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I'm off in my corner working with three of the most promising startups I've been involved with in a long time: SurchX, No Borders (NBDR) and Botanisol. I'm fortunate to know these entrepreneurs. None of them are changing the world through dinner delivery
Medium, the publishing website run by Twitter Inc. co-founder Ev Williams, expressed interest in buying New York Magazine and other media properties, according to people familiar with the situation. Williams discussed the topic with Pam…
francine hardawayThat would be awesome, although I'm not sure Ev has ever made money.
The New York Times
JACK NICAS and KAREN WEISE
– Dec 13, 3:35 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — This generation's biggest technology companies — including Apple, Amazon and Google — have long been tied to their hometowns. Now these giants are increasingly outgrowing their West Coast roots. Driven by a…
francine hardawaythis will spread tech jobs across the country
Facebook is readying its biggest move into video to date: It wants to sell consumers subscriptions to cable TV networks like HBO and hopes they'll watch those networks on its own apps. The social network is talking to pay TV channels including HBO…
francine hardawayI can't believe any media property would still trust Facebook.
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By Ivana Kottasová, CNN Business
– Dec 13, 9:30 AM
London (CNN Business) The next generation of electric cars could charge their batteries in the time it takes to fill up at a gas station. A group of companies including Germany's BMW (BMWYY), Porsche and Siemens (SIEGY) say they have developed…
The New York Times
– Dec 13, 2:00 AM
VAULX-EN-VELIN, France — A group of teenagers recently swarmed into a room at Collège Henri Barbusse near Lyon, France, for a class typically dedicated to learning Spanish. But on that Wednesday, an unusual lesson awaited them. Five…
Ryan F. Mandelbaum
– Dec 13, 3:00 PM
Quantum computers that can crack our strongest encryption methods might be decades away—but a group of entrepreneurs and researchers think we better start talking ethics now. Perhaps one of the year's biggest stories was our collective…
francine hardawayThis would be so cool, if we started with ethics instead of backing into it after the fact.
When you think of fields that are being affected by automation, medicine doesn't usually come to mind. But recent developments in artificial intelligence have doctors in at least one specialization worried that algorithms are coming for their jobs.
francine hardawaySuch a huge difference between when my husband practiced radiology. Radiology, dermatology and gastroenterology are very disruptable.
The company said Wednesday that it will pay $38 billion in taxes on cash it has been keeping overseas. It also pledged to create 20,000 jobs and invest $30 billion in U.S. facilities over the next five years. The $38 billion tax payment from…
francine hardawayThis is from last year. Clearly Tim Cook is making good on some of its promises.