Hewlett Packard’s effective declaration of war on Autonomy, a company it spent over $10bn acquiring last year, is a dramatic, but by no means novel, development in the context of the tech giant’s chequered recent history.
Interesting debate earlier this week at the Royal Society on behalf of The Stone Club. Brent Hoberman, myself and a number of media folks discussed the thorny question: who has more influence – Google or Rupert Murdoch?
Another entrepreneur steps forward to take a swipe at Lord Sugar. This time, it’s Julie Meyer, CEO of Ariadne Capital, founder of Entrepreneur Country and an investor on the BBC’s online Dragons’ Den. "Lord Sugar has forgotten the lessons of his early years as an entrepreneur," she says.
While speaking at the Economist Innovations Summit this past week I came across some great inventors.
Writing exclusively for Real Business, Ariadne Capital’s Julie Meyer tells us why capital is a luxury and why the software industry is no longer the mecca for investors.