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Imagine someone traveling through time to the days before the internet, regaling audiences with fantastical tales of a future in which children can access devices containing the sum of all human knowledge and which gain new powers daily to instruct, create and bring people together.
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The executives were armed that day with something unusual for Uber Technologies Inc.: the results of a survey. Kalanick operated by gut feeling and with a stubborn sense of how people should feel, not how they did.
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Billionaire Li Ka-shing is betting on a little-known Hong Kong start-up that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to sieve through tens of thousands of daily call-centre conversations conducted in China’s major dialects.
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Didi is bolstering its international presence in a major ride-hail market: Brazil. The company announced that it is buying taxi and private car-hailing company 99. The acquisition comes almost exactly a year after Didi led a $100 million investment in 99, formerly called 99Taxis.
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About once a month, on a Friday or Saturday night, the Silicon Valley Technorati gather for a drug-heavy, sex-heavy party. Sometimes the venue is an epic mansion in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights; sometimes it’s a lavish home in the foothills of Atherton or Hillsborough.
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Amazon has been quietly experimenting with various advertising products across its portfolio and off its website, according to interviews with half a dozen ad buyers and technology partners. And it’s getting ready to make waves in 2018.
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SingularityNET — an ambitions project to create a decentralized marketplace for AI — has raised a lot of money in its token sale.
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With the price of bitcoin soaring past US$10,000 this week, the idea of trading it for a less proven token sounds crazy. But for the nouveau riche of the cryptocurrency world, it’s an opportunity to invest in faster-moving currencies.
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