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Day: May 12, 2016

VIDEO: Robot gains dexterity by spinning a tube

BBC Click’s Stephen Beckett looks at some of the best of the week’s technology news, including Google engineers designing a set of emojis that they say better represent women in the world of work. An early test of a proposed high-speed transport system Hyperloop One is successful and a robotic arm gains dexterity by learning […]

Donald Trump’s Chief Fund-Raiser Heads Straight for Las Vegas

Photo On Wednesday, Steven Mnuchin, Donald Trump’s campaign fund-raiser, met with hedge fund managers in Las Vegas. Credit Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images LAS VEGAS — Less than a week after being recruited by Donald J. Trump to be his campaign fund-raiser, Steven Mnuchin did not waste any time looking for big-money donors. On Wednesday, Mr. […]

It’s time to put a stop to all the banker bashing

Greedy tax-dodgers who have to be bailed out by the taxpayers. Bonus-hungry charlatans who skim their customers for outrageous fees. Well-connected, fast-talking salesmen who use their massive lobbying power to persuade governments to protect them from competition, while hood-winking central bankers into feeding them constant subsidies. It would be hard for bankers – or “banksters” […]

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