Global CEOs downsize physical office spaces, accelerate move towards digital workspace: KPMG survey

According to the results of a survey released on Tuesday, companies across the glove are moving their operations online so as to cut expenses related to office space and make recruiting and retaining staff part of their top priorities. The survey by accounting firm KPMG showed, 80% of business leaders had accelerated their digital expansion…

Boeing makes significant, undisclosed, investment in supersonic business jet developer Aerion

Boeing’s investment aims to tap growing high-end demand for air travel that slashes travel time. In a filing, Boeing Co has disclosed, it has made a significant investment in Aerion, a supersonic business jet developer. The development comes in the wake of Boeing, the world’s largest planemaker looking to tap increasing demand for high-end aircraft…

Commonwealth Bank of Australia to organise launch of blockchain-based bond for World Bank

This development essentially cements blockchain’s future in the coming years. Its adoption will slash costs, boost transparency and will revolutionize the finance industry from what we know it today. In what is likely to be a milestone for blockchain technology, Commonwealth Bank of Australia has won a mandate from the World Bank to organize a…

GE’s Predix platform set to deepen its relationship with Microsoft

Later today, GE and Microsoft are set to announce a deepening of their partnership revolving around GE’s industrial internet platform and Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform. As a result, GE will be in a better position to tap the vast majority of industries who use Microsoft’s software.   A senior executive from GE has disclosed that…