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IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster relief

The winners of the contest, which is part of the Call For Code initiative, and will also get support from IBM to make the prototype a reality and introduction to venture capitalists.

Mark Zuckerberg responds to Elon Musk’s paranoia about AI: ‘AI is going to… help keep our communities safe.’

At the Viva Technology 2018 conference, Mark Zuckerberg talked about Facebook and growing concerns about its use of consumer data, Facebook's business model, and his optimism about the future of AI.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Mark Zuckerberg said the ‘vast majority’ of people actively opt into one of Facebook’s most invasive features

This is the week that Facebook ought to be dreading, when European legislation gives millions of its users the power to say "No thanks" to the social network's most invasive data gathering features. But according to CEO Mark Zuckerberg, most people don't care.
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.

Uber’s CEO said a move to grab power from Travis Kalanick means the board is no longer fighting over control

Uber's divided board is divided no longer, according to chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi. Speaking at the VivaTech event in Paris on Thursday afternoon, Khosrowshahi said one of his first actions when taking on the role of CEO was to fix the company's governance issues.
Stewart Butterfield, the founder of Slack.

Slack founder Stewart Butterfield believes that most office work is ‘70% wasted output’

Butterfield says he is hopeful that AI will free us from the drudgery of "Office Space," the Mike Judge comedy about a group of office workers whose lives are a living hell because their jobs require them to do only trivial tasks.