Home Tags World Economic Forum

Tag: World Economic Forum

The park's staff wanted the fort to serve a "higher purpose." It didn't see that reflected in a proposal submitted in part by WeWork and OpenAI.

WeWork and an Elon Musk-founded company wanted to turn an abandoned San Francisco US Army post into a $200 million ‘campus for change’. He...

San Francisco's Fort Winfield Scott has been mostly abandoned for years. But WeWork and OpenAI's proposal to revamp it was rejected.

Singapore just beat out the US as the world’s most competitive economy again – here are the 3 areas it shone in

Singapore scored full marks on the pillar for health, which is an assessment of health-adjusted life expectancy.
American competitiveness was hurt by trade and geopolitical tensions, the WEF said.

Trump’s trade war means America lost the top spot as the world’s most competitive country

Singapore swooped in to take the No. 1 slot, according to a 666-page report from the World Economic Forum, which cited trade and geopolitical tensions.

From Davos: Dell and Bank of America discuss technology and Better Capitalism

Jenifer Berman, CMO of Insider Inc., led a panel at Davos on Wednesday titled, "Technology for Good: Better Capitalism Leading Innovation."
Herbert Diess, Volkswagen CEO

Volkswagen CEO warns Trump’s trade war is crushing demand for autos — and it’s making the first quarter ‘difficult’

"This is a big concern for us, so the first quarter for sure will be a difficult quarter for Volkswagen," CEO Herbert Diess said at Davos.

From Davos: Henry Blodget leads a panel on new collar jobs

Henry Blodget, CEO, Co-Founder, and Editorial Director, Insider Inc, speaks during "Learning Today for Tomorrow's Jobs" at WEF 2019.
Matt Damon and Water.org and WaterEquity cofounder Gary White.

Matt Damon had to borrow a suit before appearing at Davos after his airline lost his luggage

The actor revealed he had to borrow his Water.org cofounder's suit before his appearance at the World Economic Forum on Tuesday because Swiss Air had lost his bag.
Barclays' CEO Jes Staley arrives at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain January 11, 2018.

Barclays CEO says Edward Bramson, the activist investor agitating for change at the bank, hasn’t laid out a strategy

"We’ll engage with Bramson when he wants to, and exchange ideas, but for now the bank, I think, is in a pretty good place," Staley told CNBC in Davos.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff raised concerns Wednesday about the possibility of a new tech divide.

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff calls artificial intelligence a ‘new human right’

At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff spoke about why access to artificial intelligence will become a new human right.