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Emmanuel Macron Talks to WIRED About France's AI Strategy

On Thursday, Emmanuel Macron, the president of France, gave a speech laying out a new national strategy for artificial intelligence in his country. …

Artificial Intelligence

One Nation, Under the Weight of Crushing Debt

An interactive map shows where the highest concentrations of households with unpaid bills are.<p>Not much unites Americans these days, except, perhaps, past-due bills. A third of American households are currently in debt, and in the second quarter of 2017, they owed a record $13 trillion altogether.<p>In …

Health Care

Five myths about bitcoin

This month, bitcoin, the digital currency launched by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009, hit a record price of $17,428.42 per coin. It got its own futures market at a traditional brokerage firm, and it even earned a joke in a recent “Saturday Night Live” sketch. Perhaps because of its complicated technical …

Bitcoin

When Working From Home Doesn’t Work

IBM pioneered telecommuting. Now it wants people back in the office.<p>In 1979, IBM was putting its stamp on the American landscape. For 20 years, it had been hiring the greats of modernism to erect buildings where scientists and salespeople could work shoulder-to-shoulder commanding the burgeoning …

Sundar Pichai says the future of Google is AI

‘We feel huge responsibility’ to get information right<p>Unbeknownst to me, at the very moment on Monday morning when I was asking Google CEO Sundar Pichai about the biggest ethical concern for AI today, Google's algorithms were promoting misinformation about the Las Vegas shooting.<p>I was asking in the …

America's Top 7 Startup Accelerators and What Makes Each Unique

No two accelerators is the same. Finding the right one for your company is among your first important decisions.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startup accelerators have been a critical component in the creation of thousands of startups, including such familiar names as …

Startups

Everything you need to know about Apple’s AI chip

Artificial intelligence is becoming a defining characteristic in the smartphone market, powering personalization, virtual assistants, and even battery life.<p>But AI takes a lot of computing power. To make up for that, companies like Apple and Huawei are adding additional chips into smartphones to …

Artificial Intelligence

The new spring of artificial intelligence: A few early economies

Artificial intelligence is experiencing a new spring and is here to stay It can bring firm-level productivity and profit growth, with employment …

Neural Networks Have Advanced Beyond Our Understanding, And That's Kind Of Terrifying

One of the brilliant things about neural networks — the complex system of electronic "neurons" that power everything from lab experiments to your …

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Goal Setting

15 books Malcolm Gladwell thinks everyone should read

A 2015 New York Times article poked fun at how often he blurbs books and recommends them on social media.<p>The bestselling author has published multiple books and articles exploring human behavior from all angles; he also recently launched a hit podcast.<p>We dug through years of his tweets, book …

Books

How ‘Wellness’ Became an Epidemic

When Gwyneth Paltrow first launched Goop in 2008, it was a great place to find out where to eat the best tapas in Barcelona. It was straight-up …

A biometric ring could replace your passwords, cards and keys

Smart rings aren't a novel idea: There are plenty of fitness tracking, notification-sending, payment or even protective finger ornaments around. But none have the ability to identify you and authorize your transactions wherever you go. That is, until Token hits the market. It's a biometric ring …

Spotlight on Tbilisi

After decades under Soviet Russia and centuries of foreign domination, Georgia and its people are looking to find their own independent identity aside from the narrative of occupation. And at the center of this nationwide soul-searching, Georgians have found one unexpected tool: fashion.<p>The biggest …

The 4 Types of Innovation and the Problems They Solve

One of the best innovation stories I’ve ever heard came to me from a senior executive at a leading tech firm. Apparently, his company had won a million-dollar contract to design a sensor that could detect pollutants at very small concentrations underwater. It was an unusually complex problem, so …

Blockchain's Brave New World: Initial Coin Offerings

Blockchain companies continue pushing the envelope. Their latest innovation: redefining how to raise capital.<p>Initial coin offerings (ICOs) were once within the sole purview of a small and cultish number of technology supporters. Now, they are fast becoming a magnet for frontier venture capital …

Cryptocurrency

How Apple leapt ahead of Google, Facebook and Microsoft on AR

Apple is fashionably late to the party, but it's arguably jumped to first place in the augmented reality race.<p>We knew Apple CEO Tim Cook was keenly interested in virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). But earlier this month, Apple finally -- and openly -- revealed its plans to the …

Augmented Reality

Despite challenges, startups see a bright future for tech companies in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is one of the world’s premier financial hubs, but can it be a destination for tech startups? That was the question put to a panel of experts at the TechCrunch China event in Shenzhen today. The answer, largely, was yes but it may need a little time.<p>“Hong Kong is becoming a global …

Hong Kong

Understanding Machine Learning [INFOGRAPHIC]

Machines are now able to learn and evolve without human intervention. Here's how it works, and what it means for the future of humanity.

Ethical Issues In Advanced Artificial Intelligence

A prerequisite for having a meaningful discussion of superintelligence is the realization that superintelligence is not just another technology, …

Rise of the machines: who is the ‘internet of things’ good for?

In San Francisco, a young engineer hopes to “optimise” his life through sensors that track his heart rate, respiration and sleep cycle. In Copenhagen, a bus running two minutes behind schedule transmits its location and passenger count to the municipal traffic signal network, which extends the time …

Internet of Things

Read Mary Meeker’s essential 2017 Internet Trends report

This is the best way to get up to speed on everything going on in tech. Kleiner Perkins venture partner Mary Meeker’s annual Internet Trends report is essentially the state of the union for the technology industry. The widely anticipated slide deck compiles the most informative research on what’s …

Ben Bernanke explains what Donald Trump gets wrong on the economy

In an extended interview, the former Fed chair talks tax cuts, infrastructure needs, and why coal jobs won’t come back<p>Donald Trump is at heart a nostalgia president, promising Americans the rebirth of a particularly iconic class of vanishing coal and factory jobs. “The mines are starting to open …

Mary Meeker’s 2017 internet trends report: All the slides, plus analysis

The most anticipated slide deck of the year is here.<p>Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Mary Meeker is delivering her annual rapid-fire internet trends report right now at <b>Code</b> <b>Conference</b> at the Terranea Resort in California.<p>Here’s a first look at the most highly anticipated slide deck in …

Meet Inc.'s Rising Stars, the 30 Most Inspiring Young Entrepreneurs of 2018 | Inc.com

This Startup Wants to Help Black Millennials Invest in Themselves, With a Unique Spin on Banking<p>Meet the Founder Who's Taking Street Food to the 'Burbs<p>This Blogger Couldn't Find Stock Images of People of Color. Now She's Changing the Faces of Stock Photography<p>This Startup Has a Small Army of …

Entrepreneurship

arctic

How a Melting Arctic Changes Everything<p>Part I: The Bare Arctic<p>Part I: The top of the world is melting even faster than scientists thought. Here’s how …

$9 billion startup Stripe is automating the complicated process of starting a company

Now the $9 billion payments company has realized that Atlas is something entrepreneurs throughout the United States want too.<p>Atlas automates the complicated process of starting a company into a filling out a short web form. Atlas then takes care of incorporating a company in Delaware, setting up a …

John McCain the Republican vs. John McCain the Patriot

John McCain was hustling down the hallway in the Russell Senate Office Building with the purpose of an Aaron Sorkin character. It was not yet two …

Republicans

The 10 Technologies Defining Art Right Now

Art World<p>It's not just all about the latest innovations.<p>,<p>Ways of making and seeing, both new and old, have defined the look and feel of art in 2016 …

Holdfast