Xerox nominates new directors for HP Inc board

Xerox nominates new directors for HP Inc board

Xerox has fired another salvo in its hostile takeover bid for HP Inc, nominating 11 new directors to the HP Inc board. In November Xerox launched the hostile takeover bid after a mutual due diligence process to negotiate an acquisition was declined. This bid was...
Uncertainty the name of the game for SA economy

Uncertainty the name of the game for SA economy

Kathy Gibson is with PwC at Melrose Arch – The only thing that is certain about South Africa’s economic outlook is uncertainty. Indeed, around the world CEOs are exhibiting a record level of pessimism about what lies ahead for the global economy – fears that are...
How supercomputing drives racing car innovation

How supercomputing drives racing car innovation

Kathy Gibson is in Parma – High-performance computing makes it possible for racing car manufacturer Dallara to quickly try new designs and make mistakes in the laboratory before they invest in actual production. This allows designers to be truly innovative, says...
Fixing equality is good for the economy

Fixing equality is good for the economy

Creating societies where every person has the same opportunity to fulfil their potential in life irrespective of socioeconomic background would not only bring huge societal benefits in the form of reduced inequalities and healthier, more fulfilled lives, it would also...
Will homes on the Moon and Mars be made of fungi?

Will homes on the Moon and Mars be made of fungi?

Science fiction often imagines our future on Mars and other planets as run by machines, with metallic cities and flying cars rising above dunes of red sand. But the reality may be even stranger – and “greener”. Instead of habitats made of metal and...
Microsoft plans to eliminate its carbon footprint

Microsoft plans to eliminate its carbon footprint

Microsoft has announced an ambitious goal and a new plan to reduce and ultimately remove its carbon footprint. By 2030 Microsoft will be carbon negative, and by 2050 will remove from the environment all the carbon the company has emitted either directly or by...