'Sense of urgency' as top tech players seek AI ethical rules

Business / Tech Sep 3, 2019

'Sense of urgency' as top tech players seek AI ethical rules

Top players in global tech companies kicked off work Monday to draw up global ethical standards related to data and artificial intelligence, with Microsoft's president voicing a "sense of urgency. Some two dozen high-ranking representatives of the global and Swiss economies, as well as scientists ...

Experts at Davos open debate on redefining GDP

Business | FOCUS Jan 25, 2018

Experts at Davos open debate on redefining GDP

It can topple governments, confer international bragging rights and pretty much obsessed the government of China once the country began its long march back to economic prowess. But is gross domestic product outliving its usefulness as a metric of economic size, and is it stoking ...

Global elites sample sushi, sake at Japan Night in Davos

National Jan 19, 2017

Global elites sample sushi, sake at Japan Night in Davos

More than 500 guests sampled Wagyu beef and sushi made with Uonuma Koshihikari rice Wednesday at an event to promote Japan's produce on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Dishes featuring yellowtail and scallops were also served at Japan Night, held ...