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Reverence for robots: Japanese workers treasure automation

August 24th, 2017 at 9:43 am » Comments Off

MORIYA, Japan (AP) — Thousands upon thousands of cans are filled with beer, capped and washed, wrapped into six-packs, and boxed at dizzying speeds — 1,500 a minute, to be exact — on humming conveyor belts that zip and wind in a sprawling factory near Tokyo.

Blockchain: every company is at risk of being disrupted by a trusted version of itself

August 23rd, 2017 at 8:47 am » Comments Off

“We are living in an exponentially expanding trust gap.” — Richie Etwaru

Airbnb now has more listings worldwide than the top five hotel brands combined

August 13th, 2017 at 9:25 am » Comments Off

Airbnb has reached a new milestone: 4 million listings worldwide.

These are the 20 fastest growing freelance skills in demand right now

August 9th, 2017 at 11:14 am » Comments Off

Upworth has released its latest quarterly list of the skill gaps companies are looking for freelancers to fill. This latest list sees a new No. 1 skill: virtual reality, which took the top spot from natural language processing in the previous list. Here’s the full list of the top 20 skills:

Wells Fargo closing 450 branches nationwide

July 31st, 2017 at 2:00 pm » Comments Off

Wells Fargo has started an initiative to cut expenses by $2 billion by the end of 2019 and that is done partially by eliminating 450 branches across the country. They originally operated the largest branch network in the United States, with almost 6,000 locations.

The game-changing technology every company needs to prepare for now

July 25th, 2017 at 9:41 am » Comments Off

Artificial intelligence is coming soon to reshape your business–and the world.

Poised to overtake bitcoin this year, Ethereum is changing the way we think about cryptocurrency

July 17th, 2017 at 12:15 pm » Comments Off

Vitalik Buterin is the brains behind what some say is the next generation of bitcoin, called Ethereum.

The Telecommuters Dilemma

July 13th, 2017 at 8:24 am » Comments Off

1995, upon taking over Fortune Magazine, which was then badly in need of an overhaul, the great editor John Huey famously told his staff: “From now on, people aren’t going to get rewarded for perfect attendance.”

People are raising hundreds of millions selling digital coins online — it’s either the future of funding or a ‘bubble’

July 12th, 2017 at 10:08 am » Comments Off

LONDON – Startups around the world are raising hundreds of millions of dollars by issuing new digital coins, a trend that has made people both excited and concerned.

Trailblazing entrepreneurs and free agents wanted

July 11th, 2017 at 6:29 pm » Comments Off

The Colony Workspace at DaVinci Institute is home to over 25 companies, and we currently have a few primo office suites available, some with spectacular views of the mountains.

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