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UNLV, Caesars open technology lab in Las Vegas

2 hours ago   |   Review Journal

The mock resort-casino space inside the new Black Fire Innovation hub provides an open environment where students, startups and companies can collaborate and test technology...
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U.S. stocks close mostly higher, led by tech, industrials

4 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By ALEX VEIGA Major U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Thursday, as gains in technology and industrial companies offset declines elsewhere in the market. The S&P 500...
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China's version of TikTok launches feature to spread awareness and fight Wuhan coronavirus

China's version of TikTok launches feature to spread awareness and fight Wuhan coronavirus

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The coronavirus outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China , has killed at least 18 people and infected more than 630. The virus can pass from human to human, and experts are...
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UPS is betting big on drone delivery and autonomous trucks - but C-suiters say it won't stop expanding and investing in its iconic workforce of UPS delivery drivers

UPS is betting big on drone delivery and autonomous trucks - but C-suiters say it won't stop expanding and investing in its iconic workforce of UPS delivery drivers

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The iconic UPS delivery driver is key to the package giant's success, said C-suiters from the package giant. But UPS is investing heavily into drones and self-driving...
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Here's a look at the cruise experience of the future

Here's a look at the cruise experience of the future

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A recent report found cruise guests of the future will want the convenience of the latest technology on board, interactive and restorative experiences, and purposeful...
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The CEO of the commercial-real estate giant JLL explains how data is shaping the office of the future

The CEO of the commercial-real estate giant JLL explains how data is shaping the office of the future

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

JLL, the second-largest commercial real estate services and brokerage firm in the world, has been investing heavily in tech. Christian Ulbrich, JLL's CEO, told Business Insider...
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A top Silicon Valley venture firm is doubling down on its bet that innovation won't stay in Silicon Valley. Here's what its new wave of partners are betting on in 2020

A top Silicon Valley venture firm is doubling down on its bet that innovation won't stay in Silicon Valley. Here's what its new wave of partners are betting on in 2020

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

On Thursday, venture firm General Catalyst announced that Katherine Boyle, Peter Boyce, and Alex Tran were promoted to partner within the firm. All three partners focus on...
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Here's Why Taco Bell Added Artificial Intelligence Technology To Its Mobile App

13 hours ago   |   Forbes

Taco Bell announced a partnership with artificial intelligence company Certona last week to create a more personalized experience for its mobile app users, of which there are 5...
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Insurtech Research Report: The trends & technologies allowing insurance startups to compete

Insurtech Research Report: The trends & technologies allowing insurance startups to compete

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Tech-driven disruption in the insurance industry continues at pace, and we're now entering a new phase - the adaptation of underlying business models. That's leading to ongoing...
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THE CONNECTIVITY B2B ECOSYSTEM: How 5G and next-gen networks are transforming the role telecoms play in enterprise partnerships

THE CONNECTIVITY B2B ECOSYSTEM: How 5G and next-gen networks are transforming the role telecoms play in enterprise partnerships

22 hours ago   |   Business Insider

This is a preview of THE CONNECTIVITY B2B ECOSYSTEM research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Connectivity &...
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Pharmaceutical Executive John Kapoor Sentenced To 66 Months In Prison In...

Pharmaceutical Executive John Kapoor Sentenced To 66 Months In Prison In Opioid Trial

His sentencing is the culmination of a months-long criminal trial that resulted in the first successful prosecution of pharmaceutical executives tied to the opioid epidemic. Read more ...

China extended its Wuhan coronavirus quarantine to 2 more cities, cutting...

China extended its Wuhan coronavirus quarantine to 2 more cities, cutting off 19 million people in an unprecedented effort to stop the outbreak

China has extended travel restrictions to two more cities as part of an unprecedented quarantine to try and control a coronavirus that has killed at least 17 people. The city... Read more ...

Trump doubles down on his promise to 'save' Social Security a day after he...

Trump doubles down on his promise to 'save' Social Security a day after he suggested overhauling it

President Trump charged Democrats with trying to "destroy" Social Security and doubled down on his promise to "save" the program. Trump said in a Thursday tweet: "Democrats are... Read more ...

A man suspected of raping at least 44 women in Florida was apprehended after...

A man suspected of raping at least 44 women in Florida was apprehended after police got his son's DNA in an unrelated case

Police in Miami, Florida, have arrested 60-year-old Robert Koehler, who they believe raped 44 women in the 1980s. Police only found Koehler after his son was arrested on an... Read more ...

Goldman Sachs CEO says no IPOs for companies without at least one 'diverse'...

Goldman Sachs CEO says no IPOs for companies without at least one 'diverse' board member starting in July

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon said Thursday in an interview with CNBC in Davos, Switzerland that starting in July, the bank won't help companies without at least one... Read more ...

Uber begins mapping Washington D.C. for self-driving vehicles

Uber begins mapping Washington D.C. for self-driving vehicles

Uber today announced that it has begun mapping public roads in Washington, D.C. with a small fleet of self-driving vehicles. Read more ...

After move, Las Vegas Raiders pledge $500,000 to eliminate school lunch debt

After move, Las Vegas Raiders pledge $500,000 to eliminate school lunch debt

Money to be allocated through Nevada Community Foundation Read more ...

The 'Doomsday Clock' has jumped closer to midnight than ever as nuclear...

The 'Doomsday Clock' has jumped closer to midnight than ever as nuclear weapons and climate disasters turn the world into a 'pressure cooker'

The Doomsday Clock is now 100 seconds to midnight, closer than ever in its 73-year history. The researchers behind the clock cited increasing tensions between nuclear-armed... Read more ...

A black man received a settlement in a race discrimination lawsuit. When he...

A black man received a settlement in a race discrimination lawsuit. When he tried to cash the check, the bank called the cops, prompting a second racial discrimination case

Sauntore Thomas, 44, of Detroit, Michigan, is filing a racial discrimination against TCF Bank, according to the Detroit Free Press . He said the bank refused to accept checks... Read more ...

UPS is betting big on drone delivery and autonomous trucks - but C-suiters...

UPS is betting big on drone delivery and autonomous trucks - but C-suiters say it won't stop expanding and investing in its iconic workforce of UPS delivery drivers

The iconic UPS delivery driver is key to the package giant's success, said C-suiters from the package giant. But UPS is investing heavily into drones and self-driving... Read more ...