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Mike and Jim’s Week in Tech: Google’s New Version of Android by MIKE ISAAC and JIM KERSTETTER

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By MIKE ISAAC and JIM KERSTETTER

Farhad Manjoo is off this week, so Mike Isaac joins deputy tech editor Jim Kerstetter to discuss Google’s plan to fold its two operating systems into the Android brand.

Published: October 31, 2015 at 06:00PM

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The Top 8 Things You Need To Know About The Future Of Work

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My team and I just hosted another Future of Work Forum in NYC for members of The Future of Work Community (a global brand council where companies explore how the workplace is changing). We were joined by some brilliant speakers and guests including the CHRO of AARP, Chief People Officer of Cisco, CIO of Xerox, CHRO of Pandora, Head of Innovation at Sanofi, CIO of IBM, EVP of HR at Staples, Brian Robertson (the founder of holacracy), CEO of Frog Design, and many others. We explored many topics around the future of work including but not limited to freelancers, corporate culture, technology and collaboration, people analytics, leadership, change management, holacracy and much more. I wanted to share the top eight learnings from the event.

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Windows 10 — Coming Soon To A TV Near You, If You Live In India

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Over the last couple of years, Microsoft has streamlined and optimized Windows in an effort to make the OS run on smaller, less powerful devices. Whereas older versions of Windows, in the pre-Windows 7 era, usually required more robust hardware than earlier versions to run well, Windows 10 can run acceptably on everything from sub-$100 tablets to ultra-powerful, multi-core, multi-GPU gaming systems.

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M 5.3 – 76km ENE of Mutsu, Japan

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DYFI? – III

Time
2015-11-01 03:48:48 UTC
2015-11-01 12:48:48 +09:00 at epicenter
Location
41.608°N 142.026°E
Depth
60.38 km (37.52 mi)

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Meet The Yamaha Motobot: A Humanoid Robot That Will Learn To Ride Motorcycles Better Than Humans Can

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Yamaha is delving into the world of autonomous vehicles in a way fitting of the unique company that it is: by building a robot capable of piloting a motorcycle better than a human can—but not just any human: nine-time MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi, who won this year’s championship on a Yamaha YZR-M1 and who some consider practically super-human.

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If We Want Humane AI, It Has to Understand All Humans

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If We Want Humane AI, It Has to Understand All Humans
We can design and program AI to the end of time, but until they have empathy, they’re no use to us.

October 31, 2015 at 09:09PM
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Google Tests Its Ad Tech On Billboards. Here’s Why.

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Ultimately, gaining access to people on the street is about Google’s mission of being able to predict users’ needs before they can voice them.

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