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Technology Generates Jobs

“They’re always polite, they always upsell, they never take a vacation, they never show up late, there’s never a slip-and-fall, or an age, sex, or race discrimination case,” said Andrew Puzder, then chief executive of Hardee’s Food Systems Inc., a restaurant chain headquartered in Tennessee. He was talking about swapping employees for machines. Statements like …

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Mobile Phone Technology Helps African Farmers Sell What They Sow

A Kenyan mobile phone platform is offering local farmers access to a transparent marketplace that offers higher prices for their goods. Farmers who sell produce to Twiga now have access to a fair, transparent, mobile marketplace that offers higher prices for their goods. In the past, they often lost money, time, and products because sales …

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