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China’s A.I. Advances Help Its Tech Industry, and State Security

“Volkswagen will protect customers from the misuse of their data,” Mr. Ludewig said. Delphi, the American auto parts giant, said it had a relationship with iFlyTek to offer its services in China but declined to disclose details. Mr. Liu, the ...

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Obama ends Paris trip with Macron visit, speech to industry execs

Former President Barack Obama ended a five-day international trip in Paris, where he had lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron and gave a speech to business leaders. Obama arrived at the presidential Elysee Palace at midday on Saturday. The area ...

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Kristin Scott Thomas says every industry is like Hollywood

English actress Kristin Scott Thomas works a lot in Europe, but wasn’t surprised to learn the U.S. film industry is full or pervs like Harvey Weinstein and Bill Cosby. “I think every industry everywhere is like this,” she told us ...

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State of the Art: Saudi Money Fuels the Tech Industry. It’s Time to Ask Why.

The money from regimes that have been criticized for their human rights records — from Saudi Arabia’s government in particular, which has plans to funnel potentially hundreds of billions of dollars into tech companies through its state-controlled Public Investment Fund ...

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Hearing Amazon’s Footsteps, the Health Care Industry Shudders

An Amazon spokeswoman, Lori Torgerson, refused to comment on “rumors or speculation” about Amazon entering the pharmacy business, but she shared a statement that suggested other motivations for the paperwork. “Wholesale licenses are required for Amazon Business to sell professional-use ...

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Entire entertainment industry is complicit in Weinstein scandal

This week’s heart-stopping New Yorker story by Ronan Farrow and the earlier revelations, exposed thanks to the dogged reporting of Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey of the New York Times that Harvey Weinstein, one of Hollywood’s most powerful and influential ...

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YouTube Hires Music Executive as a Liaison to the Industry

For the last year, the music industry has been waging a bitter war against YouTube, accusing the popular video site of paying too little in royalties. The conflict has often seemed tribal, with record companies and stars on one side, ...

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Virtual Reality Waits for the Music Industry to Catch Up

Photo Coldplay fans can experience part of a 2014 concert in virtual reality. Credit NextVR The club is jam-packed with eager fans dancing with their hands up, but before you can join them you have a job to do. You ...

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Bits: An Industry Lines Up Behind Apple

Photo Dozens of tech companies and organizations on Thursday are expected to file legal briefs in support of Apple’s privacy position. The support will appear like a united front against the government, which is trying to get Apple to help ...

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State of the Art: Apple’s Stance Highlights a More Confrontational Tech Industry

Photo In a confrontation with government authorities seeking data, the big tech companies hold most of the cards. Credit Andrew Sondern/The New York Times The battle between Apple and law enforcement officials over unlocking a terrorist’s smartphone is the culmination ...

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