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At Techonomy, innovation is the hot topic

roundup The 2011 conference takes a look at the common ground for tech breakthroughs, productivity, and jobs, against a social and economic backdrop.

By Nov. 15, 2011

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Tech meets global concerns at Techonomy (photos)

Bill Gates, Larry Page, Jeff Bezos, and other big tech names gather in Tahoe to talk about technology and its broader role in the economy.

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Sean Parker agrees to $2.5M settlement over wedding venue

After constructing a massive venue in Big Sur's redwood forest without proper permits, Parker comes to an agreement with the California Coastal Commission.

By Jun. 3, 2013

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Sean Parker: Beware of 'wackos' on Facebook, other social media

Facebook's founding president discusses what concerns him about the hyperconnected world in which we now live.

By Nov. 15, 2011

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Futurist Ray Kurzweil on smartphones, AI, and the human brain

The inventor and author speaks onstage at the Techonomy conference in Tucson about his new book on human thought and the themes that stem from it.

By Nov. 12, 2012

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Will video ads supercharge Facebook's revenue engine?

It's not clear how autoplaying video ads that take over a large part of the screen will delight Facebook users.

By Apr. 18, 2013

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How Walmart is going all out with mobile

Walmart expects 40 percent of its online traffic this holiday season to come from mobile, much of that from people shopping on their phones while they're inside one of its 4,000 stores.

By Nov. 13, 2012

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Here come the humanoids. There go U.S. jobs

Baxter is a factory worker robot that's about to take to the floors. It's just the beginning of the robot revolution.

By Nov. 12, 2012

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Talking tech optimism and bashing Microsoft

A group of panelists discussing technology and optimism couldn't resist slighting the giant from Redmond.

By Nov. 13, 2011

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3D printing: The hype, the hopes, the hurdles

At the Techonomy conference, industry leaders discuss the future of three-dimensional printing -- and how the technology will change markets forever.

By Nov. 15, 2012