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Las Vegas students examine tech careers at Zappos summit

At downtown Las Vegas’ Zappos headquarters, nearly 400 Clark County students gathered for the first Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Technology Summit, a series of panels meant to showcase local and global technology leaders as diverse as the students in the crowd. The students, ranging from fifth grade to college-level, were able to ask community leaders and local entrepreneurs like ...

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Of course technology isn't society's great equalizer

Tech companies are no different than other companies. I read a headline yesterday that made me laugh aloud. “Tech Was Supposed to Be Society’s Great Equalizer,” said The Atlantic. “What Happened?” I’m not that intrigued by this question. I’m intrigued by a different question: Since when was technology supposed to be society’s great equalizer? “The early boosters of the Internet ...

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In India, Amazon and Walmart face off against the country’s richest man

As Amazon and Walmart-owned Flipkart scramble for ways to work around the impending new strict ecommerce policy in India, the two companies today stumbled upon a new challenge: India’s richest man. Mukesh Ambani, who runs Reliance Industries, the country’s largest industrial house, announced today that his company will roll out a new online shopping platform for 1.2 million retailers an… ...

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Say hello to Marty the Robot. He’s here for your retail job.

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Rocking beds and pillows that nudge you: Tech wants into your bed

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Car camera CEO explains how this tech can help you

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — Doorbell cameras have helped catch thieves who steal packages off the front porch or break into homes. Now, there’s technology to keep an eye on your car. Dashcam security systems are the latest rage and one of the leaders in this space is the Owl Car Cam. The Palo Alto-based startup’s product was one of the ...

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Earnings outlook: Cloud and AI spending could boost tech giants’ growth

Executives at Choice Hotels International Inc. realized years ago that they needed upgrade the company’s information technology systems — especially a global reservations system that, like many companies’ mission-critical systems, predated the internet. Ultimately, the owner of Quality Inn, Cambria Hotels and other chains settled on moving to Amazon Web Services Inc.’s cloud — a … Technology News

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