DAVOS IN THE DESERT
As Swiss summit ends, Greta's star outshines her critics
As the summit wrapped up on Friday, Greata Thunberg lead a protest with young people in the centre of Davos, flagging her message to the end, after most world leaders had left.
Facebook conspiring to re-elect Donald Trump, says George Soros
Soros has used his annual Davos speech as a platform to criticise the social ...
Next stop, Brexit: Britain's EU divorce bill becomes law
Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans announced Thursday in the House of Commons that the Withd...
WEF@Davos: Padukone to talk mental health, Sadhguru to hold meditation sessions
When world leaders congregate in the Swiss ski resort town of Davos later this month to discuss a more cohesive and sustainable world, the stigma around mental health will also be a key area of deliberation and one of the persons spearheading this topic would be actress Deepika Padukone.
Britain and US to clinch trade deal this year: US Treasury Secretary
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday said a post-Brexit trade deal between the United States and Britain was a top priority and he expected such an agreement by the end of the year.
Facebook says Bezos hack highlights smartphone vulnerabilities
It’s not the first time WhatsApp’s been drawn into a hacking controversy. WhatsApp in November sued Israeli spyware maker NSO Group, accusing it of infecting phones of some users through the messaging app.The lawsuit said that NSO Group used a vulnerability in WhatsApp, since patched, to secretly deliver its surveillance software to users.
Pakistan defends Chinese investment after U.S. official's criticism
While Pakistan has continuously defended Chinese investment, it has also attempted to mend relations with the United States. Prime Minister Imran Khan and U.S. President Donald Trump have held at least three one-on-one meetings over the last six months, the latest on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday.
WEF 2020: CEOs welcome pay alignment with environmental, social and governance criteria
With stakeholder capitalism gaining traction, the push to closely align executive pay to a company's performance on environmental, social and governance (ESG)-related criteria is gaining ground.
WEF unveils new internet security principles to help protect up to 1 bn users
While certain cyberattacks focus on specific organisations, the majority target the largest number of internet users possible. Such attacks are often relatively easy for cybercriminals to undertake and can cause serious harm.
Data privacy must be seen as a human right: Satya Nadella
On privacy, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said that data dignity is crucial and the next level of work is not just privacy, but one should be able to control how one's data is used in the world. He also said we need to understand why AI marks a departure from previous software. Regulation should be more at the run-time than the design-time, he added.
Indian economy poised to take off, says Goyal
Speaking at a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual summit, the Commerce and Industry Minister also said the government will hold discussions with Britain and European Union on free trade agreements.
Innovations can present $20-30 bn biz opportunities for fashion industry every year: Study
Sustainability is at the top of the fashion industry's agenda, as leaders recognise the urgent need to move toward responsible practices under growing consumer and regulatory pressures, said the study, released here on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum's 50th Annual Meeting.
WEF Day 2: Trump kept Europe's richest man Bernard Arnault by his side, called Musk a genius; Prince Charles hung out with Greta
After settling an unprecedented crisis in the British royal family, Prince Charles was in Davos on another crucial mission - to save the planet.
What changed for D-Street while you were sleeping
Net-net, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) were sellers of domestic stocks to the tune of Rs 176 crore on Wednesday, data available with NSE suggested. DIIs were net sellers to the tune of Rs 326 crore, data suggests.
Told Trump war with Iran will be disastrous: Imran Khan
Asked whether Trump agreed with him, Khan said the US President did not say anything but he probably understood what he meant. "Afghanistan is yet to be resolved and Iran would be much bigger (if war starts)," Khan said. Khan met Trump on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum (WEF) summit.
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