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Google: search engine pioneer

From the garage to the moon, much has changed since Google's first days. Read the story of the search engine pioneering our future. 

Why technology is about more than hype

The new list of companies joining the Technology Pioneers will highlight some of the groundbreaking work being done in the cutting-edge technological fields, says Shane Richmond. 

How technology is beating corruption

Many countries that once withheld information are opening their data and budgets to public scrutiny with the help of technology, says Jim Yong Kim.

Videos

The future of cities

What makes a city a global success? Watch our video on the competitiveness of cities and find out about the future of urbanization. 

Highlights from East Asia 2014

On the occasion of the 23rd World Economic Forum on East Asia, the President of Philippines, other dignitaries and members from the business sector and academia share their views on growth.

Highlights from Africa 2014

Catch up on the highlights from this year’s World Economic Forum on Africa, which took place in Abuja, Nigeria.

Latest reports

The Competitiveness of Cities

The World Economic Forum has been studying competitiveness for over 30 years by... more

A Framework for Sustainable Security Systems

The Global Agenda Council on Social Security Systems is committed to find... more

Events

10 - 12 Sep 14
Tianjin, People's Republic of China