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TECHNOLOGY

Where the billions spent on driverless cars by US and China is heading

An Apollo Robotaxi runs at Shougang Park as Baidu launches China’s first driverless taxi service in the city on May 2, 2021 in Beijing, China. He Luqi | Qianlong.com | Visual China Group | Getty Images For years, Alphabet’s Waymo and other leaders have promised autonomous vehicles are just around the bend. But that future […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

In Microsoft’s Activision deal, a future world is at stake

A crowd waits for a video presentation at the Activision booth during the Electronic Entertainment Expo, known as E3, in Los Angeles, California. Jonathan Alcorn | Reuters There was some head-scratching across the big tech and gaming worlds in January when Microsoft announced an agreement to buy Activision Blizzard, a leading videogame publisher, for $68.7 […]

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BUSINESS

California Moves to Embrace Cryptocurrency and Regulate It | businessnews

By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California, which has an economy larger than all but four countries and where much of the world’s technological innovation is born, on Wednesday became the first state to formally begin examining how to broadly adapt to cryptocurrency and related innovations. Following a path laid out by […]

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