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GM's Maven Is Betting on Autonomous and Electric Vehicles, But Obstacles Lie Ahead

4 hours ago   |   Fortune

In the future, people will travel in autonomous and electric vehicles that will eliminate crashes, emissions, and congestion, a General Motors executive said. “We're not going...
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Are Batteries The New Oil?

6 hours ago   |   Forbes

What are the challenges facing battery technology in the transport sector? Has electrification stalled? Are we stuck with Lithium Ion?
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UBS is bringing back a junior analyst role in its wealth management arm as the industry grapples with recruiting fresh talent

UBS is bringing back a junior analyst role in its wealth management arm as the industry grapples with recruiting fresh talent

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

UBS is bringing back its wealth planning analyst role next year, according to an internal memo sent to financial advisers on Tuesday and reviewed by Business Insider. It's also...
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The best tech of the decade

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The 2010s had some really great tech - like the iPhone 4, Roku, and SpaceX . At one point it felt like the whole world was playing Pokémon Go Insider reflected on the...
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Carta's chief technology officer is leaving the $1.7 billion fintech startup after a little over a year

Carta's chief technology officer is leaving the $1.7 billion fintech startup after a little over a year

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Carta's chief technology officer is leaving the fintech company, the company told Business Insider. Japjit Tulsi joined Carta in August 2018 after holding top engineering roles...
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A look at the most valuable tech companies from 10 years ago shows how much has changed - and that Microsoft and Apple still dominate (MSFT, AAPL, IBM, CSCO, ORCL, HP, INTC, QCOM, V, SAP)

A look at the most valuable tech companies from 10 years ago shows how much has changed - and that Microsoft and Apple still dominate (MSFT, AAPL, IBM, CSCO, ORCL, HP, INTC, QCOM, V, SAP)

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The tech industry has evolved dramatically over the past decade as new brands have taken over. Microsoft and Apple have stayed on top, but household names like Google, Amazon...
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U.S. senators threaten Facebook, Apple with encryption regulation

11 hours ago   |   Reuters

U.S. senators grilled Apple Inc and Facebook Inc executives over their encryption practices on Tuesday and threatened to regulate the technology unless the companies make...
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Bain Capital nears deal for Italian IT services firm Engineering: sources

13 hours ago   |   Reuters

Bain Capital is close to finalizing a deal for a stake in IT services provider Engineering Ingegneria Informatica that would see the U.S. investor share ownership of one of...
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The ROI of event technology has execs sitting up and paying attention

The ROI of event technology has execs sitting up and paying attention

14 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Live events are your biggest marketing opportunity. Learn how event marketing technology can help you measure event success, boost your ROI and more!
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Avocados that can stay ripe up for to 6 days are about to go on sale in Europe

Avocados that can stay ripe up for to 6 days are about to go on sale in Europe

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Avocados with an edible coating to slow down the rotting and drying process are now on sale in Europe. Apeel Sciences , the inventors of the technology, have partnered with a...
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Hundreds of Saudi military personnel at US bases have been grounded after...

Hundreds of Saudi military personnel at US bases have been grounded after the deadly shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola

Roughly 300 Saudi military aviation students at Naval Air Stations Pensacola, Whiting Field, and Mayport have been grounded for a safety stand-down and operational pause in the... Read more ...

Trump's new major trade deal looks a lot like NAFTA. Here are key...

Trump's new major trade deal looks a lot like NAFTA. Here are key differences between them

President Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced a deal on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement that will bring it to a vote in Congress and remove the... Read more ...

Pete Buttigieg reveals the clients he consulted for at McKinsey, a company...

Pete Buttigieg reveals the clients he consulted for at McKinsey, a company he now calls 'amoral'

Under mounting pressure for transparency, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg revealed a list of clients he worked for while a consultant at McKinsey & Company between 2007 and... Read more ...

Trump's new major trade deal looks a lot like NAFTA. Here are key...

Trump's new major trade deal looks a lot like NAFTA. Here are key differences between them

President Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced a deal on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement that will bring it to a vote in Congress and remove the... Read more ...

A new strain of E. coli tied to salad is causing an outbreak - here's what...

A new strain of E. coli tied to salad is causing an outbreak - here's what you need to know

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning people to stay away from certain salad kits. At least eight cases of E. coli have been linked with Fresh Express... Read more ...

A vibrant, young startup founder went on a work trip to Silicon Valley. One...

A vibrant, young startup founder went on a work trip to Silicon Valley. One week later, she was found dead in the back seat of her car. What happened remains a mystery

On the night of her wedding anniversary, Agnes Valenti pushed roasted cauliflower around her plate at the restaurant while her husband talked on the phone. Their daughter, Erin... Read more ...

San Francisco is so expensive, Oracle is moving its annual mega-conference...

San Francisco is so expensive, Oracle is moving its annual mega-conference to Las Vegas instead

Starting next year, Oracle will move its annual OpenWorld conference from San Francisco to Las Vegas , CNBC's Ari Levy first reported . Oracle has reportedly signed a... Read more ...

Sacramento Kings big man Nemanja Bjelica drained a deep three at the buzzer...

Sacramento Kings big man Nemanja Bjelica drained a deep three at the buzzer to stun the Rockets after Russell Westbrook called game with 1 second left

Sacramento Kings big man Nemanja Bjelica silenced Russell Westbrook and the Houston Rockets with a buzzer-beating game-winner from long range in a thriller Monday... Read more ...

Democrats and White House announce NAFTA rewrite, giving Trump a win as his...

Democrats and White House announce NAFTA rewrite, giving Trump a win as his impeachment scandal rages

Congress on Tuesday reached an agreement with the White House on a rewrite of a 25-year-old trade pact with Mexico and Canada. The deal offers President Donald Trump and... Read more ...

The top 10 viral videos on TikTok this year include 'Kombucha Girl,' Crocs...

The top 10 viral videos on TikTok this year include 'Kombucha Girl,' Crocs, shaving cream, and David Dobrik

TikTok had a huge year in 2019, surging in popularity, creating viral stars, and influencing pop culture. The top 10 viral videos of the year on TikTok show comedy reigns on... Read more ...