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Daily Mail
Driverless taxi firm eyes operations in 10 cities by 2020States and Britain. Share this article More than a dozen people in Singapore
Driverless taxi firm eyes operations in 10 cities by 2020
Daily Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
States and Britain. Share this article More than a dozen people in Singapore have already experienced a ride in the 'robo-taxi' within the confines of one-north, an enclave of technology and science research institutes outside the central... Read more
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PhysOrg
Driverless taxi firm eyes operations in 10 cities by 2020Middle East, the United States and Britain. More than a dozen people in Singap
Driverless taxi firm eyes operations in 10 cities by 2020
PhysOrg / Posted 3 hours ago
Middle East, the United States and Britain. More than a dozen people in Singapore have already experienced a ride in the "robo-taxi" within the confines of one-north, an enclave of technology and science research institutes outside the central... Read more
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Business Standard India
Driverless taxi firm eyes operations in 10 cities by 2020More than a dozen people in Singapore have experienced a ride in robo-taxi Dou
Driverless taxi firm eyes operations in 10 cities by 2020
Business Standard India / Posted 4 hours ago
More than a dozen people in Singapore have experienced a ride in robo-taxi Doug Parker, nuTonomy's chief operating officer, said the firm is eyeing tests by early next year in three other... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Driverless taxi firm eyes 10 cities by 2020Middle East, the United States and Britain. More than a dozen people in Singap
Driverless taxi firm eyes 10 cities by 2020
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 hours ago
Middle East, the United States and Britain. More than a dozen people in Singapore have already experienced a ride in the "robo-taxi" within the confines of one-north, an enclave of technology and science research institutes outside the central... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Script: Ocwen Lawyer Spoon-Fed Foreclosure Questions and Answers to Robo-Witnesseshe's uncovered a script that was provided to Atlanta-based Ocwen witnesses to c
The Script: Ocwen Lawyer Spoon-Fed Foreclosure Questions and Answers to Robo-Witnesses
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 hours ago
he's uncovered a script that was provided to Atlanta-based Ocwen witnesses to crush homeowner defenses and allegations of robo-witnesses by financial services sector employees who have no first-hand knowledge of mortgage details. Ice represents... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Looking forward to end of primary season and robo callsAre you as fed up as I am about the rash of robo calls from the politicians? It
Looking forward to end of primary season and robo calls
Payson Roundup / Posted yesterday
Are you as fed up as I am about the rash of robo calls from the politicians? It never fails that a call will come in at an inopportune time such as fixing dinner, indisposed in the bathroom or you are outside and you run in to answer it and lo and... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Nashua police laud communicationrecorded threat targeting schools in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, not a new
Nashua police laud communication
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted yesterday
recorded threat targeting schools in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, not a new occurrence, Lavoie said. "A lot of it (is) robo-generated calls," Lavoie said. The Nashua Police Department is well funded, and its officers have the expertise needed... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Uber has handed a hot finance Wall Street startup a huge boostUber has struck a deal with one of the largest independent robo-advisers in the
Uber has handed a hot finance Wall Street startup a huge boost
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
Uber has struck a deal with one of the largest independent robo-advisers in the world to help its drivers better manage their money. The ride-hailing app has partnered with Betterment to offer drivers access to traditional or Roth individual... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Uber has handed a hot finance Wall Street startup a huge boostUber has struck a deal with one of the largest independent robo-advisers in the
Uber has handed a hot finance Wall Street startup a huge boost
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
Uber has struck a deal with one of the largest independent robo-advisers in the world to help its drivers better manage their money. The ride-hailing app has partnered with Betterment to offer drivers access to traditional or Roth individual... Read more
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Slate
The BattleBots ring announcer brings the funny (and the punny).guy named Faruq Tauheed is the reason you should be tuning in. As the ring anno
The BattleBots ring announcer brings the funny (and the punny).
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
guy named Faruq Tauheed is the reason you should be tuning in. As the ring announcer on latest incarnation of the homemade robot showdown, Tauheed somehow manages to upstage all the metal-crushing, flame-throwing action with his pun-heavy... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Google's rivals in self-driving cars may force it into hard choicepoised to put less-advanced semi-autonomous cars on the road first. Amid a bli
Google's rivals in self-driving cars may force it into hard choice
Silicon Valley / Posted 2 days ago
poised to put less-advanced semi-autonomous cars on the road first. Amid a blitz of progress announcements this month from robot-car firms that could beat Google to commercial success, the Mountain View tech titan on Friday confirmed it has hired a... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Ken-Ton Schools Working To Clear Up Bus Issueswith strange typos, which the district will immediately fix in a new letter exp
Ken-Ton Schools Working To Clear Up Bus Issues
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
with strange typos, which the district will immediately fix in a new letter expected to arrive over the next few days. In a robo-call left with parents, a district official said it did not appear the errors affected bus information. However,... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Google’s moment of choice on self-driving carspoised to put less-advanced semi-autonomous cars on the road first. Amid a bli
Google’s moment of choice on self-driving cars
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 2 days ago
poised to put less-advanced semi-autonomous cars on the road first. Amid a blitz of progress announcements this month from robot-car firms that could beat Google to commercial success, the Mountain View tech titan on Friday confirmed it has hired a... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Google’s rivals in self-driving cars may force it into hard choicepoised to put less-advanced semi-autonomous cars on the road first. Amid a bli
Google’s rivals in self-driving cars may force it into hard choice
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
poised to put less-advanced semi-autonomous cars on the road first. Amid a blitz of progress announcements this month from robot-car firms that could beat Google to commercial success, the Mountain View tech titan on Friday confirmed it has hired a... Read more
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The Mercury News
Google's rivals in self-driving cars may force it into hard choicepoised to put less-advanced semi-autonomous cars on the road first. Amid a bli
Google's rivals in self-driving cars may force it into hard choice
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
poised to put less-advanced semi-autonomous cars on the road first. Amid a blitz of progress announcements this month from robot-car firms that could beat Google to commercial success, the Mountain View tech titan on Friday confirmed it has hired a... Read more
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Games Radar
5 reasons ReCore is basically the Xbox One’s Zeldaheaded up by ex-Capcom man Keji Inafune, its enticing east-meets-west style and
5 reasons ReCore is basically the Xbox One’s Zelda
Games Radar / Posted 3 days ago
headed up by ex-Capcom man Keji Inafune, its enticing east-meets-west style and combination of acrobatic space-girl and robot dog has proved an intriguing combination. But the real flavour of the game hasn’t been made entirely clear. Now,... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Entrepreneurs: the key thing to do when your business starts making moneyamount that she saves for retirement to 15 per cent from 10 per cent and she an
Entrepreneurs: the key thing to do when your business starts making money
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 days ago
amount that she saves for retirement to 15 per cent from 10 per cent and she and her husband intend to switch to a low-cost robo adviser for personal investments to save on fees. Currently the couple uses the services of two financial advisers and... Read more
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FOX News
Lifelike baby dolls not effective birth control, study findsA weekend spent mothering a robot baby to mirror the “real experience” of paren
Lifelike baby dolls not effective birth control, study finds
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
A weekend spent mothering a robot baby to mirror the “real experience” of parenting is meant to discourage teenage girls from getting pregnant. But so-called Baby Think it Over dolls don't cut teen pregnancy rates and in fact increase the risk,... Read more
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The Borneo Post
World’s first self-driving car runs on trial in SingaporeAgency (VNA) reports that a group of ten Singaporean residents were invited to
World’s first self-driving car runs on trial in Singapore
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 days ago
Agency (VNA) reports that a group of ten Singaporean residents were invited to use nuTonomy’s smartphone app to hail the robo-taxi for a ride at no charge. To ensure safety, several computer engineers of nuTonomy will backup human driver during... Read more
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The Register
Robot babies fail in role as teenage sex deterrentsRobot babies have been found to be an ineffective educational tool for those ho
Robot babies fail in role as teenage sex deterrents
The Register / Posted 3 days ago
Robot babies have been found to be an ineffective educational tool for those hoping to prevent teenaged pregnancies. “Infant simulators”, to give the robo-babies their proper name, are anatomically correct dolls that require burping, feeding,... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Cinema nouveau: Star Trek for DummiesJustin Lin, rescuer of the Fast and the Furious series, picks up the reins, and
Cinema nouveau: Star Trek for Dummies
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
Justin Lin, rescuer of the Fast and the Furious series, picks up the reins, and does as steady if impersonal a job as a robo-autopilot. Fans will be divided on whether the manic pace of Lin's set pieces quite hits the spot. While nothing in the... Read more
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Mashable
Uber drivers still aren't employees, but they can retire through Bettermentbut now at least they have a better chance at retirement. Uber is partnering w
Uber drivers still aren't employees, but they can retire through Betterment
Mashable / Posted 3 days ago
but now at least they have a better chance at retirement. Uber is partnering with Betterment, the "investing made better" robo-advisor for retirement and other investment goals. Uber drivers will be able to open Betterment accounts through Uber,... Read more
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CNET
Robo-baby contraception attempt leads to increase in teen pregnancy ratesdeployed as a tool to try to teach girls to use contraception. More specificall
Robo-baby contraception attempt leads to increase in teen pregnancy rates
CNET / Posted 4 days ago
deployed as a tool to try to teach girls to use contraception. More specifically, a program using an "infant simulator" (or robotic baby) is used to teach teen girls about the harsh realities of motherhood. Over the last decade, the use of this... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Ticked off! @tiny labels, road worktelevision since we can't afford anything else, not even going to a theme park
Ticked off! @tiny labels, road work
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
television since we can't afford anything else, not even going to a theme park anymore. I'm really ticked off at all the robo-political phone calls I get. I'm ticked off at the road work ongoing on John Young Parkway just south of Irlo Bronson.... Read more
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DMNews
Companies: It's Okay to Say No to Prospectsas it's not about them and we don't want people to reach out opportunistically)
Companies: It's Okay to Say No to Prospects
DMNews / Posted 4 days ago
as it's not about them and we don't want people to reach out opportunistically). The first response, which of course was a robo response, was quick. A human followed with the promise of a meeting and the opportunity to work together. We did get on... Read more
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Boston Globe
Cambridge company launches self-driving cabs“This is the world’s first public trial of robo-taxi service,” said nuTonomy co
Cambridge company launches self-driving cabs
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
“This is the world’s first public trial of robo-taxi service,” said nuTonomy co-founder and chief executive Karl Iagnemma. “This is the start of what’s going to be a technology revolution.” nuTonomy doesn’t build cars. Instead, it develops control... Read more
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New York Post
The world’s first self-driving taxi is already up and rollingis only available in Singapore at this time. The company hopes that it’ll be a
The world’s first self-driving taxi is already up and rolling
New York Post / Posted 4 days ago
is only available in Singapore at this time. The company hopes that it’ll be able to launch a widely available commercial robo-taxi service in the country in 2018, after these early trials. A video showing it in action and the full press release... Read more
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The Morning Call
Uber drivers can now use the app to sign up for retirement accountsto a retirement account through their jobs. Now Uber is trying to change that
Uber drivers can now use the app to sign up for retirement accounts
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
to a retirement account through their jobs. Now Uber is trying to change that for its drivers by partnering with the robo-adviser Betterment to give drivers access to individual retirement accounts. Starting Wednesday, tens of thousands of... Read more
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The Register
An ethical Google won't break the internet, leaked EU report findshave been discarded, which would have ripped up existing contracts and made new
An ethical Google won't break the internet, leaked EU report finds
The Register / Posted 4 days ago
have been discarded, which would have ripped up existing contracts and made new deals illegal. As we noted last year, “if [robo-EU Commissioner] Ansip thought the accompanying populist crusade against “geoblocking” was going to be win support from... Read more
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IGN
Comic Book Reviews for August 24, 2016shelves. Elsewhere, Dark Horse premiered a new Wild West comic called Kingsway
Comic Book Reviews for August 24, 2016
IGN / Posted 4 days ago
shelves. Elsewhere, Dark Horse premiered a new Wild West comic called Kingsway West, IDW launched new Godzilla and Atomic Robo series and BOOM! Studios delivered a very enjoyable Power Rangers annual. Scroll down t ocheck out our reviews for... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Uber partners with robo-adviser Betterment to offer IRAs to Seattle driversThe ride-hailing service Uber told drivers in Seattle and three other markets W
Uber partners with robo-adviser Betterment to offer IRAs to Seattle drivers
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
The ride-hailing service Uber told drivers in Seattle and three other markets Wednesday that it had teamed up with the robo-adviser Betterment to offer individual retirement accounts. Drivers in Boston, Chicago, Seattle and New Jersey can sign up... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Now when in Singapore, hail a nuTonomy - the first driverless taxi on streetsstreets of Singapore. Developer nuTonomy invited a select group of people to d
Now when in Singapore, hail a nuTonomy - the first driverless taxi on streets
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 4 days ago
streets of Singapore. Developer nuTonomy invited a select group of people to download their app and ride for free in its “robo-taxi” in a western Singapore hi-tech business district, hoping to get feedback ahead of a planned dull launch of the... Read more
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dna
Singapore trials world's first self-driving taxisSingapore in a limited public trial, beating giants like Uber in the race to ro
Singapore trials world's first self-driving taxis
dna / Posted 4 days ago
Singapore in a limited public trial, beating giants like Uber in the race to roll out the revolutionary technology. The "robo-taxi service" is being tested at a small research campus well away from the thrum of the Asian business hub. Data from... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
nuTonomy beats Uber: Launches world’s first self-driving taxi trial in SingaporenuTonomy, which closed a $16 million series A funding round in May, has today l
nuTonomy beats Uber: Launches world’s first self-driving taxi trial in Singapore
SiliconANGLE / Posted 4 days ago
nuTonomy, which closed a $16 million series A funding round in May, has today launched the first-ever public trial of a robo-taxi service. The trail will be conducted in Singapore’s one-north business district, a 0.8 square mile area dominated... Read more
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Zero Hedge
August 25Kickstart, an "accelerator" that will help develop 30 start-ups from 19 countri
August 25
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
Kickstart, an "accelerator" that will help develop 30 start-ups from 19 countries in areas including financial technology, robotics, and drones. - Detailed plans for stealth submarines being built by a French military manufacturer for the Indian... Read more
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CBS News
This Morning from CBS News, Aug. 26, 2016cost of insulin drugs in the U.S. has more than tripled in a decade, forcing so
This Morning from CBS News, Aug. 26, 2016
CBS News / Posted 4 days ago
cost of insulin drugs in the U.S. has more than tripled in a decade, forcing some people to cut back or even go without. Robo-rides? Uber is soon to kick off one of the most ambitious trials to date of autonomous driving technology, putting 100... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Singapore trials driverless taxis in world firstwill feed into the roll-out of the vehicles across the city-state in 2018, said
Singapore trials driverless taxis in world first
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
will feed into the roll-out of the vehicles across the city-state in 2018, said US-based tech start-up nuTonomy The "robo-taxi service" is being tested at a small research campus well away from the thrum of the Asian business hub. Data from... Read more
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Business Standard India
First driverless taxi hits the streets of Singaporestreets of Singapore. Developer nuTonomy invited a select group of people to d
First driverless taxi hits the streets of Singapore
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
streets of Singapore. Developer nuTonomy invited a select group of people to download their app and ride for free in its "robo-taxi" in a western Singapore hi-tech business district, hoping to get feedback ahead of a planned dull launch of the... Read more
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NBC News
Singapore is conducting a trial of self-driving taxistaking the next step in the move towards self-driving vehicles with the world's
Singapore is conducting a trial of self-driving taxis
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
taking the next step in the move towards self-driving vehicles with the world's first public trial of self-driving taxis. Robo-taxis developed by nuTonomy, a Massachusetts-based transportation software firm, will operate autonomously in a... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
A strong market for financial advisorstechnology and automation in financial services, especially as more millennials
A strong market for financial advisors
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
technology and automation in financial services, especially as more millennials begin investing. How do you view so-called robo advisors and other technology in the sector? Millennials are more critical technology buyers. I think the reason they... Read more
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Reuters
First driverless taxi hits the streets of Singaporestreets of Singapore. Developer nuTonomy invited a select group of people to d
First driverless taxi hits the streets of Singapore
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
streets of Singapore. Developer nuTonomy invited a select group of people to download their app and ride for free in its "robo-taxi" in a western Singapore hi-tech business district, hoping to get feedback ahead of a planned dull launch of the... Read more
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techcentral.ie
NuTonomy trials self-driving taxi service in Singaporefollows an agreement earlier this month between NuTonomy, a start-up set up by
NuTonomy trials self-driving taxi service in Singapore
techcentral.ie / Posted 4 days ago
follows an agreement earlier this month between NuTonomy, a start-up set up by two former MIT experts in the areas of robotics and intelligent vehicle technology, and Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) to begin trials of an autonomous... Read more
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The Manila Times
Singapore trials driverless taxis in world firstSingapore in a limited public trial, beating giants like Uber in the race to ro
Singapore trials driverless taxis in world first
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
Singapore in a limited public trial, beating giants like Uber in the race to roll out the revolutionary technology. The “robo-taxi service” is being tested at a small research campus well away from the thrum of the Asian business hub. Data from... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Flight fantasticnow goes way beyond the ability to take pot shots at redundant F-16s. America’s
Flight fantastic
Namibia Economist / Posted 4 days ago
now goes way beyond the ability to take pot shots at redundant F-16s. America’s air force wants, as far as possible, to robotise cargo, refuelling and reconnaissance missions, leaving the manned stuff mostly to its top-gun fighter pilots. This... Read more
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CNBC
Singapore to begin world’s first public trial of self-driving taxisRobo-taxis developed by nuTonomy, a Massachusetts based transportation software
Singapore to begin world’s first public trial of self-driving taxis
CNBC / Posted 4 days ago
Robo-taxis developed by nuTonomy, a Massachusetts based transportation software firm, will operate autonomously in a Singapore business district on a trial basis beginning Thursday. The vehicles will be specially configured Renault and Mitsubishi... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
Flap over fliers shakes up race for Flagler County sheriffedge in the Republican race for Flagler County sheriff and he is using some of
Flap over fliers shakes up race for Flagler County sheriff
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
edge in the Republican race for Flagler County sheriff and he is using some of that money to pay for a series of fliers and robo-calls highly critical of opponents John Lamb and Don Fleming. Rick Staly's campaign has a large financial edge in the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
EXCLUSIVE: Trump and the 13 Losers Behind HimAnother Goldman Sachs cat who then went out and started his own creepy illegal
EXCLUSIVE: Trump and the 13 Losers Behind Him
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 days ago
Another Goldman Sachs cat who then went out and started his own creepy illegal foreclosure operation, where he's having robo-signings of mortgage foreclosure notices and all that. The Feds came down on this guy, but he still has billions in his... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Business News Roundup, Aug. 25app. As part of a pilot program, drivers in certain markets can use the Uber a
Business News Roundup, Aug. 25
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
app. As part of a pilot program, drivers in certain markets can use the Uber app to open an IRA or Roth IRA through robo-adviser Betterment without a required minimum account balance. Drivers can use the accounts free for the first year.... Read more
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The Register
Iraq internet shutdownscleared in tech ripoff legal ordealHuawei's pricey new Honor goes upmarket. Bol
Iraq internet shutdowns
The Register / Posted 4 days ago
cleared in tech ripoff legal ordealHuawei's pricey new Honor goes upmarket. Bold move when prices are slidingStop lights, sunsets, junctions are tough work for Google's robo-carsTesla touts battery that turns a Model S into 'third fastest eve... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
U.S. Bank strikes deal with FutureAdvisor, launches roboU.S. Bank jumped into the robo world by striking a deal with FutureAdvisor. It
U.S. Bank strikes deal with FutureAdvisor, launches robo
Financial Planning.com / Posted 4 days ago
U.S. Bank jumped into the robo world by striking a deal with FutureAdvisor. It plans to make the digital investment service available to its customers next year. The Minneapolis bank is planning to aim its robo service toward “upcoming investors,”... Read more
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