BEEFING up capabilities in digital and innovation has been high on the agenda for Brian McNamara since he took the helm as chief executive officer of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)'s consumer healthcare...

FOR a best-selling author who doesn't hold back on certain politicians, historian Yuval Noah Harari seems a tad reserved in person...

ALL is for the best in the best of all possible worlds. This line from Voltaire's Candide also applies to the advertisements that follow you from site to site on the open Internet...

SHORT-TERM home rental platform Airbnb is here to stay, which means that hoteliers must step up their game, says global industry veteran John Kidd.

GETTING a friendly thwack over the head with a rolled up brochure was not what this reporter was expecting after an interview, but Joseph "Yossi" Vardi is anything but ordinary...

FOR a top-ranking diplomat, Austria's self-professed "startup ambassador" to Singapore comes across as remarkably down to earth. "Let me just finish a cigarette" are the...

AS a hiring pitch, it wasn't exactly rosy softsell. In 1999, at a campus recruitment event at Northwestern University in the United States, two engineers were trying to interest a young computer...

AS former United States president Bill Clinton's campaign strategy ran: "It's the economy, stupid."...

WHENEVER he binge-watches Netflix, Benjamin Pring likes to open a completely random movie every now and then just to throw off Netflix's ever-vigilant viewing algorithm, so that it can't...

WITH the world seemingly awash in so-called "fake news", some might deride public relations firms as mere purveyors of gilded prevarication. But New York-based Weber Shandwick president...