Personal details exposed in court papers

Although the spotlight tends to fall on cyber-crime as the major cause of data breaches, old-fashioned paper and ink can still do the trick too. The personal details of about 1 000 clients have become part of the public domain after Discovery Life included them in...
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, has died from complications of non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Allen, 65, was also known as a philanthropist and business leader. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella comments: “Paul Allen’s contributions to our company, our industry and to our...
Plastic waste brews a tidal wave of consumer activism

Plastic waste brews a tidal wave of consumer activism

The growing global plastics sustainability movement is one of the biggest potential disruptors for the plastics industry and is putting future plastics resin demand and billions of dollars of industry investments at risk. Sustainability efforts around plastics will,...

AI successful in digital commerce projects

Use of artificial intelligence (AI) in digital commerce is generally considered a success, according to a survey by Gartner. About 70% of digital commerce organizations surveyed report that their AI projects are very or extremely successful. Gartner conducted a survey...

Less freedom, lower growth: the lesson from global indices

It is a common temptation, in the months before an election, for politicians to promise the moon to those voters they fear might be attracted to the similarly lofty promises of a rival party. But it would be easier to send someone to the moon than to deliver on many...