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Banks Eager For Artificial Intelligence, But Slow To Adopt

Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Baidu spent at least $ 8.5 billion beefing up their AI talent. Amazon spends $ 228 million a year just to find people to run Alexa and related machine learning initiatives. Even small to medium businesses in every sector – from fast food chains and personal fitness centers – are reaping the business benefits of technologies ...

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Why You're Reading Work Emails Today

First, the good news: More Americans are taking advantage of the vacation time granted to them by their employers. The bad news: They’re spending more of that supposedly off-the-clock time working. A new annual report from the U.S. Travel Association found that, after dropping to an all-time low of 16 days in 2014, the average American worker took 16.8 vacation ...

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Denver Post cuts ties with sports writer over tweet

The Denver Post has cut ties with Terry Frei after the journalist tweeted that he was “very uncomfortable with a Japanese driver winning the Indianapolis 500 during Memorial Day weekend.” Frei posted the comment on Sunday, after Takuma Sato became the first Japanese driver to win the race. On Monday, the Post’s president and CEO Mac Tully and editor Lee ...

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Banks Eager For Artificial Intelligence, But Slow To Adopt

Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Baidu spent at least $ 8.5 billion beefing up their AI talent. Amazon spends $ 228 million a year just to find people to run Alexa and related machine learning initiatives. Even small to medium businesses in every sector – from fast food chains and personal fitness centers – are reaping the business benefits of technologies ...

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Banks Eager For Artificial Intelligence, But Slow To Adopt

Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Baidu spent at least $ 8.5 billion beefing up their AI talent. Amazon spends $ 228 million a year just to find people to run Alexa and related machine learning initiatives. Even small to medium businesses in every sector – from fast food chains and personal fitness centers – are reaping the business benefits of technologies ...

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Cannes Film Festival highlights: Laughter, tears and monkey business

With the prizes given out, the bags packed and the hangovers kicking in, the 70th Cannes Film Festival has drawn to a close. This year’s top prize went to surprise winner The Square, a Swedish film about the sometimes bonkers art world and how we can best help others. Cannes has seen dozens of film premieres and parties, and red ...

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Banks Eager For Artificial Intelligence, But Slow To Adopt

Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Baidu spent at least $ 8.5 billion beefing up their AI talent. Amazon spends $ 228 million a year just to find people to run Alexa and related machine learning initiatives. Even small to medium businesses in every sector – from fast food chains and personal fitness centers – are reaping the business benefits of technologies ...

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Indian tech boss: H-1B visa curbs 'will hurt'

H-1B visas by the numbers A top Indian executive has finally admitted that President Trump is bad news for the nation’s vast tech industry. Vineet Nayyar, the vice chairman of major Indian outsourcing firm Tech Mahindra, said Trump’s “radical shift” on U.S. visa policies could damage India’s $ 150 billion technology sector. “Trump’s America First agenda and focus on curbing ...

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Banks Eager For Artificial Intelligence, But Slow To Adopt

Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Baidu spent at least $ 8.5 billion beefing up their AI talent. Amazon spends $ 228 million a year just to find people to run Alexa and related machine learning initiatives. Even small to medium businesses in every sector – from fast food chains and personal fitness centers – are reaping the business benefits of technologies ...

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Luxury Fashion Brands Start to Sell on China's WeChat App

HONG KONG—China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd. is using its vast social-media network to attract luxury-fashion brands to its WeChat app, potentially opening a new frontier in online retail. France’s Longchamp and the U.K.’s Burberry Group PLC have begun selling handbags and clothes on WeChat, China’s most popular messaging app. LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE’s Givenchy and Dior brands are testing ...

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