LITERATURE

Top 5 fictional characters of all time

In December, we launched a reader survey to discover the 20 most popular fictional characters of all time. Over 1000 answers flooded in, with favourites ranging from Jane Eyre to James Bond. However, there were some clear winners, and here’s a countdown of the top five...

VIRTUAL REALITY

Sports kick-starts a virtual reality revolution

Virtual reality, for so long considered an expensive novelty, is on the cusp of a real breakthrough, as sports broadcasters pump money into immersive technology

SMART CITIES

Why Bristol's a city of the future

Famed for its marine and aerospace engineering, Bristol is now a front runner in digital technology which is revolutionising the city’s public sector

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Favourite fictional characters of all time ‘Favourite fictional characters of all time’

Infographic counting down the top 20 fictional characters of all time of all time as voted for by over 1000 of Raconteur's readers

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Infographic tracking Donald Trump's popularity over the course of his presidential campaign

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Revealing connections that identify commercial-scale counterfeiters

Technology developed by intellectual property lawyers can track down counterfeiters

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Importance of brand reputation in the digital age

You need an online strategy to counter any attempts from fraudsters trying to hijack your brand on social media, says Charlie Abrahams, senior vice president at MarkMonitor

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Importance of online reviews

Why online reviews matter and can affect the reputation of a megabrand

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PREJUDICE

Poles apart: the new face of British prejudice

As rising xenophobia in the UK targets Polish migrants, the first generation of Poles recalls a time when they were welcomed as refugees and workers

SECURITY

Trump: Putting Nato in the firing line

The US president-elect said during his campaign that he may no longer honour his country’s agreement to protect its allies in Europe

IVORY

Ivory suppliers challenge global ban

Several Southern African countries want to be exempted from a 35-year old global ban on ivory trading, threatening a hard-won consensus on the trade in products from endangered animals

REFUGEES

Refugees are victims of terror and violence, not perpetrators

Ralph Achenbach, country representative of the International Rescue Committee Germany, says that the rise of anti-migrant rhetoric is hindering efforts to resettle refugees

GLOBALISATION

Globalisation not entirely to blame for wealth inequality

UN trade expert Mukhisa Kituyi says that wealth inequality and a stagnant middle class cannot be blamed exclusively on globalisation

IVORY

Ivory suppliers challenge global ban

Several Southern African countries want to be exempted from a 35-year old global ban on ivory trading, threatening a hard-won consensus on the trade in products from endangered animals

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Do we really need our own office or is there a smarter way of working?

A toxic cocktail of distractions, interruptions and noise mean workers need to flee to a sanctuary to turbo-boost productivity

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Monitor what’s being said about you

Media intelligence software can keep a company ahead of the game and help protect brand reputation

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Enabling growth with the power of identity

In an increasingly complex security and regulatory landscape, the ability to manage user access is allowing organisations to embrace the connected age without fear of data breach, says Jon Burghart, who leads the Europe, Middle East and Africa region for identity management firm SailPoint

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OPINION

Delivering future public services

Public services are being transformed by digital technology, but much more can be done to fulfil the vast potential and create a connected, digitally enabled UK

OPINION

Bringing diversity into boardrooms

The future chief executive should challenge boardrooms, bring about cultural change, break bad habits and put inclusivity at the top of the agenda

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How tech is driving a smarter way of life

To reap the benefits of smart technology, the tech industry must win the trust of consumers who fear their privacy and data may be compromised

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