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HSBC and Samsung have partnered on a program to bring wearable technology into bank branches.

HSBC is making a $130 million investment in its bank branches and the latest step is to arm its bankers with Samsung watches

HSBC has asked bankers in one of its branches to wear special Samsung watches so that they can better communicate with each other and improve efficiency.

Venture capital funding in Southeast Asia at record: industry

Funding by venture capital (VC) firms in Southeast Asian start-ups has risen to a record so far this year.
Angus, a 1,000-pound mobile robot

The world’s first autonomous farm features a 1,000-pound robot farmer named Angus

Technology startup Iron Ox is launching a hydroponic farm featuring a 1,000-pound mobile robot named Angus. While the typical farmer has to check their crops multiple times a day, Angus speeds up the process by transferring crops from the harvesting area to the production center.
Trump delivers remarks at the Susan B Anthony List gala in Washington, DC.

How Trump exposed, exploited, and embodied the cult of billionaire ‘big philanthropy’

In his new book, Winners Take All, Anand Giridharadas argues that Trump exposed the hypocrisy of wealthy philanthropists, then used it to beat them at their own game.
Dan Dees, on the far right, stands with two colleagues.

Goldman just promoted a star tech banker close to Tesla and Microsoft to co-head one of its most profitable businesses, as incoming CEO Solomon makes ...

Dees is also being elevated at a time when Goldman's investment bankers are rising at the firm relative to traders who dominated the top ranks under outgoing CEO Lloyd Blankfein.
Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos could be the first ‘woke’ billionaire philanthropist — but only if he’s willing to help solve the problems he’...

Anand Giridharadas, author of Winners Take All, shares his thoughts on billionaire Jeff Bezos' latest charity announcement, and how the tech CEO could change the future of corporate philanthropy.

The rise and fall of Theranos, the blood-testing startup that went from a rising star in Silicon Valley to facing fraud charges

Theranos, the darling blood-testing startup had racked up a $9 billion valuation, and its CEO Elizabeth Holmes was featured on the cover of business magazines and top-people lists. But then questions started being raised about how the company's technology worked.
A user rides a Spin scooter on April 17, 2018 in San Francisco, California.

10 crazy things Silicon Valley thinks are normal that make the rest of the country think it’s out of touch

Silicon Valley residents live a different life than most Americans do. In Silicon Valley, it's not unheard of to commute 10 hours to work, order a car that has yet to be designed, or pay $1 million for a condo in a sinking skyscraper.

40 totally amazing technological advancements that we don’t even notice anymore

Technology is advancing so rapidly these days — and we rely upon it so readily — that that we hardly notice new innovations anymore. But we've actually come a long way since the dawn of the internet and mobile devices. Here are some things you may have missed.
Generation Z is rewriting the playbook for higher education.

A professor in Ohio takes attendance on Twitter, posts homework on Slack, and holds office hours at 10 p.m. — and it shows how different Gen Z r...

Defined as those born after 1997, Generation Z is growing up in a world where smartphones, social media, and content-streaming are ubiquitous. And now that the oldest Gen Zers are attending college, they're rewriting the playbook for higher education.