China: WeChat offers huge opportunity in social retail

Woman using phone in crowd

The social shopping trend in China, facilitated by giant messaging platforms, looks set to conquer the world

Will drones be delivering to doorsteps?

Intel drone

Can developing drone technology glide over pitfalls and regulatory hurdles to drop off parcels on your doorstep?

Executives look to data for the lead

Now data and IT are business imperatives, the board must make room for a digital boss

Africa: Lack of infrastructure leaves millions in poverty despite potential

Installation of a hydroelectric plant gave the Congolese town of Bugara electricity for the first time in 2016

Despite Africa’s huge potential, there is a lack of expertise and investment in infrastructure, leaving millions languishing in poverty

Employers are waking up to financial wellbeing

User using Neyber app on a smart phone

1 in 4 UK employees have money worries which negatively affect their work performance

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop debuts an open source approach to megaprojects

Artist͛s impression of Hardt Hyperloop high-speed transport moving across fields at high speed

A new approach to a system that has seen "no productivity increases in 50 years"

Big enterprises battle startups for customer loyalty

Unilever Building Bangkok Thailand

A business war between intrepid startups and determined commercial giants has entered a new phase as behemoths fight to win back customers

A meaty problem: solving the global protein crisis

Fish being fed

The only way to meet spiralling demand is a shakeup of the $400bn animal feeds industry