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Electric Flights Are Coming: Engineers Unveil a 150-Seat Battery-Powered Plane

Y Combinator’s Demo Day is a time when startups get to present their ideas to investors, an audience that can actually fund these big dreams. In a gathering of people with so many smart ideas, there’s bound to be some that are more futuristic than others. Or better still, some ideas soar above the rest — literally, in the case of Wright Electric.

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Will Universal Basic Income Change Our Lives For Good Or Bad?

Each year, robots and artificially intelligence systems cause unemployment rates to increase as more and more jobs become automated. And when you stop to take a look, the numbers are harrowing.

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China's Chery Files Trademark Complaint Against Mercedes Over Green Car Brand

Pic: ReutersBEIJING: Chinese automaker Chery Automobile Co Ltd has filed a complaint with the country's trademark regulator over Mercedes-Benz's use of the "EQ" name for a line of green-energy vehicles, throwing up a potential road block for the Daimler AG unit in the world's largest electric car market.

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Apple Unveils Latest Line-Up – From Simplified Ipads To Red iPhone 7

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Apple came out with a flurry of announcements — unveiling a cheaper 9.7-inch iPad, more storage in the iPad mini 4, a new (Product) Red iPhone, a Snapchat-like app called Clips, and new Apple Watch bands.

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LinkedIn Tries To Hook More Users With Business News Section

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: LinkedIn on Wednesday plans to launch a section on its network dedicated to business news, seeking to draw users onto the service more frequently to read and talk about current events, company officials said.

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Google Allows Users To Share Their Locations In Mapping App

Pic: ReuterrsAlphabet Inc's Google announced on Wednesday that it will revamp its popular maps app to allow users to share their locations, in order to boost engagement on a product of increasing strategic importance to the search giant.

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Samsung Galaxy S8's New Ai Assistant Bixby Wants You To Never Have To Touch Your Screen Again

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Samsung has announced Bixby, its artificial intelligence assistant, ahead of the launch of the Galaxy S8.

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Uber Board Backs Ceo Kalanick, Still Looking For Chief Operating Officer

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick attends the summer World Economic Forum in Tianjin, China, June 26, 2016.

Uber Technologies Inc plans to keep co-founder Travis Kalanick as chief executive following a series of damaging events at the ride services company, a member of its board said on Tuesday in a rare call with reporters.

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What You Should Think About Before Buying Apple's Cheaper iPad And Red iPhone

APPLE announced several new products Tuesday morning, including a cheaper version of the iPad and a new red shade for the iPhone. Consumers can place their orders for the new devices starting Friday.

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