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Three steps to get more women into tech

Tech is still largely a male-dominated industry, and to change this, women need to realistically see themselves in tech careers and at the helm of start-ups, says Ryan Holmes. 

The rise of Twitter

In 2010, Twitter was named as one of the Forum's Tech Pioneers and since then, the number of active users has grown almost tenfold. Find out how Twitter took over the world. 

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. 


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 Africa 2014

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

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.

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