In a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Joe Biden took aim at president-elect Trump and Russian president Putin in what is likely his final public appearance as US vice-president. The speech was long on scaremongery and war rhetoric and short on 'fact', as The Wall Street Journal reports, Mr. Show More Summary
Over at the World Economic Forum’s Fourth Industrial Revolution website, Cristina Fonseca said: unfortunately our minds are a limiting factor. Did we ever stop to think about how the world has changed in the past 10 years or how those changes have been so different from what happened in the previous decade? Everyone (and everything) […]
The American actor is appearing at the World Economic Forum this week.
At this year's World Economic Forum taking place this week in Davos, Switzerland, we have reason to be optimistic. As the world's CEOs and heads of state gather, we can be certain of one thing - change and speed are needed to unleash the power of the 4th Industrial Revolution. Show More Summary
The NYT had a strange editorial this morning on the World Economic Forum in Davos in which it posed the question: "The question now is whether these gilded champions of globalization will choose to address inequality or proceed withShow More Summary
Joe Biden offered a stirring defense of liberalism, as well as a harsh rebuke of Russia in his final speech as vice president. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Biden warned of “dangerous demagogues and autocrats that have emerged seeking to capitalize on people’s insecurities. Show More Summary
President Xi Jinping made a vigorous defence of globalization at the World Economic Forum.
Water, and more precisely uneven, unstable and unsecure access to it, is one of the largest global risks. Now and in the future. This has been emphasized on several occasions, at the latest just this week at the World Economic Forum's annual summit in Davos. Show More Summary
Headlines this morning are all about Donald Trump raging against Europe; Theresa May’s long-awaited Brexit speech; and Xi Jinping first appearance at the very capitalist World Economic Forum.
Bloomberg's Anne Swardson, Zoe Schneeweiss, and Andre Tartar perfectly summed up the state of play right now during their discussion of the World Economic Forum's annual get-together: "Never before has the gap between Davos Man and the...Show More Summary
LONDON — The World Economic Forum (WEF) has published its annual "Inclusive Growth and Development Report," a set of research which includes a ranking of countries according to the "inclusiveness" of their economies. The Inclusive Development...Show More Summary
This story first appeared on Ecosystem Marketplace. While US President-Elect Donald Trump was tweeting dissatisfaction at his perception of how CNN will probably cover his daughter in an upcoming piece that he hasn't even seen yet, Chinese...Show More Summary
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American companies don’t feel welcome in China any more. And while Chinese President Xi Jinping defended globalization at the World Economic Forum in Davos, U.S. companies say his government is not practicing what he preached. An annual survey of business conditions by the American Chamber of Commerce, or AmCham, in China found that 4 out […]
With great power comes great responsibility, was the gist of Gina Rometty’s part in a panel discussion on the development of artificial intelligence at the World Economic Forum on Tuesday. The discussion started with the overview that...Show More Summary
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, leaders struggle to voice solutions to the divides their technologies create.
Global power brokers spend the week mulling over major world challenges and how to solve them.
Before the World Economic Forum in Davos, Xi Jinping spurned protectionism while implicitly rebuking Donald J. Trump, president-elect of the United States.
“No one will emerge as a winner in a trade war,” Mr. Xi, the leader of the world’s second-biggest economy, said in hourlong speech on Tuesday to members of the world elite gathered for the annual World Economic Forum. “Pursuing protectionism is just like locking one’s self in a dark room. Show More Summary