Davos Notebook

David Cameron and Jeff Jarvis at Davos

By Reuters Staff
January 25, 2008

David Cameron, leader of Britain’ s Conservative Party, talks to blogger Jeff Jarvis about his “webcameron” site and politics on the Internet. Jarvis filed this post and is contributing to the Reuters/Nokia mobile journalism project in Davos.

Coordination and false signals

January 25, 2008

Coming into Davos, with the world seemingly on edge, the biggest cry was for coordination from the “authorities,” but to judge from the noises coming from the Europeans yesterday, that isn’t likely if what you are hoping for is rate cuts soon.

Religion and politics do mix in Davos

By Reuters Staff
January 24, 2008

Ariel Yarnitsky, CEO of SpeedBit, meets with Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie, is the president of the Union for Reform Judaism in the U.S. Yarnitsky filed this post and is contributing to the Reuters/Nokia mobile journalism project in Davos.

Pablos, enjoying Davos and the challenge of getting in

By Reuters Staff
January 24, 2008

Ariel Yarnitsky, CEO of SpeedBit, finds Pablos (AKA Paul Holman) enjoying Davos and suspecting it may be harder to sneak in next year. Yarnitsky filed this post and is contributing to the Reuters/Nokia mobile journalism project in Davos.

Davos is a virtual boxing ring for ad rivals

January 24, 2008

The theme of this year’s World Economic Forum is “collaborative innovation,” but there’s still nothing like a bit of bare-knuckled verbal sparring from Davos veterans Martin Sorrell and Maurice Levy.

Davos: Murdoch’s views on UN and Kyoto Protocol

January 24, 2008

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch addresses a session of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos January 24, 2008. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse (SWITZERLAND)Age hasn’t mellowed him. At 76 years old, News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch is the elder statesman of the corporate world at this year’s Davos. But his views remain as strident as ever. Speaking at a session entitled “Rebuilding Brand America” he promptly lambasted two holy cows – the United Nations and the Kyoto Protocol.

Davos: Softbank Capital Eric Hippeau on investing climate

By Reuters Staff
January 24, 2008

Eric Hippeau, managing parter for venture capital investor Softbank Capital , is ‘long-term optimistic’ on outlook for investments in a downturn — filed by John Rossant.

Davos: LinkedIn founder sees investments in tools that ‘make life more productive’

By Reuters Staff
January 24, 2008

LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman on what he sees coming in Internet investments. This footage was captured by Reuters CEO Tom Glocer, who is contributing to the Reuters/Nokia mobile journalism project in Davos.

U.S. Homeland Security chief Chertoff on Internet security

January 24, 2008

Michael Chertoff spells out how to protect the Internet from being used by potential terrorists.