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Netanyahu: Israel’s What’s Right With the Middle East

Speaking at Davos, the Israeli Prime Minister tried to sell his country as “what’s right with the Middle East.”<p>Bibi Netanyahu talked to the World …

Davos 2014: Google's Schmidt warning on jobs

<b>Google chairman, Eric Schmidt, has warned the jobs problem will be "the defining one" for the next two-three decades.</b><p>He said given the constant development of new technology, more and more middle class workers would lose their jobs.<p>Speaking at a meeting at the World Economic Forum at Davos, he …

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Davos 2014: ECB's Draghi sees 'dramatic improvement' in eurozone recovery

<b>The head of the European Central Bank, Mario Draghi, says there has been a "dramatic improvement" in the eurozone recovery over the past two years.</b><p>Speaking at a forum in Davos he said: "Risks have decreased across the board both for core eurozone countries and the periphery".<p>Mr Draghi said that so …

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Davos billionaires: Oblivious to the coming revolution

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (MarketWatch) — The world looks different from rarified altitude of a billionaire. Especially if you’re one of the 85 richest …

Davos 2014: Europe's banks 'in better shape' but 'risks remain'

<b>Finance ministers and banking leaders have said that Europe's banking sector is "improving" but that risks remain.</b><p>Lord Adair Turner, former head of the UK's Financial Services Authority, said that loans to businesses and in the mortgage sector were still at "very low" levels.<p>It was a mistake to …

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Google to use crypto tech to unlock China market

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said the company is intent on using encryption technologies to penetrate countries with strict censorship rules, such as …

Davos diary: A new angst settles over the world's elites

The Google Club Lounge is a step removed from Davos, in distance and spirit.<p>Anchored in a new hotel, high above town, it seems designed to send a message. The customized pad has sliding doors, fireplaces, a long bar and panoramic views of the Alps, as if to say, "all you governments meeting down in …

Davos 2014: looking back on a forum that was meant to look ahead

Cautiously optimistic describes the mood at the World Economic Forum, but prospects for growth are better than people think<p>This was supposed to be the return to normal Davos. After all the years living in the shadow of the crisis, the World Economic Forum of 2014 was billed as the one that looked …

‘Japan is back,’ emboldened Abe declares at Davos forum

With lean features, neatly clipped sentences and an unbending tone, Shinzo Abe projects himself well as the new hawk of Asia.<p>Since gaining power less than two years ago on a nationalist wave, the Japanese Prime Minister has wowed global investors and economists with a startlingly quick reversal of …

Radeon R9 290X Retail Prices Hit $900

Though we keep track of video card pricing regularly on an internal basis, it’s not something we normally publish outside of our semi-regular buyer’s …