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  • Electric Vehicles

    Ready(ing) For Adoption Electric vehicles as a concept have been around since the very beginning of auto invention. But it’s only in the past few years that the technology has caught up with the concept. Cars that can drive for long distances without a charge are starting to be produced and demand for electric vehicles...

    Technology & Innovation
  • First Activist Victory Linked to Telecom Break Up: Five Questions for Investors

    Citi GPS Opinion 08 May 2018 20:50:35 ET – Last Friday, Elliott Advisers, an activist investor with a 9% stake in Telecom Italia, won a shareholder vote that secured two-thirds of the Italian incumbent’s board seats for its proposed candidates made up mostly of independent Italian business figures. This was the first proxy shareholder vote...

    Technology & Innovation
  • Sustainable Cities

    Beacons of Light Against the Shadow of Unplanned Urbanization As Theodore Parker once said, “Cities have always been the fireplaces of civilization, whence light and heat radiated out into the dark.” While great cities have shaped our civilizations over the millennia, sucking in resources both natural and human before radiating hem out to the world...

    Global Growth
  • Are Markets Starting to Envisage Changing Roles of Telecoms and Tech?

    Citi GPS Opinion Are Markets Starting to Validate our DIGITECCS Vision? Telecom valuations have been under pressure for some time, which is consistent with our strategy views on the telecom sector1. Earlier this year we pointed to the vulnerability of the global tech industry while suggesting solutions based on our DIGITECCS framework.2 Our DIGITECCS (DIGItal...

    Technology & Innovation
  • Disruptors at the Gate

    Strategic M&A for Managing Disruptive Innovation Technological disruption — driven by the emergence of complementary technologies including artificial intelligence, big data, and digital connectivity, among others — is fundamentally transforming the global economy. Market leaders across all sectors are facing unprecedented challenges to their competitive positions as rapid innovation has enabled technology companies to cross...

    Technology & Innovation
  • ePrivacy & Data Protection- Fresh Insights

    Privacy Matters: Navigating the New World of Data Protection “We’ve lost control of our personal data”, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, said in March 2017. The widespread collection of data has led to the rise of data asymmetry and, consequently, consumer trust is low. Some would argue that it has led...

    Soundness & Security

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