July 21, 2017

Weekly Business Newsletter

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The startup behind NYC’s plan to replace phone booths with 7,500 connected kiosks

Intersection, which is funded by Alphabet, hopes they could someday guide autonomous vehicles, too.

 
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This machine-learning software has transformed Google, and the rest of the world may be next

Alphabet, number 5 on our list of the 50 Smartest Companies, thinks it can wrest the cloud computing market away from Amazon by helping companies make use of machine learning with a tool called TensorFlow.

 
 

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The Best of the Physics arXiv (week ending July 15, 2017)

This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.

 
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Chinese scientists can be paid up to $165K for publishing a single paper in a top Western journal

The first study of payments to Chinese scientists for publishing in high-impact journals has serious implications for the future of research

 
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Trump talk aside, auto manufacturing and automation are booming in Mexico

A visit to the country’s Bajío region finds a thriving car ecosystem.

 
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