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5 professions that could see significant growth with the rise of AI

GUEST: The words “artificial intelligence” often conjure up a sense of fear and apprehension. Fear for the unknown possibilities of AI, fear for the AI-fueled dystopian images brought about by movies like The Terminator, and most practically, fear for the possibility that AI will someday take our jobs. This fear is...

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General Electric slashes its dividend by 50% (GE)

General Electric's board of directors announced plans to cut the company's dividend by 50% to $0.12 a share.
The company is said to be considering other cost-cutting measures.
This was the first dividend cut by GE since 2009.

General Electric's board of directors on Monday announced plans to cut the company's...

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10 things in tech you need to know today (NFLX, BABA, AAPL, FB)

Good morning! Here's the technology news you need to know this Monday.
1. SoftBank's investment into Uber is a done deal, according to a statement from Uber. "We've entered into an agreement with a consortium led by SoftBank and Dragoneer on a potential investment," Uber said.
2. Netflix cancelled its second...

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Robocops can’t tackle online crime without human assistance

GUEST: Cybercrime is on the rise, and organizations across a wide variety of industries — from financial institutions to insurance, health care providers, and large e-retailers — are rightfully worried. In the first half of 2017 alone, over 2 billion records were compromised. After stealing PII (personally identifiable...

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UV Light Box Cures Both Sides of a PCB

[GiorgiQ] needed a UV light to cure the etch resist on his printed circuit boards, and what better way to accomplish this than to build the perfect UV light box himself? The box consists of a custom PCB (of course) featuring a pair of 12V relays tripping quad 9×12 matrices of 400nm UV LEDs, with a total of 432 diodes in...