Marios Dikaiakos

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IBM thinks it’s ready to turn quantum computing into an actual business

Today, IBM announced that it is forming “IBM Q,” a new division around its quantum computing research. IBM has been working on quantum computing nearly as long as it’s been an area of study, but the new business unit is a bold indication that it believes its research could be commercialized in the …

Harvard Business Review’s editor-in-chief: “We are in the second wave of innovation”

This story comes from the FIPP.com archive. At the time it was one of the most read: Adi Ignatius, editor-in-chief, talks to Olga Nasalskaya about …

US tech funding

I spent some time in the last few weeks with my colleagues Morgan Bender and Scott Kupor going through the state and history of US tech funding. It's …

Άλμα οικονομικού κλίματος τον Απρίλιο

Στο ψηλότερο επίπεδο από τον Σεπτέμβριο του 2008 αναρριχήθηκε το οικονομικό κλίμα τον Απρίλιο λόγω των προσδοκιών για καλύτερη πορεία της οικονομίας …

The cheap, convenient cloud

IF THERE were a prize for corporate secrecy, Amazon would have an excellent chance of winning. Interviewing its executives can be like pulling teeth. …

Profit

15 Ways to Test Your Minimum Viable Product

<i>Chris Bank is the Growth Lead at UXPin, the UX Design App. He recently co-authored the Guide to UX Design & Process Documentation.</i><p>Though the MVP provides a means to test hypotheses as a starting point, it does not imply that it is easy to build. The idea behind this exercise is not to see if the …

CYPRUS: Cap restrictions lifted, President eyes jobs and growth

<b>Cyprus is lifting all capital restrictions on Monday that were imposed on the island two years ago when the economy reached a melting point and</b> …

Cyprus Lifts Capital Controls Two Years After Deposits Bail-In

Cyprus will lift next week the last of the capital controls that were imposed two years ago as part of a 10-billion euro ($10.9 billion) European …

Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have released what their researchers describe as "one of the largest …

Higher Education

The Company of the Future: 5 Keys for Transformation

Technological Revolution<p><b>We are witnessing a fresh acceleration of technological change</b> which is affecting the established ground rules within …

Innovation

Where the Digital Economy Is Moving the Fastest

The transition to a global digital economy in 2014 was sporadic – brisk in some countries, choppy in others. By year’s end, the seven biggest emerging markets were larger than the G7, in purchasing power parity terms. Plus, consumers in the Asia-Pacific region were expected to spend more online …

Learn Like a Scientist: Designing a Culture of Continuous Improvement with #LeanUX

The challenge for any lean company is creating products customers actually want, reducing cost, and eliminating waste in the process. The lean thinker does this in part through experimentation. LeanUX has developed a set of principles and methods for experimentation based on collaboration, customer …

A Gadget for Prototyping the Internet of Things

How often do you notice the tiny green light on your electronic toothbrush, or the backlight on your smart thermostat? Probably rarely, and that's …

Income and Expenditure of HE providers

PR213 - Income and Expenditure of HE providers

ECB Glimpse of Cyprus Debt Shows Limits of Bank Cleanup

There was a time when a Cypriot on a moderate income could take a gamble on foreign real-estate worth more than his life savings.<p>One banking crash, 3 …

Ελληνικό SOS για Κύπρο

Γκρίζα σύννεφα για την κυπριακή οικονομία φέρνει η αβεβαιότητα στην Ελλάδα, εκτιμούν ακαδημαϊκοί, σημειώνοντας τις πρόσθετες προκλήσεις που …

Παραιτήθηκε η Διαχειρίστρια της Λαϊκής πυροβολώντας

Εξακοντίζοντας βαριές κατηγορίες κατά της Αρχής Εξυγίανσης , υπέβαλε σήμερα την παραίτηση της δια επιστολής που κοινοποίησε και στο ΔΣ της Κεντρικής …

Be Calm, Robots Aren’t About to Take Your Job, MIT Economist Says

David Autor knows a lot about robots. He doesn’t think they’re set to devour our jobs.<p>As an economics professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who focuses on the impact of automation on employment, he’s in a good position to know. He’s surrounded by people creating many of the …

Τα assets υπερκαλύπτουν τα ιδιωτικά χρέη

Τα περιουσιακά στοιχεία των κυπριακών χρεωμένων νοικοκυριών υπερκαλύπτουν τις δανειακές τους υποχρεώσεις, σύμφωνα με ξεχασμένα αλλά πολύ επίκαιρα …

Στο 0,2% το έλλειμμα εξαμήνου

Σημαντική μείωση παρουσιάζει το δημοσιονομικό έλλειμμα το πρώτο εξάμηνο του 2014, ενισχύοντας τις εκτιμήσεις για υπερκάλυψη των δημοσιονομικών στόχων …