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How long it takes to become a billionaire?

Some people say that making the first million is the hardest.Others, like oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens have quipped that the first billion is a “helluva lot harder”. Regardless of which is true, it’s interesting to examine how long it took the world’s wealthiest to reach the million and billion dollar benchmarks, as

Circular Economy: Linking up the Supply Chain

inally, the long-discussed concept of the circular economy (CE) seems ready for takeoff. More and more observers see new information technologies like the internet of things (IoT), big data analytics or blockchain as the powerful means everybody is waiting for. And yes, its promises are truly thrilling. Yet the real door-opener is still

China is building 19 ‘Cluster Super-Cities”

he World has a demand problem, and it is dealing with it all wrong. Rather than allowing itself to be harmed by other countries’ problematic policies, China must work to create its own demand by making full use of its capacity for policy experimentation. Cluster cities are ideal for long-term

How great leaders build successful teams?

s leaders, we’re defined by the team we build around us. You want to create a complementary team that’s greater than the sum of its parts. One that’s fit for the future, working together to create new opportunities. Yet building and managing a team in a complex global environment isn’t

What is Globalization 4.0 ? WEF explains

fter World War II, the international community came together to build a shared future. Now, it must do so again. Owing to the slow and uneven recovery in the decade since the global financial crisis, a substantial part of society has become disaffected and embittered, not only with politics and

History of Largest Internet Companies

ith each passing year, an increasingly large segment of the population no longer remembers images loading a single pixel row at a time, the earsplitting sound of a 56k modem, or the domination of web portals. Many of the top websites in 1998 were basically news aggregators or search portals,

Why should cities plant more trees?

rom Athens to Melbourne and Seoul to New York, big cities are increasingly turning to trees to help protect them from heatwaves and floods, and to boost people's physical and mental health, urban officials and environmental experts say.South Korea's capital Seoul recently planted more than 2,000 groves and gardens, and

Which countries invest the most in the Research & Development

Innovation can be a major competitive advantage for any developed economy.  However, achieving a sustainable rate of innovation isn’t necessarily a straightforward exercise. The reality is that innovation is a complex and difficult outcome to measure, and there are many different variables that factor into it at a national level. Research

Montenegrin (inter)national domain ‘ .me ‘ now became even more International

omain .me celebrates 10th birthday and DoMEn, a company that manages Montenegrin .me domain, launches a diverse range of Internationalized Domain Names (IDN). As of November 12th, you are now able to register .ME domain in the following languages and scripts: Arabic, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Chinese (traditional and simplified), Croatian,

What the Big Tech Companies Know About You

Now that companies like Facebook, Amazon, and Alphabet are among the world’s most valued companies, people are starting to hold them more accountable for the impact of their actions on the real world. From the Cambridge Analytica scandal to the transparency of Apple’s supply chain, it’s clear that big tech companies