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How Microsoft, OpenAI, and OECD are putting AI ethics principles into practice

How Microsoft, OpenAI, and OECD are putting AI ethics principles into practice

A case study on how to convert AI ethics principles into actions looks at Microsoft's AETHER, OpenAI's GPT-2 release, and OECD and G20 ethics principles.
Inflation collapses around the world amid coronavirus pandemic

Inflation collapses around the world amid coronavirus pandemic

Global economy heads for deepest recession since Great Depression as business comes to near standstillCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageInflation in the wealthiest countries
Countries urged to step up spending as national goals go unmet

Countries urged to step up spending as national goals go unmet

Campaigners call for action as majority of big countries fall short of 0.7% aid targetThe world’s major powers have failed to make progress towards meeting their commitments on aid spending, according
The coronavirus pandemic is reshaping education

The coronavirus pandemic is reshaping education

With 1.5 billion students out of school, and hundreds of millions attempting to learn solely online, the pandemic will be transformative.

The economic impact of coronavirus in five charts

The coronavirus pandemic is upending everything from oil to orange juice.
Highly-educated women are now more likely to have jobs abroad than low-educated men

Highly-educated women are now more likely to have jobs abroad than low-educated men

Highly-educated women are holding an edge against men in getting jobs abroad.

Bitcoin Drops 2% Following Fed’s First Emergency Rate Cut Since 2008

Bitcoin prices slid Tuesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced an emergency cut in interest rates to counteract risks to the economy from the spreading coronavirus.

Bitcoin Rebounds as Coronavirus-Infected Stocks Get Jolt From Fed, BOJ

Bitcoin jumped the most in two weeks Monday, surging alongside U.S. stocks amid speculation that the Federal Reserve and other central banks will support markets as the coronavirus spreads.
Coronavirus escalation could cut global economic growth in half – OECD

Coronavirus escalation could cut global economic growth in half – OECD

Several countries at risk of recession as Covid-19 spreads around the worldCoronavirus - live updatesAn escalation in the coronavirus outbreak could cut global economic growth in half and plunge
OECD on AI Policy Observatory launch: ‘The technology is not terribly well understood by policy makers’

OECD on AI Policy Observatory launch: ‘The technology is not terribly well understood by policy makers’

Audrey Plonk, the new head of Digital Economy Policy at the OECD, spoke with VentureBeat about the launch of the AI Policy Observatory.
Coronavirus escalation could cut global economic growth in half – OECD

Coronavirus escalation could cut global economic growth in half – OECD

Several countries at risk of recession as Covid-19 spreads around the worldFollow the latest coronavirus blog for live news and updatesAn escalation in the coronavirus outbreak could cut global
AI Weekly: U.S. and EU strike contrasting tones on AI regulatory policy

AI Weekly: U.S. and EU strike contrasting tones on AI regulatory policy

As both U.S. and European governing bodies move forward on AI, the former's adversarial tone contrasts with the latter's optimism.
Mark Zuckerberg Claims Facebook Is Ready to Pay More Taxes Globally

Mark Zuckerberg Claims Facebook Is Ready to Pay More Taxes Globally

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is planning to state in an upcoming speech that he is ready for Facebook to pay more tax in certain countries if it means that global tax laws are reformed.

Peru’s startup scene is ready for more

A surge in funding for Latin American startups is having an effect on companies in the region’s smaller markets.
Apple CEO calls for global corporate tax system overhaul

Apple CEO calls for global corporate tax system overhaul

Though it's one of the world's largest beneficiaries of favorable Irish tax minimization strategies, Apple is now calling for reform of the global loophole.
IMF boss says global economy risks return of Great Depression

IMF boss says global economy risks return of Great Depression

Kristalina Georgieva compares today with “roaring 1920s” and criticises UK wealth gapThe head of the International Monetary Fund has warned that the global economy risks a return of the Great
IMF boss says global economy risks return of Great Depression

IMF boss says global economy risks return of Great Depression

Kristalina Georgieva compares today with “roaring 1920s” and criticises UK wealth gapThe head of the International Monetary Fund has warned that the global economy risks a return of the Great

Development Group: Southeast Asian Consumers Too Bullish on Crypto?

Many southeast Asians consumers are interested in establishing or increasing their crypto investments, according to the OECD, but also admit to not really understanding them.