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Business is getting personal as values take over the workplace

Jun 3, 2019
From meat-free corporate culture to climate activism, personal beliefs are moving front and center in the professional world.
A WeWork co-working location in Tokyo.
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Google's future plans include hardware, software and a lot of Assistant

May 9, 2019
Google is laying out its plans for software updates for the next 12 months, and revealed a new Android phone and a new in-home voice assistant.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during the Google I/O 2019 keynote session at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California on May 7, 2019.
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Remote offices find creative workarounds as more Americans stay home

May 6, 2019
Some companies are completely doing away with the physical office. But that doesn't mean skipping the water cooler chit-chat.
A home office. The number of non-self-employed Americans working from home has more than doubled since 2005.
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China celebrates centennial of science turning point

May 3, 2019
One hundred years ago this week, protests set China on a path to scientific modernity.
Shanghai in 2014.
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Who protects you from making a bad purchase... on your smart speaker?

Apr 29, 2019
Today's voice assistants and smart devices can act like salespeople who knock on your door.
Amazon’s patents show how voice recognition technology could be used to learn about users' physical and emotional states. Above, Amazon Echo Dots.
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Is video conferencing worth all the trouble?

Apr 16, 2019
Some companies have lost $1 million in productivity just getting the technology to work.
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Your smart speaker is always listening

Apr 12, 2019
And someone on the other side of it may be listening, too.
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Why Big Tech wants to get inside your car

Apr 10, 2019
A look at the data and dollars hiding behind the dashboard.
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