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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Microsoft is adding automation to its Power Platform tool that helps apps connect to one another

The Microsoft tool creates bots that turn manual tasks into automated workflows.
Zume's pizza making robot.

After years of worries that automation will steal people’s jobs, the left is transforming robots from competition to comrades

"We don't automate jobs," food-tech startup Zume CEO Alex Garden said. "We automate boring, dangerous, repetitive tasks."
Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang wants to provide a universal basic income to all Americans.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he supports Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, calling universal basic income ‘Obviously needed’

Musk and Yang agree on a universal basic income for all Americans, and Yang's policies on automation coincide with Tesla's automated manufacturing.
brunchwork members complete a scavenger hunt around Sony Square NYC.

This millennial networking startup is saving the workforce from automation, one mimosa at a time

Millennials are drawn to an event series called brunchwork, where they hear from powerful executives and meet other ambitious professionals.
Robots are coming for manufacturing jobs around the world.

Robots are rapidly on their way to taking 20 million manufacturing jobs, wiping out a chunk of the global workforce

Robots will displace 20 million manufacturing jobs worldwide, according to a new report from Oxford Economics.
President Donald Trump and Foxconn chairman Terry Gou at a groundbreaking for the Foxconn plant on Thursday, June 28, 2018 in Mt. Pleasant, Wis. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images)

One chart shows why Trump’s trade war against China is a smart political move

China is responsible for some manufacturing job losses. But another thing is even more responsible, and it's only going to get worse.

4 ways summer jobs have changed over the years

Summer jobs are a romanticized American tradition, but the number of teens who spend their summers working has fallen from decades ago.

Siemens stock is jumping after the industrials giant laid out plans to create a billion-dollar energy company

Siemens' stock rose 4.5% on its plans to combine its gas-and-power and renewable-energy businesses to create a separate, billion-dollar energy company.
A simple pair of googly eyes can convince people to donate more money.

A pair of googly eyes could radically change how people spend their money

A simple pair of googly eyes could convince people to donate more money, according to at least one study.