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The Big Picture In driverless car news, federal regulators investigating a fatal Tesla crash in Florida back in May recently found that the car was in... Read more

RAISE (Retention and Advanced Investment for the Southeast at Emory) Forum, presented by Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, is scheduled for Friday, May 20. The bi-annual event brings together startups and investors from across the... Read more

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The Big Picture When it comes to work messaging apps, media darling Slack has hardly been lackadaisical. The platform designed to facilitate efficient workplace communication was valued at $3.7... Read more

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The Big Picture Earlier this month, artificial intelligence (AI) company Metamind announced Salesforce had acquired it. No surprise there, as major players like  Read more

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Is This the Decline of On-Demand Empire? The Big Picture On-Demand’s not dead – yet. Recently, experts have been predicting the fall of the “sharing economy.”  Read more

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The Big Picture It’s still Uber against the  Read more

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The Big Picture This week, GOP prez hopeful Marco Rubio was beating the vocational school drum and chanting the mantra:... Read more

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The Big Picture NYC was swarming this week with commercial real estate (CRE) technology leaders, investors and startups during CRETech Intersect, the industry’s leading symposium on emerging and innovative... Read more

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The Latest on Civic Tech The Big Picture You might assume that the slow bureaucratic churn of government would scare away entrepreneurs.  Read more

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The Big Picture The two gorillas in the daily fantasy sports (DFS) industry have been accused of pulling a Martha Stewart—that’s insider trading Martha, not  Read more

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The Big Picture The mobile enterprise biz—creating apps that workers use to perform necessary business functions—is booming. A recent report predicts that it... Read more

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The Big Picture This week, tech media stalwart TechCrunch hosted its annual Disrupt SF conference where startups launch products and compete for the Disrupt Cup, which... Read more

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The Big Picture Why is solar so hot right now? Many states offer generous tax credits, grants, incentives and subsidies. Plus, Uncle Sam digs the panels. In addition to a 30% federal tax credit, the DoE’s  Read more

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The Big Picture Most people associate virtual reality (VR) with gaming, but the technology’s affecting numerous industries, including Healthcare (overcome your fear of flying!), Automotive ( Read more

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The Big Picture An absentminded husband can turn his oven off from anywhere in the world. A city’s maintenance crew knows when  Read more

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