By Raffaele Del Gatto

Breakingviews – Corona Capital: IMF forecasts, Italian politics – Reuters

Corona Capital is a column updated throughout the day by Breakingviews columnists around the world with short, sharp pandemic-related insights.

Reuters

Politics on dating apps are thornier than ever now that Trump is gone

In our Love App-tually series, Mashable shines a light into the foggy world of online dating.

After 26-year-old Brandon Fellows stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6, he told Bloomberg News he had no regrets
. Instead, he boasted that his Bumble profile was “blowin…

Mashable

You have to be extremely online to understand the threat America faces now

Sometimes, as a reporter covering digital culture, I feel like I live in a world disparate from my friends and family. How do you, for instance, explain the vagaries and subsets of alt-TikTok to people who, at most, know TikTok as the app where the kids dance…

Mashable

Dubai partner ‘very happy’ with Trump Org despite Capitol chaos – Reuters

Donald Trump’s business partner in Dubai on Wednesday said he was interested in expanding their commercial relationship despite the storming of the U.S. Capitol last week.

Reuters

WHO reform needed in wake of pandemic, public health experts say – Reuters

The role and remit of the World Health Organization (WHO) should be examined in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and reforms will likely be needed to free it from politics and give it more independence, public health experts said on Wednesday.

Reuters

Politics this week

The Economist

Neglecting women to tackle COVID-19 is a losing business plan, firms told – Reuters

Companies need female employees to help them bounce back from the coronavirus pandemic and must not let gender equality slip off their agenda due to the tough business climate, a virtual meeting of global figures heard on Monday.

Reuters

Dolly Parton ‘turned down’ Presidential Medal of Freedom twice

The singer revealed she rejected the offers made by President Trump – but not for political reasons.

BBC News

What Happens to Big Oil This Year Will Define the Next Decade

This is the decade oil and gas must begin their decline. To avoid warming above 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) without overly relying on unproven technology, world oil and gas use must drop 37% and 25%, respectively, by 2030 before declining eve…

Gizmodo.com

I spoke to 99 big thinkers about what our world after coronavirus might look like: This is what I learned

More business disruption, more political turbulence, but maybe also a glimmer of new possibilities.
Back in March, my colleagues at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University determined that it might be useful…

Fast Company

Breakingviews – Corona Capital: Just Eat Takeaway.com, Malaysia – Reuters

Corona Capital is a column updated throughout the day by Breakingviews columnists around the world with short, sharp pandemic-related insights.

Reuters

Davos organisers prepare for August summit in Singapore, size unsure – Reuters

Having delayed its ‘Davos’ summit in Singapore twice already, the World Economic Forum is pressing on with plans to gather in August, but how big the meeting is will depend on how COVID-19 concerns play out, the organisation’s president said.

Reuters

Breakingviews – Corona Capital: Shakira, Flying cars, Game over – Reuters

Corona Capital is a column updated throughout the day by Breakingviews columnists around the world with short, sharp pandemic-related insights.

Reuters

Breakingviews – Corona Capital: Target, IPOs keep coming – Reuters

Corona Capital is a column updated throughout the day by Breakingviews columnists around the world with short, sharp pandemic-related insights.

Reuters

You Can’t Block Climate Action And Say You Support Democracy

In the wake of last week’s right-wing riot at the Capitol, some businesses are turning away from the politicians that incited it. The president of the National Association of Manufacturers, a lobbying group that represents 14,000 companies in the manufacturin…

Gizmodo.com

Breakingviews – Corona Capital: GDP, Corruption, Norway – Reuters

Corona Capital is a column updated throughout the day by Breakingviews columnists around the world with short, sharp pandemic-related insights.

Reuters

Casino mogul and ‘Jewish patriot’ Adelson buried in Jerusalem – Reuters

U.S. casino magnate Sheldon Adelson was buried on Friday on the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, a city that he fought for years to have recognised as Israel’s capital.

Reuters

Corporate Trolls? A Covert, Pro-Huawei Influence Campaign on Social Media

“Huawei, the crown jewel of China’s technology industry, has suffered from a sustained American campaign to keep its equipment from being used in new 5G networks around the world,” reports the New York Times. Now they’ve identified “a covert pro-Huawei influe…

Slashdot.org

Italy’s mediator struggles to revive govt ahead of meeting with president – Reuters

Policy conflicts and disagreements over government positions are hampering attempts at reviving Italy’s ruling coalition as the mediator appointed by President Sergio Mattarella is due to report back to the head of state later on Tuesday.

Reuters

Former HR manager and World Editor of International Business Times Italy (Newsweek media group). Now CEO and Founder of The Business Globalist and Jobs Into Media.

Raffaele Del Gatto is a geek person obsessed by innovation, interested in geopolitics, economics and management, passionate about trading and video games.