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It has been nearly a decade since Bill Gates left his day-to-day role at Microsoft, but he still has a connection to the company, not only as a board member and major shareholder, but also as a part-time technology adviser. So what’s he focusing on in his time there?
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Many people worry that robots will replace human jobs, but Bill Gates has a solution: a robot tax.
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Counter-drone security firm Dedrone has raised $15 million in a second round of funding led by John Chambers, executive chairman and former CEO of Cisco, and Felicis Ventures.
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The flying car remains among those technologies that has always remained about ten years away. Or maybe just a year, if you believe the CEO of Airbus.
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The dream of Americans flying inside a drone just moved one step closer. While the size of a small airplane, the Ehang 184 is truly a drone. Passengers get in the one-seater, enter their destination and the Ehang 184 — essentially a flying robot — does the rest.
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If you make it to Dubai this summer, you might have the chance to catch a brand new type of self-driving vehicle. One that flies.
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“VR will be big, AR will be bigger and take longer.” What sounded revolutionary when we first said it 2 years ago has become accepted wisdom. But now the market has actually launched, we’ve got 12 months of real world performance and major tech players’ strategies emerging.
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Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s $45 billion philanthropy organization is making its first acquisition in order to make it easier for scientists to search, read and tie together more than 26 million science research papers.
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Lip service to the crucial function of the Fourth Estate is not enough to sustain it. It’s not that Mark Zuckerberg set out to dismantle the news business when he founded Facebook 13 years ago. Yet news organizations are perhaps the biggest casualty of the world Zuckerberg built.
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