful country on the globe after the U.S. But that may be set to change. For many years, China has boasted the world’s largest population. But new figures suggest that India ...
  • Assa Abloy using mobile showroom for urban offerings

    Assa Abloy using mobile showroom for urban offerings

    Managed, Friday, 09 June 2017

    Assa Abloy’s Metropolitan Solutions Showroom is going out on the road, taking  The company’s latest innovations to a wide range of customers – architects, interior designers, facility managers and property owners – in urban markets. The ...
  • UN: 25% of population will lack clean water by 2050

    UN: 25% of population will lack clean water by 2050

    Managed, Thursday, 08 June 2017

    According to the secretary general of the United Nations (UN), Antonio Guterres, global demand for fresh water is predicted to rise by more than 40% to 2050 – and at least a quarter of the world’s population will live in countries with a “chronic ...
  • Is Google about to create “premium internet”?

    Is Google about to create “premium internet”?

    Managed, Wednesday, 07 June 2017

    Google is planning to role out new measures that protect users of its market-leading internet browser Chrome from intrusive advertising. In a blog post on Thursday, Google’s senior vice president of ads and commerce, Sridhar Ramaswamy, wrote that ...
  • Eurofins Scientific acquires Nab Labs

    Eurofins Scientific acquires Nab Labs

    Managed, Wednesday, 07 June 2017

    Global leader in food and environment testing Eurofins Scientific has made another European acquisition geared to drive it towards greater market share. Its latest purchase is Nab Labs, an independent environment testing group of laboratories in Finland. Eurofins ...
  • Big technology companies criticized following terror attacks

    Big technology companies criticized following terror attacks

    Managed, Tuesday, 06 June 2017

    Technology companies like Google, Facebook, and Twitter have come under fire from the UK government following a spate of terror attacks in the country. As Britons prepare to cast their votes in the general election on Thursday, news headlines are dominated by three ...
  • Systemic threats to the planet’s food source

    Systemic threats to the planet’s food source

    Managed, Tuesday, 06 June 2017

    In a recent article for The Conversation, Anthony Janetos, director of the Frederick S. Pardee center for the study of long-range future, and professor of Earth and environment at Boston University, presented a concerning possibility for the future of food. What, he ...
  • Ruth Porat: Google’s biggest risk “complacency”

    Ruth Porat: Google’s biggest risk “complacency”

    Managed, Monday, 05 June 2017

    According to Alphabet’s superstar chief financial officer, Ruth Porat, Google’s “biggest risk is complacency, not innovating, not investing.” Porat was brought into the company when it restructured into Alphabet to address some of the more ...
  • Polypipe prepares for new CEO

    Polypipe prepares for new CEO

    Managed, Monday, 05 June 2017

    Plastic pipe manufacturer Polypipe’s CEO, David Hall, is set to leave the company after 12 years at the helm. The group’s chief financial officer, Martin Payne, will step up to fill the position Hall leaves behind on 2 October this year. Payne, who has ...
  • Alphabet overtakes Uber in race to self-driving

    Alphabet overtakes Uber in race to self-driving

    Managed, Friday, 02 June 2017

    Alphabet was one of the first companies to take the self-driving car business seriously, but somewhere along the way, it looked like it had lost its leadership position. Last year, all that changed – the company spun off its automated driving business into ...
  • Donald Trump expected to remove U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord

    Donald Trump expected to remove U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord

    Managed, Thursday, 01 June 2017

    President Donald Trump is expected to remove the U.S. from the Paris Climate Change Accord imminently. After months of internal division within his administration – his daughter Ivanka, and secretary of state Rex Tillerson want to stay in; White House ...
  • Big Pharma’s big players see Trump moving in on drug prices

    Big Pharma’s big players see Trump moving in on drug prices

    Managed, Thursday, 01 June 2017

    President Donald Trump has been an outspoken critic of the high drug prices in America, frequently using Twitter to berate the sector. On at least one occasion, this spooked investors, and sent pharmaceutical shares sharply downwards – but it hasn’t all ...