For the sake of fun or inspiration? Dyson to set up its global HQ at Singapore’s former nightlife hub

SINGAPORE: Electric appliance pioneer Dyson said Friday its new global headquarters will be in a sprawling, colonial-era Singapore building originally constructed as a power station and until recently used as a nightlife complex. British inventor James Dyson’s company, famous for its bagless vacuum cleaners, announced this year it was shifting its headquarters from England to the city-state to be closer to Asian […]

Why Trump Is Bad for Business

Within moments of Donald Trump’s upset victory in the 2016 election, investors began stampeding into the shares of America’s steelmakers. After all, this was a business he had explicitly pledged to rescue. “Your steel industry—we’re bringing it back, bringing it back, folks!” he had promised a wildly cheering crowd in Pittsburgh the previous April. So when trading […]

IL&FS gets creditors’ approval for sale of education business

IL&FS Group, on November 12, said it has received approval from creditors for sale of education business to Career Point Publications (CPPPL). Schoolnet India Ltd (erstwhile IL&FS Education & Technology Service) would be sold to CPPPL. The Committee of Creditors (CoC) represents all the financial creditors to IL&FS Ltd, the holding company of the IL&FS […]

The human brain: A source of inspiration for artificial intelligence solutions

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is fast gaining ground as the next big disruptor in the Media & Entertainment (M&E) industry. Over the last year, content creators across the globe have actively begun to adopt AI tools in order to enhance efficiencies, unlock revenue opportunities and deliver interactive viewing experiences. The uptake has already started in sports production […]

Human Brain: Source Of Inspiration For Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is fast gaining ground as the next big disruptor in the Media & Entertainment (M&E) industry. Over the last year, content creators across the globe have actively begun to adopt AI tools in order to enhance efficiencies, unlock revenue opportunities and deliver interactive viewing experiences. The uptake has already started in sports […]

A Texas Transplant Found Inspiration For His First Restaurant in the Last Place He Expected: Home

Doug Adams, Bullard As soon as Doug Adams turned 18, he got the hell out of his hometown and didn’t look back. Adams grew up in Bullard, Texas, a swampy dot on the map about halfway between Dallas and Shreveport, La. It was “very small, very religious, very football,” he says—a town “with more churches […]

BiH Iron Woman becomes inspiration for many

SARAJEVO — Thirty-two-year-old Nudzejma Softic, a woman who finished 6 full marathons and 60 half-marathons, is an inspiration for many people in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). Her life story in a “Little Star Rising” movie, since 2015 when she decided to change her life, dietary habits and include more recreation, until her first “Half Ironman” […]

Ubisoft is developing five games for Microsoft’s next Xbox

During a recent earnings call, Ubisoft CEO and co-founder Yves Guillemot announced that the publisher is working on five games for Microsoft’s next Xbox console, according to Game Informer. Three of the five titles are Watch Dogs: Legion, Gods & Monsters and Rainbow Six: Quarantine, which will be released both on the current Xbox One and the upcoming Xbox, which is […]

Clash of business models as war for the grocery basket escalates

Online grocery seems like a simple enough business of delivering fruit and vegetables, staples and toiletries to homes, saving customers the hassle of going to a supermarket or kirana store. But as it turns out, it’s complicated to get a customer what he or she needs in time—and that’s why every e-tailer has evolved its […]