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Seeking inspiration from start-ups to avoid uberisation

Some uberise, others are uberised. Threatened by hoards of "online barbarians", traditional companies must take on board the practices of innovative companies so as not to be left out in the cold. Open innovation, incubation, hackathons etc. - large companies are trying to usher in the winds of innovation internally by enhancing their relations with fledgling companies. It is a question of becoming more agile by seeking inspiration from the working methods of start-ups, including design thinking and test and learn methods.
French start-up visa to woo entrepreneurs
25 Jan, 2017 09:00 am
French start-up visa to woo entrepreneurs

France has created a special visa programme for foreign entrepreneurs and start-up employees as part of its "Passeport Talent" programme as the government seeks to attract start-ups...

European tech hubs to rival Silicon Valley
8 Dec, 2016 09:00 am
European tech hubs to rival Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley's dominance as the world's leading technology centre may soon be threatened as a growing number of digital firms spring up across...

Linux key to software innovation: Redhat CEO
29 Nov, 2016 09:03 am
Linux key to software innovation: Redhat CEO

Open source operating systems such as Linux have become a crucial element of software development and innovation, even for tech giants such as Google and Facebook,...

Tesla's solar powers entire Samoan Island
28 Nov, 2016 09:01 am
Tesla's solar powers entire Samoan Island

All-electric sports car and battery maker Tesla's solar energy technology now powers an entire island in American Samoa,...

SpaceX's satellite broadband plan
21 Nov, 2016 09:00 am
SpaceX's satellite broadband plan

SpaceX's application filed with the U.S. FCC regulatory body offers details about the firm's plans to offer broadband connections by satellite...

Tesla to build European 'giga factory'
17 Nov, 2016 09:00 am
Tesla to build European 'giga factory'

Tesla plans to build a "giga factory" in Europe to make its all-electric sports cars and the batteries that power them, CEO Elon Musk announced.

Superchargers for high-end electric car sharing
26 Oct, 2016 09:00 am
Superchargers for high-end electric car sharing

Leading automakers, such as Porsche and Audi, are readying production of high-end all-electric cars to meet demand for emerging mobility and...

Amazon uses youngsters' insight for next-gen drone design
19 Oct, 2016 09:00 am
Amazon uses youngsters' insight for next-gen drone design

Amazon is inviting schoolchildren to its top secret lab in Cambridge, UK to help design its next-generation drones.

Google's complicated relationship with Uber
6 Sep, 2016 10:04 am
Google's complicated relationship with Uber

Google's relationship with Uber is becoming more complicated as the two companies compete in the emerging autonomous driving sector. Google's parent company Alphabet owns a 7 percent...

Investor memo from Lyft hints at profits slowdown
5 Jul, 2016 12:08 pm
Investor memo from Lyft hints at profits slowdown

Ride-hailing startup Lyft has enjoyed a meteoric rise as an 'also ran' with a new approach to obvious competitor Uber...

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