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Ford to expand autonomous-car research in race to launch robo-taxi service by https://ift.tt/2CiRupG

“Ford has already set out its ambitious plan to launch taxi and delivery services using autonomous vehicles by 2021, and is working steadily in a bid to achieve its goal. Already testing its autonomous technology in Detroit, Miami, Pittsburgh, and Washington, D.C.”

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Japan Abandons Tough Anti-Downloading Copyright Law by https://ift.tt/2ClEAY9

“Japan’s government has decided to not to proceed with its controversial anti-piracy law. The proposals would have rendered the downloading of all copyrighted content illegal while criminalizing offenders with jail sentences of up to two years. The reforms will now go back to the drawing board.”

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A belief in meritocracy is not only false: it’s bad for you by https://ift.tt/2JaFFYS

“Meritocracy has become a leading social ideal. Politicians across the ideological spectrum continually return to the theme that the rewards of life – money, power, jobs, university admission – should be distributed according to skill and effort.”

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41% of Tech Companies are Likely to Implement Blockchain Technology Before 2021, Reveals KPMG by https://ift.tt/2VLGIzT

 

“Leading financial auditing and tax firm, KPMG, has released the findings of its 2019 ‘Technology Industry Innovation Survey’, which asked over 740 tech companies from 12 different countries how likely they were to implement blockchain technology within the next 36 months.”

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Digital Revolution: India must remain open to foreign technologies and capital by https://ift.tt/2HjDbo7

“While digital technology now touches most Indians, there is insufficient appreciation of how far India has come within a short period. Digital infrastructure has greatly reduced friction in transactions whether financial or otherwise.”

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Russia to Introduce Special Crypto Regulations for ‘Russian Offshores’ by https://ift.tt/2tR3SZD

“The new set of measures in respect to the development of “Russian offshores” will affect digital assets, major Russian news agency TASS reported on Mar. 1.”

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China’s “Two Sessions” gathering in three numbers and two photos by https://ift.tt/2Ey0dot

“By At the National People’s Congress (NPC) meeting in Beijing—part of the annual “Two Sessions” gathering that also includes meetings of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference advisory body—premier Li Keqiang presents the government’s “work report,” goes over a road”

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