Managed Stories

  • As regulators mull break-up, Alphabet investors could see a 50% upside

    As regulators mull break-up, Alphabet investors could see a 50% upside

  • Domino’s Pizza puts delivery robots on Texas streets

    Domino’s Pizza puts delivery robots on Texas streets

  • GlaxoSmithKline partners with University of California to spur drug discovery

    GlaxoSmithKline partners with University of California to spur drug discovery

  • Compass Group to buy Fazer Food Services

    Compass Group to buy Fazer Food Services

  • Alibaba announces that its voice-controlled assistant will feature in Chinese cars

    Alibaba announces that its voice-controlled assistant will feature in Chinese cars

  • Starbucks gets spooky with Chinese ghost stores

    Starbucks gets spooky with Chinese ghost stores

  • China is major market for electric cars – Beijing works to avoid a crash

    China is major market for electric cars – Beijing works to avoid a crash

  • GlaxoSmithKline’s asthma drug gets a boost as FDA approves “at-home” treatment

    GlaxoSmithKline’s asthma drug gets a boost as FDA approves “at-home” treatment

  • As anti-trust attacks mount, Big Tech makes its defences plain

    As anti-trust attacks mount, Big Tech makes its defences plain

  • GlaxoSmithKline adds its voice to calls for new ways to price drugs

    GlaxoSmithKline adds its voice to calls for new ways to price drugs

  • Xylem announces dry-pit pump testing centre in Sweden

    Xylem announces dry-pit pump testing centre in Sweden

  • Domino’s brings artificial intelligence quality scans to the pizza world

    Domino’s brings artificial intelligence quality scans to the pizza world

  • Baidu partners with CITIC and looks for $1 billion to build an online bank

    Baidu partners with CITIC and looks for $1 billion to build an online bank

  • With a new satellite on the way, and dominance in in-flight internet, Viasat is set to continue its incredible journey

    With a new satellite on the way, and dominance in in-flight internet, Viasat is set to continue its incredible journey

  • Tinder takes aim at emerging markets with new lite version

    Tinder takes aim at emerging markets with new lite version

  • For electric vehicle makers, China dominates

    For electric vehicle makers, China dominates

  • Novartis wants to shake up US drug pricing system before releasing new gene therapy

    Novartis wants to shake up US drug pricing system before releasing new gene therapy

  • Givaudan acquires Golden Frog, Vietnamese flavour company

    Givaudan acquires Golden Frog, Vietnamese flavour company

  • In China, even motor races are evolving towards driverless cars

    In China, even motor races are evolving towards driverless cars

  • Charles River acquires Resero Analytics

    Charles River acquires Resero Analytics

  • GoDaddy goes to war against fake supplements online

    GoDaddy goes to war against fake supplements online

  • Compass Group sees its share price jump on back of strong first half

    Compass Group sees its share price jump on back of strong first half

  • Alphabet looks to consolidate lead in online advertising

    Alphabet looks to consolidate lead in online advertising

  • Givaudan offers advice to smaller prospective partners

    Givaudan offers advice to smaller prospective partners

  • Charles River beats the Street on top- and bottom-lines

    Charles River beats the Street on top- and bottom-lines

  • Aptiv beats on earnings and revenue despite “challenging” environment

    Aptiv beats on earnings and revenue despite “challenging” environment

  • IQVIA Holdings beats the Street on top- and bottom-lines

    IQVIA Holdings beats the Street on top- and bottom-lines

  • Tetra Tech reports best ever quarterly results

    Tetra Tech reports best ever quarterly results

  • AerCap beats the Street, share price heads for the skies

    AerCap beats the Street, share price heads for the skies

  • Alphabet beats the Street, but investors punish the stock for slower ad growth

    Alphabet beats the Street, but investors punish the stock for slower ad growth

  • BYD reports 632% increase in profit for first quarter!

    BYD reports 632% increase in profit for first quarter!

  • Just Eat sees revenue rise 21% - but UK market is a weak spot

    Just Eat sees revenue rise 21% - but UK market is a weak spot

  • PayPal goes shopping for a half-billion-dollar stake in Uber

    PayPal goes shopping for a half-billion-dollar stake in Uber

  • As upstart-rival Luckin’s IPO looms, Starbucks looks strong

    As upstart-rival Luckin’s IPO looms, Starbucks looks strong

  • Novartis shares soar on strong profit outlook for 2019

    Novartis shares soar on strong profit outlook for 2019

  • Domino’s beats the Street on earnings

    Domino’s beats the Street on earnings

  • Netflix gets three Beyonce projects for $60 million

    Netflix gets three Beyonce projects for $60 million

  • Aptiv makes its move into China

    Aptiv makes its move into China

  • Givaudan sees a strong first quarter thanks to recent acquisitions

    Givaudan sees a strong first quarter thanks to recent acquisitions

  • 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

Latest Managed Stories

  • As regulators mull break-up, Alphabet investors could see a 50% upside

    As regulators mull break-up, Alphabet investors could see a 50% upside

    Managed, Wednesday, 19 June 2019

    The US Department of Justice’s antitrust probe into Silicon Valley giant Alphabet – the company formerly known-as (and know parent to) Google – has investors concerned. On the one hand, Alphabet has plenty of experience in this area, given its ...
  • Domino’s Pizza puts delivery robots on Texas streets

    Domino’s Pizza puts delivery robots on Texas streets

    Managed, Wednesday, 19 June 2019

    Fast food giant Domino’s Pizza is no stranger to the tech world. The company has managed to distinguish itself from competitors with a best-in-class app, and recently announced an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered “quality checker” software that ...
  • GlaxoSmithKline partners with University of California to spur drug discovery

    GlaxoSmithKline partners with University of California to spur drug discovery

    Managed, Tuesday, 18 June 2019

    In the world of healthcare, CRISPR technology (effectively, gene editing) is the next big thing. Now, pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is partnering with the University of California Berkeley (UCB) to leverage the latter’s expertise in the field and ...
  • Compass Group to buy Fazer Food Services

    Compass Group to buy Fazer Food Services

    Managed, Monday, 17 June 2019

    UK-based global catering giant Compass Group is looking to extend its hold on the North European market with a Nordic acquisition. The company it’s agreed to buy, Fazer Food Services, comes with a 475 million euro price tag – but it will expand ...
  • Alibaba announces that its voice-controlled assistant will feature in Chinese cars

    Alibaba announces that its voice-controlled assistant will feature in Chinese cars

    Managed, Friday, 14 June 2019

    Chinese technology giant Alibaba announced on Tuesday that its voice-controlled artificial intelligence (AI) assistant will feature in local vehicles from giant carmakers Audi AG, Renault SA and Honda Motor Co Ltd. As the country’s premier ecommerce company ...
  • Starbucks gets spooky with Chinese ghost stores

    Starbucks gets spooky with Chinese ghost stores

    Managed, Thursday, 13 June 2019

    Starbucks, the world’s coffeehouse market leader, is working hard to retain (and extend) its top-dog position. One of the priorities in doing that is focussing on deliveries – a powerful trend in the restaurant space, as younger consumers look to have ...
  • China is major market for electric cars – Beijing works to avoid a crash

    China is major market for electric cars – Beijing works to avoid a crash

    Managed, Wednesday, 12 June 2019

    China’s massive car market is, as regular readers of this newsfeed will know, a driving force in the trend towards electrification. But interest in the green technology has reached such a critical fever point that lawmakers are moving to prevent a boom-bust ...
  • GlaxoSmithKline’s asthma drug gets a boost as FDA approves “at-home” treatment

    GlaxoSmithKline’s asthma drug gets a boost as FDA approves “at-home” treatment

    Managed, Tuesday, 11 June 2019

    GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)’s severe asthma treatment, Nucala, has fought a pitched battle against competitor drugs from AstraZeneca. Now, it may have found a way to strike a meaningful blow: as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), America’s regulators, ...
  • As anti-trust attacks mount, Big Tech makes its defences plain

    As anti-trust attacks mount, Big Tech makes its defences plain

    Managed, Friday, 07 June 2019

    A few days ago, we wrote about Silicon Valley giant Alphabet’s possible game-plan in the event of a US anti-trust case. Over the week, anti-trust discussions have continued apace, with Big Tech as a whole coming under close scrutiny. However, it has also been ...
  • GlaxoSmithKline adds its voice to calls for new ways to price drugs

    GlaxoSmithKline adds its voice to calls for new ways to price drugs

    Managed, Thursday, 06 June 2019

    Last month, Novartis CEO Vas Narasimhan featured on this newsfeed suggesting that the US pharmaceutical market needs to factor in new ways to set drug prices. Narasimhan is not alone in this belief, and now Jack Bailey, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)’s president of US ...
  • Xylem announces dry-pit pump testing centre in Sweden

    Xylem announces dry-pit pump testing centre in Sweden

    Managed, Wednesday, 05 June 2019

    Global water technology company Xylem Inc. has revealed a new dry test pit for large capacity pumps at its manufacturing plant in Emmaboda, Sweden. According to the company’s own publication, Making Waves, the new facility “will enable testing of ...
  • Domino’s brings artificial intelligence quality scans to the pizza world

    Domino’s brings artificial intelligence quality scans to the pizza world

    /managed-news-feed-articles, Tuesday, 04 June 2019

    Domino’s Pizza has always been at the forefront of the intersection between big tech and fast food. Now, in its on-going quest to deliver perfect pizzas to its customers around the world, Domino’s is driving further into the world of high technology ...
  • Baidu partners with CITIC and looks for $1 billion to build an online bank

    Baidu partners with CITIC and looks for $1 billion to build an online bank

    Managed, Monday, 03 June 2019

    Baidu has an eye on the fintech world. The Chinese search engine giant started working with Chinese mid-size lender CITIC Bank in 2015 to create AiBank, an online lender that “provides personal loans of as much as 300,000 yuan without requiring ...
  • With a new satellite on the way, and dominance in in-flight internet, Viasat is set to continue its incredible journey

    With a new satellite on the way, and dominance in in-flight internet, Viasat is set to continue its incredible journey

    Managed, Thursday, 30 May 2019

    Viasat Inc. is a company with a mission: to connect the world. To realise its dream of bringing high-speed internet to new locations, the company has created two satellites that provide broadband services to traditionally underserved parts of the world. Now, ...
  • Tinder takes aim at emerging markets with new lite version

    Tinder takes aim at emerging markets with new lite version

    Managed, Wednesday, 29 May 2019

    Casual dating smash hit app, Tinder, is coming to emerging markets around the world with a new “lite” offering. A “lite” version of an app is one which uses significantly less data, and offers a bare-bones functionality in exchange. Lite ...
  • For electric vehicle makers, China dominates

    For electric vehicle makers, China dominates

    Managed, Friday, 24 May 2019

    China is the world’s major market for electric vehicles, according to a new report from the Bloomberg New Energy Fund (BNEF) – and it’s forecast to stay that way. While the world’s other two major powers, Europe and the US, both stand to make ...
  • Novartis wants to shake up US drug pricing system before releasing new gene therapy

    Novartis wants to shake up US drug pricing system before releasing new gene therapy

    Managed, Thursday, 23 May 2019

    Pharmaceutical giant Novartis is preparing to release a new drug therapy, Zolgensma, later this year. The therapy could be ground-breaking – a single-treatment therapy for spinal muscular atrophy, a rare inherited disorder and wasting disease that often leads ...
  • Givaudan acquires Golden Frog, Vietnamese flavour company

    Givaudan acquires Golden Frog, Vietnamese flavour company

    Managed, Thursday, 23 May 2019

    Scent and flavour giant Givaudan, the company behind many of the tastes and smells we encounter every day, has made an acquisition: Golden Frog. The Vietnamese flavour-maker serves to further two trends that Givaudan is passionate about: the use of natural flavours ...
  • In China, even motor races are evolving towards driverless cars

    In China, even motor races are evolving towards driverless cars

    Managed, Tuesday, 21 May 2019

    Depending how you look at things, this story is either a curious triviality, or a sign of things to come. In China, the eastern city of Tianjin to be precise, the world has just witnessed a race between “dozens” of self-driving cars. The robotic racers ...
  • Charles River acquires Resero Analytics

    Charles River acquires Resero Analytics

    Managed, Tuesday, 21 May 2019

    Charles River Laboratories, a market-leader in the provision of analytic laboratory services for the biopharmaceutical and other industries, has announced its acquisition of Resero Analytics. Resero is a software company that specialises in providing software ...
  • GoDaddy goes to war against fake supplements online

    GoDaddy goes to war against fake supplements online

    Managed, Monday, 20 May 2019

    If you’ve ever read the contents of your spam email folder, you will probably be aware of the huge trade online in dodgy health supplements. The pitches are not usually sophisticated: this pill will enlarge something, that potion can make you a genius, and ...
  • Compass Group sees its share price jump on back of strong first half

    Compass Group sees its share price jump on back of strong first half

    Managed, Monday, 20 May 2019

    British catering giant Compass Group – the world’s largest caterer – has had such a good first half to the year that it now expects growth and margins “similar to 2018” according to its CEO, Dominic Blakemore. That’s great news ...
  • Alphabet looks to consolidate lead in online advertising

    Alphabet looks to consolidate lead in online advertising

    Managed, Friday, 17 May 2019

    There are really only three big names in online advertising: Google, Facebook, and Amazon. The first of those is undoubtedly the industry’s dominant force – and it plans to stay on top. This week, Alphabet’s Google looked to consolidate its lead on ...
  • Givaudan offers advice to smaller prospective partners

    Givaudan offers advice to smaller prospective partners

    Managed, Wednesday, 15 May 2019

    Do you want to work with scent and flavour giant Givaudan, the company behind many of the tastes and aromas we take for granted in everyday life? If so, then Alex Bastos, the company’s global director of innovation, has some advice for you. Speaking at the ...
  • Charles River beats the Street on top- and bottom-lines

    Charles River beats the Street on top- and bottom-lines

    Managed, Friday, 10 May 2019

    Charles River Laboratories, a provider of equipment, consultation, and analytic laboratory services to the medical industry amongst others, reported better than expected results for the quarter ended March. This is the continuation of a strong run: Charles River has ...
  • Aptiv beats on earnings and revenue despite “challenging” environment

    Aptiv beats on earnings and revenue despite “challenging” environment

    Managed, Wednesday, 08 May 2019

    This year has not been kind to the auto-industry, and futuristic car component maker Aptiv, which focuses on trends like connectivity, electrification, and self-driving tech, is no exception. The bad news is simply that the company’s first quarter 2019 ...
  • IQVIA Holdings beats the Street on top- and bottom-lines

    IQVIA Holdings beats the Street on top- and bottom-lines

    Managed, Tuesday, 07 May 2019

    IQVIA Holdings, the world’s largest contract research organisation, reported earnings for the first quarter of 2019 last week, beating the Street’s estimates on top- and bottom-lines, and demonstrating a strong underlying business. That’s no ...
  • Tetra Tech reports best ever quarterly results

    Tetra Tech reports best ever quarterly results

    Managed, Tuesday, 07 May 2019

    US-based consultancy and engineering firm Tetra Tech reported its best ever quarterly earnings last week, sending its share price sharply up at the end of the week. The company, which provides project management and other services in the areas of water, environment, ...
  • AerCap beats the Street, share price heads for the skies

    AerCap beats the Street, share price heads for the skies

    Managed, Friday, 03 May 2019

    AerCap Holdings, the world’s largest independent aircraft leasing company, reported earnings this week that cheered investors and sent its share price soaring. The company, which provides more-than 200 clients internationally with commercial planes to operate ...
  • Alphabet beats the Street, but investors punish the stock for slower ad growth

    Alphabet beats the Street, but investors punish the stock for slower ad growth

    Managed, Thursday, 02 May 2019

    If you’ve been watching Silicon Valley giant Alphabet’s share price this week, you’re probably wondering what on earth it did wrong to get punished like that. The answer is: reported quarterly earnings. But while you could be forgiven for thinking ...
  • BYD reports 632% increase in profit for first quarter!

    BYD reports 632% increase in profit for first quarter!

    Managed, Wednesday, 01 May 2019

    No, you did not read that headline wrong. Chinese electric vehicle maker BYD has reported earnings for the first quarter of 2019, and profit is the headline figure: up 632% year on year. That’s an incredible result in and of itself, but it looks even better ...
  • Just Eat sees revenue rise 21% - but UK market is a weak spot

    Just Eat sees revenue rise 21% - but UK market is a weak spot

    Managed, Wednesday, 01 May 2019

    Takeaway food order and delivery service Just Eat posted solid results for its most recent quarter last month that nonetheless suffered from a small weak spot: its domestic market in the UK. The company saw growth across the board, but the pace at which it is ...
  • PayPal goes shopping for a half-billion-dollar stake in Uber

    PayPal goes shopping for a half-billion-dollar stake in Uber

    Managed, Tuesday, 30 April 2019

    Online payments giant PayPal is planning to invest $500 million in Uber Technologies at its Initial Public Offering (IPO). This signals a major expansion for PayPal, which is looking to branch out into new areas where its payment tech can take hold, and gain massive ...
  • As upstart-rival Luckin’s IPO looms, Starbucks looks strong

    As upstart-rival Luckin’s IPO looms, Starbucks looks strong

    Managed, Monday, 29 April 2019

    Coffee house kingpin Starbucks reported quarterly earnings last week that demonstrated the company is in a strong position. That’s a good thing, as Starbucks’ major new rival in China, Luckin Coffee, is preparing for an Initial Public Offering. That ...
  • Novartis shares soar on strong profit outlook for 2019

    Novartis shares soar on strong profit outlook for 2019

    Managed, Monday, 29 April 2019

    Swiss drugmaker Novartis saw its share price skyrocket by 6% last week as it released a positive profit outlook for the coming year. The pharmaceutical giant had its issues in the first quarter: notably, a legal battle with partner Amgen and questions over the ...
  • Domino’s beats the Street on earnings

    Domino’s beats the Street on earnings

    Managed, Friday, 26 April 2019

    Investors received a nice surprise this week when fast-food giant Domino’s Pizza easily overshot consensus estimates on earnings. The company was able to deliver that win while continuing to show a same-store sales growth figure which is slowing less than ...
  • Netflix gets three Beyonce projects for $60 million

    Netflix gets three Beyonce projects for $60 million

    Managed, Thursday, 25 April 2019

    Three shows for $60 million might not sound like the best deal. But when you figure in the star power of R&B’s reigning queen Bee, it might prove to be a steal. At least, that’s what streaming video on demand (SVOD) market leader Netflix seems to ...
  • Aptiv makes its move into China

    Aptiv makes its move into China

    Managed, Wednesday, 24 April 2019

    Aptiv is making its first moves in China with the opening of an “autonomous mobility centre” in Shanghai. The American auto-company, which takes aim at the industry’s future through trends such as electrification, automation, and connectivity, says ...
  • Givaudan sees a strong first quarter thanks to recent acquisitions

    Givaudan sees a strong first quarter thanks to recent acquisitions

    Managed, Tuesday, 23 April 2019

    Over the past six months, Swiss scent and flavour giant Givaudan, the company behind many everyday tastes and smells we come into contact with, has worked hard to corner the natural end of the market. The company has correctly identified this segment as a ...
  • 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 ...