An idea that destroys industries: Disruption! The phenomenon isn’t new, but the description is. It's often been used to describe developments involving Silicon Valley tech companies. Now firms all over the world like to call themselves ‘disruptive’.
Elizabeth Holmes, the founder and CEO of secretive blood-testing US startup Theranos, has been indicted for defrauding investors, doctors and patients. Claims of a revolutionary way to test blood are in doubt.
Bulgaria's IT industry is booming and women are playing a key role: Around half of the people working in the country's technology sector are women. It is becoming an incubator for startups — with a female touch.
Artificial intelligence and robotics are the biggest talking points at this year's CEBIT in Hanover. While some sound optimistic about the data-driven digital revolution, others warn about its negative implications.
Once a year, German corporations send management-rank employees to the 'Singularity University' event to hear inspiring speakers hype the technological future. The message: Nearly every industry faces disruption.
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