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In a 5G World, New Global Architecture Needed to Protect Core Values

A wide range of technologies are ready for deployment and will further accelerate the pace of economic progress and social outcomes Globalization 4.0 must be more inclusive and enable equity in economic outcomes Businesses must join governments in defining the shape of Globalization 4.0 and create an optimum governance architecture The Annual Meeting is being

Gartner Survey Shows 37 Per Cent of Organisations Have Implemented AI in Some Form

Despite Talent Shortages, the Percentage of Organisations Employing AI Grew 270 Per Cent Over the Past Four Years STAMFORD, Conn., January 21, 2019 — The number of organisations implementing artificial intelligence (AI) grew 270 per cent in the past four years and tripled in the past year, according to the Gartner, Inc. 2019 CIO Survey.

Nielsen: Chinese Tourists Use Mobile Payment Abroad More than Cash for the First Time

  Beijing—Jan 21, 2019—About 69% of Chinese tourists sampled have used mobile payment while traveling overseas, 4 percent up compared to last year, and more than 3 out of every 10 payments of Chinese tourists are made by mobile payment during outbound travel, according to the latest whitepaper jointly issued by Nielsen, a global leading

WHO: Ten threats to global health in 2019

The world is facing multiple health challenges. These range from outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases like measles and diphtheria, increasing reports of drug-resistant pathogens, growing rates of obesity and physical inactivity to the  health impacts of environmental pollution and climate change and multiple humanitarian crises.    To address these and other threats, 2019 sees the start

Weakened International Cooperation Damaging Collective Will to Tackle Global Risks

Rising geopolitical and geo-economic tensions are the most urgent risk in 2019, with 90% of experts saying they expect further economic confrontation between major powers in 2019 Environmental degradation is the long-term risk that defines our age, with four of the top five most impactful global risks in 2019 related to climate Rapidly evolving cyber

CPI and WPI: Prasanna – Head Global Markets Group, ICICI Bank

“Headline CPI came close to expectations at 2.2% YoY. This was led with continued deflation in food group while the broad-core index threw up a negative surprise with core inflation remaining at 5.7%. Despite the sharp fall in petrol and diesel prices in December, the core inflation was elevated. This was due to the high sequential

Food Habits of Indians: Ipsos Study

74% Indians are content with their current body weight; 63% Indians are willing to eat a plant based substitute for meat The study busts myths about Indians Indians are making informed choices; experimenting; moving away from norms   New Delhi, January 14, 2019: According to a new study by Ipsos that explores world’s food habits, insights


Wholesale, fashion chiefs turn The Retail Summit spotlight on technology transforming shopping experiences for new age customers Dubai, UAE, 9 January 2019: AI-powered shop assistants know what you want to buy before you do, and have an innate sense of how to meet customer needs. In the age of Artificial Intelligence, anything is possible as

In 2018 Over a Billion People’s Data was Compromised

NordVPN Reviews the Most Significant and Worst Data Breaches of 2018 If your data wasn’t leaked this year, you’re lucky. The information of over a billion people was compromised in 2018 as many of the companies we trust failed to protect our data. From credit card skimming to bugs and ‘leaky’ backends, Daniel Markuson, Digital

Top Global Workforce Predictions 2019 by Kronos Incorporated

Bengaluru, India, January 4, 2019 — The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated today released its annual predictions of the top trends which will impact the global workforce in the coming year. Top Workforce Trends of 2019:AI and machine learning unmask previously hidden workforce data to make people-centric decisions. Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning will finally be