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And the winner of Startup Battlefield at Disrupt SF 2016 is… Mobalytics

(TECH CRUNCH) – At the very beginning, there were 25 startups. After three days of incredibly fierce competition, we now have a winner. Startups participating in the Startup Battlefield have

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This Ink For Artists Is Made From Air Pollution

(GIZMODO) – We’ve been pouring carbon into our atmosphere for over 200 years, with potentially catastrophic consequences for the global climate. Now a start-up venture called Air Ink has found

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Millions of SE Asian Jobs May be Lost to Automation in Next Two Decades: ILO

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – More than half of workers in five Southeast Asian countries are at high risk of losing their jobs to automation in the next two decades, an International

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Governments Must Embrace the Information Age or Risk Becoming Obsolete

(TECH CRUNCH) – Thirty-six years ago, American writer and futurist Alvin Toffler wrote his famous The Third Wave, outlining the inevitable transition from a “Second Wave,” characterized by an industrial

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Facebook and Google Could be Allowed to Award University Degrees

Under proposed changes to the UK’s university education system, companies such as Google and Facebook could be allowed to set up their own academic institutions in the country capable of

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Want to Know Who to Vote For? IBM’s Watson Elections Will Make an Emotional Decision for You

(TECH CRUNCH) – Sad, mad, glad, confused about the presidential race so far? Well, if you are really lost on who to vote for, IBM may have a solution, depending

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Uber Offers Hackers ‘Treasure Map’ to Find Computer Flaws

By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber, the high-flying transportation firm, is releasing a technical map of its computer and communications systems and inviting hackers to find weaknesses in

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Robotic Arm Allows ‘Cyborg Drumming’

(Reuters) A two-foot long ‘smart arm’ programmed to work seamlessly with the beat, rhythm, and speed of a drummer’s playing could allow more inventive three-armed musicianship, say its inventors. Jim

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Eco-Friendly Floating School

(Reuters) The Makoko Floating School in Lagos is an innovative pyramid-shaped structure that can house up to 100 students and teachers, and is able to withstand tidal changes and extreme

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Green Entrepreneurs Tackle Indonesia’s Growing Trash Mountains

By Johan Purnomo JAKARTA, March 17 (Reuters) – Some residents of the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, frustrated by the mounting trash problem across the sprawling metropolis, have started taking matters into

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