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Why Electrification Is Powering Fiat Chrysler’s Renault Merger Ambitions

Fiat Chrysler has never been terribly big on electrification, but that has to change–and so it will, if the company gets Renault to agree to a merger. The $35 billion deal, proposed Monday, would be a merger of equals, with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Groupe Renault’s shareholders each getting half of the combined entity. …

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Eye on A.I.— Why Standards Are Critical to Improving Artificial Intelligence

Improving artificial intelligence to help prevent heart attacks doesn’t just depend on innovation. It also hinges on creating standards, the wonky underpinnings of the technology agreed to by companies and government agencies. For example, the Consumer Technology Association, which hosts the annual CES tech show in Las Vegas, recently created an A.I. working group made …

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MacKenzie Bezos Commits Half Her Fortune to Warren Buffett’s Giving Pledge

When the Bezoses finalized the most expensive divorce ever in April, MacKenzie Bezos walked away with what’s now worth $36.6 billion. Her newfound individual fortune catapulted her to into the top echelon of the world’s richest people, where few women exist. She’s currently No. 22. Only three women on earth–Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, Alice Walton, and …

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Keep Your A.I. Buzzwords Straight

Artificial intelligence is having its moment. Business leaders can’t stop talking about it. New tech products invariably include it. And news headlines incessantly chronicle the buzz around it. But for many people, artificial intelligence remains a mystery. To help, we’ve created a guide that explains some of the key terms associated with the technology, an …

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MacKenzie Bezos Net Worth, Nazak Nikakhtar, Women Instacart: Broadsheet May 28

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! We visit the women running Quebec’s wine scene, a Cambridge college gets its first black leader, and MacKenzie Bezos has money to share. Make the most of your Tuesday. EVERYONE’S TALKING [bs_bullet_primary] MacKenzie’s money. When the Bezoses finalized the most expensive divorce ever in April, MacKenzie Bezos walked away with what’s …

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