BOJ raises growth forecast, signals status quo on policy outlook
The Bank of Japan nudged up its economic growth forecasts on Tuesday.
Deepika's mental health message, Indian food & free tea cups: Why India has been grabbing the spotlight at WEF 2020
The 50th WEF's theme is a...
Sundar Pichai says tech can have negative consequences, calls for regulation of AI
The Google CEO's comments come as lawmakers and government...
Donald Trump says US Fed has lowered rates too slowly
His address picked up on some of the themes Trump voiced when he first addressed the WEF two years ago.
Donald Trump tells business leaders of 'spectacular' US economy
Trump, who is expected to be acquitted by the Republican-controlled Senate, says he is innocent of the charges.
Atom bomb was biggest fear once, now there's fear over AI: Huawei CEO
Zhengfei said AI is not as damaging as atom bombs. Over the last thousands of years, technological advancement was very much in synch with people's evolution and people's fears over innovations like steam ships and the mechanical age were gradually overcome.
This is just the start, thunders Greta Thunberg at WEF; says climate change requires more than general awareness
The teenager said that the climate and environment are a 'hot topic' now.
Most companies facing limited growth due to innovation achievement gap: Accenture study
The survey, with data from more than 8,300 organisations across 20 countries and 885 CEOs, analysed the adoption of both mature and emerging tech – such as (AI), cloud, blockchain, and extended reality. It found that just 10% of companies are making optimal tech investment and adoption decisions and realising the full value of those investments.
World losing trust in climate science, Indians most-trusting: WEF survey
Indians and Bangladeshis have topped the charts when it comes to trust in climate science as also for keeping themselves abreast about news and current affairs, while Russia and Ukraine are among the laggards on both counts. The new public opinion poll published by the WEF at its 50th annual meeting called for better climate education and urgent upskilling.
Modi, Shah are a drag on Indian democracy: Sibal
Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Tuesday said the nationwide protests against the amended citizenship law reflected that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah were a "drag on Indian democracy".
Modi should do 'Naukri Par Charcha', listen to people: Yechury
General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday slammed the government over dipping employment rates, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi should conduct a "Naukri Par Charcha".
Deepika Padukone feted at WEF; talks mental health, hope
Deepika Padukone, who has been an advocate of mental health awareness and has been extensively working towards de-stigmatising mental illnes...
Letter from Wall Street: Dear PM Modi, your politics can wait, but the economy cannot
Use the mandate to implement policies that will make their lives better in the short, medium and long term.
Facebook targets UK growth with 1,000 hires this year
Over half of the new jobs will be in technology, including software engineering and data science, Facebook's vice president for Europe, the Middle East and Africa Nicola Mendelsohn said. Other roles will be in the "community integrity" team, which makes products to detect and remove harmful content from platforms like FB, Messenger, IG and WhatsApp.
Global body calls for urgent changes to international tax systems to tackle inequality
Referring to an Oxfam study released yesterday, Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation (ICRICTC) said the inequality crisis remains unaddressed and out of control as hundreds of millions of people are living in extreme poverty while large rewards go to those at the very top.
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