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Robredo to speak at 12th annual Women’s Forum Global Meeting in Deauville, France

Nov 04, 2016 - 1:21 PM

The Global Meeting taking place from November 30 to December 2 in Deauville France will host more than 1 250 delegates from more than 70 countries

Hearing-impaired Uber driver recalls rare instance of discrimination

Oct 13, 2016 - 8:28 PM

With over 1 500 trips under his belt Mike – one of the drivers under Uber s Beethoven Initiative – recalls the one time a passenger made him feel bad about his disability

BEETHOVEN INITIATIVE. Uber's program is named after the famous deaf composer.

Why millennials are now the apple of advertisers' eyes

Sep 13, 2016 - 2:30 PM

As the combined spending power of millennials is projected to soar the advertising world is coming up with ways to reach the younger consumers

EU warns against curbing companies such as Uber

Jun 03, 2016 - 10:55 AM

Absolute bans of an activity should only be a measure of last resort says the European Commission

epa05341739 EU Commissioner in charge of Internal Market, Industry, Elzbieta Bienkowska of Poland, gives a press conference on collaborative economy in Brussels Belgium, 02 June January 2016. EPA/OLIVIER HOSLET

Tech visionaries on the world of today and tomorrow

Oct 14, 2015 - 2:29 PM

The innovators behind Facebook Infosys and Baidu among others share their views on emerging tech trends and highlight the human factor that shapes them

TREND SPOTTING. Tech titans discuss how technology will shape the world's future on the 2nd day of the  Forbes Global CEO Conference 2015 (From left): Zhang Ya-Qin, Vishal Sikka, Eduardo Saverin, Gary Rieschel, Forrest Li, Rich Karlgaard. Photo by Alecs Ongca/Rappler

'Sharing economy' surge creates labor conundrum

Aug 09, 2015 - 10:48 AM

Are those participating in the sharing economy empowered or are they being exploited by well funded technology companies?

How e-commerce can tug at your heartstrings

Feb 13, 2015 - 6:46 PM

Online virtual encounters can come full circle You ll never know who and what you ll find