Tech Industry

Clinton: Trump-Putin a 'mystery', Russia may attack election infrastructure

We are still very vulnerable. And we don’t have leadership Hillary Clinton<p>Hillary Clinton has criticized Donald Trump’s performance at the Helsinki summit earlier this week, calling his failure to tackle Vladimir Putin over Russian interference in the 2016 US election “deeply disturbing” and a …

News

Google Translate's AI Is Rendering Gibberish Into Spooky Religious Prophecies

Artificial-intelligence algorithms have been known to do some odd things when left to their own devices. The ones that power Google Translate have …

Language

SpaceX's Falcon 9 Block 5 Launch Kicks Off a New Era in Reusability

Early Sunday morning, SpaceX will conduct a fairly routine launch that also marks a new era for the company. From this point on, SpaceX will only …

Space Travel

Boston Dynamics Says It Can Build 1,000 Robot Dogs a Year By Mid-2019

Boston Dynamics is preparing to build its terrifying army of robot dogs, according to a Saturday report in Inverse that the company has set a target …

Robotics

Why I don’t invest in AI

Last year AI companies attracted more than $10.8 billion in funding from venture capitalists like me. AI has the ability to enable smarter decision-making. It allows entrepreneurs and innovators to create products of great value to the customer. So why don’t I don’t focus on investing in AI?<p>During …

Business

This Startup Makes Car Insurance for People Who Hate Owning Cars

<b>IN THE MIDDLE OF ARITY’S</b> Chicago offices, wedged between a row of programmer workstations and a bank of conference rooms, there sits a 2012 Ford …

Carsharing

Western Indiana farmer looks for ways to work smarter

For much of his professional life, Steve Gerrish worked to determine which plant-breeding techniques and which genetic markers would yield the …

Farming

Should Biotech Investors Fear Dilution?

Biotechs are infamous for tapping the public markets for capital on a regular basis. Here is a look at how this standard practice can both damage and …

Investing

Deals Proliferate at Farnborough Airshow Despite Political Worries

FARNBOROUGH, England -- It was business as usual -- with billions in U.S. orders and commitments -- at the Farnborough Airshow despite concerns that …

Farnborough Airshow

Cyber Saturday—Introducing Fortune Brainstorm Finance

Good morning, Cyber Saturday readers.<p>It’s been a heady week of hand-shaking, connection-making, and idea-waking at <i>Fortune</i> Brainstorm Tech in Aspen. …

Brainstorming

Phillies Fans Can Now Text Their Beer Orders via iPhones at Home Games

Starting Friday, Phillies baseball fans who want to order beer or other beverages at Citizens Bank Park will be able to text their orders through the …

Apps

U.S. IPO Weekly Recap: Bud, Biotechs, Banks And Breast Implants Make Gains In 9-IPO Week

The IPO market came back full force this week following the July 4th pause. Nine deals raised a combined $931 million, averaging a gain of 29%.<p>Five …

Business

Boston Dynamics Is Gearing Up to Produce Thousands of Robot Dogs

Boston Dynamics, maker of uncannily agile robots, is poised to bring its first commercial product to market — a small, dog-like robot called the …

Robotics

Tesla pushes back against reports on Model 3 cancellations

Customers have been cancelling orders on Tesla's Model 3 car as production ramped up — which Elon Musk promised. However, the company refuted those …

Tesla

Elon Musk Responds Hours After Analyst Report Citing Model 3 Cancellations Hits Tesla Stock

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has tried to correct the record after an analyst report surfaced on Thursday saying his Model 3 is in trouble.<p>In a tweet late on …

Tesla

'Model 3 Performance': Way Ahead of Its Time

<i>By Michael Teich</i><p>Tesla's Model 3 Performance vehicle is bad news for the company's haters, said Wall Street Journal auto columnist Dan Neil.<p>"Tesla …

Tesla

The 10 rules found in every good remote work policy

All companies have standards for the office, but remote work can complicate those rules. Here are 10 guidelines to help you establish a professional …

Remote Working

Cyberattack on Singapore health database steals details of 1.5 million, including PM

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A major cyberattack on Singapore's government health database stole the personal information of about 1.5 million people, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, the government said on Friday.<p>The attack, which the government called "the most serious breach of personal data" …

Cybersecurity

Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter launch the Data Transfer Project

Here’s something of a curveball for your brain: Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter have teamed up for a new open source project that would make it easier to transfer your data between online services.<p>The Data Transfer Project (DTP) was officially founded last year, and there have been …

Tech Trends

With 'Uninspiring' iPhone Sales, Apple Eyes Software as its Next Cash Cow

Is there life beyond the iPhone? Apple (AAPL) investors certainly hope so.<p>On Friday, Goldman Sachs sent a note to investors projecting a 12-month …

Investing

Hashflare Shuts Down Bitcoin Mining Service and Cancels All Bitcoin Contracts

Hashflare, a so-called “cloud mining” service that allowed speculators to effectively rent processing power on the Bitcoin network, announced Friday …

Bitcoin

WhatsApp curbs message forwarding in bid to deter India lynch mobs

MUMBAI/BENGALURU (Reuters) - Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp is rolling out a global test measure to rein in messages forwarded by users, the messaging app said, after the spread of rumours led to several killings in India and sparked calls for action from authorities.<p>Violence triggered by incendiary false …

India

Nvidia Is Taking Over the Autonomous Driving Industry -- Here's How

Whenever I talk to people about autonomous vehicles, it's clear not people know who the winners will be.<p>Some are aware that Alphabet (GOOGL) (GOOG) …

Autonomous Vehicle

Lowered Expectations: We're No Further Along With Digital Transformation Than In 2012

When the concept of “digital transformation” came on the scene in the early 2010s, executives had visions of seamless electronic interactions replacing cumbersome manual processes. Many are still waiting for that result, a recent survey suggests.<p>On average, 39% of business leaders today say they …

Business

Artificial Intelligence Is Powering Worldwide Tech Bubble

<i>By FS Staff</i><p>Jason Burack of Wall St. for Main St. interviews first time guest, Webmaster, Senior Editor, and Co-Host of the FS Insider podcast at …

Artificial Intelligence

Clendaniel: How Medicare for All could sway voters in 2020

I’ve been keeping a close watch on Democrats’ strategic initiatives as the November midterms and the 2020 presidential election unfold. It’s becoming …

Health Care

You can now use Apple’s Business Chat in Messages to order drinks at a Phillies game

Back in March, Apple released iOS 11.3 with a handful of new features, including its new Business Chat for iMessage functionality. This feature allows users to easily communicate with companies directly from the Messages app on iOS, and now it is adding a pair of new participants…<p>First, as reported …

Technology

YouTube is growing like a startup — these two charts show the 12-year-old site's stunning surge

By the standards of the tech industry, 12-year-old YouTube is middle aged. But lately, it's been growing like a newborn.<p>The value the streaming video site is delivering to marketers in terms of ad impressions and traffic to their sites is surging. That's paying off in a big way for the Google-owned …

Advertising

Facebook suspends data firm claiming access to 1 trillion conversations

Facebook may have another Cambridge Analytica on its hands, and the company is taking an unusually proactive step to contain what could potentially …

Social Media

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