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Brexit-voting cities will lose the most jobs to robots

Leave-voting areas in the North and the Midlands are at most risk of losing jobs due to further globalisation and automation, a new report out today suggests.

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In this 2018 report, BI Intelligence examines the advantages and disadvantages of each platform, and reviews case studies of successful campaigns that helped boost conversion and increase brand awareness.
Microsoft president Brad Smith and EVP of AI and Research Harry Shum want to democratize artificial intelligence.

Microsoft execs say in 20 years we’ll all have digital assistants that will be our alter egos — and we need to set ground rules while we s...

Microsoft is stepping to the forefront of artificial intelligence research and development before it's too late, said execs Brad Smith and Harry Shum.
Red Robin plans to save millions of dollars but cutting jobs

America’s fast-food chains are contemplating replacing minimum wage workers with robots — and it could lead to a crisis

Minimum wage increases are sending shock waves across the fast-food industry.

Fast-food CEO says ‘it just makes sense’ to consider replacing cashiers with machines as minimum wages rise

Jack in the Box is considering swapping some employees with robots as the minimum wage rises in California.
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?

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Stanford uses AI to diagnose pneumonia — OIG plans to audit telehealth payments — Roche acquires lab analyti...

Stanford researchers developed an AI that can diagnose pneumonia in patients more accurately than human radiologists.

Automation could add more than $1.1 trillion to the global economy in the next 10 years

"Technology will affect economic growth rates and capital market returns in ways that are difficult to foresee," JPM Asset Management said.
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."