Disruption

3 Disruptive Stocks That Justify Their High Valuations

For long-term holders, it pays to pay up for disruptive potential.<p>"Disruptive" can be an overused term in investing, but if you find a company with a …

Stocks

Too Big to Fail: What Lessons Banks Should Learn From Disruption of Nokia

<b>We can all agree that iPhone changed the world in which we live. But, in November 2007, just a few months after the presentation of the iPhone,</b> …

Innovation

EdTech and Equity: An Interview by Henry Jenkins

<i>The excerpt below is cross-posted from Henry Jenkins' blog, Confessions of an Aca-Fan, and the full interview is available at</i> …

Education

Northern Ireland traffic: Treacherous driving conditions cause widespread disruption

Follow our feed for the latest traffic updates from across Northern Ireland.<p>It is only 10:30 and already ambulance crews have attended 10 RTCs today. …

News (Ireland)

Carillion: damage limitation

Public-private partnerships, widely used in the UK to deliver public sector services and projects, have two main aims. One is to get debt off the …

BMW Sees Overhauled 5 Series, New X2 Fueling Sales Increase

BMW AG is betting an overhauled 5 Series sedan and new X2 crossover will boost sales this year as the world’s second-biggest luxury carmaker works on …

Daimler AG

UK drugs regulator plays down Brexit disruption threat

© Reuters. The headquarters of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), is seen in London<p>LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's drugs regulator said on Tuesday it …

Brexit

JetClosing raises more cash to expand mobile-first real estate closing platform

JetClosing is finding traction with its mobile-first real estate closing platform.<p>The Seattle startup just raised another $800,000 via a convertible …

Startups

Digital Currencies Continue To Creep Toward A $1 Trillion Market

Bitcoin and Ethereum explode in 2017 and lots of volatility early in 2018.<p>Over 1400 digital currencies and more than a $700 billion market cap.<p>The …

Business

Subaru exec believes they must focus on exciting cars, not autonomous driving

A conversation about autonomous driving tech and Subaru's prospects for it

Philippines

Disruptive "in-the-pack" insurance launched by Laka

Financial technology start-up Laka has launched a cycle insurance policy "like no other".<p>0<p>SHARES<p>Financial technology start-up Laka has launched a …

Cycling

Diet Coke's Moment of Panic

The problem with the soda is right there in the name: It’s neither healthy-seeming enough to thrive as a diet drink nor tasty enough to thrive as a cola.<p>With sales of Diet Coke in a prolonged rut, Coca-Cola announced last Wednesday that it is tweaking the design of its most famous zero-calorie …

Business

BlackBerry launches cybersecurity software for self-driving cars

© Reuters. BlackBerry launches cybersecurity software for self-driving cars<p>Jan 15 (Reuters) - Canadian software maker BlackBerry Ltd BB.TO on Monday …

Cybersecurity

One in four Singapore firms still lagging in business transformation

Some 28 percent of Singapore businesses believe digital innovation is critical to their survival, with 60 percent urging the country's 2018 budget to …

Business Planning

Are co-working spaces disrupting real estate?

It’s also seen as a sign of a healthy culture of entrepreneurship to have lots of busy co-working places nearby.

Clayton Christensen

Facebook Reassures Partners It'll Help Them Adjust to New Policy

Facebook Inc., seeking to calm creators of articles and video after announcing a change in how their work will be promoted in its news feed, sent an …

Fortune 500

CES 2018: NVIDIA Scores 4 Big Wins in Driverless Vehicles -- Including With Uber, VW, and Baidu

The graphics processing units (GPU) specialist is speeding ahead in the autonomous vehicle artificial intelligence (AI) tech race.<p><b>NVIDIA</b> …

Driverless Cars

If your town has a Lidl, your grocery prices are lower

Benjamin Boshart | Bloomberg | Getty Images<p>When low-priced German grocer Lidl opens a new store, it brings a food fight, and consumers are the …

Trends

Landlords feel the power of online disruption

Shopping centre landlords are starting to feel the disruptive power of online shopping as an increasing number of troubled retailers rebel against …

eCommerce

Ford Beats Tesla

Traditional car maker Ford is beating modern electric car maker Tesla, on Wall Street. Ford’s shares have gained 7.23% for the last three months and 18.07% for the last six months, compared to -11.29% and 2.51% for Tesla; and the gap grows bigger when Ford’s 4.62% dividend is taken into …

Fiat Chrysler

Objections To (Some) Drug Discovery A.I.

Here's a piece to start some arguing: "AI in Drug Discovery is Overhyped", by Mostapha Benhenda. I realize that a lot of people will read that title …

Business

The Great LOLCat Massacre

Recently, for work, I read through 10 years’ worth of the <i>New York Times</i> best-seller list and noticed a strange phenomenon. Since December 17 ...

Dean Koontz

Infosys Q3 profit up 38%;to unveil strategic priorities by Apr

Bengaluru, Jan 12 (PTI) Infosys Ltd, India's second- largest IT services exporter, today posted over 38 per cent jump in third quarter net profit …

India

Why Shares of Energous Corp. Tumbled Today

Taking advantage of a spike in its stock price, the power-at-a-distance company plans to sell additional shares.<p>Jason Hall | Jan 8, 2018<p>Excitement …

Investing

Nevermind Bitcoin, Blockchain Will Redefine Business

The genuinely disruptive potential of blockchain should command the attention of everyone in business.<p>Bitcoin has been around for a decade now, but last year it gained serious social currency.<p>Whether it was family discussions during the holidays, rap songs or a skit on Late Night With Seth Meyers, …

Bitcoin

To predict the winners in autonomous vehicles, think modular

This week at CES, many kinds of companies — automakers like Toyota, software companies like Baidu, semiconductor makers like Intel and dozens upon …

Microsoft Visual Studio

Shocking footage shows Uber taxi dragging man down a busy road

<b>Shocking footage shows a man being dragged down a busy road by an Uber taxi.</b><p>The passenger can be seen hanging from a rear door, before failing to the …

Policing

IDG Contributor Network: Digital transformation in the public sector

I loathe the term <i>digital transformation (DX).</i> Implicit in the term is that there is something technological about it, something digital; a one-time …

Digital Transformation

How Vaping Managed To Disrupt The Tobacco Industry | Articles | Chief Innovation Officer

Mad Men was one of the most iconic shows of the past decade, depicting the advertising industry in the 1960's, it focusses on Don Draper and looks at …

Innovation

2018 has all the makings of a monster year for dealmakers

• <b>2017 was a bumper year for mergers and acquisitions, but 2018 could be even bigger.</b>• <b><br>Several factors will continue to drive M&A in 2018, including global economic expansion and US corporate tax reform, according to a report by Citigroup.</b>• <b><br>An increase in activist investing could scuttle deals, …

Economy