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Chefs and truck drivers beware: AI is coming for your jobs

Robots aren’t replacing everyone, but a quarter of U.S. jobs will be severely disrupted as artificial intelligence accelerates the automation of existing work, according to a new Brookings Institution report. The report, published Thursday, says roughly 36 million Americans hold jobs with “high exposure” to automation — meaning at least 70 per cent of their […]

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Showdown in Venezuela as US backs Maduro rival’s power claim

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelans headed into uncharted political waters Thursday, with the young leader of a newly united and combative opposition claiming to hold the presidency and socialist President Nicolas Maduro digging in for a fight with the Trump administration. Violence flared again Wednesday during big anti-government demonstrations across Venezuela, and at least seven protesters […]

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Homes are flooding the market in the Hamptons

Home sales in the Hamptons slumped for a fourth consecutive quarter as inventories swelled to their highest level in more than a decade, according to a report. A mismatch between residential-real-estate activity and the rest of the economy may be worsening the slowdown, said Jonathan Miller, CEO of Miller Samuel, a real-estate-consulting company. Unfavorable conditions, […]

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This device will be the next smartphone

The smartphone is an essential part of our everyday lives. But as with all technology, things change. So the question becomes: What will be the next smartphone? Will it be the connected car? Or the smart speaker? What about the smartwatch? Find out which device, if any, will take over the smartphone’s role with this […]