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Getting Banks to Latch onto Blockchain

A Ukrainian native challenges the financial industry to lose its fear of decentralized transactions.

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Remotely controlled robots OriHime-D, developed by Ory Lab Inc. to promote employment of disabled people, serve customers at a cafe in Tokyo, Japan. Credit: Reuters/Issei Kato
March 7, 2019
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Our Misplaced Fear of Job-Stealing Robots

At a Future of Work forum, experts say demographic shifts, not artificial intelligence, create the biggest challenges for today’s workplace.

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Five business people reading on their phones and tablets. Credit: iStock/peopleimages
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Seven Most-Read Stories of 2018

From tips for career satisfaction to an economist’s stint as an Uber driver, here are the stories that caught our readers’ attention.

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