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    Learning lessons from Airbnb, GitHub, Xiaomi, Uber and Waze Edit Post

    LIVE FROM WEDO WORLDWIDE USER GROUP 2015: There are four ways in which large, established companies can learn from what have been termed “exponential organisations”, which use new organisational approaches and technology to have a disproportionate – and disruptive – impact on business, according to author and speaker Yuri van Geest. Van Geest, who co-authored the ...
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    New tools can enable enterprises to embrace disruption – WeDo Edit Post

    LIVE FROM WEDO WORLDWIDE USER GROUP 2015: Enterprise business assurance (EBA) tools can be used to enable businesses to embrace disruption and drive new innovation, Sergio Silvestre, VP and CMO at WeDo Technologies, said. “Typically large corporations tend to innovate in small steps, and they are really good at sustaining innovation. But then we see new ...
  • Slovenia

    Cinven increases offer to acquire Telekom Slovenije Edit Post

    European financial group Cinven has hiked up its offer to acquire state-owned Telekom Slovenije after politicians criticised authorities for selling the company too cheaply, Reuters reports. Cinven has been in negotiations to acquire Telekom Slovenije since April, and the group remains the sole bidder for the operator despite reported interest from Deutsche Telekom. Cinven has now increased ...
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    Deutsche Telekom open to partner for T-Mobile US, says CEO Edit Post

    Deutsche Telekom (DT) CEO Tim Hoettges said that if the company finds a partner to improve T-Mobile US, in which the German operator has a 66 per cent stake, it will “obviously consider it” as it is “our duty to go on improving the return” from the US operation. According to Reuters, Hoettges said T-Mobile US was ...
  • Telecom Italia

    Telecom Italia announces IPO for 40% of tower subsidiary Edit Post

    Telecom Italia (TI) has officially announced its intention to sell up to 40 per cent of its wireless tower unit through an IPO in Milan. TI’s fully owned subsidiary, Infrastrutture Wireless Italiane (INWIT), has been rumoured to be up for sale since late last year, and operates approximately 11,500 towers in Italy. Earlier this month, CEO Marco ...

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    German car consortium adds private equity clout in battle to acquire Nokia’s HERE Edit Post

    The battle to acquire HERE, Nokia’s digital mapping business, continues to hot up after the three leading German car manufacturers involved in the bidding process teamed up with private equity firm General Atlantic to raise the consortium’s hopes of clinching the deal. Reuters reports that Audi, BMW and Mercedes have partnered with General Atlantic to help ...
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    Lenovo Q4 profit hurt by acquisition costs; mobile market share climbs Edit Post

    Chinese player Lenovo saw Q4 net income fall 37 per cent to $100 million, year-on-year, as it absorbed major acquisitions in the shape of Motorola Mobility and IBM’s low-end server business. Strip out M&A charges, however, and net income was up 23 per cent, to $194 million. “The integration of Motorola and System X are both on ...


  • Blippar CEO

    Blippar: Industry needs to drop AR buzzword and get 'blipping' Edit Post

    VIDEO INTERVIEW: Ambarish Mitra, CEO of fast-rising startup Blippar, believes Augmented Reality (AR) has the potential to have as transformative an impact on our lives as the internet, but only if the industry drops use of this “very technical” phrase and consumers become as accustomed to ’blipping’ as they are with ‘tweeting’ today. Blippar is a company that is number 19 on ...