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The AI 50: America’s Most Promising Artificial Intelligence Companies

Alan Ohnsman and Kenrick Cai of Forbes – Artificial intelligence is beginning to be usefully deployed in almost every industry from customer call centers and finance to drug research. Yet the field is also plagued by relentless hype, opaque jargon … Continue reading

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Criticism of Skin Lighteners Brings Retreat by Unilever and Johnson & Johnson

Priya Arora and Sapna Maheshwari of the New York Times – The companies have responded to a new wave of criticism calling beauty products that advocate lighter skin discriminatory. As major consumer products companies have rushed to declare their opposition to racism … Continue reading

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How will coronavirus change the way we shop?

Ten predictions about the future of retail Janelle Nanos of the Boston Globe – In a time of pandemic, every purchase feels fraught with purpose. Is a trip to Market Basket worth the risk? Does an online order put delivery … Continue reading

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A Bad Idea Keeps Coming Back

By Mark Rhoads In general, government hates activity it cannot tax or control. Government hates the non-geographic nature of the internet because the reach of web is global but the jurisdictional boundaries of governments have geographic limits. Now there is … Continue reading

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Republicans are behind the Democrats in fundraising

by Ken Feltman With the Supreme Court striking down key parts of McCain-Feingold campaign finance legislation, GOP officials hope to benefit from corporate election spending. But business is always more cautious than organized labor. It may take the cautious business community … Continue reading

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