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Thursday, 1 November 2018

The most important ingredients of a Single Market: The EU Prospect

The most important element of a single market creation is the exploitation of its economic aspects. In terms of the European Union (EU), the Single Market entity gives it all the necessary ingredients to make a unique world-class economic association, in which you can find both border-separated states and common-market definitions.



Thursday, 18 October 2018

Leaving the European Union: The Article 50 TEU process

According with the European Law, any Member State can choose to leave the EU. The Government paper "The process for withdrawing from the European Union" sets out the process for leaving. The rules for exit are set out in Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. This is the only lawful route available to withdraw from the EU.



Wednesday, 3 October 2018

A future with digitalized payments only

World’s forward-looking innovative companies are already on the race about the digital payments. It is impossible to predict the future of digitalized payments, and even well-known companies such as Mastercard or Visa do not know exactly how the market will look like in fifty (50), twenty (20), or even ten (10) years.



Thursday, 20 September 2018

Britain’s jobs illusion: Low unemployment with low wages

Britain is enjoying a jobs miracle according to a recent article by “The Economist”. Its rate of unemployment is one of the lowest in Europe, and very soon it could fall well below 4%, a level that has not been breached since 1974. However, the economy that has got so many people into work has proved incapable of generating pay rises.



Monday, 10 September 2018

Color Branding: What Your Brand Colors Say About Your Business

Color branding matters? Yes, of course! Why should you care about your brand colors? Because by integrating your brand colors across the board, in your logo, working environment, final product, and more, you can achieve the highest impact. Product's color influences a high percent of a consumer's purchasing decision, meaning color can make or break a product. Remember, color is the first thing a customer will notice about your logo.



Thursday, 23 August 2018

Timeline of events about the Greek Economic Crisis 2009-2018

Greece successfully concluded its almost ten-year programme on August 20, 2018. This marked the end of the largest sovereign assistance package in global history, comprising three distinct programmes. Thanks to unprecedented financial support, granted under very favorable terms, Greece was able to modernize its economy and regain the trust of investors, according to the European Stability Mechanism.



Tuesday, 17 July 2018

Is the financial crisis over?

As the pace of change accelerates globally, and as risk interconnections deepen, there are four (4) key areas that the recent report "The Global Risks Report 2018" by the World Economic Forum analyzed: a) environmental degradation, b) cybersecurity breaches, c) economic strains, and d) geopolitical tensions.



Wednesday, 11 July 2018

The impact and causes of poor communication in modern workplaces

A recent report entitled "Communication barriers in the modern workplace" by The Economist Intelligence Unit, which included 403 senior executives, managers, and junior staff from United States of America companies, mentioned that poor communication is having a tremendous impact on the modern workplace.



Thursday, 28 June 2018

What is the h-index and why it is so important for science?

The h-index is a unique and useful tool for scientists to analyze the impact of their academic work. It is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and the citation impact of the publications of a scientist, a scholar, a researcher, or an organization.



Thursday, 15 March 2018

Are DNA modified human embryos a mass-destruction weapon?

Scientists will not stop. Modifying human embryos is not just an accidental process. Some say that it potentially will be the next weapon of mass destruction. Scientists respond to that by announcing good reasoning behind this, such as to correct a gene in embryos that causes sudden heart failure.



Thursday, 1 March 2018

How can we benefit from blockchain technologies?

Nowadays blockchain is one of the most common topics among business news. Blockchain technology is the best-known distributed ledger technology. As a digital ledger, it is a database, which keeps a final and definitive record of transactions. Records, once stored, cannot be tampered without leaving behind a clear track, so it provides safety to its users.



Friday, 9 February 2018

Brain-computer interfaces will solve many disabilities

Brain-computer interface (BCI) will be one of the most exciting technologies for the next generation of business. Channels of communication between human brain and computer attributes will generate unique forms of reactions in a daily basis in business life.



Thursday, 23 November 2017

How’s Life in Greece, Italy, Germany, UK, and the US?

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) recently published the "How's Life? 2017" book, which is part of the OECD Better Life Initiative. The findings about Greece, as a country with significant effects from the financial crisis, in comparison with Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America, are very interesting.



Thursday, 16 November 2017

Bitcoin exceeds $7,000. What?

Bitcoin (BTC) has recently surpassed 7,000 dollars per coin for the first time ever. Business Insider reported that the recent run has been helped by news that CME Group, the world's largest derivatives marketplace, plans to introduce Bitcoin future contracts in response to client demand.



Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Electric Cars: The next big thing for mass markets

The largest automaker by worldwide sales, Volkswagen (VW), is stepping up its shift to electric cars and plans to invest more than 20 billion euros in zero-emission vehicles by 2030. VW aims to challenge pioneer Tesla in creating a mass market, Reuters said.



Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

This is a story from the present, not the future!

The following story about someone who tried to simply order a pizza, is about the actual technological environment we already live in. Even if for some people this sounds as something created by an anonymous human via the internet for fun, we can surely derive useful and real facts about the volume of technological adoption nowadays.



Monday, 8 May 2017

Thursday, 30 June 2016

Who governs the Greek banks today

An article in Financial Times, on January 13th, 2016, mentioned that the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund (HFSF) had demanded the resignation of the chief executive of Piraeus Bank in Greece, the country's largest commercial lender. The HFSF with a press release denied that there had been such a request. However, on January 15th, 2016, Piraeus Bank Group officially announced the reassignment of the chief executive. That means that an organization such as the HFSF, has the power to manipulate one of the most important banks for the financial sector of Greece.



Sunday, 25 January 2015