Room Service by Robot And Other Ways Tech is Changing The Hotel Stay

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Regis Swisslog Healthcare textbot University of Delaware Venture Capital Westin wine xperienceMore days than not, Michael Colaneri’s home is a hotel room.

Saxena: More Than a Tool, A.I. Must Be Used With Society in Mind

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[ Updated 12/27/18, 9:54 am ] Manoj Saxena is bullish on artificial intelligence. As chairman of Austin, TX-based A.I. startup CognitiveScale and managing director of The Entrepreneur Fund , which makes investments in early-stage machine learning companies, Saxena believes A.I.

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Wireless Internet Firms Take On Big Telecoms in Cities and Suburbs

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VC Venture Capital Web Webpass WiFi wireless wireless Internet service providers (WISPs) Wireless Networks Wireless Spectrum WISPA Xfinity xperienceIf you’re a city dweller, and unhappy with the big company that provides your Internet connection, chances are good there’s a scrappy little outfit that thinks it can do better for you.

E-Commerce Startups Open Door to Endless Virtual Closet

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It’s the kind of clothes swapping that women have been doing offline since, likely, as long as there have been garments, says Emily Fox, director of marketing communications at LeTote, a San Francisco e-commerce startup. The sharing economy is moving into our bedroom closets.

FAANG, Public Trust, Valuations, in 2019: The Read from Menlo Ventures

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The market caps of some of the most successful tech titans reach as high as $1 trillion. Yet in 2018, perceptions about these dominant companies often reflected uneasiness and doubt—and for some, so did their stock performance.

Industry Needs Common Security Standards to Thwart IoT Attacks

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A silver lining has emerged in the wake of the massive and well-publicized denial-of-service attack launched less than two months ago by hackers using millions of IoT devices to cripple the websites of major companies like Amazon, Netflix and Twitter.

Is Your Company Independent or Co-Dependent?

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This is the reason many businesses wisely place a huge value on human capital and prioritize their focus on retention though recruitment techniques like competitive benefits and incentives. Steve Jobs was once famously quoted stating, “the secret of my success is that we have gone to exceptional lengths to hire the best people in the world.” Employees are a critical part of any company’s backbone, no matter the size or industry of the business.