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WTO: Progress on e-commerce

Participating in a series of ministerial discussions during the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos 2019, WTO's Director-General Roberto Azevêdo reviewed the challenges and opportunities facing global trade today, and stressed that the trading system must evolve if it is to remain relevant. The meetings included the informal ministerial gathering

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

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,

The future of crypto currencies and assets

  Crypto-assets and cryptocurrencies have soared in popularity since 2008, with more than 1,000 of the latter in existence today. Recently, large gains followed by steep declines led to intense media coverage and widespread interest. Crypto-assets have also featured prominently in recent work by the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council

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

Emoticons/Smileys in different cultures

If you’re reading this story, we’re connected. Physically, you’re anywhere, but digitally we’re in a global conversation, a nonstop cross-cultural exchange on an unprecedented scale. And Smileys.😃 or this reason, social scientists study how people respond to emoticons around the world. Much of our borderless discussion is cryptic, expressed in likes,

Infographic: How does Social Media Universe look like?

illions of people around the world grew up during the age of social media, and mankind is slowly marching toward a future where nearly everyone will be a digital native. For the one-third of humanity that now uses a smartphone, messaging and status updates are often more natural than having a

Beyond data and digital privacy

or those of you worried that you’ve signed up to too many websites, given out too much information or agreed to a few too many terms and conditions, you may think European new law intended to protect user data (GDPR) offers some answers. But it’s just one piece of this

Gaming: The expansion of eSports Business

or decades, the world’s top athletes have competed in illustrious tournaments such as The Masters or the Tour de France. People tune in from all over to see these athletes in peak form, and tournaments rake in cash from media rights, advertisements, sponsorships, merchandise, and also the live event itself.

How to protect yourself from counterfeit goods and online scams?

nline shopping has become a part of everyday life. Globally, e-commerce firms are taking no. 1 spot on the list of brand values and consumers' trust. In European union, 20% enterprises are selling their goods online. However, internet is not a safe place. It is full of scam websites that sell counterfeit

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