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    1. The Mobile Internet Is Over. Baidu Goes All In on AI

      The Mobile Internet Is Over. Baidu Goes All In on AI

      On Dec. 6, 2016, thousands of translators filed into office buildings across mainland China to pore over brochures, letters, and technical manuals, all in foreign languages, painstakingly rendering their texts in Chinese characters. This marathon carried on for 15 hours a day for an entire month. Clients that supplied the material received professional-grade Chinese versions of the originals at a bargain price.

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    2. These Are the 20 Fastest-Growing Skills in the Online Job Market

      These Are the 20 Fastest-Growing Skills in the Online Job Market

      Next time you’re searching for a new job, look to Siri for inspiration. Coders who can help machines communicate with people are in high demand. Software engineers who program computers to understand human speech saw U.S. demand for their labor grow faster than workers with any other skill, according to data from last quarter compiled by Upwork, a website that matches freelancers with employers.

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    3. Microsoft to Release Translator App in AI Race Against Google - Bloomberg

      Microsoft to Release Translator App in AI Race Against Google - Bloomberg

      Microsoft to Release Translator App in AI Race Against Google Alex Webb and Dina Bass Company opens Cortana digital assistant to other device makers Microsoft to offer bot for interactive website questions Microsoft Corp . said it will release a translation app for Windows and other operating systems from rivals Apple Inc. and Google, part of a broader race between the world’s largest technology companies for supremacy in the field of artificial intelligence.

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    4. Social Networks Must Stand Against Censorship

      Social Networks Must Stand Against Censorship

      Tech Social Networks Must Stand Against Censorship Leonid Bershidsky the founding editor of the Russian business daily Vedomosti and founded the opinion website Slon.ru. Leonid Bershidsky The pressure for social networks to censor the content that appears on them just won't cease, and the networks are bending. Censorship, however, is not what users want. Nor is it technically possible, even if the platforms won't admit it.

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    5. Inside a Moneymaking Machine Like No Other 20 minutes ago

      Inside a Moneymaking Machine Like No Other 20 minutes ago

      Share on Facebook Sixty miles east of Wall Street, a spit of land shaped like a whale’s tail separates Long Island Sound and Conscience Bay. The mansions here, with their long, gated driveways and million-dollar views, are part of a hamlet called Old Field. Locals have another name for these moneyed lanes: the Renaissance Riviera. That’s because the area’s wealthiest residents, scientists all, work for the quantitative hedge fund Renaissance Technologies, based in nearby East Setauket.

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    6. How Renaissance’s Medallion Fund Became Finance’s Blackest Box - Bloomberg

      How Renaissance’s Medallion Fund Became Finance’s Blackest Box - Bloomberg

      Sign In Subscribe Inside a Moneymaking Machine Like No Other The Medallion Fund, an employees-only offering for the quants at Renaissance Technologies, is the blackest box in all of finance. Katherine Burton November 21, 2016 — 12:01 AM EST From The Fabled Finance of Renaissance's Medallion Fund Sixty miles east of Wall Street, a spit of land shaped like a whale’s tail separates Long Island Sound and Conscience Bay.

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    7. Fake News Is All About False Incentives - Bloomberg View

      Fake News Is All About False Incentives - Bloomberg View

      Media Fake News Is All About False Incentives Leonid Bershidsky is a Bloomberg View columnist. He was the founding editor of the Russian business daily Vedomosti and founded the opinion website Slon.ru. Leonid Bershidsky In the blame games following the U.S. election, the social networks, especially Facebook, are getting a hard time for allegedly aiding the spread of fake news.

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    8. Google's DeepMind AI Takes on Popular Video Game Starcraft

      Google's DeepMind AI Takes on Popular Video Game Starcraft

      Google's DeepMind AI Takes on Popular Video Game Starcraft Jeremy Kahn November 4, 2016 — 2:45 PM EDT Starcraft’s complexity has long fascinated AI researchers Tie up with Activision Blizzard will turn game into AI testbed StarCraft II Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg Google’s DeepMind AI unit, which earlier this year achieved a breakthrough in computer intelligence by creating software that beat the world’s best human player at the strategy game Go, is turning its attention to the sci-fi video game Starcraft II. The company said it had reached a deal with Blizzard Entertainment Inc., the Irvine ...

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    9. Salesforce Unveils Artificial Intelligence ‘Einstein’ Service

      Salesforce Unveils Artificial Intelligence ‘Einstein’ Service

      Share on Facebook Salesforce.com Inc. is adding the smarts of artificial intelligence to the very human art of closing deals and marketing to customers. The company, which sells software for sales, marketing and other areas, is rolling out Salesforce Einstein, which aims to use AI tools to improve the company’s broad portfolio of products, said John Ball, general manager of the service.

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    10. Don't Expect Instant Gratification From New Tech

      Don't Expect Instant Gratification From New Tech

      Tech Don't Expect Instant Gratification From New Tech Leonid Bershidsky is a Bloomberg View columnist. He was the founding editor of the Russian business daily Vedomosti and founded the opinion website Slon.ru. Leonid Bershidsky Another Tesla has crashed because the driver thought its self-driving technology could actually drive the car.

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    11. IBM’s First Female CEO On Why Bob Dylan Is Talking To A Computer

      IBM’s First Female CEO On Why Bob Dylan Is Talking To A Computer

      IBM’s First Female CEO on Why Bob Dylan Is Talking to a Computer Ginni Rometty is reinventing Big Blue for an artificial intelligence future. Interview by Max Chafkin | August 4, 2016 Photograph by Christaan Felber for Bloomberg Businessweek From The following is a condensed and edited interview with Ginni Rometty, CEO, IBM. You joined IBM 35 years ago. What was the company like back then? What struck me was the seriousness of the kind of things we did.

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    12. This Russian Company Will Help the Boss Monitor Your Mobile - Bloomberg

      This Russian Company Will Help the Boss Monitor Your Mobile - Bloomberg

      A Kaspersky Lab spinoff fuels concerns about privacy “A hot ticket for any company seeking to protect” secrets Share on Facebook Ever sought a bit of privacy by stepping away from your desk to make a personal call on your cell phone? Soon, that may not be enough to prevent the boss from listening in -- at least not in Russia. A Moscow security firm has developed technology that lets companies eavesdrop on mobile calls made on their premises.

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    13. Alibaba Said to Invest in Israeli Search Startup Twiggle

      Alibaba Said to Invest in Israeli Search Startup Twiggle Bloomberg News Alibaba said to be investing about $5 million to $10 million Twiggle specializes in e-commerce search and big data Share on Facebook Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is investing in Israeli startup Twiggle to tap its search technology and solidify its lead in Chinese e-commerce, according to people familiar with the matter.

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    14. Artificial Intelligence and Agency Bonds

      Artificial Intelligence and Agency Bonds Matt Levine is a Bloomberg View columnist writing about Wall Street and the financial world. Matt Levine Artificial intelligence. Look, Two Sigma is a big smart hedge fund that has done well and made its founders rich and has prospective recruits wear virtual-reality headsets for some reason. And I am sure they are wonderful at the artificial intelligence and the neural networks and the deep learning and the natural language processing.

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