Locked Out: Accessible Technology

October 31, 2017

I'm a sucker for a gadget. From smartphones and tablets to voice controlled home hubs and online banking, technology is everywhere. And, for the most part, I love it. But I'm one of millions of people worldwide for whom access to our fast-paced and digitally connected world is hindered by a disability. It's a huge issue. ...

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"E-lectric" customers

October 31, 2017

Understanding customersÂ’ online engagement with their power and gas utilities: The case of Spain"Utilities, brace for the online impact." The shift to online channels has long since ceased to be a current topic among companies in retail and banking, for example.These companies have redefined the customer relationship model, not only in their industries, but in other ...

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Lynx Escapes Borth Wild Animal Kingdom In Wales Sparking Fears It May Eat 'Livestock Or Pets'

October 30, 2017

A young Eurasian lynx has escaped from a wildlife park in Wales prompting warnings it may prey on “livestock or pets”. The female, which is around twice the size of a domestic cat, went missing “sometime during the last five days” from Borth Wild Animal Kingdom in Ceredigion, police have said. The wildlife park said the lynx, ...

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What's in the future for fuel cell vehicles?

October 30, 2017

Will hydrogen fuel cell vehicles fully demonstrate their benefits with the uptake scenario still uncertain and OEMs already investing? The development of new and diversified technologies is creating exciting opportunities within the automotive industry. Arthur D. Little has already analyzed and reported the evolution trends in traditional and innovative powertrain technologies. In this report Arthur D. ...

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Kevin Spacey's Choice To Come Out Amid Apology Over Claims He Made 'Sexual Advance' To 14-Year-Old Slammed On Twitter

October 30, 2017

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Anti-Abortion Charity To Get Grant From 'Tampon Tax'

October 29, 2017

An anti-abortion group will get £250,000 from the levy on women’s sanitary products - but will not be able to spend the proceeds on its counselling or education services.Dozens of organisations were announced as beneficiaries of a £12 million pot generated from the 5% VAT on tampons and towels, also known as the tampon tax.Among ...

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Efficiency & effectiveness in rail operations

October 29, 2017

The role of long-term capex planning and major asset renewal and replacementIn this Viewpoint, we examine the challenge faced by major rail operators in Asia as they seek to address the unavoidable reality of aging assets, while at the same time delivering major capital projects. We then highlight the role that effective long-term capex planning ...

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