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10 Innovations For the Bank of the Future
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10 Innovations For the Bank of the Future

Around 100 of the U.K.s finest minds in the financial technology sector gathered Tuesday for the Financial News and WSJD inaugural Fintech Conference in London.

Accessibility Claims Expected Over Websites
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Accessibility Claims Expected Over Websites

Businesses should brace for a new crop of so-called "accessibility" lawsuits alleging that their commercial websites fail to comply with federal disabled-access...

New York City Shuts Down Unauthorized Sensors
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New York City Shuts Down Unauthorized Sensors

With little fanfare, urban areas have become overgrown by a tangle of sensors: cameras unobtrusively snapping pictures at traffic lights, microphones secretly triangulating...

The Smithsonian Works to Digitize Millions of Documents
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The Smithsonian Works to Digitize Millions of Documents

During the past six months, retired pharmaceutical researcher Irv Cantor helped transcribe a 641-page field book written by an archaeologist traveling through 1920s...

IBM to Sell Watson as a Big-Data Tool
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IBM to Sell Watson as a Big-Data Tool

Say you're an executive running an online marketing campaign for a new car, and you want to figure out which consumers in which parts of the country are likely...

Google Backs Second Quantum Computing Effort
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Google Backs Second Quantum Computing Effort

Scientists can't seem to agree on what a quantum computer is. But the uncertainty hasn't deterred Google from backing a second major effort in the field.

Roots of a High-Tech Revolution
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Roots of a High-Tech Revolution

Chuck Hull, 75, is co-founder and chief technology officer of 3D Systems. He is the inventor of the 3-D printer, which recently celebrated its 31st anniversary.

Is Encrypted Messaging Entering the Mainstream?
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Is Encrypted Messaging Entering the Mainstream?

As people grow more aware of government and criminal surveillance of their mobile devices and computers, a flurry of companies have recently launched products they...

Big Data's High-Priests of Algorithms
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Big Data's High-Priests of Algorithms

Industry demand for data scientists is exploding with many businesses looking for people skilled in sifting through massive volumes of data streaming in from different...

There's No Flying in Drone School
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There's No Flying in Drone School

Welcome to drone school.

Google's New Moonshot Project: The Human Body
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Google's New Moonshot Project: The Human Body

Google Inc. has embarked on what may be its most ambitious and difficult science project ever: a quest inside the human body.

For This Author, 10,000 Wikipedia Articles Is a Good Day's Work
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For This Author, 10,000 Wikipedia Articles Is a Good Day's Work

Sverker Johansson could be the most prolific author you've never heard of.

Cameras, Robots, and Gps: Small Tech Firms Seek World Cup Boost
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Cameras, Robots, and Gps: Small Tech Firms Seek World Cup Boost

Several small technology companies are looking to the World Cup to give their businesses a major boost.

Nypd's Facebook Page Shares Its Triumphs
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Nypd's Facebook Page Shares Its Triumphs

The New York Police Department's Facebook page has taken on a role that was once largely limited to the city's press corps: publishing news articles.

Billy Beane on the Future of Sports: A Tech-Driven Revolution
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Billy Beane on the Future of Sports: A Tech-Driven Revolution

Baseball—my passion and profession for three decades—has been at the forefront of the analytics revolution sweeping through sports.

When Is It Ok to Check a Smartphone at the Dinner Table?
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When Is It Ok to Check a Smartphone at the Dinner Table?

Not long ago, I went to a nice restaurant with five friends. Good food. Better cocktails.

How to ­se Tech Like a Teenager
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How to ­se Tech Like a Teenager

Enough with complaining that young people these days are addicted to their phones. The question you should be asking is: What do they know that you don't?

Paper Planes Transform Into Tiny Drones
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Paper Planes Transform Into Tiny Drones

It took Chuck Pell less than a minute to build his drone.

New Chip to Bring Holograms to Smartphones
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New Chip to Bring Holograms to Smartphones

In the future, virtual reality won't require strapping a bulky contraption to your head.

Ray Kurzweil
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Ray Kurzweil

Ray Kurzweil is teaching computers how to read better—one more step in the march of technological progress.
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