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July 22,2017 14:40
business

Streetscape improvements bad for business, SF merchants say

Another business down the street from him, the Hard Wear apparel store, closed after nine years in part because of foot traffic and parking spots vanishing during the project’s most intense phase, the store’s owner, Angela Tickler, said. [...] as the city gets set to embark on a similar infrastructure project on Irving Street from 19th Avenue east to Arguello Boulevard, a new cluster of shop...
July 21,2017 04:40
business

How AI Is Already Changing Business

Erik Brynjolfsson, MIT Sloan School professor, explains how rapid advances in machine learning are presenting new opportunities for businesses. He breaks down how the technology works and what it can and can’t do (yet). He also discusses the potential impact of AI on the economy, how workforces will interact with it in the future, and suggests managers start experimenting now. Brynjolfsson is th...
July 20,2017 17:00
business

Mueller Expands Probe to Trump Business Transactions

The U.S. special counsel investigating possible ties between the Donald Trump campaign and Russia in last year’s election is examining a broad range of transactions involving Trump’s businesses as well as those of his associates, according to a person familiar with the probe.