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Big Dreams Aren't Just for the Movies: Overcoming the Scarcity of Women in STEM

March 26, 2017

Schools and celebrated nonprofits like Girls Who Code are making great strides in encouraging female students to embark on careers in STEM -- science, technology, engineering, and math -- related fields. But that pathway narrows considerably by the time young women reach college and then actually choose their careers.

Robots, artificial intelligence boom may cost US, UK at least 1/3 of their jobs: Study

March 26, 2017

The research, by accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, found 30 percent of UK jobs could face automation compared to 38 percent in the United States, 35 percent in Germany, and 21 percent in Japan. Researchers, however, said this wouldn't necessarily lead to less employment as jobs may change rather than disappear.

Why Apple dropped iPad's price to lowest yet

March 23, 2017

The $70 price drop makes the entry-level iPad more competitive, particularly among schools that can now snag the tablet for under $300 at educational pricing. Businesses that are motivated by price and don’t require more advanced features in the iPad Pro will also be giving the iPad another look as a result of these changes, according to Avi Greengart, research director at GlobalData.

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