World Economic Forum News

Immersive Simulator Tests ‘Trust’ Between Humans and Self-driving Cars

Mass production of autonomous vehicles is expected to soar by the early 2020s. Consumers have high expectations and a high degree of skepticism when it comes to self-driving cars. According to a World Economic Forum study, consumers are very reluctant …

Executives at the World Economic Forum See Data Theft as Hard to Beat

Fighting online data fraudsters is almost impossible as their ability to hack into new technology often outpaces companies efforts to protect it, senior businessmen and bankers gathering for the World Economic Forum (WEF) said. The mammoth data breach at U.S. …

‘Davos Man’ Fears More Storms, Both Real and Economic

Fragile economies and extreme weather have combined to crank up the global risk dial in the past year, creating an increasingly dangerous mix, according to the World Economic Forum. Despite Europe’s avoidance of a euro break-up in 2012 and the …