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Does Facebook game help company mine data for facial recognition technology?

14 hours ago   |   Star Tribune


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These weren't the droids they were looking for: Japanese robot-hotel lays off its “annoying” android staff, pivots to humans

19 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

The failed roll-out of a Japanese robot-staffed hotel is a cautionary tale for those who think similar consumer-technology will revolutionize the hospitality industry. The...
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Neo-Nazi publisher ordered to turn over personal information

1 day ago   |   Star Tribune

A judge has ordered the publisher of a neo-Nazi website to reveal his net worth and identify any phone numbers, email addresses, social media accounts and technology he used...
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Huawei Founder Ren Zhengfei Breaks Silence as Global Pressures Mount

1 day ago   |   Fortune

Huawei Technologies founder Ren Zhengfei spoke to reporters on Tuesday with a calm that belied the significance of the occasion. It was the media-shy CEO's first meeting with...
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A major US college is moving almost all of its library books off campus, and it represents a major change in how young people learn

A major US college is moving almost all of its library books off campus, and it represents a major change in how young people learn

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Georgia Tech recently finished the first phase of a major renovation to its campus library that resulted in more than 95% of its physical books being moved to an off-campus...
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5 Programming Skills Every Business and Programmer Needs

1 day ago   |   Business

If you want to survive in this automated, globalized economy, you should understand programming, and there are no shortage of coding schools and websites where you can learn...
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Dispensed: Why Walgreens is partnering with Microsoft, inside the Loxo-Lilly deal, and controversial young blood startups

Dispensed: Why Walgreens is partnering with Microsoft, inside the Loxo-Lilly deal, and controversial young blood startups

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Hope everyone has recovered from the JPM madness! It's been a busy week as usual for the healthcare team, jumping from coverage of tiffs between pharmacies and pharmacy benefit...
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State Street to lay off 1,500 employees

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

Despite beating Wall Street's earnings expectations, State Street Corp. announced it will lay off employees to cut costs and increase automation services. The Boston-based...
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How this dummy car tests collision detection systems in your car

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems are common in modern day cars. Blind spot detection, automatic lane changing, and automatic braking are some of the best-known features of...
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The US has a major truck driver shortage - but the co-founder of a trucking startup that's attracted $80 million in funding says there are 3 other problems that are making the shortage seem worse than it is

The US has a major truck driver shortage - but the co-founder of a trucking startup that's attracted $80 million in funding says there are 3 other problems that are making the shortage seem worse than it is

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

The truck driver shortage has dominated America's headlines in the logistics space this year. However, Transfix CEO Drew McElroy said the driver shortage isn't the only thing...
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Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Speaking from the White House, Trump said he was offering a "commonsense compromise both parties should embrace." Read more ...

Figure skating champion John Coughlin dies at 33 days after suspension

Figure skating champion John Coughlin dies at 33 days after suspension

John Coughlin, a two-time US pairs champion recently suspended from figure skating, has died at the age of 33. His sister said in a Facebook post that he had taken his own... Read more ...

Trump's 'common-sense compromise' on immigration to end the government...

Trump's 'common-sense compromise' on immigration to end the government shutdown isn't a compromise at all, critics say

President Donald Trump on Saturday offered Democrats an immigration deal that would exchange his requested $5.7 billion in border-wall funding with temporary protections for... Read more ...

Trump Offers Temporary Immigrant Protections For $5.7 Billion In Wall Money

Trump Offers Temporary Immigrant Protections For $5.7 Billion In Wall Money

The partial government shutdown has gone on weeks, and President Trump is offering a way out. But Democrats say the president's offer is a nonstarter and any deal needs to open... Read more ...

New York City wants you to know how sanitary your favorite hot dog stand is

New York City wants you to know how sanitary your favorite hot dog stand is

Thanks to a new law, New York City will be giving more than 5,000 food carts and trucks letter grades based on their sanitation. The grades are similar to ones restaurants have... Read more ...

What Mueller's extraordinarily unprecedented move to dispute BuzzFeed's...

What Mueller's extraordinarily unprecedented move to dispute BuzzFeed's story on the record tells us

Experts are flummoxed by a statement the special counsel Robert Mueller put out disputing a BuzzFeed News report that indicated President Donald Trump told Michael Cohen to lie... Read more ...

Sony Drops R.Kelly in Response to Sexual Abuse Allegations

Sony Drops R.Kelly in Response to Sexual Abuse Allegations

Sony Music has dissolved its working relationship with R.Kelly after years of public calls for the label to do so. The movement, called MuteRKelly, is in response to... Read more ...

'It's history repeating itself': Experts say the Trump-Cohen situation is...

'It's history repeating itself': Experts say the Trump-Cohen situation is reminiscent of Nixon era

Historians, members of Congress, and legal experts are reacting to a bombshell BuzzFeed News report on President Donald Trump and Michael Cohen by referencing the first article... Read more ...

A low-flying military plane zoomed through downtown Nashville without...

A low-flying military plane zoomed through downtown Nashville without warning, leaving residents terrified

Nashville residents panicked on Friday after a low-flying military plane circled the downtown core, appearing to narrowly miss buildings. Residents took to social media Friday... Read more ...

376 migrants, including 179 kids, used 7 tunnels to get under the US border...

376 migrants, including 179 kids, used 7 tunnels to get under the US border fence in Arizona

Hundreds of migrants used tunnels to get under the border fence in Arizona earlier this week, ABC News reported. Video footage the outlet obtained shows the reported 376... Read more ...