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Rouble turmoil leads to Apple halting online sales in Russia

Posted in Online on 17th Dec, 2014 07:45 PM
by AlexMuller
Technology giant Apple says it cannot sell products online in Russia because the rouble's value is too volatile for it to set prices.

Robots Will Change World Beyond Recognition Says BoA

Posted in Business on 9th Nov, 2015 03:16 PM
by AlexMuller
The Bank of America has voiced their opinion that robots may shatter the global economic order within a decade.

Will the robot revolution bring economic meltdown?

Posted in Software on 1st Feb, 2016 06:46 PM
by AlexMuller
Uber and Airbnb. Self-driving cars and Drones. You don't have to be a Silicon Valley veteran to notice that tech seems to be eating everything these days.

Impact of automation puts up to 85% of jobs in developing countries at risk

Posted in Software on 9th Feb, 2016 06:54 PM
by AlexMuller
Most investors by surveyed by Citi feel automation poses a major challenge to societies, but automation will boost productivity.

The robots are coming for jobs that pay $20 an hour or less, White House finds

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Feb, 2016 09:08 PM
by AlexMuller
The question is whether the current pace of automation may in the shorter term increase inequality.

Worldwide spending on robotics to reach US$135 billion in 2019

Posted in Business on 26th Feb, 2016 11:07 AM
by AlexMuller
IDC forecasts global spending on robotics to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 17% from more than US$71 billion in 2015 to US$135.4 billion in 2019.

Google's Eric Schmidt says robots will take our jobs and the rise of AI is a natural progression

Posted in Business on 16th Mar, 2016 02:10 PM
by AlexMuller
"There's no question that as AI becomes more pervasive, people doing routine, repetitive tasks will be at risk."

Builders to lose jobs as machines take over, says construction boss

Posted in Business on 28th Sep, 2016 06:51 PM
by AlexMuller
Skyscrapers in the City of London could soon be built by robots rather than by people, according to the boss of one of the UK’s biggest construction firms.

Work in the World of Tomorrow: AI technologies to Replace 7% of Jobs by 2025

Posted in Software on 11th Oct, 2016 08:25 AM
by AlexMuller
By 2025, jobs in customer service, trucking, and taxis will be taken over by technology. We will begin to truly feel the impact in 5 years.

The white house sizes up the future of artificial intelligence

Posted in Software on 14th Oct, 2016 02:22 PM
by AlexMuller
The policy paper suggests retraining workers so they can work alongside artificial intelligence, rather than keeping jobs that the machines will explicitly do better.

Researchers: AI Could Take Over Much More Than Blue Collar Jobs

Posted in Business on 23rd Oct, 2016 05:34 PM
by AlexMuller
There's a standing belief that some human experts, like doctors, lawyers, and accountants, cannot be replaced by robots equipped with artificial intelligence (AI).

Alibaba’s Jack Ma predicts 30 years of pain as technology disrupts every industry

Posted in Business on 25th Apr, 2017 09:02 AM
by Alex Muller
Alibaba’s Jack Ma is predicting decades of social upheaval and “pain” across the globe as tech spreads its disruption.

The Biggest Tech Takeaways From the 2018 World Economic Forum

Posted in Business on 4th Feb, 2018 10:43 PM
by Alex Muller
Here’s what leaders in business and government had to say at Davos about some of the biggest tech topics facing the world today.

AI 'poses less risk to jobs than feared' says OECD

Posted in Business on 3rd Apr, 2018 06:19 AM
by Alex Muller
Fewer people's jobs are likely to be destroyed by artificial intelligence and robots than has been suggested by a much-cited study, an OECD report says.

Robot automation leaders Foxconn and Tesla face delays

Posted in Software on 25th Apr, 2018 01:05 AM
by Alex Muller
Foxconn and Tesla have been targeting extreme automation plans. Both have had to cut back plans for full automation to replace people by many years.

Universal basic income: U.S. support grows as Finland ends its trial

Posted in Business on 3rd May, 2018 01:36 PM
by Alex Muller
Forty-eight percent of Americans now support a universal basic income.

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