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How artificial intelligence can be applied to the real world

May 10, 2018
AI can generate trillions for companies, according to a new report from the McKinsey Global Institute.
A visitor holds a hand of an AILA, or Artificial Intelligence Lightweight Android.
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TPP re-think could boost U.S.-Pacific trade

Apr 13, 2018
The world has had about a day to digest President Donald Trump’s 180-degree turn on trade. We are talking about TPP — the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Candidate Trump railed against TPP. He pulled the U.S out in his first week as president. Now, he’s told his top economic lieutenants to explore going back in. What do American […]

How businesses use your Facebook data

Mar 23, 2018
The platform's data is a treasure trove for companies.
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Facebook and other tech stocks plunge as U.S. indexes skid

Mar 19, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) – A sharp loss for Facebook is dragging technology companies lower Monday as U.S. stock indexes skid. The social media company is facing new criticism related to privacy issues following reports that a data mining firm working for the Trump campaign improperly obtained and then kept data on tens of millions of […]
A employee eats lunch in the canteen at Facebook's new headquarters, designed by Canadian-born American architect Frank Gehry, at Rathbone Place in central London on Dec. 4, 2017. 
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Holmes surrenders Theranos, pays $500K after "massive fraud"

Mar 14, 2018
The settlement comes two years after the SEC began looking into claims at Theranos that it had developed potentially revolutionary blood-testing technology.
Elizabeth Holmes (L), founder and CEO of Theranos being interviewed by Matthew Herper, a senior editor for Forbes Media, at Forbes Under 30 Summit on Oct. 5, 2015.
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The three richest American musicians are all rappers

Mar 6, 2018
Diddy, Dr. Dre and Jay-Z built multimillion dollar empires around their music careers.
Diddy, Dr. Dre and Jay-Z (L-R) used to compete in the rap wars of the '90s. Now, their companies are rivals.
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What's keeping your CEO up at night

Feb 14, 2018
Companies are making the shift from customer satisfaction to employee satisfaction.
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OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to stop marketing opioids to doctors

Purdue’s promotions exaggerated the drug’s safety and risks of addiction, leaning heavily on one sentence used by sales reps to market the drug to doctors.
The prescription medicine OxyContin is displayed Aug. 21, 2001 at a Walgreens drugstore.
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Amazon, Buffett, JPMorgan Chase tackle US health care tapeworm

Jan 30, 2018
The potential disruption from three renowned innovators in technology and finance sent a shock wave through the health care sector, erasing billions in market capitalization in seconds.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.
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Business books deliver new buzz words with the old hype

Jan 11, 2018
Want to realize your untapped potential? How about boost your ______. Those are the kind of promises that grace the cover of some of the 11,000 business books published in the United States each year. But has the language used to to market these books changed over time? Miriam Quick analyzed decades’ worth of business […]