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Whiplash: How to Survive Our Faster Future

"The future," as the author William Gibson once noted, "is already here. It's just unevenly distributed." WHIPLASH is a postcard from that future.<p>The …

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Dubai Sets Its Sights On Becoming The World's First Blockchain-Powered Government

Dubbed as the “city of the future”, Dubai, which plans to have robot cops, flying taxis and autonomous vehicles on its roads in coming years and appointed a minister in-charge of Artificial Intelligence recently, is planning yet another transformation: to become the world’s first blockchain-powered …

Real Estate

The startup that facilitates deliveries for HelloFresh in SF and LA raises $4.3 million

AxleHire, a last-mile logistics startup that facilitates deliveries for companies like HelloFresh, Freshly, Sun Basket, La Boulangerie and others, has raised $4.3 million from Acorn Pacific, RGA Ventures and others.<p>AxleHire, which started back in 2015, is doing more than 150,000 shipments per month …

Startups

Trump says he asked Saudi king to list oil company on New York exchange

President also tweeted he would ‘very much appreciate’ if Saudi Arabia would list its state-run oil company Saudi Aramco, due to go public in 2018, on NYSE<p>Donald Trump says he spoke to the king of Saudi Arabia about listing its massive state-run oil company, Saudi Aramco, in the US.<p>Related: Saudi …

Oil & Gas Industry

Kyoto Morning

In China, an e-commerce giant builds the world's biggest delivery drone

JD.com's robot can carry 1 ton of cargo by air.<p>JD.com, also called Jingdong, is China's largest online retailer, with a national distribution network matching the coverage of Amazon in the United States. It'll soon have something its American counterparts doesn't: super-sized delivery …

How AI Could Change Amazon: A Thought Experiment

How will AI change strategy? That’s the single most common question the three of us are asked from corporate executives, and it’s not trivial to answer. AI is fundamentally a prediction technology. As advances in AI make prediction cheaper, economic theory dictates that we’ll use prediction more …

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Islamic State families moved to site north of Mosul, Iraq confirms

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - About 1,400 foreign wives and children of suspected Islamic State militants have been moved to a new site north of Mosul, Iraqi authorities confirmed on Monday, dismissing the concerns of aid organizations, who were not warned about the move.<p>A foreign wife of Islamic State …

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List of pastries

This is a <b>list of pastries</b>, which are small buns made using a stiff dough enriched with fat. Some dishes, such as pies, are made of a pastry casing …

15 Delicious Breakfast Pastries That Will Give You Life

Do you smell that? That sweet smell of caramelized sugar and bread in the oven? That's your future calling. Whether you need to make something …

Breakfast Pastry Recipes: Croissants, Danishes And More (PHOTOS)

Danishes, croissants, pinwheels and more.<p>We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but have you ever realized that it's also the best meal? It's true that lunch and dinner include favorites such as mac and cheese, french fries and burgers, but breakfast is the only meal of …

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With Ariel Sharon gone, Israel reveals the truth about the 1982 Lebanon War

It was a different era. Journalists roamed freely in the company of the senior officers they knew, also because both sides knew that the (pre-High …

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Western powers press Iraq Kurd leaders to shelve 'very risky' independence vote

ERBIL/KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - The United States and Western allies pressed Iraqi Kurdish leaders to ditch a “very risky” independence vote on Thursday, presenting an alternative plan in an attempt to avoid conflict between the oil rich region and central government in Baghdad.<p>Governor of Kirkuk …

How ISIS Spread in the Middle East

And how to stop it<p>“It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition: that it must be lived forwards.” This observation was made in 1843 by the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard in a journal entry, but it might have been …

Ford's self-driving car can operate in complete darkness

Ford said Monday that it has successfully tested one of its self-driving Ford Fusions in complete darkness — no headlights and no street lighting whatsoever. It was so dark you actually needed night vision goggles to even see the cars.<p>"The purpose for doing the testing at night was to test a …