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Latin America is fast emerging as one of the world’s most exciting tech hubs. While the COVID-19 recession has impacted tech investment in the region, the continent’s entrepreneurial start-up communities are proving resilient in testing times
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This year consumers have been frustrated by disastrous pre-order events for the latest gadgets, so what are the systems behind new product launches that can go so wrong?
Europe takes a “risk-based” approach to 5G restrictions following US lobbying against Huawei
Huawei is likely to face resistance establishing its 5G mobile networks in Europe amid fears of Chinese data misuse and US pressure
TiCad setting the standard for authenticity and functionality
Highly regarded for its commitment to craftsmanship and design, golf trolley manufacturer TiCad continues to prove the worth of an expert’s know-how
The sustainability of debt-fuelled business
As long as unprofitable companies grow quickly enough to dominate the market, there is an expectation that they will eventually repay investor confidence. But what if their business plans aren’t as solid as first thought?
Chinese regulators thwart $1bn Paramount Pictures deal
A $1bn funding deal between Huahua Media and Paramount Pictures has been scrapped following efforts by the Chinese Government to curb overseas spending
Colorado leads the way for advanced industries in US
Colorado has become a cybersecurity and tech hotspot, pushing the industry beyond the limits of its Silicon Valley origins
Becton Dickinson to acquire Bard for $24bn in latest medical technology merger
Medical technology giant Becton Dickinson hopes to improve its market position and benefit from $300m in cost synergies after agreeing a deal to buy Bard
Blockchain poses a threat to your confidentiality
Implementing distributed ledger technology could trigger new security and confidentiality issues, as well as broader financial market risks
Is robo-advice the future of wealth management?
Would you trust an algorithm with your portfolio? Paul Stratford and Sarah Clarricoats from EY talk about robotification
Blockchain: Complex challenges on the path to fintech transformation
EY’s Paul Stratford and Sarah Clarricoats on the advantages and challenges of blockchain in asset wealth management
The Owners’ Club: Saudi Arabia’s thriving luxury car market
Sheikh Ghassan Al Sulaiman from Al Ghassan Motors discusses Saudi Arabia’s $20bn per year luxury car market
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