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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff

New technologies could kill one-third of US jobs so CEOs, not politicians, need to take responsibility, says billionaire Marc Benioff

New technologies will improve health, education, transportation for those who have access. The rest could be in trouble, warns Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff.
A scene from Amazon's 2016 Robotics Conference at the Parker Palm Springs resort in California.

Amazon’s new headquarters promises 50,000 jobs — but they may not last forever

Cities across North America are vying for Amazon's second headquarters. But will the promised jobs still exist when the world starts to automate its workforce?
Deutsche Bank CEO John Cryan pictured in 2009.

Deutsche Bank CEO Cryan hints robots could replace thousands of people at the bank

"We employ 97,000 people," Cryan said in an interview with the Financial Times. "Most big peers have more like half that number."

Hillary Clinton could have been president if not for robots, a new study says

If three swing states had slightly fewer robots leading up to the 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton would have beaten Donald Trump, a new study finds.

Starbucks has been fending off the robot takeover for years — and any company can take a lesson from its methods

Starbucks knew early on that investing in employees would pay off — even as automation threatens jobs, says Scott Galloway, author of "The Four."

Deutsche Bank CEO: A ‘big number’ of our staff will be replaced by technology

'We have to find new ways of employing people and maybe people need to find new ways of spending their time,' Cryan told a conference in Frankfurt.

CITI: Retail jobs will ‘vanish’ due to technology and it ‘will affect every city and region’

'The lesson of the twentieth century has been that most jobs that become automatable eventually disappear.'

12 jobs robots are taking over the fastest

These jobs are already being automated.

A programmer figured out how to automate his job and work 2 hours a week — but he’s not sure it’s ethical

An anonymous programmer said he was starting to feel guilty about how he quietly turned his whole job into less than two hours of work a week thanks to code.

Women are twice as likely than men to lose their jobs to robots

Twice as many women than men are likely to lose their jobs as automation replaces human labor, according to a recent report.